1. Home
  2. Blog
  3. Seller Information

Seller Information

There are currently 149 blog entries related to this category.

Little known interesting facts about Florida are immense.  Of course, there are the well-known tidbits, such as Florida is known as the Sunshine State. It is the flattest state in the United States and has the longest coastline that borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.  Orlando attracts more visitors because of their amusement parks than any other city with amusement park attractions, as well as other facts.

Many people think Florida is the furthest south state in the United States, but it is not, Hawaii is further south.

A team of researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville, first developed Gatorade sports drink.   The unique combination of water, electrolytes and carbohydrates were developed to replenish student

3,834 Views, 0 Comments.

  

The hamburger has been around since the 19th century.  The mouthwatering creation has evolved since its creation and has become known as an iconic American food.   It originated as a hamburger sandwich consisting of ground steak placed between two slices of bread.  It was a brave step in the culinary world since the two ingredients, steak and bread, had been served alongside one another for hundreds of years.

Historians have varied opinions on who is credited with beef and bread roll sandwich. One version of the hamburger sandwich, and how it changed to the burger we all know and love, is in late 1800’s when a Texas café owner, Fletcher Davis, brought his perfected version of the hamburger to the 1904 St. Louis World Fair.

Around the same time

4,924 Views, 0 Comments.

 

A couple of years ago a Florida man posted pictures on Facebook of himself and his daughters playing with a baby manatee.  Sounds innocent enough but according to the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act, “it is illegal to molest, harass, disturb or touch a manatee”.  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission authorities arrested the Florida native.

The man had no idea it was illegal to touch the “vulnerable species”.  The man faced a misdemeanor charge that entails a couple hundred dollars fine and a couple months in jail.  He meant no harm to the little manatee.

The manatee is protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, by the Endangered Species Act of 1978, and the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act of 1978.  If convicted of

4,187 Views, 0 Comments.

 

There are many benefits to owning a condominium in Jupiter  or Juno Beach. Different complexes work well for different kinds of people, so get to know the complexs as well as your prospective neighbors to make sure that they are a good fit for you.  A luxury condominium real estate is an easy way to become acquainted with the buildings, amenities, and costs associated with condo living. 

1). Ocean Royal is one of Juno Beach's premiere luxury oceanfront condominiums located in Northern Palm Beach County.  Its Mediterranean style residences on the Atlantic Ocean beaches make it an ideal situation for stylish, yet relaxed living. 

2). The Beachfront at Juno Beach, is an exceptional community directly located “on the sand” of the Atlantic Ocean

4,134 Views, 0 Comments.

 

The Village of North Palm Beach’s motto is “The Best Place to Live under the Sun.”  Established in the mid 1950’s, North Palm Beach is located in Palm Beach County on the Intracoastal Waterway just west of the Atlantic Ocean.   The village won an award from the National Association of Home Builders as best planned community in the year of 1956 Village won an award from the National Association of Home Builders as best planned community of the year.

In 1919, Palm Beach developer Paris Singer opened the Everglades Club in Palm Beach. As membership grew, Singer along with Harry Kelsey purchased land several miles north to build a new golf course. The new golf course was known as the Palm Beach Winter Club and accessible by either automobile or by

4,556 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Using renewable, recyclable materials is an increasing trend in building.  Both builders and consumers are more concerned about energy efficiency and leaving a smaller carbon footprint on the planet.  The new energy efficient movement is leaning toward sustainability.

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; however, over the long term the savings outweigh the slightly higher purchase price. Homeowners may qualify for a federal tax credit for making improvements or installing appliances design to boost the energy-efficiency of their home. You must purchase new energy-efficient equipment, and the equipment must be

4,512 Views, 0 Comments.

 

The “Great Florida Reef” is the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States.  It is the third largest coral reef on the planet.  Florida is the only state that has wide-ranging shallow coral reefs along the coastline.  The Florida Reef Track expanses 358 miles.  These reefs are habitats for a multitude of plants and sea life, providing shelter, breeding grounds, and nourishment.

A natural coral reef occurs in specific environmental conditions. The favorable environmental conditions required for the growth of a natural coral reef are rather warm, clear waters, a solid configuration for attachment, low phosphate and nitrogen nutrients as well as water movement (waves).

Microsoft co-founder and marine conservationist Paul

4,138 Views, 0 Comments.

Properties with "perks" have always been a stand out in the real estate market.  Architects have masterfully designed homes with al fresco kitchens, resort style pools and cascading waterfalls, wine cellars and unparalleled home theaters.  Sometimes amenities are just unusual think hydraulic lift transports in the garage to allow double level parking – exotic cars upper level and daily driving cars lower level or hi-tech home security and monitoring panels.  The luxurious amenities available are countless.  If you dream it, they can make it happen!  

Some of the most sought after homes listed feature guest cottages and outdoor living areas containing such open-air amenities as summer kitchens with sub-zero refrigerators and state of art appliances.

3,889 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Voting closes January 25 for CoastalLiving.com and their annual “Happiest Seaside Town in 2016”.  From Hawaii to Alabama and Florida to California, they are considered based on their rank with the Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index.

The Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index methodology is “designed to be the Dow Jones of health, giving a daily measure of people's wellbeing at the close of every day. With a daily measure, determining the correlation between the places where people work and the communities in which they live, and how it impacts their wellbeing”.  It takes into account healthiness of the beaches, percentage of sunny and clear days, standard of living and financial demographics of the areas.

The editors of CoastalLiving.com then focus

3,899 Views, 0 Comments.

Beach Front at Singer Island is a luxurious condominium built on 5.7 acres of oceanfront property.  It was built by Toll Brothers in 2007 on a sprawling 5.7 acres and feature all the amenities most condominium owners desire.

Residents have the unique opportunity to view both the sparkling waters of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean.  Amenities include 24-hour manned security, heated Oceanside pool, extensively decorated lobby, social room, theater room, fitness center, and on-site concierge.

 The 20-story building includes 51 condominiums, with only 3 residences on each floor, along with 8 separate two-story building.  The condominiums consist of two, three, and four bedrooms that range in size from 2,439 to 4,088 square feet.

3,849 Views, 0 Comments.