Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: May, 2012 | Page #2

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While living in one of the happiest seaside towns in America, Jupiter, Florida residents and visitors are basking in the sun on white sand beaches and tropically landscaped resort styled pools.  Wisconsin is known for its cheese (yummy, but stinky!), Michigan is known for its factories (go Detroit!), and Florida is known as the SUNSHINE STATE!  And yes, there is good news about sunshine!  It is healthy for you!  Did you know that in small increments, sunshine can make a positive difference on your health?

The good news is that sunshine stimulates the production of serotonin which then promotes a good mental outlook and fights Seasonal Affective Disorder.  Seasonal Affective Disorder is a kind of depression that occurs, usually in the winter, builds…

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The Green Market

Colorful orchids hang over head, bursts of sunflowers, yards of fruits and vegetables line the streets, the Intracoastal glistens in the backdrop and local music fills the air. I hope this can paint a quick picture of the West Palm Beach Green Market. If you haven’t been to it on a Saturday yet, it is safe to say you’re missing out. The Green Market of West Palm Beach is a summer time event you shouldn’t miss. The Green Market is held at 101 South Flagler Drive on the West Palm Beach Waterfront. Over 60 vendors, from Palm Beach Gardens to Stuart, represent their farm fresh produce, hand made art and vibrant flowers at the Green Market.  If you want to be a vendor there is room for you too!  The market is known for its friendly vendors, buzzing…

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Who new that adventures in a different country were closer than Disney World? For those of you who live in Jupiter, you may be surprised to learn that just over 55 nautical miles to the east is West End in the Bahamas. It is a popular trip for local Jupiter boaters and fisherman, since it only takes a couple of hours to get there.  

West End is located on the large island of Grand Bahama, an island in the Abacos of the Bahamas. Found on West End is a charming resort, Old Bahama Bay. Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Harbor resembles a beachfront village in Key West.  The resort is luxurious and offers a beachside pool, oceanfront café, fine dining restaurant and impeccable service. The large, 72-slip marina gets filled up quickly on the holidays.  

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The Loxahatchee Riverfront in Jupiter, Florida is a phenomenal place to call home if you are looking for real estate in Jupiter. The Loxahatchee River has been a popular choice among several high profile athletes. Rory McIlroy just landed on the river after his win at the Honda Classic in PGA National. Rickie Fowler, a recent champion of the Wells Fargo Tour (a part of the PGA National Tour). This was the first PGA National Tour win for the young golfer. 

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Fowler is a 23 year old, professional golfer and one of the best in the world at this time. He is hot on the heels of his competitors including another young titan of the golf world Rory McIlroy. Both of these players are 23 years old and have both recently claimed the…

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If you are new to buying a home and you are looking in an area that is unfamiliar or new to you, take a look at these quick overviews. We have created a list with some quick points about Martin and Palm Beach County to help you refine your search. Get your search for the perfect Florida Home started, now is a great time! 

Palm Beach County- 

Palm Beach County is a large county that boasts a population more than several states in our nation and it covers more land than some of our states cover! It is a large county but that doesn’t mean its residents are not close knit. There is a great sense of community and a ton of personal touch. Palm Beach County is comprised of 38 incorporated cities with hundreds of…

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Local philanthropists with big hearts and big sport fishing boats headed out to improve the quality of life of others by participating in the HMY Winner’s Circle Charity Invitational hosted by, Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame third baseman,  Mike Schmidt.  Entry fees, part of which are tax deductable ranged from $3,000 - $25,000, for honorary chair, for four anglers, and also received four tickets to the annual Rock-n-Reel Gala held at the Admiral’s Cove Country Club.  Several of local Jupiter area residents are participating in the fishing tournament. The invitational fishing tournament is scheduled for May 16 through May 19, 2012 at the Bimini Bay Resort and Marina in Bimini, Bahamas.  Bimini Bay resort is located on the north end of Bimini just 48…

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Summer is almost here and for those of you with kids, summer camp is a great solution to entertaining your children. Palm Beach County is chock full of summer camps for kids in elementary, middle and high school. The camps are often divided up into different categories including art, music, sports, educational, city and county camps. 

The art camps will focus on enhancing skill in singing, dancing and the areas of drama and theater. Sports camps are a popular choice in Florida, where kids can pick from basketball, baseball, soccer, football, tennis, water sports and more. Some of the educational camps will enrich skills such as research, creativity and etiquette. Miscellaneous camps often include team building activities and some of them are focused for…

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Jupiter, Florida has been ranked number #9 out of 15 of America’s Happiest Seaside Towns according to Coastal Living Magazine, June 2011!  The lifestyle and travel magazine advises readers of the country’s happiest places to live on United States coastline.  They have based their standard on a few key factors including the Gallup Healthways Well Being-Index, the number of sunny days, low crime index, beach quality, great education opportunities, as well as other factors. 

The quality of Jupiter’s broad beaches and luxurious amenities helped to position the prosperous seaside town into the top ten of America’s most wanted places to reside.  Jupiter has been described as “easygoing and low key”.  Jupiter is nestled just north of the island of Palm Beach…

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The Winner's Circle

This week from May 17-19 is the Mike Schmidt & HMY Winner’s Circle Invitational. This is a fishing tournament held at the Bimini Bay Resort on the Island of Bimini in the Abaco Islands, Bahamas. Mike Schmidt, a hall of fame baseball player, founded this charity in 2000. He decided to combine his love for angling and passion to fight cystic fibrosis. The Winner’s Circle is now on its 13th year and has raised over $1.5 million to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This year the tournament has been expanded a little bit. Schmidt has included HMY Yachts as a co-host to the tournament as well as the Cleveland Clinic of Florida and the Marine Industry Education Foundation, which benefits the Riviera Beach Maritime Academy for the training of students for…

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The exact day has not yet been pin pointed, but some of the best analysts have been throwing out several predictions as to when the groundbreaking event will occur, the initial public offering (IPO) of Facebook. 

If you don’t know much about the company here is a quick break down. Facebook is a social networking company that was established in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg is a 28-year old multi-billionaire ($17.5 billion to be exact). He studied computer science at Harvard University where he and some of his college classmates created “thefacebook.com” which was a website intended to put the students at Harvard in touch with one another and allow them to share photos and information which would help them…

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