December 2015

There are 8 blog entries for December 2015.

Take into account, because of the location Boca Raton is a landmark area for travel. Anchored near three international airports, including executive and private hangars, any property in the city is invaluable. Whether you're visiting one of our attractions such as Boca Raton Resort & Club, or you live in one of the neighboring luxury communities like Woodfield Country Club, Polo Club or Boca West, this is a snapshot of airline services for our affluent travelers and "FYI".

fort lauderdale airport small picture

Major Airports Nearby

Two of our largest airports located nearby Boca Raton are the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International and Palm Beach International Airports.  Both offer flights to and from many of your luxury destinations and are convenient to home.  The airports are ideal for

1,262 Views, 0 Comments.

There's more to philanthropy than charitable donations.  When you make a decision to become a philanthropist you take on a role in improving the quality of life, generating human kindness. Whether you're looking to restore a historical landmark or volunteer at a local hospital, you'll find philanthropy and advocacy alive in many Boca Raton communities.
boca raton philanthropy

Along with the celebrity organizations and events such as the Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic held each November.  The motivation to get involved helping charities is appealing to individuals wanting to give back.  While we can't give you all of them, here's a list of places we've compiled for you to locate aggregations around your neighborhood.
The Philanthropy Guild is connected

672 Views, 0 Comments.

Fed Raises Key Interest Rate for First Time in Almost a Decade

  Federal Reserve meeting December 16 2015

 

Only two members of the Fed’s policy-making committee participated the last time the bank raised rates, one of whom was Janet L. Yellen, right, the current chairwoman. Credit Andrew Harnik/Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it would raise short-term interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis struck, a vote of confidence in the strength of the American economy at a time when much of the rest of the global economy is struggling.

The widely anticipated decision, a milestone in the Fed’s postcrisis stimulus campaign, ends a seven-year period in which the Fed held short-term rates near zero. Even as it raises its

453 Views, 0 Comments.

500 SE Mizner Blvd A807 Boca Raton FL 33432 RX-10189784 View

Welcome to 500 SE Mizner blvd unit A-807, Boca Raton, FL 33432, Townsend Place (MLS: RX-10189784)

5 star gated building, with concierge & valet. Spectacular view, overlooking the condominium's lush pool area, the Boca Raton Resort golf course and the ocean at a distance. This 8th floor, lower penthouse unit, faces South East, and has 9 ft ceilings. Recently updated, the unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, marble flooring, electric shades, large crown molding throughout, built-in closets in both bedrooms, newer A/C unit (2011), and double sliding patio doors leading to a large balcony. The gourmet kitchen includes marble counter tops. The Master bedroom ensuite has twin sinks, separate shower and tub, and a separate room for the toilet and bidet.

1,022 Views, 0 Comments.

What's Happening in Downtown Boca Raton: Upcoming Arts, Festivals and Nightlife Events

Boca Raton luxury real estate is highly sought after for its unique amenities, as well as, its central location in downtown Boca Raton. Whether you will be moving to Boca Raton as a single resident or with a family, our Boca Raton real estate specialists can offer properties that are sure to meet your unique needs. In addition to the on-site amenities offered by condo buildings in this area, Boca Raton is a lively city that attracts tourists from around the world.
Mizner Park Boca Raton at night Holiday Season
If you live in downtown Boca Raton, you will never be without something to do. The area is home to many luxury amenities that include shopping, dining, entertainment and more. Here are just a few of the

1,034 Views, 0 Comments.

December 2015, Keller Williams Realty monthly real estate statistics.
This very short video (1:08 minute) is going to give you the 3 national real estate statistics for this month.
With these 3 numbers, you should be able to "feel" the current market. Just click on the video below.

Keller Williams Realty This month in real estate December 2015

  1. The number of projected homes for sale nationally
  2. The national median home price
  3. The average 30 year fixed-rate mortgage rate.

The Boca Raton area market is a little different from the national market. To get insider's information from a local real estate specialist, please be sure to reach out and call us today at . We'll let you know how these number may affect you and would be happy to talk about your real estate needs.

386 Views, 0 Comments.

The Many Faces of Hammock Reserve in Delray Beach
Hammock Reserve homeowners Galivans
Catie and Paul Gallivan moved to Hammock Reserve in 2002, two years after the development was completed. She is originally from Chicago and presently is the store manager at Lily Pulitzer in Boca Raton. He is from Buffalo, NY and is a vice president and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley in Boca Raton.
The couple was actively house hunting when they discovered Hammock Reserve. Both immediately liked the neighborhood. “It was quiet, and we thought if we had children, it would be suitable,” he says.
Today, the Gallivan’s still live in Hammock Reserve but their family has grown, and they have two daughters, Cecilia, 5, and Piper, 3. Catie says their children love their screened family pool, but they also

1,206 Views, 0 Comments.

Celebrate the 39th Annual Boca Boat Parade With Waterfront Living

This year, thousands of people will participate in the annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade that will take place on December 19, 2015. Here are some details about this upcoming event and how you can participate by becoming part of the Boca Raton boating community.

Invitation to Boca Raton boat parade December 19 2015

Schedule of Events
There is nothing better to help you get into the holiday spirit than the annual Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade. With lights, fireworks, and more than 30 boats participating, you'll find an exciting day of fun for people of all ages. Along the 6.5 mile parade route, you will see spectacularly decorated vessels of all sizes that are celebrating the holiday season.

Parade Location
Red Reef Park and

977 Views, 0 Comments.