All Blog Entries by Jean-Luc Andriot

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April 2021 - Jean-Luc Andriot - Blog Post Image

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory.
With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighborhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for an agent. After all, why spend money on a listing agent when it seems that you can stick a For Sale sign in the yard then watch a line form around the block?

Some buyers may also believe they’d be better off purchasing a property without an agent. For those seeking a competitive edge, proceeding without a buyer’s agent may seem like a good way to stand out from the competition—and maybe even score a discount. Since the seller pays the buyer agent’s commission, wouldn’t

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Countertop samples for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 032421

The countertops in your kitchen can make a big difference in how your kitchen looks overall. If you’re tired of your kitchen looking old and dated, updating your countertops is a great way to completely revitalize its look. There are a number of materials used in modern countertops that will help your kitchen stand out. Here are just a few options to consider if you really want to give things a modern look.

Countertop Materials

Stone surfaces have long been a favorite material for kitchen countertops, but soapstone has come into its own in recent years. It’s heat and stain resistant like granite, non-porous (and thus liquid resistant), and has a softer texture than you’ll find with many stone surfaces. Just be careful, as

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Jean-Luc Andriot Boca Raton - Delray Beach Luxury market report February 2021 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 022421

As I am a member of The Institute for Luxury Marketing, I thought I would share with you their March 2021 report for Boca Raton - Delray Beach.

It is your guide to a general analysis on the trends and comparative data on the top-residential markets in the Boca Raton - Delray Beach area.

Statistics are separated between single family homes and condominiums / townhomes in Boca Raton - Delray Beach.

On the national level:

In the US, statistics show that the luxury home prices for single family homes rose on average 8% last year and are expected to continue at this record-breaking rate for the early part of 2021.

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Just listed: Penthouse 500 SE Mizner Bvd, #PH A902, Boca Raton, FL. 33432 Townsend Place luxury condominium for sale RX-10701741

See condominium details: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #PH A902, Boca Raton, FL. 33432 Townsend Place

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500 SE Mizner Blvd, #PH A902 Boca Raton FL 33432 Townsend Place Kitchen area 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #PH A902 Boca Raton FL 33432 Townsend Place Living area

The Residence: unit PH A902 

!!Penthouse condo!! Located on the 9th floor facing North East overlooking the new Alina construction. very spacious 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom, 2,005 living sqft.
MLS: RX-10701741

Townsend Place condominium:

Townsend Place is your lifestyle dream in one of the newest Boca Raton's premier condominium communities. Perfectly located in the heart of downtown, between the Boca Raton Resort and Royal Palm Plaza, a world-class shopping, and dining area. You are just minutes from Mizner

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Smart locks for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 031021

Home security is important. As smart technologies continue to grow in popularity, an increasing number of homeowners are turning to higher-tech solutions to meet their home security needs. While options like smart cameras and connected doorbells are becoming much more common, not as many homeowners realize that it’s possible to upgrade their doors with smart locks as well. These locks come in a variety of designs, offering some pretty interesting options to those who want to take their home security to the next level.

What Are Smart Locks?
As the name implies, smart locks are door locks that have “smart” connected functions. This means that you can lock and unlock the locks remotely without the need to physically unlock it with a key. They often offer

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March 2021 - Jean-Luc Andriot - Social Media Image

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last?

When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated whether or not to put their houses on the market. However, those first days of uncertainty ushered in a period of unprecedented demand in the U.S. real estate market, which ended the year with increasing average home prices (up 13.4% from the previous year) and shrinking days on market (13 fewer than in 2019).1

Now, as the spring market approaches, you may be wondering whether the good times can continue to

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