Recent Updates:

The Villages is Fastest Growing Metro…Again


The Census Bureau stats are in, and despite a 24% drop in new home sales between 2013 and 2014, The Villages population grew 5.4%, making it the fastest growing metropolitan area in the country for the second year in a row. By comparison, from 2012 to 2013 The Villages population grew 5.2 percent, gaining more […]

Our First Look at the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center


The Villages has just completed a major renovation of Church on the Square, and it is now called the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center and from the video below, it looks simply stunning. Take a look: When people describe what first attracted them to The Villages, the word “entertainment” is usually one of the […]

Diana Crow Paints The Villages


I recently came across the work of a very talented artist named Diana Crow who lives in The Villages. Diana can be seen around the community painting scenes of The Villages which she then displays and sells in several formats at art shows and through her website. I had the chance to catch up with […]

Project S.O.S. Free Benefit Concert

Listing agent and professional Opera singer Alex Scopino

The million dollar listing we featured a few weeks ago is generating a lot of buzz again, but this time it’s for a good cause. On Sunday March 22 at 1pm, 628 Ternberry Forest Dr. (located in the Village of Bridgeport at Lake Sumter) will play host to a benefit concert benefitting Project S.O.S. (Support […]

The Villages Activities and Events – March 2015

Video thumbnail for youtube video The Villages Activities and Events - March 2015

Plenty of fun on tap for March here in The Villages. Here is just a taste of what’s going on this month. St. Patrick’s Day(s) This holiday is so popular in The Villages that it takes two days to properly celebrate. On Saturday March 14 there will be a St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Lake […]

A Sweet Time at The Villages Strawberry Festival


Last week The Villages Strawberry Festival was held at Brownwood Paddock Square and thousands turned out for the event which featured live entertainment, tractor rides, and of course loads of strawberries in just about any form you could imagine including drinks, pastries, crepes and much more. Longtime reader Darryl Kenyon shot the video below, enjoy!

The Lay of the Land


The Villages is a huge place and it definitely takes newcomers some time to get the lay of the land. In this video I’m going to help you shortcut the learning curve in that regard. Want more videos just like this one? Check out the Complete Guide to The Villages “Total Package” which includes access […]

The Villages 2014 MLS Home Sales Report


We’re back again with another yearly report of homes sold through the Multiple Listing Service. This report analyzes 712 home sales that took place in The Villages between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. The data in this report is from the Mid-Florida Multiple Listing Service, and only includes homes that were handled by […]

Find Your Way Around With The Villages GPS App

The Villages GPS app

Not being able to find their way around is one of the biggest worries a lot of people have about moving to a community as big as The Villages. No matter how long you’ve lived here or how often you’ve visited, with new places popping up all the time, its easy to get turned around. […]