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Managed vs. Un-Managed Rentals

This video is actually part of the upcoming release of Module 3 of The Villages Academy, my members only video learning program for people who are seriously considering making a move to The Villages. But I thought the message I share in this video could help a lot of people out, so I wanted to […]

The Villages Best Fishin’ Holes


There is no arguing that golf is by far the most popular recreational activity in The Villages. However, there is plenty of debate over what activity can claim the number two spot. Fishing is definitely one of the leading candidates for that role. Because of the year-round warm weather, there is almost never a bad […]

Don’t Miss Great Race Weekend in The Villages


Great Race Weekend is Coming! The Villages will be the focal point for another national event this weekend as the Hemmings Motor News Great Race will make Lake Sumter Landing its finish line on Sunday afternoon. These types of events are one of the things that make The Villages such a fun place to live. […]

Swimming in The Villages


Because golf often takes center stage at The Villages, it is often overlooked that the community is also a spectacular place for swimmers and anyone who enjoys spending their time by the pool. With more than 70 pools to choose from, there is no shortage of options, and all of the facilities are kept in […]

Why Has The Villages Been So Successful?


Lately I’m spending a lot of time with developers across the country who bring me in to pick my brain about The Villages. The main thing they want to know is some variation of the question “Why Has The Villages Been So Successful?”. If you think of the popular real estate mantra “Location, Location, Location” […]

20 Years of Spanish Springs

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The Villages first town square, Spanish Springs, is celebrating it’s 20th birthday this month. The dedication ceremony took place on May 7th, 1994. This month in the video series The Villages sends out they’ve got a great segment with Mark Morse, Tracy Mathews and Jennifer Parr discussing some of the history behind the creation of […]

Must Be Sinkhole Season in The Villages


The Villages is making national news this week, but for all the wrong reasons. Over the weekend a sinkhole that had been under close observation opened up between two homes creating a hole more than 60 feet deep… video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player “It’s a save!” Reports stated that around 100 trucks of cement and […]

April 2014 Activities and Events


With Easter falling in the middle of April this year, you won’t be surprised to find that the activities calendar features quite a few Easter-themed events this month. In addition to all of the activities and events that Villagers are used to finding on their calendars each month, Camp Villages has scheduled a number of […]

Census Bureau: The Villages is Fastest Growing Metropolitan Area

According to the latest US Census Bureau figures released just a few days ago, The Villages is the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan area. From 2012 to 2013 The Villages grew 5.2 percent, gaining more than 5,300 new people. In prior years the Census Bureau classified The Villages as a “micropolitan” area as opposed to a […]