Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: April, 2013

merion_golf_club_630_03

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

 

The U.S. Open has a history of being one of the toughest majors on the PGA Tour. From its tight fairway set-up, to its un-relenting rough, the U.S. Open generally rewards fairway accuracy more than any other event. As a result, scores have been traditionally high. Two of the last three U.S. Open winners have had a winning score of even par or higher, including last year when Webb Simpson won with a final score of +1. Palm Beach Gardens resident Rory Mcllroy holds the record for lowest winning score at a U.S. Open when he shot a four day total of 16-under to win at Congressional in 2011. The only other golfer ever to win a U.S. Open by going double digits under par is Tiger Woods. The Jupiter Island resident won at…

6675 Views, 0 Comments

Get Your House Sold

Getting a house to sell takes much more than just listing it in the paper or on the internet and letting it get gobbled up, it simply doesn’t work like that. Today’s successful agents are tenacious, proficient and skilful and they aren’t a dime a dozen. Agents and brokers of today are a new breed. With the market being more challenging than ever, the task of selling a home or finding your buyer their dream home isn’t just a snap of your fingers. It takes effort, hard work and dedication! 

Several years ago when the market was bustling, homes were selling like hotcakes and the market was flooded with buyers and sellers. Consider the nation’s economic standing; the economy is struggling, banks aren’t lending nearly as much and buyers don’t have the…

10639 Views, 0 Comments

img_5182_3558

In the month of May, the USGA will hold its annual US Open golf qualifiers all over the country. This year, Admirals Cove has been chosen to host the Palm Beach County area qualifying event on its East Course.

The qualifying tournament will be an 18-hole event and will take place on May 3rd and will feature some of the top amateur and local pro and semi-pro golfers that have not already qualified for the tournament. In order to be eligible to compete in a USGA US Open qualifier a golfer must either be a professional or have a handicap of 1.4 or lower.

Those players that are successful at the local qualifiers will advance to a sectional qualifying event. The sectional qualifiers will be a 36-hole event that will be held at 11 sites that are to be…

16642 Views, 0 Comments

istock_000022128105xsmall_428

This Friday at 10:30am in Lake Park, the town is hosting a beautiful celebration for Arbor Day. Beginning in the morning locals from the community and students from different schools will come out to Flagler Boulevard to plant new trees. Tree City USA has donated the seedlings and students will graciously bring the soil to preserve the presence of our trees for future generations. The mayor, James Dubois, will commence the ceremony with some words about our trees and food and drinks will be available to all that want to partake. People from Stuart to Palm Beach Gardens will come out to plant new trees. 

A Little More About Arbor Day

The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to make our world a “greener and healthier”…

6449 Views, 0 Comments

Going into this past weekend, Team USA was undefeated when a Fed Cup Qualifier was held in the state of Florida, including 2-0 in Delray Beach. After this weekend, the perfect record stayed intact.  

tennis_300The United States defeated Sweden 3-2 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center to earn a spot in the 2014 Fed Cup World Group. Palm Beach Gardens residents Venus and Serena William lead the way with two of the three wins for the U.S. side.

Serena, the world’s number one player, defeated Sofia Arvidsson 6-2 and 6-1 on Sunday, giving the American side a 2-1 lead. That win set up the opportunity for Venus to clinch the victory for Team USA. Venus defeated Johanna Larsson 6-3 and 7-5 to take a 3-1 lead and ultimately advance Team USA to the Fed Cup World Group.

The US…

3582 Views, 0 Comments

Lifeguard Tower

The famous Peanut Island is getting a new addition to its shores! For all of the fun-goers that come to Peanut Island, you can breathe a little easier when it comes to swimming around the island. A brand new lifeguard station will be opening on the island later this month. 

Peanut Island’s five, fulltime lifeguards that serve and protect and now they will have new $100,000, hurricane proof headquarters. The new, 12-foot by 12-foot, cinder block building is going to be a hefty step up from the trailer they were calling home for the past decade. The new building will provide the lifeguards with more than 80 square feet of additional space. There will be enough room for a swimmer or person with heat exhaustion to come inside for treatment.

The new…

4804 Views, 0 Comments

Turtle Trot 5K 2013

The Town of Jupiter is bringing back its beloved, annual Turtle Trot. This is the 23rd annual Turtle Trot 5K and it sure to set the bar high!

Runners from all over the area come out to run from Carlin Park down the beach road (A1A) to the Jupiter Inlet and back. Thereare 15 age groups for the race and the top 3 male and top 3 female runners from each group will take home awards. Some of the new things to look forward to this year in the race include group registration and the kid’s fun run! The group registration allows for 3 or more runners to run together as a team, the team with the most participants will win an award. For the kids, the fun run is a mile long run that is not timed. It is perfect for kids 11 and under!

Jot These Dates Down!

4940 Views, 0 Comments

abe_tennis-1_300

Waterfront Properties and Club Communities own Abraham Kamor won the member-guest Tennis Championship at Admirals Cove. Competing with his partner Matt Weague, the two won the championship this past weekend. The tournament consisted of 20 teams of Admirals Cove Tennis Club members and their guests.

There were three flights with the winners of each flight advancing to the semi-finals. Abraham and his partner Matt won their flight before winning their semi-final and championship matches.

For more information on this event, as well as other events that are held at Admirals Cove throughout the year, visit www.admiralscove.net.

8591 Views, 0 Comments

An Australian golfer had never won the Masters. That was until this past weekend, when Adam Scott ended two streaks. Scott won his first major championship in his 48th attempt and brought his native country of Australia its first ever green jacket.

Scott wins in Playoff- Scott defeated Angel Cabrera in the second playoff hole on Sunday to get that first major championship that had seem to escape him over the past few years. After both Scott and Cabrera pared the first playoff hole, the moved to the 10th hole for the second. The same hole that brought us the famous Bubba Watson shot out of the trees last year didn’t bring quite the drama this year, but did end the tournament. Both players hit their approach shot to within 15 feet of the hole and while…

3835 Views, 0 Comments

Legacy Place Food and Wine Festival

The Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation is bringing back their annual Food and Wine Festival to Legacy Place in Palm Beach Gardens! The evening will be filled with wonderful food, wine pairings, an atmosphere of friendly people and flowing music. The wine comes from vineyards around the world and the best local restaurants in the area bring the food.  

“We are thrilled to once again bring what has grown into a much anticipated event to Palm Beach Gardens,” said Mary Lou Fogarty, Legacy Place property manager. “This has become a signature event and one that supports a very worthwhile cause.” The proceeds benefit the American Lung Association’s educational programs and services. The Food and Wine Festival has been very successful in raising tremendous…

6987 Views, 0 Comments

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from a cooperative data exchange program of the Realtor® Association of Martin County, Inc. MLS. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Waterfront Properties and Club Communities are marked with the IDX logo (Broker Reciprocity) or name and detailed information about such listings includes the name of the listing brokers. Data provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, that it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Copyright 2024 Realtor® Association of Martin County, Inc. MLS. All rights reserved.

Listing information last updated on March 3rd, 2024 at 5:22pm EST.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from a cooperative data exchange program of Palm Beach Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Waterfront Properties and Club Communities are marked with the listing broker's logo or name and detailed information about such listings includes the name of the listing brokers. Data provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

The broker providing this data believes them to be correct, but advises interested parties to confirm them before relying on them in a purchase decision.

© 2024 Palm Beach Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service. All Rights Reserved.

Listing information last updated on March 3rd, 2024 at 5:22pm EST.

The data relating to real estate on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the MLS of the Miami Association of REALTORS®, and is updated as of March 3rd, 2024 at 5:22pm EST (date/time).

All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by the MLS and should be independently verified. All properties are subject to prior sale, change, or withdrawal. Neither listing broker(s) nor Waterfront Properties and Club Communities shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints, and shall be held totally harmless from any damages arising from reliance upon these data. © 2024 MLS of MAR.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing

Beaches Multiple Listing Service LogoAll listings featuring the BMLS logo are provided by BeachesMLS, Inc.This information is not verified for authenticity or accuracy and is not guaranteed.Copyright © 2024 BeachesMLS, Inc.

Listing information last updated on March 3rd, 2024 at 5:22pm EST.