May 2017

Found 8 blog entries for May 2017.

Staying Organized Living in a Smaller HomeOne of the most challenging things about living in a smaller home or condo in Jupiter is staying organized. For recent homebuyers new to living in a smaller space, or for those in the process of purchasing a smaller home who need help, these tips can help you keep a space tidy and comfortable.

Purge Often

Purging is one of the most crucial skills of small-home dwellers. For those new to small-home living, make purging a regular occurrence in the house. This may be done spontaneously at times when it seems convenient, or it may be scheduled. Make use of charities and consignment shops in the area that will give away or sell old items. This ensures that any old stuff will go to good use.

Keep Things Off the Floor

Floor space is crucial in

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Just Listed!

Here is your opportunity to own a stunning four bedroom, two bathroom home in the gated community of Woodbine. Situated in the most private section of the community, this home features an over sized fully-fenced in yard. The interior has been meticulously remodeled and includes wooden plank tile throughout the first level, brand new white cabinetry in the kitchen, granite countertops, an under mount sink and all stainless steel appliances. When you enter the front door, you will immediately notice the vaulted ceilings and natural sunlight that radiates throughout the living area. The master bedroom is located on the first floor and the second floor features three additional bedrooms, one bathroom and an oversized loft space.  A/C is

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Financial Preparation For Buying HomesBuying a home is exciting, and being prepared for it can make the experience even better. Before deciding to buy, make sure you're ready financially. Preparation can mean the difference between getting a good deal on a great place and losing out on something that would have been perfect. It's not always that dramatic, but when finances are in order, it's much easier to be more confident about moving through the home buying process. Before buying a home, focus on doing these six things:

Get That Credit Report In Order

Checking your credit report is very important. Many home buyers have been derailed by a bad credit report that they weren't aware of. There can be errors on these reports, and there can also be legitimate problems that a buyer

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 122 Palomino Drive Front Exterior

Just Listed!

This charming, updated home features private golf course and lake views. Indian Creek is a wonderful, family and pet friendly community in the heart of Jupiter. The bright and open plan offers diagonal tile throughout the main living areas, newly remodeled eat in kitchen with soft close cabinets and drawers and granite counters. Vaulted ceilings compliment the space. Generous master suite with walk in closet. Outside has been freshly painted. 2006 roof with 45 year life span. AC ducts recently cleaned. Covered screened patio in back enjoys tranquil views and setting. Pet friendly community. Low HOA fees. No mandatory membership to join. Close to shopping, beaches and restaurants.

122 Palomino Drive Interior Great Room

122 Palomino Drive Interior Kitchen

122 Palomino Drive Interior Master Bedroom

122 Palomino Drive Exterior Patio

122 Palomino Drive Exterior Back Aerial


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How to Buy and Sell a Home Simultaneously You may be in the unique position where you have to purchase a new home and sell your old property in a close amount of time. This situation can cause a range of financial and emotional problems for second-time homeowners. You are acting as the buyer and the seller while you are trying to figure out how to proceed with both transactions without putting a strain on your sanity or your finances.

Where to Start?

It is time for some serious soul-searching regarding your finances and how you want to proceed. There is no realistic way to sell a property and buy a new one on the same day. So you will have to go with one of two choices: You sell your house first and then search for a property, or you buy a house first and sell your other house a

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Food trucks aren’t just the latest trend in local eateries- they are also a fun addition to any event, be it a private birthday party or a large, local gathering. Many food trucks can be seen at various events in South Florida, especially in Palm Beach County, and many have vast social media and network followings. Free events are held continuously throughout the month featuring these meals-on-wheels, including Abacoa’s Food Truck Invasion on the second Friday of the month, and Carlin Park’s Food Truck Invasions in Jupiter,FL the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Attendees are exposed to all types of food- including burgers, ice cream, and even donuts. Whatever you’re in the mood for, chances are there’s a food truck to fit your desires.

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When Sellers Should Replace their Appliances When planning to sell a home, many people presume that they have to replace all the appliances so that the home looks updated and appealing, particularly as part of a kitchen update. In some cases, you may not have to replace appliances. Here is what you need to know about what happens to the appliances during a home sale, and how to decide which ones need an upgrade.

Which Appliances Stay With the Home?

You would be surprised to learn that there are not too many rules governing the division of appliances between buyer and seller. As a general guideline, anything that was built as a permanent fixture of the home must remain with the property. This is why ceiling fans and window treatments are typically considered fixtures, while wall sconces

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Buying a Vacant Lot Adjacent to your Home Looking for a new home to buy can sometimes lead you into finding additional deals that can make a great investment to your potential property. You may discover a great house to purchase in an ideal neighborhood that can give you all the features you need. Yet it is the adjacent property that has piqued your interest. Next to the house is a vacant lot with overgrown grass and a "For Sale" sign hanging lopsided on a post. Before leaving the showing, you may find yourself considering the possibility of buying a vacant lot.

Advantages to Buying the Vacant Lot Next Door

Many people may be turned off by the conditions of a vacant empty lot next to a house that is on the real estate listings. Yet there are many reasons why it can be a great

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