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August 2017

Found 10 blog entries for August 2017.

New Construction Homes in Delray BeachIt’s been a pretty good year for the Palm Beach County real estate market overall, especially for anyone in the market for a higher-end home or condo. Earlier we pointed out the challenges facing young or first-time home buyers hoping to buy new construction right now in Palm Beach County, but if you take a closer look at luxury new construction properties currently listed, especially in Delray Beach, there’s certainly plenty of options and opportunities just waiting to be had. 

From custom homes and estates to state-of-the-art condo residences with all the bells and whistles, new construction home buyers in Delray Beach are presented with lots of desirable choices, and few that are more attractive than The Metropolitan—downtown Delray Beach’s most

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Palm Beach County New Construction Homes Under $300,000As you may have perviously heard or read about in a recent article from the Sun-Sentinel, new construction single-family homes under $300,000 in both Palm Beach and Broward counties are becoming increasingly difficult to find on today’s housing market, which to active buyers already browsing what’s available, is hardly news at this point.  

So just why exactly is it so hard to find an affordable new construction home in Boca Raton or the surrounding area? Well, thanks to a very active market, labor shortages, and rising costs for land and building materials, home builders all over the South Florida region are opting to build for luxury home buyers rather than for first-time buyers or young and growing families, leaving a significant shortage of newly

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The kids are back in school and fall is nearly here — but before we put the summer months behind us, it’s time to review the newly released market report for July. Along with lots of sunshine and plenty of heat, July brought some significant shifts for our local real estate market.

As always, our Boca Raton real estate experts are here to offer some insight on what the latest Florida Realtors® report means for buyers and sellers in our local area.

Single Family Homes in Palm Beach County

Just like in June, the biggest shifts year-over-year for Palm Beach County’s single family homes market were for median sale price and median days to contract. Though the median sale price rose by 6 percent year-over-year, there was a slight drop

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Just Listed! A 3BR Condo at 3211 S Ocean Blvd PH-3, in Villa Mare in Highland Beach

List price: $915,000.00

Rare penthouse unit in Villa Mare Condo. Flooded with light from the floor to ceiling windows in each room, showcasing the Intracoastal, city and ocean views. Wrap-around balcony with accordion shutters. 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with over 2500 SqFt of living space. Completely renovated kitchen with contemporary cabinetry, white quartz counter tops and new appliances. Spacious master bedroom with his and her bathrooms, and 2 walk-in closets. Laundry room with side by side washer and dryer.  Modern 32 x 32 inch white porcelain high gloss tiles throughout the main living area. A/C system replaced 2013 and hot water heater 2014. 2 garage parking

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Boynton Beach Golf Course Commuities When it comes to investing in a true Florida lifestyle, you can't go wrong with some of the region’s best golf course communities. Here in Boynton Beach, that often means taking a close look at a select number of communities that not only cater to luxury homes and an upscale setting, but also those that add in the extra amenities desired by the buyers who truly want it all. So if a luxury golf course home with all the bells and whistles is the ultimate goal when browsing Boynton Beach homes for sale, here are just a few quick suggestions on where to begin your search: 

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Golf & Country Club enjoys a reputation as one of the most exclusive private country clubs in Boynton Beach. Home to two-dozen villages, from estate sized and

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19645 Estuary front

My listing at 19645 Estuary Drive in Saturnia in Boca Raton just sold for $689,000. The asking price was $699,000 and we sold for close to 99% of the asking price. 

My sellers bought this house in 2006. Now that they are empty-nesters, they decided to sell and move on to a different community.

Located in West Boca's desirable neighborhood of Saturnia, this two story home features 5 bedrooms and 4 and a half baths. Outside you find a covered patio overlooking a custom heated pool and spa with rock waterfall, meticulous landscaping, and an expansive estuary with fountain. 

The gated community of Saturnia offers resort style living without the fees associated with a country club. The amenities include a community pool, tennis, clubhouse, and

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A community with a prime central Boca Raton location, bountiful greenery, unmatched amenities, and an ideal balance between being close-knit and offering privacy? If it sounds like we just described your dream community, you’re in luck. All of the aforementioned attributes depict life in Millpond, and with the help of a Boca Raton real estate agent, you can experience this one-of-a-kind lifestyle.

A Serene Escape in the City

A quiet life in the city may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s exactly what this fabulous Boca Raton community offers. Its desirable location just off of St Andrews Avenue between Glades Road and Yamato Road, means residents are never far from restaurants, shops, entertainment, major highways, and even A-rated schools.

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Boca Raton Homes For Sale Near Spanish River High SchoolIt often feels like summers here in Boca Raton fly by much faster than any other season, and this past summer was certainly no different. Now over a week into August, stores are finally gearing back up for annual back-to-school sales, and many home buyers still in the market for a new place to live are likely scrambling to find something that fits all their needs and wants before the busy fall schedule arrives, which as we all know will undoubtedly be here before we know it.

In recognition of school once again starting back up in Boca, we thought providing potential home buyers a way to search homes near one of the area’s top schools felt appropriate. In general, it’s definitely not uncommon for buyers with kids to specifically seek out a home that offers

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House Hunting Back To school

If you’ve visited your local supermarket in recent weeks, you’ve probably noticed the tell-tale signs that school is about to begin: colorful notebooks lining the shelves, shopping lists placed out front, and parents and kids racing through the aisles to get every item. While this marks a busy and exciting time for most individuals with school-aged children, it may raise some concerns for those parents who are also knee-deep in house hunting.

If summer got away from you before you located the ideal home, our Boca Raton real estate agents have three helpful tips for house hunting during the back-to-school season. 

1. Research the School Zones

When making a move with school-aged children in tow, their educational needs often becomes the most

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Newport Bay Club Homes For Sale Newport Bay Club is widely considered to be a top place to live in Boca Raton, offering the privacy and added security that only a guard-gated community can provide, as well as all the awesome lifestyle amenities you’d expect from a premier country club in Palm Beach County, only without the mandatory equity fees. 

Perfectly positioned between the St. Andrews Country Club, the Polo Club, Broken Sound Country Club, and Woodfield Country Club, Newport Bay Club in Boca is highly-praised for it’s ideal location, which puts residents just minutes from championship golfing, several major highways, a number of restaurants and coffee shops along Jog Road, and of course some of South Florida’s most spectacular beaches as well. 

But when it comes to upside,

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