National Association of Realtors (NAR)

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Jean-Luc Andriot Boca Raton - Delray Beach Luxury market report November 2022 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 112122

As I am a member of The Institute for Luxury Marketing, I thought I would share with you their November 2022 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:

Challenging Times in a Market Full of Contradictions

There is little doubt the luxury real estate market is facing some interesting challenges that even have experts contradicting each other in their predictions and assumptions. 
Statistics in many luxury markets still show that they are favorable to sellers – so why are

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Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled. 1 Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their expectations.

The reality is, it’s no longer enough to stick a “for sale” sign in the yard and wait for buyers to bang down the door. If you want to net the most money possible for your property in today’s market, you’ll need an effective game plan and a skilled team of professionals to implement it.

Fortunately, we’ve developed a listing strategy that combines our proven approach to preparation, pricing, and promotion—all designed to help you get top dollar for your home. But you will play an important role in

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Jean-Luc Andriot Boca Raton - Delray Beach Luxury market report October 2022 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 102022

As I am a member of The Institute for Luxury Marketing, I thought I would share with you their October 2022 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:

Where is the Luxury Real Estate Market Headed?
It is hard to picture that less than 12 months ago, the luxury real estate market was on a strong upward trajectory, consistently seeing demand increase, prices soar, and inventory levels fall.
Even though we realized that this trend could not continue infinitely, the speed at

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Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to pinpoint the best time to start exploring homeownership.

A real estate boom during the pandemic pushed home prices to an all-time high.1 Add higher mortgage rates to the mix, and some would-be buyers are wondering if they should wait to see if prices or rates come down.

But is renting a better alternative? Rents have also soared along with inflation – and are likely to continue climbing due to a persistent housing shortage.2 And while homebuyers can lock in a set mortgage payment, renters are at the mercy of these rising costs for the

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From Realtorcom, Conan O’Brien Reportedly Lands Another SoCal Beach House for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 092722

Don’t cry for Conan O’Brien just because, after almost 28 years, he no longer has his own late-night talk show. He’s been busy enjoying the Southern California coast, where he owns two multimillion-dollar beach homes. Of course, he has been trying to sell one of his Carpinteria luxury homes for $16.5 million since July. But that didn’t stop him from picking up an even more dazzling retreat in August.

His latest purchase is in the same town south of Santa Barbara and he paid $23 million, according to Dirt. The 4,000-square-foot, cottage-style home was originally built on Sand Point in 1963.
Since then, it’s been very elegantly updated.

Read on

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10 tips for a smooth home move August 2022 for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 080222

The process of buying a new home can be both exhilarating and exhausting. But the journey doesn’t stop when you close on your property. On the contrary, you still have quite a bit to do before you can begin the process of settling into your new place.

Fortunately, you don’t have to do everything in a day. You don’t have to do it all alone, either. When you work with us to sell or purchase a home, you’ll have an ally by your side long after your transaction has closed. We’ll continue to be a resource, offering advice and referrals whenever you need them on packing, hiring movers and contractors, and acclimating to your new home and neighborhood.

When it comes to a life event as stressful as moving, it pays to have a professional by your side. Here

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Nine out of 10 people partner with a real estate agent to sell their home.

Those who try to do-it-themselves find out that selling a home can be hard, time-consuming, and often less lucrative than if they would have listed with an agent.

In fact, according to a recent study by the National Association of Realtors, homes listed by agents sold for 22% more than the average for-sale-by-owner home.

Why do-it-yourself when you can save time and make more money with a professional?

Want to know exactly how we add value to your home sale? Check out our latest blog post on “7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)”

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From Realtorcom, Richard Gere Sells Country Compound in New York for $28M for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 051322

Harrison Ford’s Newly Remodeled Childhood Home On the Market for $749K. 
For fans of Harrison Ford, the ultimate piece of memorabilia is within reach: The actor’s childhood home in Park Ridge, IL, is available for $749,000.
Four years ago, it still had its original windows, plumbing, and electrical, and the interior spaces needed a serious refresh.
It was listed for $399,900 and eventually sold for $350,000 in February 2019.

Read on

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No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the most money possible.

Whatever your circumstances, the road to the closing table can be riddled with obstacles — from issues with showings and negotiations to inspection surprises. But many of these complications are avoidable when you have a skilled and knowledgeable real estate agent by your side.

For example, here are seven common mistakes that many home sellers make. These can cause anxiety, cost you time, and shrink your financial proceeds. Fortunately,

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