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THE ADDISON RESERVE BUZZ

Dear Friends & Neighbors,

Good day from your favorite resident realtor team, Cherie & Larry Gross with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty, a team and company you can always depend upon, "The Power of Two."

We wish you ALL a very safe and HAPPY HOLIDAY!


Thank you for supporting us! The best compliment we could receive is for you to refer us to your friends, family and co-workers.  We are never too busy for our clients and their affiliates and thank you in advance!

This week is our 400 th Addison Reserve Buzz. A little less than 8 years ago, one of our fellow realtors came up with the idea of making a video and sending it out to our residents as well as other country club members. We thought that was ingenious and decided to try to come up with an idea that would separate us from other realtors but not copy his idea, and our "Buzz" was born. Over the years our "Buzz" has grown from it's infancy into a full time job. Our reward is the enthusiasm  and compliments of our readers, and we thank you for that. Imitation might be flattering, but originality speaks volumes for oneself. At first, we started by getting e-mails from anyone we were currently working with and just kept adding to the list as the years went by. As of now, our list is a little over 10,000 e-mail addresses and each and every week, more than 5,000 readers open our "Buzz" and many more on Facebook. It seems that many enjoy what we are reporting. Over the past 7 plus years of our "Buzz," we have only missed 3 weeks of reporting, one time due to a little health issue Larry had, and the other two, during our limited vacations.  Three misses in 400 weeks, not bad! We hope you keep enjoying our weekly publications and feel free to make suggestions or respond whichever way pleases you. 

Our rain has continued, but not as much and certainly not as loud as in the past few week. What we do have is heat, tropical heat, and lots of it! Remember, this is the summer time in Florida, what else would one expect? What we don't expect, is seeing northerners come down to escape the heat from Chicago to New York. Summer temperatures reached well over 100 degrees, with a heat index of over 110, but not here. We were hot, but only in the high 80's to low 90's, cool compared to our northern residents. Who would believe? 


Friday night was again Styr at its best. We dined outside of the club, but as we often do, after dinner, we met our friends and neighbors at Styr for coffee and desserts. As always, we enjoyed the music of a duo consisting of a women with a voice like a jazz angle, accompanied by a very talented young man on the piano with electronics that were equal to most big bands. Everyone seemed to enjoyed their music tremendously and of course, Styr did the rest with offerings of food, drinks and the friendly membership of Addison Reserve residents, always the place to be. 
SATURDAY NIGHT AT TASTE!

Saturday evening we dined at Taste, our main dining room, at Addison Reserve. The evening began by meeting our friends at Styr for drinks and hors d'oeuvres, then we adjourned to the dining room. The lamb chops were out of this world and the pasta was yummy  as well. The meals always come with a salad and 2 sides, all very filling. Service was great, as usual, a totally enjoyable dining experience, as always.  

LET US TICKLE YOUR FUNNY BONE!










CAUGHT ON CANDID CAMERA SAVING WILDLIFE
Horace Cohen was spotted saving a turtle that was sure to get run over on our golf course the other day.  Like Superman, Horace jumped into action and saved the day!

SEEN AROUND THE CAMPUS
 



 



Friday afternoon we were scheduled to have a little golf competiton at the range. Josh, our recently married golf professional, waited patiently for the skies to clear and the threat of rain to subside, so the fun could begin. Sadly, although we had quite a few women and men ready to compete, the weather won. Next week, we'll try again.


Happy July 4th to America and all of us who are fortunate enough to live in the greatest country in the world. With July 4th comes games and barbecues and fireworks. Here at Addison Reserve we have two thirds of that. Under sunny skies and temperatures in the high 80's, our membership enjoyed a step aside golf tournament. 52 members participated in a truly HEATED format. A breakfast was included to strengthen them for the 18 hole grind later to be followed by a lavish lunch. It was a great tournament as always with Frank, one of our golf professionals, joining each team at #3 on Trepidation. Teams were given the choice of using his drive or one of their own. Usually, not a tough decision. Also, that morning there was a round robin tennis tournament as well as a round robin pickleball tournament. The courts were full and everyone had a great time. While all this was happening on the course and courts, our July 4th barbecue was also going on. Many members enjoyed a festive patriotic All American poolside barbecue while finishing off the day with a cool and well deserved swim. A great day at Addison!
As is our custom here in Addison, it wouldn't be the same without a typical Addison styled 4th of July Dinner. Everyone dressed in their Red, White & Blue and enjoyed what Addison does best, have a great time with members and families. God Bless America. Next year we want fireworks!!!!!! 
The pictures below were taken at the Delray Beach Club, one of our reciprocals. It was there that we watched the Delray Beach fireworks live and we were entertained by
Broadway singer, Every Sommers, who preformed in Ain't Misbehaving.

A LITTLE CONSTRUCTION NEVER HURT ANYONE!

Not too much action at Buttonwood Park
Moving right along with our new Esplanade
We have also decided to include the Fitness Schedule every week so that members be fit, stay healthy, and plan their day.

WEDDING BELLS ARE RINGING!
On July 9 th , Roger Peralta, our head of valet services here in Addison Reserve, will be taking the hand in marriage of Monica Vinces. We are so fortunate to have Roger working for all of us in Addison and we know all of our membership wishes both Roger & Monica all the happiness in the world. Congratulations and God Bless. 




We  now have a New Travel Section, so when you are traveling or when you return from a great trip, drop us a line or two and include a snapshot of you there!
Betty & Bob Gaynor are at the Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.  It looks like fun and good exercise .
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Several of our Addison Reserve Residents met at the Merion in Evanston, Chicago for a dinner reunion. If you look carefully  you can see Gary & Lynn Gagerman, Len & Elaine Gryn, Barry & Diane Cohn, Bob & Renee Hammer, Danny & Martha Michael, Len & Ricki Levine, Fred Shandling & Barbara Mizrahie, as well as a few others.  It's like old home week!
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How many balls do you think Larry Levine lost trying to get his ball onto this green in Poland Springs, Maine??? HE ACTUALLY PARRED THE HOLE!!!  That must have been a good vacation!
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Andrea Miller is in Capri, Italy celebrating her belated Birthday.  Everyone in Addison wishes you a very Happy Birthday!
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Shirley & Harvey P. Stein are visiting Anchorage, Alaska with their family and have just had their first bear sighting there.  We don't think that that's the kind of bear sighting that they were expecting!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sandy Salovitch  7/2/18 !

                                          
REMEMBER
WE HAVE CHILDREN FURNITURE AVAILABLE FOR VISITING BABIES!



As for our Addison Reserve real estate update, we now have 36 homes on the market for sale. Our prices range from $419,000-$3,500,000. There are 27 homes with golf and 9 homes with sports memberships, while 14 are estate and 22 are zero lot line homes. This past week we had 1 closing, our listing, at 7841 Trieste Place. This 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom, golf membership, great room home was asking $535,000 and sold for $485,000. We want to congratulate Tim & Candi Olit on the purchase of their new home and welcome them to our Addison Reserve family. One home went into contract located on Casa Grande Way.  This 5 bedroom, plus office, 4423 square foot house under air had a long lake view, golf membership, and was asking $875,000. Also, this week there was 1 new listing placed onto the market on Sarimento Place. This 3 bedroom, plus office, 3649 square foot house has a golf membership, marble flooring and an oversized backyard, asking $995,000. Yes, showings have slowed down appreciably, but we do have buyers looking to buy for this coming season. Many realtors are contacting us asking about certain houses and different memberships. July will probably be slow, but we have high expectations for August and onward. Remember, we spend a lot of time and effect on advertising each and every home we represent. In addition to our weekly "Buzz", we are in the SunSentinel Newspaper, Highlight Magazine, and every web-site offered to realtors with listings, especially Realtor.com, the largest real estate website offered to buyers and sellers. If you or any of your friends would like to see any homes here in our great Country Club, call us anytime and we would love to show you around.  We definitely have the inside scoop on anything Addison Reserve!

If you are thinking about listing your home, please think of us. We will bring you more prospective buyers than any other agents working in Addison Reserve. Please call us at 561-702-7828, we believe our clients deserve the best, and we intend on giving them just that. We know our market. We promise our uncompromised commitment! We live, breathe and work Addison Reserve. "It is easy to sell something that you love so much."
"GO WITH THE PROS"

"THINK ADDISON RESERVE,
THINK CHERIE & LARRY GROSS"
Let's prepare today for what we want tomorrow."

COME LIVE YOUR DREAM IN THE SUNSHINE!

EXCITING LISTING!

GOLF EQUITY AVAILABLE

Click on the picture of the home for virtual tour:
This Open/Airy/Bright Estate Home w/3BR/4.5BA+Office is Located in a Cul-d-Sac and has 3819 SF under air.  Enter Through Double Glass Doors to an Open/Split Floor Plan with a Sight View of a Golf Course; Hi-Polished Marble Flooring; Floor to Ceiling Windows; Crown Moldings Throughout; Separate Formal Living & Dining Rooms w/Granite Wet Bar; Open Granite Kitchen to Family Room w/All New Stainless Appliances/Double Ovens/Wine Cooler/Water Purification System; Family Room w/Coffer Ceiling/2 Glass Sliders to Outdoor Patio & Pool/Sunny Dinette Area;Granite Powder Room; Coffer Ceiling/Plantation Shutters/Hardwood Floor/Private Bath in Built-In Office; Oversized Guest BRs each with Custom Closets & Private Baths; Oversized Master Suite w/His & Her Custom Closets/New Wood Tile Flooring/Sitting Area/Glass Door to Pool/Patio; Marble Master Bath w/Dual Sinks/Make-Up Area/Jacuzzi Tub/Separate Shower/Bidet/Linen Closet; New Technology Nest Thermostats Throughout & Chamberlin Garage Door that can be Accessed from anywhere; Central Vac; 2 Zones w/New AC; Surround Sound; Oversized New Hot Water Heater; Special Garage Flooring; New Kenmore Washer/Dryer; Accordion Hurricane Shutter Throughout; Back of Home has Southern Exposure/Electric Awnings/Newly Refinished Heated Pool w/Spa/New Heater & Filter; Tranquil Golf Views.




OFFERED AT: $799,000   MLS#RX-10375806

7968 Talavera Way

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT!

TODAY'S QUOTE #62
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Will will be seeing you in The Dining Room-Taste, our lounge-Styr, on The Golf Course, Tennis Courts, Card Rooms and of course, The Fitness Center and Pool.            
What a great life here at Addison Reserve Country Club!

Thank you for supporting us!

Regards,

Cherie & Larry Gross


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