February 2016

Found 21 blog entries for February 2016.

Just Listed 1330 Turnbridge Dr., Jupiter FL

This brand new Windsor Park duplex townhouse is loaded with upgrades. This lovely home features a charming front porch that is the perfect place to relax on a Saturday morning and chat with the neighbors walking by. Inside of the home you will find a bright open floor plan with Hickory wood flooring throughout the downstairs, plantation shutters throughout and electric privacy shades on the back sliders. Through the front door lies the comfortable family and dining space. The kitchen is open to this area and also provides plenty of space with an abundance of quality cabinetry with soft close feature and roll out shelving to maximize your organizational space. The kitchen boasts top of the line stainless Whirlpool appliance package, kitchen desk area,

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Recently, a Manalapan estate was listed for a record $195,000,000, which is the highest asking price ever recorded in Palm Beach County's history. 

The 16-acre estate sits at 2000 S. Ocean Blvd, just north of the Boyton Inletand the property boasts an extravagant 33 bedrooms.

The property also includes 1,200 feet of private ocean frontage, which makes the property that much more valuable. 

Interestingly, Zillow has estimated this property's value as at a mere $68,000,000, which is quite far away from the property's listed price of $195 million.

The most expensive house ever listed in palm beach county prior to this listing was a home sale on Palm Beach Island. The seller was Donald Trump, who sold the property to the famous Russian

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A new development project could be coming to Palm Beach Gardens. The Avenir development project will encompass the western end of Palm Beach Gardens and the plan has recently been submitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The project is being preposed by Landmark Development of Coral Gables FL.

Avenir will be located on 4,763 acre north of Northlake Boulevard and south of Beeline highway. The projected is slated to have 3,250 homes, including 250 to be designated for affordable/workforce housing. The project will also have 2 million square feet of office, including 200,000 square feet of medical office space. There will also be 400,000 square feet of retail space, 300 hotel rooms, 20 acres for community agriculture, 15 acres for

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$1 Billion impact on Palm Beach County's Industry


Recently it was announced that Palm Beach County will be getting a new development project along Seminole Pratt and Whitney Road in the Acreage. 

The project is being touted as the new downtown of Central Palm Beach County. The project will consist of 4,546 homes, 2.1 million square feet of commercial property, a 3,000-student university, and a hotel consisting of 150 units, which would be built on 3800 acres north of Okeechobee Boulevard. 

One of the most exciting aspects of this new development project will be the thousands of jobs that will also come with the development project over the next two decades and should have an impact of one billion dollars. 

Supporters of the project are saying that this is the type of planned growth that

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Celine Dion listed her Jupiter Island mansion for $72.5 million in 2013, and has recently reduced its price to $45.5 Million, which is a reduction of $27 million. 

The 5.7 acre property sports a 10,000 square foot home with five bedrooms, an elevator, and a media room. The mansion was built in 2010 by Celine and her late husband Rene. The property also boasts and right bedroom guest house, a water park, pool house, beach house, and a tennis pavilion and simulated golf range. 

The property has been re-listed with a new brokerage who believes that the $45.5 price point is the right price to sell the property. It is hard to value a property like this because there are only about half a dozen or so potential buyers for a property of this magnitude. 

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6801 Eastpoint Pines Street Front of House

Enjoy Country Club living at it's finest for just a fraction of the cost! This home is a fantastic pool home in the prestigious gated golf course community of Eastpointe Country Club. This home is situated on almost 1/3 of an acre, and features a private backyard with a screened in patio, pool with spa, and cable ready wet bar. The kitchen is open to the family room and features granite countertops, cherrywood cabinets, and double pantry doors. The hardwood stairs lead up to 4 spacious bedrooms including a master suite featuring two walk in closets, double door entry to master bath with his and hers pedestal sinks and tiled walk in open shower. Guest bathroom features dual vanity. Eastpointe is a guarded and gated community located in highly sought

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The annual Jupiter Seafood Festival is here! 

The Jupiter Seafood Festival is two days of fresh seafood, live music, nautical arts and crafts vendors, and kids activities'. 

Come out and taste some of Northern Palm Beach County’s fresh seafood while walking around Carlin park. Visit the website www.jupiterseafoodfestival.net for more information along with their Facebook Page for continuous updates. Admission is $10 and kids under 12  are free! Don’t miss out on this awesome extravaganza that has become a tradition in this area!

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1508 Ocean Way Front of House

Just steps to the beach in desirable Olympus in Jupiter! This home was newly constructed in 2012 and built with every attention to detail, using only the finest appointments. This 4 bedroom 3 and a half bath home offers a spacious 3251 square feet of air conditioned space. Great curb appeal and a convenient circular driveway with LED pavers capture the eye. Solid Mahogany arched double doors welcome you in. Bright and open split floor plan with porcelain tile floors throughout, crown molding, solid core doors, custom built in wet bar in the great room and entertainment center in the family room.

Double walk in closets with a vanity in the master suite, and a luxurious master bath with Onyx counters and walk in seamless glass shower with a cabana

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Recently, the ultra exclusive Seminole Golf Course in Juno Beach has been named among the world's best golf courses by Golf Digest.

This private course took the 28th spot out of 100 on the magazine's annual list of the world's best golf courses. There was not other Florida course that ranked higher.

Local tourism officials have dubbed Palm Beach County as Florida's gold capital due the the county being the home of 160 public and private gold courses and Seminole is the crown jewel of the courses located within the county.

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"When is a good time to buy a home?" is a question that I am often asked. The answer depends on where the buyer is at in their life. 

The first step you should take if you are thinking about buying a home is to make sure that you are prepared financially. Once you're financially prepared, you can then make your decision based upon several factors.

Ideally, the best time to purchase a home is when interest rates are low, when it's a buyers market and when the move fits your current situation, such as before your children start the new school year. 

Below are some tips on when it might be the best time for you to purchase a home:

1. Getting the Best Interest Rate

Interest rates will affect your monthly house payment, so it is

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