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Learn more about Zillow's online home valuations

Thinking of selling your home and wondering what it’s worth?  You may want to be careful about the home value estimates you see online because many are either far above or far below the true market value. 

Boca Raton home sellers who set their expectations on inaccurately overestimated home values may fall victim to overpricing their homes for sale which will ultimately lead to frustration because they don't sell.  When a home is overpriced, it will languish on the market for months, causing multiple price reductions as they "chase the market" and most likely result in a lower sale price than if they had priced it right from the beginning.   

Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com's Automated Home Value Calculators

Zillow and Trulia have become the

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Lotus Homes for Sale by GL Homes Photo Courtesy of GL Homes

 

Lotus Homes for Sale in Boca Raton

GL Homes, one of Palm Beach County's leading homebuilders, recently launched sales for their newest Boca Raton community, Lotus.  Located in West Boca, Lotus is the latest development in the company's string of resort-style neighborhoods along Lyons Road in the Western Corridor of Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach.  Lotus homes for sale will be unique in that they are modern in design, opposite from the transitional and Mediterranean architecture of previous communities like Saturnia Isles, Boca Isles, Valencia Reserve, The Bridges, and Seven Bridges.  

Lotus Real Estate

Lotus will be comprised of twelve different floor plans within two home collections, the Bali

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Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it a long list of questions. What are the neighbors like? Are there kids in the area? It is safe? What are the best places to shop?

Once you’ve made the decision to relocate, these questions and more are bound to arise. Many questions can be answered by your Realtor or your contractor, but information on others may be less forthcoming. As realtors are bound by an oath that upholds fair housing and non-discriminatory practices, there are certain questions they just cannot answer. So, issues like churches in the area or the demographics of your neighbors are simply off-limits. 

The Fair Housing Act: why your Realtor can’t always tell you what you want to know

What a Realtor can and cannot disclose is

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How to Prepare for South Florida's Hurricane Season

If you live along a coastal area, hurricanes are a fact of life. Despite their inevitability, the worst thing you can do is nothing at all.

Preparing in advance for the potential damage and risks will help you cope when emergency strikes. Here are some great tips to ensure you are ready for any eventuality: 

Plan your escape route

In the event of an evacuation, you may have to act quickly. storm surges in a hurricane can create a significant rise in water level that can affect coastlines for hundreds of miles around the storm zone. Don’t wait until the last minute, as panic may overtake common sense in an emergency. 

Have pets? Plan ahead!

Have a plan for your pets in the event that you have to evacuate. Many shelters have accommodation

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National real estate sales data collected from 2014 - 2017 can predict the best time to sell in Boca Raton. The data compares the average national home sales price each year to the average home sales prices per month, and national home selling time to the average speed of home sales per month.

Based on this research, if you time your home sale correctly, you could make more money on the sale or sell the home faster than you could if you sold it at any other time of year.   

When to Sell in Boca Raton to Make the Most Money

Over the timespan of 2014 - 2017, June was the best time to close on your home sale in Boca Raton. Home sales that closed in June sold for 9.47% higher than the average home selling price for the year. This information suggests

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Overlooking Lake Boca from Mizner Grand condominium's coveted center stack, this modern masterpiece creates the feel of a luxury estate home with the services of a five-star resort.  Commanding majestic views of the bright blue waters, this 5th floor residence offers both east and west facing balconies which look onto Lake Boca, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Boca Resort's golf course.  Tastefully designed, this spacious residence totals 4,878 square feet with three bedrooms, four full and one-half bath, a state-of-the-art home theater with commercial-quality Bang and Olufsen surround sound, and two parking spaces.

500 SE 5th Avenue, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Mizner Grand condominium's double gate-manned entry leads to a Porte Cochere where you will be greeted by the valet who escorts you and

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Aerial of St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton

Phase I of the three phase $25 Million Club Improvement Plan is complete and included the renovation and redesign of the 18-hole Olde course and practice facilities by golf course designer, Tom Fazio II, along with substantial improvements to the ballroom and ladies' card room.

Fazio's design for the new Fazio II Course features stunning and strategic bunkering, dramatic change in the visual appearance, new landscaping, new bulkheads and lake banks, new drainage and irrigation foundations, new greens, tees, bunkers and cart paths, installation of Bermuda Turf, and most importantly, improving the playability at all skill levels for members and guests.

Improvements to the practice facilities included an added water feature, a larger and centrally

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Brian Pearl of Lang Realty participate in a charity walk for the Alzheimers Association

Lang Realty’s Pat Roseboom, a longtime supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association, organized two teams to participate in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Mizner Park in Boca Raton on Sunday, September 25.  More than $5,000 was raised through donations and pledges through both teams, The Pearl Antonacci Group of Lang Realty team and Boca Women’s Executive Club.

“This charity does so much in our community to help find a cure for this terrible disease and support family members and friends who become caretakers,” said Roseboom, an agent specializing in buyers for The Pearl Antonacci Group of Lang Realty.  “It was great to see many Lang agents, members of the Boca Women’s Executive Club, clients and friends come out to support this cause.”  "We are

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Downtown Boca Raton - Mizner 200 New Design for Condos

Mizner 200 Boca Raton Condos for Sale in Downtown Boca

Mizner 200 - Project Overview

Location: Mizner Boulevard next to Townsend Place Condominiums just north of Camino Real

Number of Units: 340-384

Development Size: Four 9-story condo towers averaging 300 feet in height (proposed)

Price Range: $750 per square foot (blended average); $1,500,000 average price per unit
Developer
: Elad National Properties

Mizner 200 latest update 

Last week, Boca Raton received plans for the updated version of Mizner 200, the Elad National Properties condo project that would replace Elad’s Mizner on the Green rental complex across Mizner Boulevard from Royal Palm Place. The change in design is significant and pleasing.  Like the first version, the new plan is for 384 luxury units. Like the first

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Moderne Boca Raton Townhomes

Moderne Boca, central Boca Raton's newest community, is under construction on one of the last undeveloped parcels in central Boca Raton. Located on the northeast corner of Spanish River Blvd and Military Trail, Moderne Boca Townhomes will be comprised of 75 contemporary townhouses, each three stories with outdoor space and two car garages.  Each townhome in Moderne Boca Raton will have 3 bedrooms and prices are expected to start in the low $600's.  West Palm Beach based Kolter who built One City Plaza an Two City Plaza in Downtown West Palm Beach is the builder of this new community.  Affinity Architects designed the unique townhouses. 

The location of Moderne Boca places it directly around Don Estridge Middle School, Pope John Paul High School,

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