boca executive realty: Blackberry Tip 101 - 10/30/08 11:24 PM
 
Here's a tip for Blackberry users who push their emails to the blackberry. In the set up menu you can define for spelling errors. Just as Im will automatically convert to I'm, you can preset any common spelling errors.
So if you receive alot of emails like I do, take 3 letters and define them as a spelling error. In my case I use the letters tsm which is short for thank you so much. Now in the table I have defined the correction.
Here is my correction for the letters tsm.
Thank you for signing up on the … (0 comments)

boca executive realty: How fast is a fast response time? - 10/30/08 10:47 PM

It continues to amaze me what some agents consider a fast response time. In our office all emails are pushed to the agents blackberry and most agents call or email with in  minutes if not seconds. We can clearly identify home sales that occurred because of our rapid resonse philosophy.
Yesterday I decided to look for an agent that would accept referrals for an area that I receive leads in but do not work.  At 9:15 a.m. I sent out  an email to numerous agents who work in that area. I received dozens of replys throughout the day. Some were … (8 comments)

boca executive realty: Admirals Cove Real Estate Homes For Sale - 10/19/08 11:37 AM

 Admirals Cove is a luxury waterfront boating and private golf course community featuring inland waterways, private docks, and ocean access. There is a marina, boaters supply, and café. The golf at Admirals can only be described as 45 holes of "championship" golf. The dining at Admirals Cove features 2 club houses with both casual and formal dining. There club features guest suites, fitness center, salon and spa services, golf and tennis pro shop and tennis courts. Admirals Cove Club is ranked # 24 in the national and it's community is ranked # 8 in most highly regarded communities. Homes in … (0 comments)

boca executive realty: Photo Tips- Bathroom Photos - 10/19/08 01:43 AM
Bathroom photos present a special challenge for most photographers and cameras. Fact is most cameras don't have a lens angle that is wide enough. Here are a couple of tips you can use to get a better shot.
If there are no mirrors to reflect your image, get a chair and stand in the corner and shoot at a down angle. If the bathroom has lots of mirror, kneel down and shoot at an up angle so you're not in the photo. Make sure to turn on every light in the bathroom Preset your exposure by aiming toward the darkest area, … (5 comments)

boca executive realty: More Photo Tips - 10/18/08 03:26 PM
Just can't stress enough the person with the best photos wins! Sure as realtors, we've become oblivious to the photos but the prospect home buyer has memorized every detail of the house. Remember the first time the prospect commented on the furniture once they got inside the house? If you fail to post a photo, don't count on getting shown. That goes for rentals too!
Today tip is on color saturation. Not only is todays digital format easy to use and upload, but enhancing the pixels to get deeper richer colors is as easy as the click of a button.
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boca executive realty: Photo Basics For Real Estate - 10/14/08 03:40 PM
If you are a Realtor in Palm Beach County you've probably seen my work as a photographer, but those who know me well, those who know me as a Realtor at Boca Executive Realty know my keen eye as a photographer comes from understanding what the home buyer should see or not see in a real estate photo.
I am often very frustrated when I can't see photo on-line. Frankly, it denies me the opportunity to sell a house. In todays market there is for posting a listing without a photo.
Here are some basic photo tips that will help.
More is … (4 comments)

boca executive realty: San Matera Homes For Sale - 06/09/08 01:41 PM

San Matera built by Kolter sits on 70 acres, San Matera at The Gardens is located near The Gardens Mall off PGA Boulevard. The community features two and three bedroom apartment style homes and 2 models of the 3 bedroom town homes. The community also features a three building amenity center including a multifunction room with bar and fireplace, a billiards room, business center, conference rooms, racquetball court, fitness center, tennis courts, community pool, Jacuzzi and more. San Matera homes floor plans feature high ceilings and spectacular views. There are 4 two bedroom models, 3 three bedroom models, and 2 … (0 comments)

boca executive realty: New Haven Homes For Sale - 06/09/08 01:21 AM
New Haven is one of the communities that make up the Abacoa area of Jupiter. New Haven is located at the Northeast corner of Donald Ross road and Military Trail. It is next to Beacon Cove Elementary and behind Greenwich. New Haven was one of the first communities built in Abacoa (built in 1998)  and features mature tree lines, wide streets and a distinct Northern style feel to the neighborhood. The community offers both single family homes (appx. 400) and townhouses (appx. 100).

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boca executive realty: Barclay Club - Pga National Homes For Sale - 06/05/08 12:29 PM
The Barclay Club has one and two-story homes. There are  2 and 3 bedroom homes with attached garages. Many homes offer golf, water or both golf and water views.  There is a community clubhouse and pool. These distinctive homes overlooking the Haig and General golf. Homes in the Barclay Club are in the $ 400,000.00 price range. PGA Community Overview
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boca executive realty: PGA NATIONAL HAS MAJOR RENOVATION - 06/04/08 02:40 AM
For years PGA NATIONAL has been a destination resort spa and golf course community in Palm Beach Gardens, but in recent years one of the challenges has been to purchase a home that has been maintained and upgraded in keeping with the standards of the surrounding community such as the newer homes In Mirasol and Mirabella at Mirasol. With the over 190 PGA National homes currently featured on our website there is surely a deal to be had. The great news for prospective PGA NATIONAL homeowners is that the club has recently completed it's 47 million dollar renovation and will continue adding millions … (0 comments)

boca executive realty: PGA NATIONAL MIGHT BE THE PERFECT COMMUNITY - 05/28/08 11:52 PM
PGA NATIONAL located in Palm Beach Gardens continues to reign supreme even after 20 years. While there are numerous new golf and country clubs that have built near PGA NATIONAL the golf courses, the newly remodedl spa and clubhouse and the inviting policies at PGA NATIONAL continue to draw new homeowners. The community is ideal for owner/investors, seasonal owners, and full time residents. Club membership is not required but the costs for membership are reasonable and there are 4 levels of membership. PGA NATIONAL HOMES FOR SALE … (0 comments)

boca executive realty: Mirabella At Mirasol- A Hidden Jewel - 05/28/08 11:44 PM
Mirabella at Mirasol might be one of the most overlooked jewels in the Palm Beach Gardens luxury home market. These homes are inside of Mirasol Golf and Country Club and features spacious 3, 4, and 5 bedrooms homes. Mirabella residents are not required to join the main club at Mirasol and have use of their own 8500 square foot club plus community pool and other amenities. Here is a list of homes for sale in mirabella and a supporting community video Mirabella homes for sale … (0 comments)

 
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