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How to look coastal-chic on the island

Nowhere tastefully whispers “coastal chic” quite like Palm Beach. Our seaside town is known for perfect weather, some seriously impressive real estate, and, of course, its signature preppy-yet-colorful, sophisticated style. Worth Avenue and the rest of the island is the perfect runway for bold prints [...]

Are You Down with Real Estate Slang?

Here’s a list of some real estate “buzz words” and what they really mean:

Cozy: Snug, comfortable, and homey are the dictionary definitions. But in real estate speak,  it means tiny and cramped.

Charming: Could be old. The home might look cool, but we’re talking period detail from the early 1900s. Think repair and renovations.

Starter [...]

Who You Gonna' Call?

As you learn what to look for in a Realtor®, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer, carefully vet your choice. You don’t want to be oversold on a mortgage or pushed into a home that you aren’t quite sure about. This is the largest purchase you’ll likely ever make. You don’t want to pay more than you have [...]

SunFest in West Palm Beach - May 3-6 2018

Each year in May, the waterfront in West Palm Beach is home to SunFest. SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and arts event – a premium festival with top-rated bands for all ages and genres, with fabulous food and incredible art. Get down to the beat, be seen at the scene on the floating bars, or rock out next to three live [...]

Jupiter: Where You Can Dine Under the Stars WITH Stars

Recently, the Palm Beach Post reviewed 1000 North, the new buzzed-about restaurant in Jupiter. Here’s a look at the buzz:

You may be tempted to refer to “1000 North on the Jupiter waterfront as “the Michael Jordan restaurant.” After all, the former NBA superstar is the most famous partner of the high-profile partners at 1000 North, which [...]

Touring a Home - What You Need to Know

Plenty of buyers have overlooked a gem because of bad wallpaper or dated furniture.  Others have allowed themselves to be seduced by fancy wallpaper and furniture in a home that otherwise didn’t satisfy their needs. The challenge is to make sure you’re seeing each home objectively.  Here are some [...]

Real Estate Term of the Day

Most of us have heard the word “contingency” and think we know what it means. In real estate, contingencies can make or break a deal. Let’s see how.

con·tin·gen·cy

/k?n'tinj?ns?

noun

a future event or circumstance that is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.

"a detailed contract that attempts to provide for all possible [...]

Of Course, We Live in One of the TOP DESTINATIONS of 2018!

Not to toot our own horn or high-five each other or give ourselves a ‘thumbs up,’ but we are PROUD to be named one of Forbes Travel Guide’s 18 Top Destinations of 2018. Among fabulous places like Abu Dhabi, New Orleans, Prague, Marrakech, Asheville, and others, Palm Beach County made the famed list for 2018.  Touting our rich culture, new [...]

Celebrate Women's History Month This March And Always

Sure, March means spring and shamrocks, but did you know that March is Women’s History Month? The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating [...]