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Southeast Florida real estate predictions for 2021 are favorable! The National Association of Realtors chief economist, Lawrence Yun, has readied real estate predictions for 2021. Last year the housing market was on fire with record-low mortgage rates and relocations made possible by remote job opportunities.

It is anticipated that home sales will maintain+ the 2020 momentum and will carry into 2021. The record low mortgage rates have been the key factor for home buying despite a challenging pandemic plagued job market.  Jobs will steadily recover especially knowing that the vaccine distribution is just around the corner.

Expect sales to grow 7 percent and prices to rise another 5.7 percent on top of 2020’s already high levels. While it is

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SeaGlass residences on Jupiter Island officially held its groundbreaking ceremony earlier this month. The luxury “boutique” style twenty-one residence, 10-story condominium development is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway on exclusive Jupiter Island in the village of Tequesta, FL.

With a projected completion timeframe of Fall 2022, each of these expansive three-and four-bedroom corner residences maximizes unobstructed, panoramic ocean-to-Intracoastal vistas, and spans 3,781 to 5,323 square feet of living area. The exclusive 21 residences will feature expansive private terraces with summer kitchens, floor-to-ceiling glass, private climate-controlled two-car garages, and a private entry elevator. 

For more information,

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 The National Association of Realtors held its Real Estate Forecast Summit where several experts weighed in on projections of what the market may look in 2021. The following predictions (re-posted verbatim to avoid miscommunication) are either from a survey of more than 20 housing and economy experts, or the Residential Outlook panel held during the Summit.  Palm Beach County properties will most likely follow the predictions.  It is best to discuss the specific area of interest with one of the Waterfront Properties real estate specialists, who are knowledgeable of the market.  

Real Estate Market Forecast predictions that emerged at the Summit:

1. “Housing prices will continue to rise — Experts anticipate that prices will increase by 8.8%

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Finance titan Goldman Sachs is on the move and Palm Beach County could very well be its final destination. It has been widely reported that Goldman Sachs will be moving an $8 billion dollar division of its company to the sunshine state.

The report comes after many major companies have fled the high taxes and clustered New York City work places, many of which have since set up in South Florida. Billionaire Paul Singer recently set up his $41 billion dollar hedge fund in West Palm Beach and fellow billionaire investor Carl Icahn recently made his move to Miami.

Florida offers plenty of obvious advantages for business looking for an escape from the Northeast, especially this time of year. The sunshine, sandy beaches and incomparable tropical lifestyle

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  On behalf of our entire family of staff and agents at Waterfront Properties and Club Communites, we wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to our clientele for putting faith in our proficiency in aiding their real estate tranasactions.   Kindest regards,   Rob Thomson    Waterfront Properties & Club Communities    
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Imagine…just ONE thing you need to do when trying to sell your home.  What could it be?  So many things come rushing to mind, but could it be so simple as to only require one thing?  The real estate specialists at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities of Southeast Florida have the answer! 

Let an expert light the way with the one thing needed to get your home sold.It really is that simple, but by nature we humans fight simplicity.  Price your home correctly! Yes, that is right, according to Realtor.com, pricing your home right is the one thing you need to do to sell your home fast.  This applies to the property that is in pristine condition, in need of repairs, one that backs up to a busy street or any home for that matter. The one thing

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Could your home use an extra bit of curb appeal?  A home’s exterior is like the cover of a book, a suggestive stage of what is in the interior. Whether you are interested in selling your home in the Jupiter/Tequesta are or just want to make some improvements for your own satisfaction sprucing up the home’s exterior is a great start.

Adding curb appeal is often an easy and inexpensive way to make your house look better and boost its value!  Take a look at the before and afters of HGTV. Invest a little time and a reasonable amount of money to make a significant impact of your home value!

Here are 7 projects that can help make a better first impression.

  1. Trim your shrubs and add some fresh greenery and flowers.
  2. Pressure wash driveways,
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The South Florida real estate market continues to garner national headlines as business expands into the condo market. For months, million-dillion single family home sales were surging and it seems like that surge has bled into the condo market in Palm Beach County. 

According to appraiser Miller Samuel Inc., in the last month, signed contracts for condos worth at least $1 million jumped 300% from a year earlier. Palm Beach County has become a popular escape for the Northeast city residents that are seeking less congested area's during the pandemic. Single-family homes continue to benefit from the influx of new residents, but the boost in the condo market has greatly increased as we head into the winter months up north. 

Palm Beach County offers

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Voters in Palm Beach County need to make their voices heard by voting on November 3, 2020.  This 2020 Presidential Election is unprecedented. Your vote is your voice on issues affecting healthcare, housing, education, and employment. Help make a difference in the community during this general election and vote. There are several simple motivations why you should vote: 

You vote will impact the quality of life you want for yourself and forthcoming generations. Voting is a U.S. citizen’s chance to stand up for the issues you care about like public transportation, raising or not raising minimum wage, or funding for local schools. 

Elections are decided by the people who go out and vote.  Hopefully, you have invested time learning about and

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One of the internet’s most reputable Travel Blogs, The Poinster, recently visited Jupiter to showcase its beauty and stunning landscapes. Boasting nearly 35,000 followers on Instagram and over six thousand visitors a month to their Pinterest page, The Poinster editors travel the globe to showcase the very best spots to capture that perfect photo. Please find below The Poinster’s Choices for the most instagrammable spots in Jupiter/Juno:

  • Sunrise on Juno Beach
  • Coral Cove Park
  • Cypress Creek/Riverbend Park
  • Local sandbars
  • Cato’s Bridge Beach
  • Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

“As a resident of the Jupiter/Juno Beach area, I’m always exploring these amazing locations that are practically in my backyard,” says Marcy Ferruggia, founder

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