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October 2008

Found 10 blog entries for October 2008.

Featured Listing

 

Boca Raton FL Real Estate

 

This house is absolute perfection, move right in! Additional features include extensive built-ins within the family room, study and master bedroom, custom floor-length draperies and silhouette window blinds, Saturnia floors in main living areas, and carpet in bedrooms.

 

 

The first floor includes the master bedroom suite with an impressive built-in wall unit/entertainment center, two custom fitted walk-in closets, and a spectacular master bath with separate Jacuzzi tub and dual vanities and extensive cabinetry. There is even a washer/dryer in the master suite in addition to the full 2nd floor laundry room!  An office/library on the first floor has been customized with built-in wood cabinetry.

 

 

The second

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If you have decided to put your Boca Raton, FL house on the market there are a few things you can do to spruce it up a bit and make it more attractive to prospective buyers. There are many things that people do not consider when they are readying their home for viewing. The following should help to get your Boca Raton, FL real estate in shape for buyers who will be inspecting the home.

                             Boca Raton Real Estate Home Staging

 

Look at your home through the eyes of the buyer. If you were thinking of purchasing this home, what do you like about it and what do you dislike? Focus on what you can do to improve the look to someone who is considering buying the home.

 

Let go of your Boca Raton, FL house before it is sold. If you start preparing yourself

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Boca Raton Real Estate Featured Country Club

The Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club is one of the few, private, "by invitation only", clubs in the Boca Raton real estate area that is overseen by its many members.  An elite Country Club of South Florida, is superbly located, south of the Boca Raton Hotel & Club, west of the Intracoastal Waterway and North of the Hillsboro River, being well positioned also to the Federal Highway to the west. 

Deriving its name from the towering Royal Palms that bordered Camino Real, the site where the Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club was to be built back in 1958 was originally owned Mr. Arthur Vining Davis, Chairman of The Aluminum Company of America.   Since then, the Robert Trent Jones golf course has undergone a massive facelift, being renovated in 2002 by

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                  ~ Boca West Country Club ~

 Boca Raton Real Estate

Welcome to this fantastic light, bright and spacious three bedroom, two and a half bath garden condo in the renowned Boca West Country Club.  This second floor unit boasts soaring cathedral ceilings, large living room, ceramic-tiled floors, southern exposure and serene views of the lake from your screened balcony. 

Boca West Country Club is one of Boca's premier clubs located in the heart of Boca Raton!    Featuring 4 signature golf courses as well as 30 har tru tennis courts. Full social and recreational amenities, fitness center/ spa, a choice of dining options. A family friendly community in central Boca!  Also available as a furnished seasonal rental at $3,500/month.

For more information on this

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                     ~ Utopia Found ~

          

Step inside and gasp at the Gulf view! Inspired alteration of the floor plan and every upgrade or luxurious improvement ever desired has been added...with taste and flair! This rare end unit of 3 bedrooms plus a den and 3 1/2 baths is so inviting you'll want to move right in.

Elegant but crisp and spare decor in neutrals invites the outdoors in. The flow of the floor plan allows for many family combinations. Gourmet kitchen with custom dining area coordinates with the granite counter choice and white cabinets. All drawers have custom separators, and the home, with saturnia marble flooring, is overflowing with custom built-ins, art lighting and cabinetry. Nothing in the decor design has been

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Deciding on the area your Boca Raton real estate was to be located took some time. A hard choice deciding between a gated community or a waterfront home (or both!) was made. Now finally, you have found the home of your dreams! After searching and looking at home after home for the past days or weeks, you finally decided this was the one. Your first step is making an offer on this beautiful piece of Boca Raton real estate. The purchase offer is an important part of your home buying process. In today’s economy, the buyer has the upper hand in much of the transactions happening not only in Boca Raton and other Palm Beach County cities, but throughout North America.  As a buyer, you are in a great position in getting a fantastic home at a very affordable

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The month of September 2008, brought a good number of sales and another month of substantial new listings throughtout the Central and West Boca Raton real estate area.  The number of days the condo/townhome properties took to sell were significantly more than single family homes, which were (on average) more than 40 days less than last months numbers. 

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.      Boca Raton Real Estate

I will be providing this information on a monthly basis, so please save this as a bookmarked site so that you will be able to visit often and watch the market trends as they happen. 

If you are in the market for purchasing

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Below are the statistics behind the September 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.

      Boca Raton Real Estate

When comparing these numbers to August 2008, the number of both new listings and sold listings dropped slightly this month, however, where the average sold price and number of days the condos/townhomes were on the market had a turn for the better.  The average sold price of the 44 condos/townhomes in Boca Raton, FL, was $408,347, versus $334,397 last month and the average number of days each of these condos/townhomes were on the market as active dropped from 242 to 200.

If you have any

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If you have found the Boca Raton real estate you are ready to buy, the first order of business is a purchase offer. A spoken offer is not a legal offer when it comes to the real estate market. The seller of the home and the prospective purchaser must have a written contract specifying terms of the offer as well as the purchase terms. This is the standard procedure for making an offer on a home you want to purchase even if you are willing to pay the asking price or pay with no financing.

 

The purchase offer must be written to the specifics of the state in which you live. Boca Raton real estate is subject to the State of Florida rules and regulations. The purchase order is filled out with the specifics and is usually only open for a short period of

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Boca Raton is the high class society with many affluent families. The high income levels are proof of this. Forbes Magazine has said that Boca Raton real estate is the site of three out of ten exclusive gated communities in the United States.

Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club, Boca Raton Real Estate Gated Community

Boca Raton, FL is a diverse city with a population of 74,764 as of the last census which was in 2000. Of this amount of the population 90.75% was white, 3.76% African American, 0.16 Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.39% from other nationalities. 1.90% are mixed with two or more races.

 

Estimates in 2006 put the median income of Boca Raton real estate owners and occupants at $66,052. This was for a household and the family median income was $90,725. Of this amount males

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