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Palm Beach Blog

Category: Real Estate Tips

11 APR

55+ Communities “On a long and lonesome highway, east of Omaha.” If that lyric sounds familiar, it’s because it’s the start of one of the great rock n’ roll tunes. My Grandma Harriet, of all people, who was not a rocker, introduced me to Bob Seger. Grandma Harriet... Read More

4 APR
K-BN330 – Bathroom Return on Investment

K-BN330 – Bathroom Return on Investment Turbo or Oscillating Cleaning! Dryer! Deodorization! Warming Bun Features! High Intensity Water Pressure! All with your remote control. If you don’t have the Novita K-BN330, what in the world are you waiting for? Once you go Novita... Read More

21 MAR
Emails, Texts, Calls, Complaints and Profound Thoughts from the Readers

Emails, Texts, Calls, Complaints and Profound Thoughts from the Readers   Ann: The condo rules say 1 dog and a 25 pound limit. But I have 3 little dogs that total less than 20 pounds.  Will that work??? Jeff:  No. but an A+ for creativity.   Bill: Do you recommend... Read More

9 MAR

The Green Jacket I opened up the closet door to the vacant room. There she stood all by herself, glowing and glistening in green.  Rarer than the flawless Rockefeller Emerald. It was a Green Jacket. Not any Green Jacket, but the winner of  the Masters green jacket. The rarest... Read More

1 MAR
The Nosey Neighbor

The Nosey Neighbor We determined that $699,000 - $750,000 was the appropriate range for the house. It was mid-February and midway through the season. The owner was moving this May. We settled on $725,000 and would evaluate in a few weeks. That was until the nosey neighbor showed... Read More

16 FEB

LEGOS and Real Estate Organization Some people fancy the “Movie Theater Room”. Others yearn “Home Gym”. Me, I crave a “LEGO Room”. The worst toy ever invented was the LEGO. I would support a federal ban to outlaw this cherished childhood favorite. “What’s... Read More

6 FEB

The 15-Minute Lie I have a confession. Since I don’t have a Priest, I’ll confess this morning right here to you directly. Hopefully you will find it in your heart to forgive me.  Here goes. I have lied to my listing clients that I represented through the years. There.... Read More

2 FEB
Gathering Information

Gathering Information First, I was on our local CBS News, “Eye On Money”, this week, discussing 2023-year end numbers. You can watch the clip here.  Numbers don’t lie and they’ve led to the current state of the market, which brings me to this week’s Jeff’s Journal... Read More

27 JAN
Chat GPT & Real Estate Trends

Chat GPT & Real Estate Trends I asked ChatGPT what comedian, George Carlin would think of ChatGPT if he were still around. It coughed up some gobbledygook G-rated mumbo jumbo. Not a 4-letter vulgarity in sight.  I also asked ChatGPT if it would write a Jeff’s Journal... Read More

20 JAN

Curb Appeal The squirrel looked at me with his beady eyes atop the mailbox. I just parked the car for a listing appointment in an equestrian community named Caloosa. The squirrel started making squirrel noises at me. Then I noticed another squirrel on a tree and then another... Read More

12 JAN
100 Degree Differential

100 Degree Differential I may die this weekend. As a matter of fact, this Jeff’s Journal might be a posthumous Jeff’s Journal. Possibly even a collector’s edition. However, don’t get too excited as a column giving my 2 cents is probably only worth 2 cents!   See,... Read More

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