Very good question, from somebody looking to buy, when they never lived in South Florida.
I would like you to intreduce you to an area in Hollywood, It is Hillcrest community. The reason I sudgested is for number of reason :
It is between Dade & Broward County,
Great value per sq ft
Bright unit, lots of windows
Lots of storage place, closets, etc
By a golf community, facing beautifull views, clear skies.8-10 minutes to the beach. 3 minutes to Downtown Hollywood, entretainment, Restaurants, shops, Bistros.
Access to main Roads,like I-95, Turnpike, 441 in a matter of 3-5 minutes ride!
Well mantain buildings with manicure landscapes
Heated pools in the winter.
Quiet and yet close to every place, Hillcrest is a Hidden Jewel In Hollywood Florida.
For under $ 100.000 you can get 1269 sq ft 2Be/2Ba or 1Be/1.5Ba 940 sq ft depends of the conditions and views.
I hope this information is usefull to you.
Wish you good luck
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