July 2023

There are 10 blog entries for July 2023.

Rated “Best for Luxury” by Traveller, the hotel Sublime Lisboa does not skimp on style or elegance. Located in Lisbon’s celebrated Amoreiras district, all rooms feature bold, rich colors, textures, and possess an unmistakable lavishness to them. Take a short walk to the designer shops of Avenida Liberdade or stroll a little bit further and take in the magnificent waterfront!

Lisbon's luxurious sites to see:
Jerónimos Monastery - A stunning architectural masterpiece with intricate details and historical significance.
Belém Tower - An iconic fortress standing by the Tagus River, symbolizing Portugal's maritime heritage.
São Jorge Castle  - Explore this ancient castle atop a hill for breathtaking panoramas of the city.
LX Factory - A trendy and artsy

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The Hidden Costs of Home Renovation for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 072823

Home renovations can breathe new life into our living spaces and add value to our homes. However, the excitement of transforming our living space can sometimes overshadow the hidden costs that might catch us off guard. In addition to the expected expenses like materials and labor, there are several often overlooked factors that can impact your budget.
Let's dive into some of these hidden costs of a home renovation and how you can prepare for them:

1. Insurance Costs: One of the most overlooked aspects of a home renovation is the impact it can have on your insurance coverage. Extensive renovations can increase the replacement value of your home, and failing to update your insurance policy accordingly can leave you underinsured. Moreover, some

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From James Edition: Hyper SUV Showdown Top 5 New Models for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 072423

With recent additions in the SUV class, manufacturers have successfully merged the potent exhilaration of two-door two-seaters with luxurious everyday comfort.

High-performance SUVs are nothing new in the car industry. For decades, manufacturers produced models that captured the imagination of car fans with massive engines, impressive 0 to 60 mph times, and undeniable opulence.

However, as capable as they were, those models could never match the sports and supercars in their road holding, driving dynamics, and sheer driver experience.

But, with recent additions to the SUV class, manufacturers managed to produce models that have the same levels of excitement as powerful two-door two-seaters but with the comfort, space, and practicality of an SUV.

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As I am a member of The Institute for Luxury Marketing, I thought I would share with you their July 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:

Six Month Review of 2023

This month we take stock of the luxury real estate market at the six-month mark and end of the second quarter for 2023. The most significant trend, and one that seems contrary despite the continuous reports of lower sale volumes compared to 2022, is that, for the most part, the North American luxury

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From Realtor.com, No More New York State of Mind Billy Joel’s Long Island Estate Is on the Market for $49M for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 060523

Famous Movie Director James Cameron Lists His Lavish California Eco-Ranch for $33M.
Oscar-winning director James Cameron‘s knack for innovation, attention to detail, and sense of responsibility are equally apparent in his films and homes. He is best known for his work on blockbusters “Titanic,” “Avatar,” and “Aliens,” among others.
You might even think of his Hollister Ranch a real estate blockbuster. And he’s looking for a well-drawn ending to his stewardship of the remarkable, 102-acre estate with unrivaled ocean views. It’s where he wrote parts of “Avatar” and its sequel, thanks to those coastal views fueling his imagination, he told the Wall Street Journal.
He recently listed the beautiful, self-sustaining property for $33 million.

Read on

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Under the stars 13 outdoor convert venues that truly rock for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 071023

There’s nothing quite like relaxing under a starry sky on a glorious summer night while listening to your favorite musical act play.
From the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles to the Red Rocks Park in Vermont, the United States boasts some truly spectacular outdoor concert venues.
Here are some standouts!

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado
Nestled amidst the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a true gem. Carved out of stone, this natural amphitheater provides awe-inspiring acoustics and a stunning backdrop. Many legendary musicians have graced this stage, making it a favorite among artists and fans alike.

Hollywood Bowl, California
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, the Hollywood Bowl is an iconic venue that combines history and

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Does your current home no longer serve your needs?

If so, you may be torn between relocating to a new home or renovating your existing one. This can be a difficult choice, and there’s a lot to consider—including potential costs, long-term financial implications, and quality of life.

A major remodel can be a major commitment. From hiring contractors to selecting materials to managing a budget, it can take a tremendous amount of time and energy—not to mention the ordeal of living through construction or relocating to a temporary residence.

On the other hand, moving is notoriously taxing. In fact, in one survey, 40% of respondents viewed buying a new home as ”the most stressful event in modern life.”1

So which is the better option for you?

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The absolute best coffee makers of the moment for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 070623

There’s no question that the perfect coffee maker is an essential for any kitchen. But what “perfect” means is different for everyone. Are you a coffee enthusiast looking to elevate your brewing game?

A coffee maker that grinds its owns beans? How about one that can do drip and espresso? Whether you prefer a classic cup of joe or a specialty brew, these machines will deliver the perfect coffee experience. 

Thankfully, Architectural Digest has compiled a list of the best coffee makers of the moment no matter how you take it!

Here is a list of the absolute best coffee makers that are making waves in the coffee community right now.

Let's dive in!

Read on

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8140 Viale Matera, Lake Worth, FL 33467 in Isola Bella Community RX-10899256

Luxurious Lakefront Home with Upgrades and Pool Potential in Lake Worth, FL.
Welcome to 8140 Viale Matera, an immaculate 4-bed, 3-bath lakefront home in beautiful Lake Worth.
This stunning property offers upgrades and features that make it an exceptional find. With its spacious design, upgraded finishes, and potential for a pool, this home provides a luxurious and comfortable lifestyle.

Interior Highlights:
Step inside to find attention to detail and high-quality finishes. The living area features upgraded 24x24'' ceramic tiles on a diagonal, while the foyer showcases a striking marble inlay. The open kitchen boasts quartz countertops and a snack bar adjacent to the family room.
The master suite offers a spacious layout, a large walk-in closet,

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Happy July 4th 2023 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 070423  

Celebrating Independence: July 4th, 2023 in the United States

July 4th, 2023, marked another glorious celebration of Independence Day in the United States. As Americans gathered across the nation, this cherished holiday filled the air with a sense of patriotism, unity, and joy. From grand fireworks displays to community events, this day provided a remarkable opportunity for people of all backgrounds to come together and commemorate the birth of their nation.

Fireworks Spectaculars:
The night sky sparkled with vibrant bursts of color as fireworks displays illuminated cities across the nation. From the iconic Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks in New York City to the breathtaking shows in Washington, D.C., and other major cities, these

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