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Jupiter Island, Florida-Luxury Community - 12/28/11 11:45 PM
Jupiter Island, Florida-Luxury Community Jupiter Island, FL Virtual Tour Reputed as the richest town in America by Worth Magazine for the third consecutive year, Jupiter Island ranks highest out of 250 richest towns. These ultra glamorous homes, owned by an exclusive cast of residents, range in price from $1,400,000 to over $22,000,000. With a population of less than 1,000, most of whom are seasonal residents, this 3.5 square mile Island is a popular retreat for the ultimate in privacy. Jupiter Island is part of a chain of barrier islands that stretch from Key West, reaching as far north as New York. (2 comments)
Tequesta, Florida Overview - 12/27/11 07:29 AM
Tequesta, Florida Overview Tequesta, FL Virtual TourTequesta, FL Golf CoursesTequesta, FL MarinasTequesta, FL Dining Guide Tequesta's natural beauty and serenity of the river to the deep blue ocean, tempts people in search of a pleasant friendly environment. This village has a unique history around its founding. In 1955 a bridge tender was asked by Charles Martyn to describe the area that is now the Village of Tequesta. His reply was, "It’s just a jungle". Inspired by the remarks, Martyn asked for a tour of the area. As the two men traveled the Inlet and intracoastal waterways by boat, Martyn was (1 comments)
Jupiter, Florida Marina's - 12/25/11 11:51 PM
Jupiter, Florida Marinas Admirals Cove Marina200 Admirals Cove Blvd.Phone: 561-744-1700GPS Coordinates Lat - N26° 54.580 Lon - W80° 05.390The Marina at Admiral’s Cove is located on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway, just north of Channel Marker 21 in Jupiter, Florida. The Jupiter Inlet is just 2 miles to the north and the Port of Palm Beach is just 8 miles south. The Club at Admiral’s Cove is a private recreational country club with over 900 residences on over five miles of secluded waterway with 500 private docks, plus a full service 74-slip Marina. Blowing Rocks Marina18487 S.E. Federal HighwayPhone: (2 comments)
Buyer Strategies On Singer Island-Palm Beach County - 12/25/11 11:40 PM
Buyer Strategies on Singer Island-Palm Beach County Nine Steps to Buying a Home Your Finances Need to be Organized Credit reports are an ongoing look at how you manage your finances. You must know exactly what your credit reports say about your financial history before you apply for a mortgage, because the reports play an important role in the mortgage approval process and in determining the interest rate and other loan terms that a lender offers you. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Do you know how much house you can afford? Probably not, unless you've talked with a lender. Pre-approval helps (0 comments)
Stop Boring Your Clients... and Make a Lasting Impression! - 12/25/11 09:49 PM
This is a great post written by Gail Robinson of Bridgeport CT. We are all more than just buyer, seller and realtor. We can learn something from everyone. Thanks Gail. Please comment to Gails original post. Via Gail Robinson, REALTOR www.blackrockhomesforsale.com (William Raveis Real Estate, Southport, CT): Do our clients hire us just for our professional expertise or are they placing their bets with a whole person? My belief is that if I only talk about real estate to my clients, I would be amazingly efficient (and could catch up on my filing), but I would FAIL. I'd fail to make a lasting impression, create bonds of loyalty, (1 comments)
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida A Family Friendly Neighborhood - 12/23/11 11:50 AM
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida A Family Friendly Neighborhood Palm Beach Gardens, FL Virtual TourPalm Beach Gardens, FL Golf CoursesPalm Beach Gardens, FL MarinasPalm Beach Gardens, FL Dining Guide Palm Beach Gardens was founded in 1959 by John D. MacArthur, who had a vision of gradual, methodical growth, tempered by a respect for the city’s lush land. Just over 54 square miles, Palm Beach Gardens offers beautiful tree-lined streets, environmentally protected land, easy beach access, family-friendly neighborhoods, plenty of great restaurants, an abundance of shopping, five city parks, three sports complexes, and two community centers. In fact the city's Parks and Recreation (3 comments)
Juno Beach, Florida Oceanfront Community - 12/23/11 11:23 AM
Juno Beach, Florida Oceanfront Community Juno Beach, FL CommunitiesJuno Beach, FL Virtual TourJuno Beach, FL Single Family HomesJuno Beach, FL Condos and TownhomesJuno Beach, FL Multi FamilyJuno Beach, FL Lot and LandJuno Beach, FL Dining Guide This quiet oceanfront community has a small-town atmosphere, and was the southern most terminuses of the four original stops of the Celestial Railroad. The other three stops included Jupiter, Mars and Venus. With a population of about 2,600, Juno Beach is tucked neatly between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, and is a favorite retirement, fishing and vacation retreat. In the winter months, (0 comments)
Incorporated in 1956, the city of North Palm Beach was awarded the Best Planned Community in the U.S. designation in 1957 by the National Association of Homebuilders. The village contains John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Beach State Park, which has 1.8 miles of beaches.
North Palm Beach is known as a boating community, which testifies to its rather intricate network of canals and waterways. The Village is comprised of about 13,000 year round residents and an additional 5,000 seasonal residents arriving during the winter months. Approximately 40 to 45% of the (3 comments)
The community of Sugar Sands is located on Singer Island, Florida across the street from the Atlantic Ocean and on the west end of the community sits on the intracoastal. Just Reduced! You could be in for the season!- Located next to the Clubhouse, tennis courts & close to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean- Some of the Best Beaches! Sit back & relax on the screened in patio and enjoy a book or a cup of coffee! Pride of ownership is here at this 55 plus community! This 2 bedroom condo in Sugar (2 comments)
SELLING YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS in Palm Beach County - 12/17/11 10:46 AM
SELLING YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY Serious home buyers are looking at homes no matter what month of year it is, so by keeping your home on the market during the holidays, this gives you a huge advantage. The largest objection sellers have is, keeping their home on the market during the holidays. Many sellers choose to take their home off the market during the holidays, due to the inconvenience of keeping the home in showing condition every day, as this can be difficult during the holiday season. This is a busy time of year with making cookies, hosting dinner parties, shopping and wrapping (4 comments)
Get Found on Google for your Real Estate Info Quicker and Faster - 12/15/11 07:30 PM
For us newbies, here is some good info from Heather Anderson, Janus Real Estate Group that may help us understand this new lingo. Thanks Heather! Please post comments to Heathers original post. Via Heather Anderson Janus RE Group - Collin County TX - Allen, Frisco, Plano (214.-317.1964 www.janusREgroup.com): My Website creator, Gutinsite.com created this verbiage on SEO. They helped set our website to new leaps and bounds and I thought I would share with you: Whatsearch engines seeSince the birth of the web, we've all heardthe term "keywords". These are words that you can put on your page in aplace that only search (1 comments)
Think Big, Shop Small ~ Spread the Word... - 12/14/11 12:44 PM
I like this idea posted by Michael Caruso from Orange County Real Estate. Let's all try to do this. Thanks Michael! Please post comments to Micheals original post. Via Michael Caruso Real Estate Group: Let’s start a movement… SHOP SMALL STORES As a local independent broker, I know how hard it is to compete with larger companies, but you can make it with good customer skills, marketing and word of mouth. Repeat customers and referrals is what keeps me in business. So let’s raise awareness of the importance of patronizing small businesses.
Shop Small Stores is a buy-local campaign (0 comments)
Here is how to make some real Change! - 12/14/11 11:32 AM
This is such a powerful video posted by John McCormack Albuquerque NM. Thanks John. Just goes to show what a small gester can do and mean so much. Please comment to John's original blog. Via John McCormack- Owner/Broker REALTOR, e-PRO (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): On this wordless Wednesday I will just let this simple video do the talking, although only six words are spoken. Please take the few minutes to really watch and absorb this powerful video. Change begins with each of us!
I would love to assist you with the purchase or selling of your Albuquerque, Rio Rancho or surrounding NM (3 comments)
Does Your House Have Ghosts? - 12/13/11 06:57 PM
Does Your House Have Ghosts? Well, I just finished reading an article written by Gina Roberts-Grey for the National Association of Realtors, Realtors Magazine about selling a home with ghosts. http://realtormag.realtor.org/sales-and-marketing/feature/article/2011/10/got-ghosts-how-sell-haunted-house Ok so a little giggle came to mind. Hummm......Although I'm not so sure I believe ghosts are hanging around the house, since I have never experienced this, it can be a real issue for some buyers. "Haunted Homes" fall into a category under stigmatized property and can possibly reduce the value of the property. A stigmatized property is site of a murder, suicide, alleged haunting, or other para-psychological phenomenon. Most states, about 1/2, have laws addressing a (2 comments)
You Did What??? Are you your worst own Enemy? - 12/13/11 10:10 AM
Thank you Scott Godzyk owner/Broker of Godzyk Realty Group, in New Hampshire for posting this and good information for everyone involved. Please comment on Scotts original blog. Via Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Brokers (Godzyk Realty Group): In the season of giving, I have noticed some people who are going too far. They maybe do not know better or maybe just were not thinking. I know here in the Manchester area sometimes it is harder to get a bank owned home, foreclosure or short sale to close than it is to find a buyer willing to make an offer. This shows (1 comments)
Pet Friendly Condominiums on Singer Island, Florida - 12/12/11 10:39 PM
Pet Friendly Condominiums on Singer Island, Florida Singer Island is noted to have a variety of choices in condominium complexes and price ranges to choose from. Buyer's considering purchasing one should keep in mind some buildings have restrictions on allowing pets. Whether it be size, breed, type or how many are allowed. Here is a list of condominiums on Singer Island, Florida that do allow owners to have a pet. 1. 2700 North Ocean-The Ritz Carleton 2. Aquarius Condominium 3. Bali Waterfront 4. Beachfront at Singer Island 5. Capri 6. Captains Walk 7. Connemara 8. Harbor Point Condos 9. Inlet Beach Club 10. Inlet Pointe 11. Martinique (0 comments)
Condo Rules and Regulations, HOAs, and Your Holiday Displays in Somerset County, NJ - 12/11/11 09:03 AM
Good Post from Carol Faaland from Somerset County, NJ about holiday decorations and condo rules. Thanks Carol for the info. Please make comments to Carols original post. Via Carol Faaland-Kronmaier e-PRO® Manville, Hillsborough, Somerset NJ Homes For Sale (Weichert, Realtors; Hillsborough): Condo Rules and Regulations, HOAs, and Your Holiday Displays Check your condo rules before you put up that menorah or Santa decoration, or you might find yourself taking your holiday decorations down a lot sooner than you planned. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2011 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
If you are considering a move into (1 comments)
Verification of Condition, aka, Buyer's Final Walk-Through - 12/10/11 11:28 PM
This is a great reminder to do the walk thrus before closing. Thank you Rhonda Fee from Pleasanton CA. for the great post. Please post comments to Rhonda's original post. Via Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor Pleasanton CA Homes for Sale (Listing Agent, Home Sales, Home Buyers, Short Sale Agent): Today I took my buyers for their Verification of Condition, aka Buyer's Final Walk-Through, on their purchase set to close in just 4-days. This is a bank owned property. Approximately 3-weeks ago we had inspections as normally advised that buyers do. At the time of inspections the water was turned off to the (1 comments)
10 Tips for Pet-Owning Sellers/Singer Island, Florida - 12/09/11 11:04 AM
10 Tips for Pet-Owning Sellers/Singer Island, Florida Pet-owning sellers may turn off potential buyers if they don’t keep their best friends out-of-sight during showings. If a dog or cat is around during a showing, some buyers may freak out because they're either afraid of or allergic to animals, or they fall in love with the pet and don't pay attention to the house. Here is a 10 tip list of advice for pet owning sellers, when showing a house that has a pet: Remove photos of pets from the walls, shelves, or refrigerators. Clean food and water bowls regularly, and hide them when (2 comments)
Singer Island, Palm Beach Shores, & Riviera Beach, FL Marinas - 12/09/11 09:44 AM
Singer Island, Palm Beach Shores, & Riviera Beach, FL Marinas Buccaneer Marina142 Lake Drive Palm Beach ShoresPhone: 561-842-1620GPS Coordinates Lat - N26° 46.848 Lon - W80° 02.460 This private marina which rents slips when available. Please call for additional information. Cannonsport Marina 178 Lake Drive, Palm Beach ShoresPhone: 561-848-7469 or 800-627-8328GPS Coordinates Lat - N26° 46.824 Lon - W80° 02.446 Undergoing extensive renovations, watch for fuel and ship store in future. New docks complete as first phase of changes begin. Previously a small family-run resort for 25 years, now a condominium development. Loggerhead Club and MarinaInlet Harbor Marina2620 Lakeshore Drive Riviera (2 comments)
So you just purchased your home on Singer Island, Florda which is located on the North East end of Riviera Beach, Florida. Did you check out the address numbers on the house? Are they visible from the street in case emergency vehicles need to locate home? The code Enforcement Division of Riviera Beach, Florida wants to make sure you know the address numbers must be on the home. this applies to businesses also. 1. The numbers must be visible and easily readable from the street. 2. The minimum height of each (3 comments)
Showing & Marketing Your Home During The Holidays... - 12/05/11 11:07 PM
Just read this great post by Phyllis Lerner from Legends Realty Group and had to reblog it. Thanks Phyllis! Please commit to her origninal blog. Via Phyllis Lerner, Realtor - Broker / Owner - Westchester County NY (William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC): Almost all sellers and many agents may want to take a property for sale off the market during the holidays. And there are obvious reasons to do so. During the holidays you and your Realtor are very busy for the usual reasons... and so are your potential buyers... therefore you will most likely receive much less traffic. And what if you do get an offer? You may (2 comments)
So you have made your 1st offer on your 1st home and it was accepted. Now it's time for the home inspection. You have checked with family, friends and you Realtor for referrals and have chosen the home inspector. You have made the appointment and you are ready to go to the inspection. The home inspection is an important part of the buying process and the inspector will be checking a list of items throughout the home, then provide a detailed report to you the home buyer for review.
It's all just a matter of time... - 12/04/11 01:14 PM
This is a great set of tips submitted by Cynthia Williams of Realty Direct in Boston MA. Thank you Cynthia for the post....:) Please submit commits to her original post. Via Cynthia Williams (Realty Direct Boston ): It’s all just a matter of time before the new season 2012 will begin. As we approach the New Year there are a few things sellers and buyers will want to consider before selling or purchasing their home. If you are a seller who has been waiting for the right buyer to come along, then that wait may just be about over. Homes sales have (0 comments)
Here is a simple list of the "Who's" that are part of the homebuying process. Your Realtor-That's me! This is the person who will guide you along the process from start to finish. The Lender-A Bank or Mortgage Company that will provide the funds for your home purchase. The Buyer-That's you! The person purchasing the home. The Seller-The person (0 comments)
Flipping - 12/02/11 08:29 PM
Top 10 Tips for Flipping a House FLIPPING is buying, renovating and selling a home for a profit. Investors do it and so can you. There is no magical formula to ensure your success at flipping homes, however, here are some tips to help investors earn more money.1. Do not get emotional about house flipping. Flipping is a business. If the numbers do not work, move on to the next property. Some investors make the mistake of becomming too attached to the home. They work to sell at a high price and end up holding onto the flip longer which reduces the profit. Know what the market calls for.2. (6 comments)
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