Blog - Coastal Florida Real Estate
THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS THE PERFECT HOME

April 27, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Home inspections are a part of the residential real estate transaction.  While not a part of the contract, buyers will always want to get a home inspected before making the decision to go through with the purchase. Home inspectors come in 2 varieties: those that have purchased a franchise and those that are in the construction trade.  One thing they all agree on is that there is no perfect home.

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MICHAEL JORDAN’S “1000 NORTH” ON SCHEDULE

April 19, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Michael Jordan, a Jupiter resident for several years, is part owner in a new restaurant going up on the Jupiter Inlet.  “1000 North” is rising on the site formerly occupied by Brix, a failed restaurant. While the location right on the Jupiter Inlet could not be better,  other restaurants like Bubba Gumps on the inlet, have failed.

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HOME INSPECTION: GET ONE WHEN YOU PUT YOUR HOUSE ON THE MARKET

April 14, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Home Inspection: How to Avoid Problems Once You Get a Contract Real estate transactions are handled pretty much the same from agent to agent and company to company.  Why? Because few agents or brokers take the time to analyze what is being done and then look for a better way. However, looking for a different and more efficient way to do things can often help avoid problems during the deal or get your house sold.

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ZILLOW SAYS THIS IS A “MEDIUM” MARKET

April 11, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Zillow is a widely used website for real estate information.  While the online estimates provided by Zillow can be wildly off the mark, their analysis of the market can be useful since they have such a large data set to work with. Yesterday, in my Inbox, I found a Zillow market update for the Jupiter zip code 33458.

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YOUR FIRST OFFER, IS IT THE BEST ONE?

April 6, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

The first offer you get on you home for sale may be the best one you will get or it may not.  Let’s take a look at the differences between the first offer and others that may…or may not come in later. The first offer generally comes in quickly after a home goes on the market.  What does this mean to you the seller?

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“MED IS DEAD”

April 4, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

“Med is Dead” Now this is an interesting phrase but it really sums up what has happened in architecture over the past few years here in Palm Beach County.  It was coined by the owner of a upper end interior design firm.

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3 REASONS WHY A LISTING IS NOT A LISTING

March 30, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

A “listing” in residential real estate, is a home which is offered for sale.  But there are times when a “listing” is not a listing.  Here are my thoughts.

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VIRTUAL TOUR vs VIRTUAL REALITY: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

March 25, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Virtual tours have been a part of the real estate world for a long time.  They come in various forms but have now been joined by Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.  Let’s take a look at the differences.

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ADMIRALS COVE: NEW LISTING AT $1000 SQ. FT.

March 21, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Admirals Cove Admirals Cove has long been Jupiter’s premier waterfront community (here’s an overview).  Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, about 6 miles of waterways provide homeowners with ocean access and a waterfront location that is second to none. A new listing just came to market at $1000 per square foot which makes it the most expensive home currently listed for sale in the community.

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DOGS MAY NOT BE MAN’S BEST FRIEND WHEN SELLING

March 18, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Dogs What would life be without dogs?  These special animals are indeed man’s best friend, except when it comes to selling your house.  Here are a couple of thoughts on our canine buddies. I have always had a dog, but when you are trying to sell your house there are some special considerations you must take into account.

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