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Palm Beach Blog

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24 NOV
5 Year Market Statistics Comparisons

5 Year Market Statistics Comparisons for Palm Beach County and Martin County We had our first Turkey-less Thanksgiving.  I went full pescatarian 5 years ago after having my kidney removed.  I have nothing against a good steak but felt I’d be less tempted to have French Fries... Read More

12 NOV
Is Now a Good Time to Buy?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy? Last February I rang the bell at MD Anderson.  It was 5 years before that I had my kidney taken out from stage 3 Kidney Cancer.  You bet I did my research and figured out the best plan of action in where to go and how fast I moved.  I interviewed... Read More

5 NOV
2-1 Rate Buydowns

2-1 Rate Buydowns   Next week I’ll be writing about purchasing in this market.  Like in any market, there is a lot of diagnosis needed to understanding your specific situation and whether it makes sense to buy now or wait. The highlights for Palm Beach and Martin... Read More

29 OCT
Halloween Real Estate Horror Stories & a PBJ Update

PB&J Update.  There is still plenty of need for help on the West Coast.  FEMA is overwhelmed and our high-protein meals are being received with as many as we can give. Lots of people are dealing with getting contractors, items from FEMA, and loss of income due to jobs... Read More

1 OCT
How Hurricane Ian will affect the Market and How You Can Help

Bringing Home to Home Echo Fine Properties was born in Captiva Island, right where Hurricane Ian made landfall. Lots of folk here have attachments to Captiva, Sanibel, and  the Fort Myers area. Our family took our first break in the pandemic in Sanibel and recognize many... Read More

24 SEP
Better to Buy or Rent in Palm Beach County?

Better to Buy or Rent in Palm Beach County? The rental market has been absolutely bonkers!  Everyone puts a plea out on social media to help a nice person who can’t find a rental and is looking to stay in the area.  Sadly, there are no secret giveaway deals as landlords... Read More

24 SEP
Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Hurricane Preparedness Tips In the event that Tropical Depression Ian forms into a named storm/hurricane, here is a list aa list of tips for you to use on any pending deals. This list was compiled with help from our friends at Cross Country Mortgage, Brightway Insurance, and... Read More

17 SEP
Cybersecurity and Real Estate

Cybersecurity and Real Estate One of our agents sold a home for 10 million dollars a few weeks ago.  Maybe 2 million is the new 1 million but a 10-million-dollar sale is a 10-million-dollar sale all around and it was a time for celebration for our agent.  That was until... Read More

10 SEP
Must Know Resources, School Tutors, and more

Must Know Resources, School Tutors, and more. Like Red in the Shawshank Redemption, a good Realtor is often the one who can get something for you. We have a Vendor resource page that is vetted that does just that.  And this week the call is not for a handyman, electrician,... Read More

26 AUG
Thinking Ahead when Buying and Selling

Thinking Ahead when Buying and Selling - 12 MUST-DO tips! “Sam!”.  “Can you move the car?”.  Silence from the 2nd story. “Jade!” “JADDDDDDE!” You can hear a pin drop upstairs. Only Paul Simon does a better rendition of the Sounds of Silence.  That’s why... Read More

19 AUG
What does the housing drop mean for the local economy?

What does the housing drop mean for the local economy? My first 10 years in the business world were spent in the home furnishings textile industry. We would always figure out how big or small of a line to come out with for the following season based on how robust the housing... Read More

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