April 2023

There are 18 blog entries for April 2023.

The 7 Best Venice Hotels for Water Views for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 042723  

Venice, the "City of Water," is known for its beautiful canals and stunning architecture.
If you're planning a trip to Venice and want to experience the city's charm to the fullest, staying in a luxurious hotel with a water view is the perfect way to do so. In this blog, we'll explore seven of the most luxurious hotels in Venice with the best water views.

1.Al Teatro
Al Teatro is a five-star hotel located in the heart of Venice, just a few steps from the La Fenice Theatre. The hotel offers stunning views of the city's canals and the Rio di San Moisè. The rooms and suites are elegantly furnished with a mix of modern and traditional styles. The hotel also has a beautiful rooftop terrace where guests can enjoy breakfast or drinks while taking in the

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Mortgage rates are going to change May 1st 2023 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 042423 If you're looking to buy a home, be aware that mortgages will change next month. Starting May 1st, upfront fees for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be adjusted.

Attention homebuyers: If you're planning to purchase a new home, keep in mind that mortgage fees will be changing from May 1st. Starting next month, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-backed loans will undergo adjustments in upfront fees due to changes in the Loan Level Price Adjustments (LLPAs). The fees vary depending on a borrower's credit score, downpayment amount, type of home, and more. The upcoming changes are related to credit scores and downpayment sizes, which may result in higher fees for some borrowers with higher credit scores and lower fees for those with lower credit

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For Rent: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A602, Boca Raton, FL. 33432

Townsend Place luxury condominium for rent

See condominium details: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A602, Boca Raton, FL. 33432 Townsend Place

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For Rent: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A602, Boca Raton, FL. 33432

The Residence: unit A602

''JUST REMODELED''.
Located on the 6th floor facing North East, very spacious 2 bedroom and den 2.5 bathroom, 2,005 living sqft under air.
Property just got completely renovated with new floors, all new stainless steel appliances, wine cooler Led ligthing.
It features a very large glass balcony, 9 ft ceilings, impact glass windows and bay windows.
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Townsend Place condominium:

Townsend Place is your lifestyle dream in Boca Raton's downtown premier condominium communities.
Perfectly located in

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An auction of the last Chinese Qing Emperor Aisin-Gioro Puyi Patek Philippe watch for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 042423

Aisin-Gioro Puyi left the timepiece and other treasures to his Russian translator, a companion during his confinement in Siberia by the Soviets.
It will be auctioned by Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo.

Aisin-Gioro Puyi, also known as Pu Yi, was the last emperor of China's Qing dynasty. He was born on February 7, 1906, in the Forbidden City in Beijing, the capital of China. He was the second son of Prince Chun, who was a member of the imperial family and the younger brother of Emperor Guangxu.

Pu Yi's birth was a significant event in the Qing dynasty, as it had been nearly 40 years since the last emperor was born. He was named heir to the throne and was raised in the luxurious surroundings of the Forbidden City. However, his early years

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New video tour Townsend Place: 500-550 SE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton, FL. 33432

Townsend Place condominium:

Townsend Place is your lifestyle dream in Boca Raton's downtown 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. Walking distance to Mizner Park and the beautiful Boca Raton beach. An international destination served by three airports including the executive Boca Raton Airport.

Townsend Place provides water, trash chutes, storage lockers for residents, covered and secured parking garage, fire sprinkler system throughout the building, social room with card tables, catering kitchen, billiards, lounge, a state-of-the-art fitness facility with men's and women's sauna

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How to perfectly pair orange wine for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 042123

While orange wine has been around for thousands of years, it’s only recently made its way into bars, restaurants, soirées.
It’s custom to pair white wine with lighter fare and reds with more substantial dishes, so how to compliment orange wine remains a mystery to most.
Not anymore.
The Gourmet Insider speaks to the experts and tells us exactly how to perfectly pair these delicious and versatile wines.

As a former chef, a former restaurateur on the Upper East Side in Manhattan called Trois-Jean and wine connaisseur, orange wine, also known as skin-contact wine, is becoming increasingly popular among wine lovers. This type of wine is made by leaving white grapes in contact with their skins for an extended period, giving the wine its distinctive orange

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Jean-Luc Andriot Luxury market report Boca Raton April 2023 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 042023

As I am a member of The Institute for Luxury Marketing, I thought I would share with you their April 2023 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.

At the national level:

Luxury Properties Returns

The quiet optimism forecasted last month seems to be paying dividends, as there was a distinct increase in the number of luxury property sales in March. In fact, our findings show sales for single-family homes and attached properties have risen nearly 50% compared to February 2023. 
The number of

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20 Modern Architectural Feats that Inspire Awe for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 041823

As a real estate agent and Realtor, I understand the importance of architecture when it comes to a property's appeal. Modern architecture, in particular, can be awe-inspiring and leave a lasting impression on anyone who encounters it.
In this blog, we'll take a look 20 modern architectural feats that are sure to inspire awe. 

The Louvre Abu Dhabi  - a stunning museum designed by Jean Nouvel that sits on the water's edge on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi.

The Burj Khalifa  - the tallest building in the world, located in Dubai.

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao  - designed by Frank Gehry, this museum is known for its striking titanium exterior.

The Shanghai Tower  - the second tallest building in the world, located in China.

The Vessel  - a unique

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Under Contract: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A608, Boca Raton, FL. 33432

Townsend Place luxury condominium for sale

See condominium details: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A608, Boca Raton, FL. 33432 Townsend Place

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Under Contract: 500 SE Mizner Blvd, #A608, Boca Raton, FL. 33432

The Residence: unit A608

RARE, GET IT ALL!!! LOCATION !!!! EXCEPTIONAL VIEWS & PRIVACY !!!! LUXURIOUS TOWNSEND PLACE CONDO.
Right Downtown Boca Raton in between the new Alina and the Mandarin Oriental in construction, facing the Boca Raton Resort & Club golf course.
This spacious SE 6th floor corner unit, features 3 bed, 3 bath, over 2,700 total sq. ft. It includes a large wrap around patio with a golf course, pool and city view and a private balcony shared by the master bedroom and one of the guest bedroom with city and

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Kitchen cornerstone The very best cookware in 2023 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 041423  

As a former chef and a restaurateur on the Upper East Side in Manhattan called Trois-Jean, I understand the importance of having high-quality pots and pans in the kitchen. It can be overwhelming to choose the right set of pots and pans with so many options available on the market. In this blog post, I'll be discussing and comparing the Tramontina, All-Clad, and Goldilocks sets of pots and pans in 2023, along with several URL links for reference.

  1. Tramontina 12-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set

The Tramontina 12-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set is a great option for those looking for high-quality stainless steel cookware at an affordable price. The set includes an 8-inch and 10-inch frying pan, a 5-quart Dutch oven with lid, a

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