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The Town of Jupiter Island, with its beautiful beaches and exclusively private setting, attracts some of the wealthiest families in the world. Surrounded by the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean, Jupiter Island boasts single family homes sitting directly on its sandy beaches. Premier dining, shopping, and championship-caliber golf courses can be found within minutes. As one of the most prosperous communities in the nation, Jupiter Island emits an unspoiled natural beauty that only an elite few are able to relish.

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In October 2017, Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in a decade- a 6.2% monthly increase nationally, and a 16% monthly increase in Palm Beach County, according to the Florida Realtors Association.

Why are people buying?

One contributing factor could be the result of the national interest rate on 30-year fixed mortgages continuing to drop. Last week mortgage rates dropped from 3.95% to 3.92% in comparison to 4.03% in 2016 (National Association of Realtors). Historically, lower mortgage rates have helped drive home sales and those looking to refinance the market.

A healthy job market and low national unemployment rate of 4.1% could also be driving people to purchase homes. Palm Beach County currently has a strong economy with areas

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  On Jupiter Island lies the largest Anastasia Limestone formation in the state. This type of rock runs along the east coast of Florida from Saint John's County down to Palm Beach County. Anastasia formations are composed of imbedded sand and coquina limestone. Coquina, meaning "shellfish" in Spanish, is a rock comprised of fragmented shells, mollusks, trilobita (a fossilized group of extinct arthropods (the bug-looking things)), and other invertebrates. Scientists date these rocks to be more than 2.6 million years old.    The formation is located at the Blowing Rocks Preserve in Hobe Sound, at the southernmost point of the Indian River Lagoon. The 73-acre preserve is comprised of the ocean side, where the rocks are, and the lagoon side,…
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Explore and enjoy natural South Florida by canoeing or kayaking and getting a workout at the same time.  Quietly glide through the calm and cool waters of Jonathon Dickinson State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, on a kayak or canoe. This is a relaxing journey, ideal for observing a manatee in its natural habitat. white tail buck, turtles, varieties of birds as well. Imagine observing water lilies, air plants, Spanish moss, turtles sunning on the bank, and varieties of birds such as great blue heron or osprey.

As we’ve been told, location is everything! Kayak through the magical setting of mangroves where you can catch pelicans nesting. A stroll back in time to experience what the early pioneers of

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The Florida home of the Scripps Research Institute is located at 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter on the campus of South Florida's Florida Atlantic University Honors College. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organization It is a non-profit biomedical research and education facility.   The main institute is headquartered in San Diego, California.  The Scripps Institute in home to over 3,000 scientists, technicians, graduate students and administrative staff and other staff making it one of the largest non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world.

Scripps Florida focus on basic biomedical research and drug discovery. Researchers using the latest cutting-edge technologies, focus on

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The Andrew “Red” Harris Reef Foundation is a Jupiter based foundation dedicated to enhancing the marine environment. Memories of Andrew “Red” Harris are of a promising, vibrant and loving young man. The native Jupiter resident loved his family and friends dearly, as well as fishing and diving in ocean waters. Tragically, Andrew was struck by a boat while saving a friend's life snorkeling June 8, 2014.

The Andrew "Red" Harris Foundation hopes to assist protecting the wellbeing and vitality of our local ocean waters by building artificial reefs. The artificial reefs are donated to the Palm Beach County Artificial Reef Program. The Army Corps of Engineers have already issued the permits for placement sites in the ocean off Jupiter’s coastline.

The

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Taste the tropics!  Partake and enjoy the Downtown West Palm Beach culinary excursion that wants you to get off the beaten path and discover delightful tastings from some of the best locally owned cafés. Learn all about coconuts, tamarinds and key limes, sample Key Lime Tart with invigorating coconut water and Tamarind juice. Open a coconut and learn about our local tropical fruits.

The best local downtown restaurants and their chefs offer flavorful dishes that have been highlighted on the Food Network.  Enjoy a thirst-quenching Mojito at a chic tapas bar or taste an award-winning pizza, and you just might bump into a notable personality. Check out the stimulating street art, sashay down a tropical square.  Savor fresh avocado salsa or mango

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Stuart is a community with a population just under 16,000, the beautiful little coastal town of Stuart has made quite a name for itself. In 2008, Stuart was awarded the "Most Beautiful City in America" designation. Visit Stuart and observe the people, places and properties which make up the “Most Beautiful City in America". Members of the community are openhearted and the kind of people who enjoy time spent outdoors.

Rock’N Riverwalk is an outdoor concert takes place each Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm all year round. Every week there is a diverse line-up with bands playing their top tunes on the gorgeous waterfront. The al fresco concert stage is at the Historic Downtown Stuart Riverwalk.

Sunday is a great day for family and togetherness.

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A summary of July 2017 existing home sales in South Florida  indicates sales data showing that housing market activity this July fell from last month, but improved from last year. 

Sales of homes on the market slipped to their lowest level of the year in July 2017. As the conversant undercurrents of "lean supply and enthusiastic demand lingers. It continues to strain the housing market, although it reached 5.44 million,” according to Association of Realtors  The Association of Realtors also noted “that it was down 1.3% from a downwardly-revised June pace. While July’s pace was 2.1% higher than a year ago, it was the lowest since last August”. 

NAR Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun stated in July, that “homes are selling fast, strong demand meant

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The Village of Tequesta and the Town of Jupiter are snuggled between Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart.  The village and township areas provide an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.   Tequesta, as well as Jupiter, have a vail of secrecy surrounding the Loxahatchee River and Intracoastal Waterway.  Not many folks are aware of the how the river winds in and out of Jupiter and Tequesta.  It affords quiet life and incomparable water vistas for the homeowners, thusly, paddle boarding, kayaking, water sports, boating, etc. are plentiful.

Tequesta Homes, border up to the Town of Jupiter, which is to the North.  Mutually sunny, the beachside towns offer many championship golf courses, private country club living, miles of unspoiled, white sugar sand beaches

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September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and to help bring awareness to ovarian cancer.  This year will be the 6th Annual H.O.W. Teal & Tango in Palm Beach County. Ovarian cancer is an insidious disease. Nicknamed the “Whisper Killer” because the symptoms are so subtle that the disease usually goes undetected until it is often too late for successful treatment.

In the Palm Beaches we are Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper raises money to support basic or translational research in ovarian cancer through the Jacquie Liggett Research Fellowship. Women with ovarian cancer experiencing financial need are helped through the Jacquie Liggett Angel Fund.  

H.O.W. is dedicated to promoting awareness and recent advances in ovarian cancer by

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