December 2014

Found 9 blog entries for December 2014.


The New Year is here and most of us have at least thought of one or two personal resolutions or goals for the new year.  If you are a renter, it has probably crossed your mind that you would like to someday own your own home.  We have partnered up with Family Mortgage to come up with some helpful tips to make this goal a reality in 2015. 

Did you know that 65% of households in the US are owner-occupied while 35% are renters.  The largest group of renters are between the ages of 30 to 44 years old as stated by NMHC tabulation of 2013 American Community Survey. After doing some research we found that home owners pay on average about 15 percent of their incomes on their mortgages, whereas renters pay nearly double that amount according to CNBC. 

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Steps to the Beach!  This two bedroom and three bath home in desirable Juno Beach has been completely renovated.  The community is part of old Juno with lots of character and charm ready to welcome you into the neighborhood sought after by many buyers.  Walk up to the beautiful etched glass door and enter into the open living and formal dining room.  Just past the dining room is the custom kitchen with two tone soft close cabinets, granite countertops, deep sinks and a stunning mosaic tile feature above the cooktop.  The kitchen opens up into a cozy breakfast nook and warm family room with lots of natural light shinning through the two sets of hurricane proof french doors. 

The open staircase leads to the master and second bedrooms each having their own

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The Nutcracker

This Saturday is the opening day of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker presented by the Miami City Ballet.  This holiday classic will be performed every night starting Saturday the 27th through Tuesday the 30th at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. 


Join Marie and her Nutcracker Prince as they travel through a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes, sugar plum fairies, and an epic battle between heroic toy soldiers and mischievous mice!  This lavish performance-one of the ONLY productions of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker in the nation- features magnificent scenery, elaborate costumes, and the magical music of Tchaikovsky.

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 27th @ 7:30PM

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It is the last weekend before Christmas!  Some of us have family coming into town and if you are looking for some festive things to do while they are visiting we may have some suggestions for some great South Florida happenings.

Holiday Under the Stars

The new Harbourside Place in Jupiter is having a fun event with holiday music from The Young Singers of Palm Beach and ballroom dancers from Paramount Ballroom will be there to perform beautiful dance routines.

Feeding South Florida will have a table there and are asking for locals to help support them and make others holidays extra special in ending hunger in South Florida.  Stop by for a chance to win a 1 carat diamond, valued at $5,000, courtesy of Shamrock Jewelers!  The event is from 4 to 6pm.

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The holidays are quickly coming and going, and we wouldn't want you to miss any opportunity to enjoy every second of the season!  We have put together a list of some of what we think are the most fun attractions and events coming to our area over the next couple of weeks.

Events at City Place downtown West Palm Beach:

Snowfall on the Plaza                           Mon-Wed. 6pm and 7pm, Thur-Sun. 6pm, 7pm and 8pm

Free Family Fun Fest: Winter Wonderland                                                                                                                                         Sunday, December 14 from 1pm to 4pm

  • Photos with Santa
  • Snowfalls on the plaza
  • Train Rides
  • Make toys with the Elves
  • Meet your favorite winter princesses
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Last Wednesday we had a blast mingling with all our past clients at our Holiday Client Appreciation Party.  We hope that all who came to the event enjoyed it as much as we did!  For those of you who weren't able to make it, you were surely missed.  We had some great giveaways including a gift certificate to Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, a gift certificate to SkinXpress Facial Bar and a private soccer lesson.  We were all amazed with the card tricks that the magician performed for us and how could we forget the delicious food and drinks.  It surely felt like a warm holiday gathering with all of you there, thank you again for joining us and helping us celebrate the Holiday Season!  We truly value each and every relationship that we have with all of

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This sleek and modern home has clean lines, stunning finishes and a beautiful outdoor space.  The Stockton Model home is tucked away from 95 in the Rialto Community.  With 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a den and 3 car garage the home offers a spacious floorplan with Diagonal tile throughout the living spaces and wood tile in all the bedrooms.  Impact windows throughout.  The entire interior of the home has recently been painted and updated with custom finishes which includes a mosaic tile bar and gorgeous kitchen with espresso cabinets and a neutral granite with stainless appliances including a double oven and cooktop.  All bedrooms offer built in California Closets.  Gorgeous master suite with spa like bathroom offers marble flooring, double vanity, jacuzzi

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15375 129th Place N  

Welcome to the wonderful community of Jupiter Farms and this gorgeously remodeled single story four-bedroom home. Right off the foyer the fantastic vaulted living room with beautiful bay window lets in tons of natural light. Gleaming high-end tile flooring meets your every footstep throughout this bright and open home. The kitchen with eating area, brand new stainless steel appliances, soft close drawers, custom cabinetry, and granite countertops sparkles from the extra lighting along the high ceilings down to the five-inch baseboards. The breakfast bar opens to a spacious family room and you will find the formal dining room with sliding doors to the patio on the opposite end of the kitchen.

The spacious master suite features a tray ceiling,

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Tis' the season for family gatherings, festive lights, and how could we forget the Annual Holiday Boat Parade!  This is the 20th year that the Town of Jupiter and the Marine Industries Assoication of Palm Beach County will host the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade & 15th Annual Toys for Tots Drive. Every year boats line the intracoastal with brillant lights and magical displays for family and friends to enjoy and marvel over all the well thought out themes, firework show and of course a very special appearance from Santa Claus himself!  The parade travels the Intracoastal Waterway from North Palm Beach to the grande finale at Jupiter Lighthouse.  Some of the best spots to view the parade are North Palm Beach Country Club, Juno Park, and the new Harbourside

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