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Buyers and Sellers

Offering tips, insights, and information including the trends of homebuyers and sellers in Jupiter, Tequesta, Palm Beach Gardens, and the surrounding communities.

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Palm Beach County School Registration

As August rapidly approaches, getting ready for school is on the minds of Palm Beach County parents and students. Students in Palm Beach County head back to school on August 15th, seemingly earlier than years past. For those that are new to the area or have relocated within Palm Beach County and plan on attending public school, it is important to make sure that your completed registration packet is submitted to the school district.

I recently moved, but still live within the Palm Beach County School District…

The New and Returning Student Registration for the Palm Beach County School District can be found here. If you have recently moved and your child is transitioning to a different school within the Palm Beach County School District, you will

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Trump National Jupiter

Jupiter, Florida is home to some of the most prestigious golf communities in the United States. One of the more recent additions to the Jupiter area is the exclusive Trump National Jupiter. This gated community, located off of Donald Ross Road just west of the Intracoastal Waterway, is an enclave of some of the most impressive real estate and private club memberships Jupiter has to offer.

Trump National Jupiter boasts homes designed in Addison Mizner’s Spanish-Mediterranean architecture. The 200+ acre community was originally developed in 2002 with many of the homes being completed by 2006. Inside these exclusive properties, it is common to find the finest finishes including marble floors, coffered ceilings, stone fireplaces, theater rooms, summer

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Tequesta in the Top Safest Florida Cities

The Village of Tequesta ranked #12 in the Top 100 Safest Florida Cities according to a study by Alarm System Reviews. This evaluation focused on communities with 2,500 residents or more taking into account reported violent and property crimes. Taking these factors into consideration, crime rates were compared to other Florida towns.

The Village of Tequesta has remained a popular place to live since its inception in the 1950s. Originally planned around the Tequesta Country Club and incorporated in 1957, the Village of Tequesta is the place 5,844 lucky residents call home. In this quaint coastal town, residents enjoy living along the riverfront, beautiful parks, boating, and fishing.

We have always been fans of the amenities Tequesta has to offer.

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Screen Enclosure Trends in Real Estate

We are always willing to share tips and trends with our clients looking to buy and sell local real estate. One question we have been asked lately from our buyers is whether or not the property has a screen-enclosed patio.  Once a standard for a back porch in the 1960s and 1970s, screen enclosures provided a way to allow fresh air and natural ventilation free from outside pests in homes that did not originally have air conditioning. With air conditioning becoming a standard feature in South Florida homes in the late 1970s, many homebuyers started removing these screens to simplify home maintenance. We have seen the trend of screen enclosures circle back around not only for personal taste, but also for health and safety reasons. A recent article in

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Hurricane Preparations 2016

Today is the official start of the 2016 hurricane season; for those looking to purchase or sell a home during hurricane season, there are a few things you should know. While everyone should strive to take the normal precautions with an emergency kit, evacuation plan, and list of emergency contact numbers, those who are under contract on either side of a real estate transaction should include these steps to ensure the safety of their current or future home.

1. Talk to your Realtor®

The Realtors® on both sides of the transaction are communicating regularly to guide everyone through the purchase and sale process. Both Realtors® should be open about the efforts being taken to protect the home from possible wind damage. Any wind or rain damage that

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We Love Jupiter, Florida

We love living in South Florida, specifically northern Palm Beach and southern Martin Counties. We make this statement often and with passion, which often evokes the question ‘why do you love to live there?’ by those who are not as familiar with the area. Fair enough. When we take a step back to list all of the reasons why we love this area, it sounds as though we live on vacation.

You’re never too far from the water

There are numerous communities and neighborhoods that offer diverse waterfront experiences, but one of the greatest things about living in this area is you are never too far from the water. Jupiter, Tequesta, and Hobe Sound enjoy the scenery along the Loxahatchee River. Kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, and water sports are

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The Loxahatchee River is 7.6 miles of ever changing wide water views, wildlife and sunsets flowing through Jupiter, Tequesta, southern Martin County, and parts of unincorporated Palm Beach County. The Loxahatchee River begins at Riverbend Park, famous for south Florida pioneer Trapper Nelson, and flows out to the Atlantic Ocean via the Jupiter Inlet. The Loxahatchee River is often referred to as “wild and scenic”; a phrase that comes to life in the daily experiences of those who call the river home.

The Loxahatchee River shorelines have been prime waterfront real estate for years. If you are thinking about purchasing or building a home on the water, why consider the Loxahatchee River?

Old-Florida style with new construction options

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Hidden Bridge Estates Jupiter, Florida

The perfect hybrid of country and city, Hidden Bridge Estates is an exclusive community of 16 custom homes tucked away in the natural preserves of Jupiter, Florida. Hidden Bridge Estates, located off of Island Way, offers new construction bringing the privacy and respite of one-acre lot estates to the amenities of being in town. This tranquil neighborhood features 24-hour gated security, natural preserves, and sparkling lakes.

Six lots are still available and ready for construction for a model home or custom build. Multiple existing luxury home designs and custom designs are available through OnShore Construction beginning at 4,200 square feet increasing to 6,300 square feet, each with a series of custom options to make the home accommodate your

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Realtor or Real Estate Agent

Believe it or not, there is a difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor®. A recent episode of ABC’s Modern Family added humor to the situation:

So what is the difference exactly? A Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and held to a strict Code of Ethics. The complete Code of Ethics is outlined on NAR’s website. Realtors® can be real estate sales associates, brokers, property managers, or appraisers whose practices are accountable by the standards and principles laid out by NAR. Violating these principles can have serious consequences to the licensee. The use of a Realtor® adds an additional level of responsibility in upholding the right to own property.

We enjoy real estate humor and appreciate the

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Shores Pointe Jupiter

Shores Pointe, the latest Pulte Homes project in Jupiter, will be having a grand opening celebration this Saturday, May 14th. The gated community features 31 new construction homes ranging in size from 2,488 to over 4,345 square feet. There are five home designs to choose from starting from two-bedrooms going up to seven-bedrooms. Backed by the solid reputation of Pulte Homes construction, each exterior will have unique architectural details in the one- and two-story designs. A variety of features are available from energy-efficient options, high-end gas appliances and granite countertops to coffered ceilings with additional upgrades upon request.

Shores Pointe is conveniently located on Central Boulevard in Jupiter, just minutes from shopping,

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