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September 2008

Found 8 blog entries for September 2008.

You have found the perfect Boca Raton real estate that you want to call home and are ready to write the purchase offer. But what is included in this document? The purchase offer must include the earnest money offer by the purchaser, the address of the property, the sale price, terms of the proposed sale, tentative date for closing, and any provisions the buyer would like to be a consideration for the purchase of the property, among other things. This can include such requirements as termite inspections and mold inspections. Specifics of the deed and the time limit the seller has to either accept the offer or make a counter offer are included as well. The purchase offer is only open for a short period of time.

 

The purchase offer is delivered to the

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One of the oldest restaurants around in Boca Raton is Arturo’s. This is a bonus stop when you are in the area looking at Boca Raton homes for your new living arrangements. You can enjoy your evening by having dinner at the establishment that has Italian fare you will surely love. This restaurant is known for the traditional Italian dishes they serve as well as the tremendous selection of seafood.

 Florida's first Glatte Kosher Restaurant

You may want to visit Florida’s first Glatt Kosher restaurant, Falafel Armon, too. This is the oldest of this type in the county of Palm Beach. This is one stop you will truly enjoy after spending a day looking at Boca Raton homes! The recipes are old family ones that have been handed down for many generations. The dishes from Israel are sure to please your

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When you are in the neighborhood, looking at Boca Raton homes or just spending the day with family or friends, one excursion I would recommend is visiting the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Boca Raton Real Estate - Museum of ArtThis is a museum that the children will certainly enjoy, with their wide range of exhibitions, educational programs, and studio art classes; this makes for one of the best choices around for learning about Boca Raton’s history. There are several works here by famous artists such as Degas and Picasso. The works of Louise Nevelson and Andy Warhol are also on the agenda.

 

Consider visiting the Dagger Wing Nature Center too, which encompasses thirty-nine acres of natural swampland. Crawling with wildlife and birds, this natural swamp is one of the best places to learn

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The month of August 2008, brought a notable number of sales and a substantial number of listings throughtout the Central and West Boca Raton real estate area.  The number of days the properties took to sell were significantly less than those on the East side of Boca.  Similarly, the projected number of months those still active will take to sell is also considerably less than those on the East side of Boca, but also are priced less and are without the waterfront and other highly desireable locations.

Below you will see a chart which outlines the activity within the Central and West Boca area of Boca Raton real estate - these are all homes located West of Military Trail.  I will be providing this information on a monthly basis, so please save this as a

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Here are the numbers behind the August 2008 Boca Raton real estate market.  This shows the activity within the single family homes and condos/townhomes in the East Boca Raton area - which includes all homes between Military Trail and the Atlantic Ocean.

East Boca Raton Real Estate Market Conditions ~ August 2008

As you can see from this chart, both home types are selling at a steady rate, being indicative of the market conditions we have been seeing for the past several months.  Properties that are priced well, just as in any hot or cold market, will sell quicker than those over-priced. 

Twelve of the homes sold during the month of August were listed over $1,000,000 - six of them condos and six single family homes.  One of these homes, located at 760 Havana Drive, within the exclusive Carribean Keys, a 

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It is my pleasure to introduce to you this distinguished Boca Raton gated community called Long Lake Estates.  One of the most prominent features of this outstanding community is the privacy you will find within each homesite, being at least one acre or more.  Approximately 70 of these estate homes are on the large lakes, which wrap around the community giving meaning behind the community's name.

Long Lake Estates is a very family-oriented development which began construction in the mid-1970's, although homes are still being constructed within the community.  The most recent home was completed earlier this year which offers over 9,000 square feet of living area, six bedrooms, seven and a half baths and a five bay garage.  The home also boasts a

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Boca Raton, FL Skyline

Boca Raton was originally listed as Boca Ratones in the early maps of the area and was the center of a Florida land boom in 1925. Addison Mizner, an American architect, became fascinated with Mediterranean Revival style architecture, and upon moving to Florida (for his health) formed the Mizner Development Company. This company, with its cast of investors, were to buy the city of Boca Raton, FL and change it from a small unincorporated area to an upscale resort. It was referred to as the “Venice of the Atlantic

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Presenting my newest listing located at 10076 Aqua Vista Way within the gated community of Meadow Lakes. 

This beautiful and spacious Azalea Model home features a large screened pool and entertaining area, which will be put to use easily with this home being situated on the end of a dead-end street, affording you with plenty of parking for your guests. 

The master bedroom features two large walk-in closests, a very spacious master bathroom with a separate Jacuzzi tub and dual vanities.  Ceramic tile, volume ceilings and a beautiful open kitchen overlooking the private pool and tropical gardens are all at your fingertips.  All windows throughout the home have hurricane protection in place. 

Make this home yours today!  Contact me for your

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