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Did you know that the Sunshine State is one of the top retirement destinations in the word? From its great weather, arts and cultural destinations, and beautiful beaches, this state proves an irresistible destination to those looking to relocate before or after retirement. However, one outstanding factor that separates Florida from the rest is the state’s tax friendliness. Take a more in-depth look at the tax breaks and financial benefits here. This is your chance to take full advantage of what Florida has to offer!

NO STATE INCOME TAX

Florida is one of only seven states that have no personal income tax. It’s no wonder residents of highly taxed states like New York find living here so attractive! For those that are still working, Florida is the best

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As we all navigate the “new normal”, future homeowners have started to navigate their own priority lists as they search for their new home. Here are three ways that sellers can attract the “new normal” homebuyer: 

Work From Home Spaces

Home offices have always been on the list for some, but now, more than ever, a dedicated space is a must have for home searchers. The new dedicated work from home workspace must be fully functionable and as impressive as a regular office space. proper seating, work surfaces, lighting, acoustics, and temperature control are all things to think about when building a home office to impress.

Reimagined Layout

For most of the Aughts, an open, multi-use, layout has been the desired floorplan, however, builders are

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The old song and dance of moving to Florida for retirement is still moving and grooving but that doesn’t mean you have to take up golf or knitting. The Sunshine State has never been more attractive for business owners to start new or bring their already accomplished Co. and Inc down south. Here are a few reasons why Florida is the haven you need for your business. 

 Tax Advantage

Florida has long been an attractive state for tax-conscious individuals and families because it doesn’t have an individual income tax. Plus, the state has garnered attention for its favorable business taxes. In 2019, the state ranked 4th on The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index, which shows how well states structure their tax systems and provide a road map

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Managing Partner of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities Rob Thomson ranked #75 on REAL Trends’ 2019 list of Top Real Estate Agents by Transaction Volume.

With a 2019 individual transaction volume of $140,958,250, Thomson specializes in luxury real estate in Jupiter, Florida. He believes in “agent specializing," an industry-leading business model to optimize agent strengths in all luxury market segments, and he oversees the company’s award winning technology & innovation-based marketing systems.

To read more about Rob Thomson, GO HERE.

For Rob Thomson’s current listings, GO HERE.

To sell or buy a home, contact the Rob Thomson Team at 561-743-0344.

 

About REAL Trends

REAL Trends has been The Trusted Source of news, analysis, and

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Palm Beach County is known as a worldwide vacation destination, but if you love temperate weather, gorgeous beaches, and amenities like golfing, fine dining, or fishing, it is also one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Based on Census and FBI data about jobs, housing, safety, amenities, affordability, diversity, education, and commute, 3 out of 10 of the “Best Places to Live in Florida” are actually located in Palm Beach County – Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, and Tequesta.

Palm Beach

Palm Beach is known for being the winter getaway destination for those who enjoy relaxing on the beach with luxury dining, sophisticated fashion boutiques, and upscale art galleries a stone’s throw away. This chic barrier island is the easternmost

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Twenty-Seven Waterfront agents were recognized for having sold $10 million or more last year.

Evidencing the utility of Waterfront Properties’ brokerage-supplied agent resources, more than a third of its 75 real estate agents were named to 2018’s Captain’s Club. Twenty-seven agents were recognized for having sold $10 million or more as an individual agent, or on average as part of a dedicated sales team. This factors in private sales, the Multiple Listing Service (“MLS”), and referral transactions.

“Data doesn’t lie,” Waterfront Owner Rob Thomson said. “Our model works for every agent willing to buy into and utilize the system. Every year we want to have more Captain’s Club members than the year before.”

Captain’s Club members cited some

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When your real estate agent won’t invite you to meet their marketing team, there likely isn’t one. When you visit Waterfront Properties corporate office it will be obvious that Waterfront is as much a marketing firm with expert knowledge and a budget to focus on a sale of your property as it is a real estate brokerage.

The Waterfront Advantage

The last word that could ever be used to describe Waterfront Properties is ordinary. At Waterfront’s marketing headquarters, a diligent and enthusiastic staff works hand-in-hand with real estate agents. Together, they collaborate to expertly market their sellers’ properties and reach buyers all over the world. Don’t assume this is the norm in every real estate office.

David Abernathy, Business Manager

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Waterfront’s significant digital footprint gives sellers’ properties exposure around the world. Whether it’s a local buyer, a reliable feeder market like the Northeastern U.S., or Europe and Canada, if you work with Waterfront, your property is guaranteed to be seen by an enormous number of qualified and interested buyers.

“I get it,” says Rob Thomson, owner of Waterfront Properties, “It feels good to see your property advertised on the pages of your favorite glossy magazine or local newspaper. It does create a little buzz. Your friends telling you that they saw your property makes you feel good. But it won’t sell your home.” That is why Waterfront Properties uses more than just print advertising.

Waterfront Properties made the decision to

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According to an analysis of the FBI Uniform Crime Report Statistics by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, North Palm Beach placed 5th in the ranking of the safest cities in Florida in 2019. The Village of North Palm Beach is located in Palm Beach County, Florida, and proudly boasts the motto of “The Best Place to Live Under the Sun”.

North Palm Beach is a thriving community with a population over 13,000 known for its well-developed subdivisions, diversity of public and recreation services, the popular North Palm Beach Country Club, and its proximity to John D. MacArthur State Park.

Notable celebrities associated with North Palm Beach are golf legend Jack Nicklaus, mining billionaire Chris Cline, PGA golfer Gardner Dickinson, CFO of

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It’s no secret that Waterfront Properties and Club Communities agents represent the most stunning listings in South Florida. If you’re searching for your dream home, you are welcome to attend any of our open houses this weekend!

 

225 Seabreeze Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Sunday at 1:45 PM – 4 PM

$8,700,000

4 Beds, 6 Bath, 5,610 SqFt

This picturesque Palm Beach mansion presents custom design and materials throughout and is complemented by a lovely hedge-lined private backyard comprised of vine-wrapped columns, a heated pool, multiple lounging areas, and garden fountains.

Trina Lane Cell: (561) 371-0962

Palm Beach Office Number: (561) 222-2600

 

202 Onondaga Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Sunday at 1 PM – 4 PM

$6,750,000

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