South Florida Market Update - 2017While much of South Florida has been a red hot seller’s market over the first half of 2017, home price gains are starting to slow a bit according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index.

In both January and February, home prices in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties jumped 6.7% compared to the first two months in 2016, and in March, the year-over-year increase dropped slightly, but still reached 6%.

Now, newly released figures posted another slight drop compared to the first three months of 2017, registering just a 5.4% increase when looking at the numbers from April 2016 and April 2017.

In Boca Raton and much of the surrounding South Florida area, strong demand and limited inventory are undoubtedly the two primary driving forces…

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Summer is officially here, and just as the weather is heating up, so is the Boca Raton real estate market. Florida Realtors® has released its report for May 2017, and the statistics show that both buyers and sellers can thrive right now in our local area — with the guidance of a qualified agent, that is.

Whether you’re looking for a condo by the beach or a single family home, here’s what you need to know as we enter the summer season.

Single Family Homes in Palm Beach County

The single family home market in our local area brought some notable shifts in May. Closed sales were on the rise both year-over-year and month-over-month, much to the delight of sellers. The same can be said for the median sale price, which showed a 7.9 percent increase…

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Four Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Paradise

There are plenty of reasons one would want to live in our local paradise year-round. One of them is the multitude of activities the area has to offer, particularly when there’s a holiday.

Independence Day is right around the corner, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Boca Raton and surrounding areas. Here are four of our agent’s favorite local events where you can enjoy the holiday with family and friends. The best part? They’re all free!

Fabulous Fourth Celebration in Boca Raton

This exciting event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Listen to the live band while the kids have fun on the giant slide and rides, including the Shock Wave and Pirates Revenge. Fireworks start at 9:30 and close out an exciting evening. There’s…

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My listing at 6528 Via Rosa in Villa Rosa at  Boca Pointe just sold for $367,500.00.  The asking price was $365,000.00.  The seller wanted to move quickly.  We took the time to prepare the home by decluttering and preparing it for professional photos and for sale.  After a price evaluation, and pricing it just right, this lovely home sold above asking price with multiple offers after only 8 days on the market.

Located in beautiful Villa Flora at Boca Pointe, this spacious one story 3/2 features high ceilings, skylights, and walk-in closets with excellent built-ins. The spacious, warm and inviting kitchen has been recently renovated with granite counter tops, solid wood cabinets, large farm sink, stainless steel appliances and walk-in pantry. The…

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There’s nothing a dog owner loves more than spending time with his or her pup. For that reason, dog lovers are always looking for local pet-friendly spots. Our Boca Raton real estate agents know the local area better than anyone, and we’re committed to sharing that expertise with our clients  — and their dogs, too! 

One of the biggest concerns buyers have when searching for a home is the proximity to conveniences, like restaurants. For dog lovers, being near eateries that allow pets is a major plus. If you’re interested in sharing a delicious meal with your pooch, these dog-friendly restaurants in Boca Raton and nearby areas are for you:

  • Boston’s on the Beach in Delray Beach. Downtown Delray Beach is one of the best spots in South Florida for…

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It should serve as no surprise to Delray Beach residents that downtown’s Atlantic Avenue was named one of America’s 10 best urban shopping streets by USA Today. The street attracts locals and tourists alike, offering much more than just shops.

For those who aren’t familiar with the area, our Delray Beach real estate agents can point you towards the best spots on the nationally recognized shopping district. Here are some reasons why Atlantic Avenue earned a spot on USA Today’s list.

What’s to Love About Atlantic Avenue?

As the Delray Beach street was recognized for its fantastic shopping opportunities, it makes sense to start there. A mixture of chain stores and boutique shops ensure that there is something for everyone. Locals sell their…

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Buying a Boca Home During the SummerDespite the popular belief that there are better times of the year to buy a new home or condo than others, each season has different pros and cons that every Boca home buyer should consider before beginning a search. In general, the spring season is usually the busiest time of the year for the housing market, not just here in the Boca Raton area, but also all over the country. And while buyers may be presented with more inventory from early March to late May, they may also be facing stronger competition from other buyers as well, which could drive up the price or how much you eventually pay. 

But with the spring of 2017 in the rearview mirror and the calendar now having reached the halfway point of June, the weather is really starting to heat up and…

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Boca Condos with an Ocean ViewWhile every individual home or condo buyer has his or her own wish list of demands, direct beach access and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean are usually a top priority here in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida, which shouldn't come as a major surprise.  

As an established seaside destination for vacation home buyers, retirees, or simply anyone who wants to take advantage of the year-round sunshine and warm tropical climate, there’s certainly no shortage of spectacular waterfront condos for sale in Boca Raton, or even throughout the rest of Palm Beach County for that matter. But just like in every housing market across the country, some locations, or some Boca Raton condo buildings more specifically, tend to stand out above the rest, ultimately providing…

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