January 2016

There are 12 blog entries for January 2016.

TEDxBocaRaton

On February 19th at the Mizner Amphitheater some of the most influential speakers within the community will be delivering their ideas by setting the stage with an unprecedented platform of knowledge and what “Ingenuity” means.  If you’re unfamiliar with Tedx talks you should know it's been a global stage for years and continues to be a prestigious event meant to inspire and share demonstrations, performances and discussions on a vast array of topics.

TED started in 1984 and since its start has been producing videos, and other engaging material distributed throughout the world.  TED stands for Technology-Entertainment-Design.  The “x” signifies excitement, extraordinary, and mystery. TED is a non-profit organization that deals with a myriad of content

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the green planet

” We hope these actions serve as inspiration to other large events and a blueprint for how environmental sustainability goals can be achieved.”  Nancy Jones - CMO Allianz Life

As many of you know and are well aware, our planet is under a great deal of stress from the many pollutants and unnatural elements that are delivered into our air, water, and land. Since there’s no “Mulligan” with our earth, it only makes sense that we are to care for our environment using the best way practices. We only get one chance, our ball is currently in play, the 12th annual Allianz Championship held at Broken Sound aims to build an awareness for a better planet. The PGA Tournament begins February 1st, ending on the 7th, in 2016. Green awareness can be found by the

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Architecture

Today the housing market has changed substantially compared to what it was like over ten years ago before the housing recession.  Clients are more cautious in the present time, which tends to lean toward more conservative choices.  The face of design/builds has changed to keep up with the present economical canvas. Decisions are made during inception of a project that involve key players such as builders to be a part of the planning phases. Unlike the architect firms in the 60's giving the builders a blueprint.  Once the blueprint was turned over it was out of the architect's hands. Now it's everyone's goal of the team to prevent disasters, costly mistakes and a waste of time.  In the luxury home market this theory of practice remains especially true. 

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Donald M Ephriam Palm Beach Film Festival

If you live around Boca Raton, or are thinking of moving here, you’ll find the area has copious activities and events throughout the town and neighboring cities.  One event that you won’t want to miss is the yearly Donald M Ephraim Palm Beach Film Festival.  The festival, now in its 26th year, will embrace its talented filmmakers on January 20th running through till February 11th. The process according to Festival Director, Ellen L. Wedner takes up to a year to complete. This year they’re calling attention to 31 different documentaries, short and featured movies.  One of the comic documentaries titled “Look at us now, Mother!” directed by New York's Gayle Kirschenbaum centers her story in our own backyard, in the Boca Pointe Development.  Much like

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Strengthening Economy

Despite existing-home sales dropping last November, the National Real Estate Market is primed for expansion in 2016. Here's why. Better weather in many parts of the country resulted in an increase in single-family and multifamily home construction. Also, the population of millennial homebuyers is expected to grow in 2016. This means increased demand to help the housing market see positive gains.

January 2016 Real estate market update Jean-Luc Andriot

With unemployment steadily decreasing, orders for new durable goods increasing 3 percent, inflation staying level, and income beginning to grow, the Fed decided to raise interest rates. The rate increase signals that our economy is getting stronger. So, don't let the drop in existing-home sales in November fool you, with a stronger

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There is a vast culture in the Southern Florida area for local and international artists. That being said it's a mecca for mature and evolving artists wanting to share their craft of highbrow art with public and private collectors. It’s no wonder why painters, sculptors and craftsmen look toward this area as a hub for getting exposure. The beautiful scenery, architecture and diversity of the landscape proves to be an abundance of subject matter.
Boca Raton Museum of Art

Almost every weekend a neighboring town is celebrating designers and artisans. You'll want to spend a splendid day hopping to local museums and galleries in Boca Raton or Delray taking in the eclectic world of art.  We’ve compiled some of Boca’s Galleries along with a quick look at an opportunity to

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January 2016, Keller Williams Realty monthly real estate statistics.
This very short video (1:12 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 January 2016

  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.

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Taste History Culinary Tour

What happens when you pair the perfect South Florida Saturday with Art, History and Floribbean Cuisine? The answer: A delectable educational experience. "Taste of History, Culinary Tour" has been a Palm Beach event since 2011.  This walking-bus tour introduces the local culture, historical landmarks, eateries, and bakeries.  It's the perfect addition to your weekend where you'll be supporting local artists' and, of course, local businesses.  An interview with Executive Director/Chief Curator for the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History Lori J. Durante revealed a feast of knowledge for us to indulge.  Lori discusses the catalyst of the tour; its success and involvement in the community along with some details about the museum. We're sure you'll be

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Title insurance is practically a necessity when it comes to selling real estate. Title companies such as First Priority Title Company are responsible for conducting the closing and running the title search. Title insurance is there to protect parties in the event there is an issue with the insurable title to the property. Title insurance is separate from that of the lender or mortgage company.  The value of the home isn’t covered by the lender, therefore, title insurance is obtained.

 Title Insurance in Boca Raton

Abstract of property is a total and condensed history of the real estate property. At times people are unaware of issues that may affect their property. The most common issues are unknown easements, false impersonation, forgeries, adverse restrictions or encumbrances,

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 217 N Latitude Circle, Delray Beach, FL 33483 Front view

Welcome to 217 N Latitude Circle, Delray Beach, FL 33483 Latitude Delray (MLS: RX-10194659)

FORMER BUILDER'S MODEL!

This gorgeous 3 stories townhouse is the ultimate in convenient living. Perfectly located East Delray Beach, minutes from the famous shopping & restaurant of Atlantic Ave, 3.5 miles from one of the best Florida beach, With 4 bedrooms 3 and 1 half bath including a suite with a separate office/den, a private patio and 2 car garage allowing additional storage space, this move-in ready townhome has it all! high ceilings throughout, impact glass, plantation shutters on all windows, wood floors, central vacuum, granite and new stainless kitchen appliances, open floor plan, vaulted ceiling in master, balconies for morning coffee, gorgeous

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