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September 17th to 20th, 2023, Realtors at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities attended the 26th Annual Luxury Real Estate Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference, organized by Luxury Real Estate, was a gathering of the world’s top luxury realtors and brokers, allowing our realtors to learn from global market leaders and vendors.

Harrison Allen, David Abernathy, Rob Thomson, and Jack Thomson at the 26th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference

Luxury Real Estate is a global network of realtors and brokers, with 130,000 members across more than 60 countries. Their website – which was featured in Forbes – showcases more million-dollar listings than any other network. Collectively, members of Luxury Real Estate contribute over

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For almost all Americans, owning a home is a dream come true (especially if that home is in a place as beautiful and attractive as Jupiter!) Your home is a symbol of financial security, and a place where countless memories are made. However, for first-time homebuyers, the process can seem overwhelming. Fear not, because we've prepared the ultimate guide to help first-time home buyers navigate this exciting journey with confidence and clarity.

florida home for a first-time home buyer

  1. Assess Your Financial Readiness
    Before you start shopping for homes, evaluate your financial health. Calculate your budget, including down payment, monthly mortgage payments, insurance, and maintenance costs. Ensure your credit score is in good shape, as it will impact your mortgage interest rate.
  2. Define
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Are you ready to experience the epitome of luxury living in one of Florida's most breathtaking locations? Look no further than 17553 SE Conch Bar Ave in Jupiter, where a one-of-a-kind grand Intracoastal estate awaits its next fortunate owner. Priced at $16,750,000, this property offers an extravagant lifestyle, complete with stunning views, ample space, and every conceivable amenity you could dream of.

A True Masterpiece

This contemporary home underwent a massive two-year transformation, resulting in a modern masterpiece that boasts a sleek and clean design. As soon as you step inside, you'll be captivated by the floor-to-ceiling picture glass windows that provide unrivaled Intracoastal views stretching as far as the eye can see.

Room for

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Nestled in Jupiter, Florida, Admirals Cove offers a luxurious lifestyle like no other. This exclusive community boasts a plethora of amenities and activities that cater to residents' every desire, making it a truly exceptional place to call home. 

Convenient Location and Exciting Entertainment 

Admirals Cove's prime location provides residents with easy access to a range of upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Situated just minutes from major highways like I-95 and Florida's Turnpike, residents can explore the Gardens Mall, Downtown West Palm Beach, Harbourside Place, and Worth Avenue within just a short drive away. The Palm Beach International Airport is less than twenty miles away for easy travel accessibility as well.


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Luxury real estate is ever evolving, driven by innovation and cutting-edge technologies. Waterfront Properties’ owner and top agent, Rob Thomson, understands that when it comes to luxury listings, an out-of-the-box marketing approach simply will not suffice. To maintain an edge in the competitive market, Rob is turning to the future: Artificial Intelligence (AI).

AI-Powered Marketing Strategies

AI is revolutionizing real estate marketing and advertising. As part of a $1.5 million investment, Waterfront Properties is developing innovative AI-powered marketing strategies to make our clients luxury listings stand out in the competitive market. By analyzing vast amounts of data, AI can identify buyer preferences and target specific demographics more

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Palm Beach County is home to a wide variety of architectural styles, each with its own unique charm. From the Spanish Revival mansions of the Gilded Age to the modern beach houses of today, there is something for everyone to appreciate.

Here are some of the most popular architectural styles found in Palm Beach County homes:

Spanish Revival

Spanish Revival architecture was popular in Palm Beach County during the early 20th century, and many of these homes can still be found today. This style is highlighted by its stucco walls, red-tiled roofs, and arched windows and doorways. Spanish Revival homes often have a courtyard or patio, and they may also feature decorative elements such as wrought iron balconies and railings.

Mediterranean Revival

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"Salt Life" is an expression that describes a lifestyle revolving around the ocean. The “salt life” focuses on the ocean for fun activities.  You possibly have noticed bumper stickers on cars up and down the coast as well as in Jupiter. The Town of Jupiter was shaken when two local boys got lost at sea! The AustinBlu Foundation was formed in 2015, in the wake of a tragedy involving two young boaters from Jupiter, on July 24th, 2015. Austin Blu Stephanos was one of those boys and the namesake of this foundation. 

The boys virtually grew up on the water, boating, fishing, diving, or swimming nearly every day. They worked at a local tackle shop together. They wrapped up themselves in the "salt life" of the ocean. This Foundation is rooted

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Palm Beach Gardens is a beautiful city located between Donald Ross Road and Northlake Boulevard, just seven miles north of West Palm Beach. The streets are lined with lush greenery, and the buildings are refined and polished. Palm Beach Gardens is perfect for welcoming anyone home. From golf course homes to an equestrian community, to the villas and estate homes of BallenIsles, real estate in Palm Beach Gardens is surprisingly diversified.

 Palm Beach Gardens is also home to the headquarters of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America a/k/a The PGA. Each year The PGA hosts legendary professional golfers at The Honda Classic. 

Additionally, for your shopping pleasure, The Gardens Mall offers high-end destination shopping set in exquisite

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Waterfront Properties and Club Communities wishes you an extremely healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year! January 1 is New Year’s Day. It is a time of optimism, planning, and resoluteness. There is a feeling that this year we will make the changes we have been meaning to do. Exercise more, eat better, more rest, start saving, or a new job. New Year’s Day is about taking a moment to get ready for everything that is about to unfold.

Happy New Year from the staff and agents at Waterfront Properties!  Wishing you all the best! Cheers!

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