March 2016

There are 11 blog entries for March 2016.

Luxury Property Boca Raton

As we've seen time and again in the luxury home markets, the right time and the right buyer have to align perfectly to sell any home. That can't be more true, than when working in a market such as Boca Raton. Realtors that specialize in high-end properties such as yours, take every step to find a buyer.  While your realtor is busy booking appointments, here are some important tips that can help you and your luxury home specialist succeed in selling your property.

Work with your Realtor.  These professionals in the luxury category are master negotiators.  Remember, there’s a difference between being good versus being great.  The difference is that these home specialists understand their clients. They build strong relationships with them.  Despite the

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3100 Gordon Drive Naples Florida

In a recent article found in Forbes Magazine written by luxury columnist Kristin Tablang, titled “The Most Expensive Home Listing in Every State 2016” she lists a home found in the 3100 block of Gordon Drive in Naples, as the featured home in the state of Florida.  We were curious and decided to do a ‘deep dive’ into this particular property, to find out why this home was selected. After doing our due diligence, we can certainly see why it made the cut. Here are some of the highlights we found when we did the research for this property.

Although homes have sold for more than the listed price of 59.9 million, our real estate market is one reason why so much of our affluent society enjoys buying homes in South Florida.  Take for instance, Donald

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Luxury Bathroom Boca Raton

When it comes to places like the powder room or bathroom these two rooms are used the most in any home. Since there’s a lot of traffic to these areas, decorating is a must for any homeowner. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the bathroom is one room that will need your attention.  The trends found online today for bathrooms are sometimes bold, but natural and simplistic.  One would assume that in the luxury market a bathroom would have more amenities. But what we’ve found in our research on this space is it’s quite the opposite.  Here are a few highlights for today’s bathroom trends that you’ll find to be absolutely spectacular!

Powder rooms have some of the most traffic in any home. Today’s newest trends reflect bold patterned wall coverings

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Neff DesignsIf you live in Boca Raton or are thinking of moving there, ask anyone what their favorite room is,  and you’ll most likely hear “The Kitchen”.  That continues to be a true statement, whether it’s a vacation home or your primary house. Luxury properties on the market today are incorporating the newer trends like softer colors, features with metal and wood, contemporary, yet clean, simple and functional designs.  In this blog we feature a few of the more popular interests for today’s charming kitchens.

The color palette that's raging throughout interior design magazines this year is leaving the bold and bright colors behind. Consider the aggressive colors bleak, tracing these tones in for more soft and subdued shades of gray, mint and lemon basil. 

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High Definition Virtual tour video: 226 N Latitude Circle, unit 205, Delray Beach, FL 33483

See how our unique approach to selling luxury properties in Delray Beach will help your property stand apart from the rest and get you the results you want. We invite you to view our video and welcome and questions about this property:

Enjoy the best of everything in this coastal contemporary 3 bedroom, 2 bath condominium at the Delray Beach / Boca Raton line. Delray Beach, once a historical area for artists and farmers, now has become a mecca for galleries and eateries, catering to an all-age outgoing crowd. Designers, artisans and craftsman embrace this area for many reasons. Primarily because of its respect and admiration for art and design, the town

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home buying process 
No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a home.

Know your buying power
What is your buying power? It is the combination of your credit-worthiness and how much you can realistically pay for a home.
First, you need to understand the hidden costs of buying a home. You will need to save not only for the down payment of your home -- which is typically between 10% - 20% of the offer price -- but also for any additional transaction fees, such as transfer tax, PMI, title insurance, and legal fees.
Then you need to

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Pineapple Grove City Walk

The land of Delray Beach was once called home by fisherman and farmers. Pineapple crops had once sweetened the air and the town's history reveals its many stories of the town’s popularity among artists, cartoonists and writers from the 1920's.

Today Delray Beach has grown to a population over 65,000 and it continues to pique the interest of a highly sophisticated residents. The average age of the residents is forty-seven, the town continues to attract an eclectic crowd that’s got an eye for the finer things in life.  What you’ll find here is Mediterranean style villas with craftsmanship of the highest quality.  One location that you’ll find to be an exceptional fit complimentary to this small town is that of Pineapple Grove Condominiums. The luxury

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Yacht Charters Boca Raton

Imagine yourself soaking up the hot Florida sun, surrounded by the sea air on the stern of a 221 -foot yacht giving you the closest view of the ocean as possible. If you’re new to the Boca Raton area or are here visiting while seeking your next luxury home, a day chartering a yacht may be well worth your time.  In this blog we’ve highlighted three premium yacht chartering companies that are ideal for anyone living the adventurous lifestyle. 

Air & Sea Charters/Palm Breeze is an excellent source for just about any water sport you can imagine.  They are available for weddings, bar Mitzvahs and special occasions.  You can charter either a yacht or fishing boat if you’re a sports fisherman.  They are located on East Palmetto Park Road right in Boca Raton

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Boca West Country Club

One step from paradise, Boca West Country Club located at 20583 Boca West Drive in Boca Raton, Florida will have you pining for longer days to enjoy all the amenities this luxurious resort style club has to offer. The private, residential and award winning property has a multitudinous list of activities throughout the year. There’s a special emphasis on health and wellness which includes a new edition sports center as one of the latest features.  With over 1400 acres of luscious and tropical grounds, including four premier golf courses this lavish retreat is an oasis for those living the good life.

The Boca West luxury community hosts about 8,000 residents in the club with 54 private residential villages and with a mix of single family homes,

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Feb 2016 Real Estate Campaign - Image_1
Weather and the time of year have a big impact housing activity, and in every housing market there are times of the year when fewer homes sell. For most, that time of year coincides with the winter months, and in much of the U.S., that’s the case right now. 
But no matter where you live, it’s important to know how seasonality affects the housing market. So let’s look at the current housing numbers, how seasonality affects them, and what it means for you if you’re looking to buy or sell.

With few homes available, sellers are in pole position.
Last year, limited inventory dominated the headlines for the real estate industry, and that trend looks to continue this year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), inventory dropped 12.3

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