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Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, Singer Island spans four miles and offers single family homes and condos sitting directly on the sugar-sand beaches. The views are endless, inviting, and nothing short of extraordinary, a true sanctuary for the soul. Each Singer Island condominium community offers its own amenities, many times including private theaters, covered parking, concierge service, fitness center, and more.

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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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One of the greatest qualities of Palm Beach County is its bountiful natural environments. The local people and seasonal residents alike have cherished the wildlife and natural beauty of our area for decades and because of the love we feel for Florida’s natural environment many of local refuges and sanctuaries exist. Here are some of the top places to visit if you adore nature and want to preserve Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife! 

 Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach 

Located just north of the Everglades in Boynton Beach, Florida is the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a dedicated organization that is devoted to preserving the wildlife of the Florida Everglades. 

What

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For years, a number of Palm Beach resorts and fine hotels have been taking the top spots on lists from digests like Condé Nast, Travel Magazine, Haute Living and more. Recently Condé Nast Traveler released its “Top Hotels in Florida: Reader’s Choice Award 2017” list and a whopping seven Palm Beach based resorts were on it. 

Readers of the magazine were asked to name their favorite places to get away to in Florida. Some of the top qualities included the amazing beach scenes, of course the resort style pools, the epic year round weather and the ever-bustling food scenes on and around the resorts. 

Here is a list of the Palm Beach resorts and fine hotels that made the cut:

“The Palm Beach hotels voted for the top hotels in Florida were The

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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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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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A bunch of superfoods claim to have a myriad of health benefits. The nutrition industry is hopeful it will begin to alter many Americans’ eating patterns. What is a superfood? There is not any single official definition of the term. Superfoods are whole foods, formed by Mother Earth and inherently intended to provide superb nutrition. Superfoods are fruits and vegetables; however, some people consider salmon to be a superfood. Most foods that are labeled as superfoods have a combination of the following characteristics:

  • Low calories
  • High fiber
  • High proportion of omega-3 fatty acids
  • High in phytochemicals
  • High in vitamins and minerals

A relatively new superfoods restaurant is The Bolay, located at 3333 Northlake Boulevard, Palm

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  Palm Beach County and Loggerhead Marinelife Center have collaborated to ban balloons from 11 local beachfront parks in an effort to help keep sea turtles safe. Afterall, this area is a haven for sea turtles to nest, particularly for the endangered Loggerhead. As we are in the middle of nesting season, the ban is just in time. Loggerhead Marinelife Center teams have cleaned more than 1,000 balloons off of Juno Beach alone. Balloons are dangerous to sea turtles because they can be mistaken for a jellyfish- the Loggerhead's favorite snack. The balloon strings can also entangle the turtles.      Loggerhead Marinelife Center has teamed up with precincts spanning across 130 miles of the south Florida coastline to ban balloons. Eleven…
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Did you know that a group of British aviators landed their planes in Jupiter? They were allies with the United States and practiced water landings and takeoffs on Jupiter’s waterways the winter of 1916-1917.  The 3 small, single engine bi-winged seaplanes were obvious Allied Planes of World War I. They were painted with traditional motifs used at the time: wide vertical red, white and blue stripes on the rudder and circular targets on the wings. 

They were men were lodged at the local, Jupiter hotel, The Carlin House. Carlin White met his wife in the Town of Jupiter, they eloped in 1905 and in 1907 had a baby boy they named him Carlin. He was born in the Carlin House. It is not accurately identified when the Carlin family decided to convert the

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If you are looking at waterfront property, location affects properties values in the area.  Depending on different waterfront access, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal, Loxahatchee River, or canal. It’s a dream to experience living in the Jupiter or Tequesta area.  What a pleasure to go out on the back patio, stroll past the sun-drenched swimming pool, and step right on to your private dock and boat. Throw on some sunscreen and venture out the glistening waters of the Jupiter Inlet.  Just east of Jupiter’s historic lighthouse and into the glistening aqua blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean and catch your own “fresh catch of the day”. 

With more than 1,300 miles of coast, it is no surprise that Florida has an active and thriving seafood industry!  Before you…
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