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The El Cid Historic District, located in West Palm Florida is a United States historic district located in West Palm Beach, Florida. The district is bounded by Flamingo Drive, South Flagler Drive, Dyer Road and South Dixie Highway. It contains 281 historic buildings. The El Cid Neighborhood Association is a 501(c)3 – charitable organization with an all-volunteer board dedicated to the preservation of the historic integrity of the neighborhood. The group is committed to the education of our community through programs highlighting the unique character of the El Cid Historic District.

It’s an attractive and popular neighborhood community for young growing families or young at heart looking to slow down a little bit. The El Cid Neighborhood had its

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Consumers using the Internet in their homebuying process in South Florida continues to grow. Interestingly, those buyers are more likely to use a real estate agent, than not use a real estate professional according to an annual survey from the National Association of Realtors.

The National Association of Realtors, “Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers”, included survey responses from thousands of individuals who purchased a home during a one-year period of time. The seller information in the report is from those buyers who also sold a home. Home buyers who purchased a home during that time period, the highest share ever ,92 percent, used the Internet to search for a home. 

The Internet is a part of getting your marketing strategy and is an

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You have been searching for that perfect oceanfront condominium in the Jupiter, Juno Beach or Singer Island area and now you are picturing yourself on the balcony looking over swaying palms and the gentle breeze off the Atlantic Ocean in your face.  There are a few important questions you need to ask before buying a condominium.  A professional real estate agent with Waterfront Properties and Club Communities condominium specialist can help you get the answers.

Whatever the reason, many individuals appreciate condominium living. You frequently get a spa like pool and fitness center, as well as a security, insuring privacy as well as the opportunity to own a home without having to worry about all the caretaking responsibilities.

First, take a

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To own a beach home or just a home near the beach is a dream for many Americans. Views of the oceans, sandy beaches, summer vacations and happiness are synonymous with the beach life, but often times being affordable to own is not. 

If you have always dreamed of owning a home in a beach town, you are in luck. Contrary to popular belief, you may just be able to find your perfect beachside abode in some of the country’s best beach towns for less than you think. WalletHub, a personal finance company, website and digest recently published a nationwide survey their team of experts conducted on the “Best Beach Towns and Cities To Live in 2017.” The data they gathered offers information and details on seaside real estate and data sets organized into different

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The interest for real estate in the United States remains to flourish. Foreign buyers continue to view the United States as a desirable place to own property. Just last year America’s residential real estate sales to international buyers accounted for $102 billion in sales. Foreign buyers have been inclined to make purchases in warmer climates.  They have traditionally purchased in Florida, California, Texas, Arizona and New York.

The real estate specialists at Waterfront Properties and Club Communities understand that the real estate industry has becoming global.  At an international event attended by Rob Thomson, Managing Partner, in which he personally marketed his listings to real estate professionals from around the globe.

By introducing

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The Town of Juno Beach is a seaside community located on a barrier island along the Atlantic Coastal Ridge. It was formed by the cutting channels of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The abundance of water provides part of the attraction of this quaint place to live, work and play.  

You can bring your furry best friend and smartphone, camera or sketchpad to enjoy magnificent sunrises and sunsets at the Juno Beach Park for cherished memories. Many residents of Juno Beach head over to the pier for serenity. The Juno Beach Pier House offers something for anglers, sightseers, and beach goers alike! The pier offers visitors 990-feet of boundless saltwater fishing and perfect opportunities to enjoy the scenic view. The Pier House at the

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Looking for a luxury oceanfront condo in Jupiter?  Take a look at Jupiter Ocean Grande. Built in 2001 the 4 buildings were built on the corner of Ocean Way and A1A at the beachfront. The Jupiter Ocean Grande condominium features well-appointed oceanfront residences in Jupiter, Florida.   

Two of the luxurious condominium buildings at the Jupiter Ocean Grande have 18 desirable residences per building. Enjoy panoramic ocean views from the balcony – perfect for entertaining! The two other larger buildings are comprised of 48 and 54 residences.  There is a total of 138 elegant condominium residences with beautiful terraces and remarkable views in the Jupiter Ocean Grande and several floor plans ranging from 2,300 square feet to 3,200 square feet. 

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A credit report is a detailed report of an individual's credit history. Credit bureaus collect information and create credit reports based on that information, and lenders use the reports along with other details to determine loan applicants' credit worthiness. In the United States, there are three major credit reporting bureaus: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. Each of these reporting companies collects information about consumers' personal details and their bill-paying habits to create a unique credit report; although most of the information is similar, there are often slight differences between the three reports. 

Do you realize the importance of a good credit score when it comes to the home buying process? There's a lot of distortion and

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When staging your Palm Beach County home for sale, your furniture placement will be adjusted to invite buyers into the property and allow them to walk freely in the room and then pass to the next.  It may not be the layout you prefer or use, but it is to facilitate the sale of your house.

 Ideally, a home stager can be your ace in the hole to sell quickly. The home stager will suggest to you what stays and goes, what to put away and what needs to be upgraded.  According to the National Association of Realtors, home stagers start with an “evaluation in which they’ll review your home from curbside to back fence offering a list of instructions and suggested enhancements, changes and upgrades for you to get done.”

The goal of staging is to showcase

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The new energy efficient movement is leaning toward sustainability. Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. By using renewable, recyclable materials generations in the future will not be impacted as greatly by development today.

There has been an increasing trend in Palm Beach County home building.  Both builders and consumers are more concerned about energy efficiency, green homes and leaving a smaller carbon footprint on the planet.  Energy efficient appliances are now standard in new construction and in remodeling.

The initial cost is more expensive than that of non-designated energy efficient appliances.   Nevertheless, over the

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