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Spring Festivals Near Boca Raton

With spring in the air, it's a great time of year to get out and enjoy some sunshine and explore some of the fantastic community events surrounding Boca Raton.

Here are some of the top spring festivals near Boca Raton.

Delray Affair

Delray Beach – April 7-9

Take a stroll through downtown Delray Beach this weekend, and partake in the largest arts and crafts festival in the Southeast United States. Stretching 12 city blocks, the event features fine and funky art from international creators, live music, and delicious entrees. No matter what your tastes, you'll find a bite to eat and piece worth taking home at this spectacular street fair.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Boca Raton – February 24 - April 9

If you haven't had a chance already

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Advantages For Boca Raton Cash Buyers

In 2016, the National Association of REALTORS® conducted a study that found that on average 12% of American home buyers purchased their home in cash. While saving up for the payment can be tough, being a Boca Raton cash buyer can have some major advantages.

Cash Appeals To Sellers

The Boca Raton real estate market is competitive, so it's important to make your offer stand out amongst contending bids. For a seller, cash is appealing because it not only sets you apart from the crowd as a serious home buyer, it also means a faster closing time. Without the rigamarole of applying for a mortgage and the waiting period preceding approval, the time it takes to close the deal can shrink from 4 to 7 weeks to 1 to 3 weeks. Additionally, most cash deals

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Buying A Boca Raton Vacation Home

With sugar-white sand beaches, waving palms, world-class golf, and a vibrant nightlife, Boca Raton has a lot to offer. As such, it makes for a popular place for those looking to purchase a second home or vacation home. If you're considering investing in a Boca Raton vacation home, consider the following tips:

Why Do You Want A Vacation Home?

There are numerous reasons a person may want to invest in a Boca Raton vacation home. Perhaps you visited the city once when you were a kid and fell in love with the balmy weather, laid-back attitude, and incredible beach access. Maybe you'd like to spend a couple months each year enjoying the area. Maybe your Boca Raton home is an investment in your future, and you're hoping to retire there one day. Perhaps

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boca raton neighborhoods to live in if you love to golf

A thriving city on the eastern shore of Florida, the city of Boca Raton is an ever-expanding urban center. With excellent shopping, fine dining, and a vibrant nightlife, this waterfront city has all the perks of a buzzing metropolis. One of the most popular pastimes in this city involves clapping a cap on your head, strapping gloves on your fingers, and swinging a club. Golf courses are spread throughout every corner of the city. There's more than 30 of them! So, whether you're looking for a Boca Raton home for sale on the expanding western edge of the city, or along the ocean shores, you can find a community close to the fairways.

If you love to golf, explore these Boca Raton neighborhoods.

Broken Sound

Located in central Boca Raton, the

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Boca Raton Construction Boom

Incorporated in 1925, the once sleepy resort town of Boca Raton has grown and grown over the past century into a vibrant, affluent, and dynamic urban center. Over the past 30 years, the population of Boca Raton has increased by 50 percent, and if you regularly drive down Palmetto Park Road or Fifth Avenue, you've likely noticed the increase in traffic.

Boca Raton Real Estate Market

All of this is tied to the fact that the Boca Raton real estate market is thriving. A drive through the downtown core reveals more construction caps than sun hats. The result of all this construction: Residences in Downtown Boca have nearly doubled since 2013. An article in the Sun Sentinel indicates that property rates are increasing at a slow, steady, and

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The stunning Southwest Florida community of Boca Raton is well-known for its world-class beaches, developed shopping corridor, and fantastic golfing opportunities, but it's also known for being one of America's most affluent and luxurious urban centers. When it comes to upscale housing the Boca Raton luxury real estate market is brimming with potential. Well-situated, easily maintained, and convenient in every sense of the word, luxury condo developments offer homeowners the premium in contemporary living.

Take a look at these three upcoming Boca Raton luxury condo developments:

Tower 155

tower 155, boca ratonCoining the term, "The New Boca," this complex is dedicated to bringing the city's luxury condo market to a new standard of excellence. Off the intersection

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5 tips fpr selling your boca raton luxury home in 2017

There are many nuances to selling a luxury property. In Boca Raton, a market known for luxury homes and condos, there are numerous things that sellers should do to stand out in the market. With the high demand for luxury properties in the area, it’s important to work with an agent who knows what they are doing and who can entice buyers looking for a luxury home.

Here are 5 tips for selling your Boca Raton luxury property:

1. Make Sure Your Agent has Luxury Selling Experience

The marketing of a luxury property is undoubtedly the most important factor in selling your home. It’s vitally important to work with a real estate agent that is experienced marketing luxury homes.

Before hiring an agent, interview them about their past projects to

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2016 BocaDReams Boca Raton Boat Parade

 

Boca Raton Boat Parade 40th Annual Holiday Boat Parade December 17h 2016 (6:30pm- 8:00pm from the C-15 Canal at the Boca/Delray border and will travel south to the Hillsboro Blvd. Bridge.) Boca Raton’s Boat Parade has been one of the premier holiday events in South Florida with tens of hundreds of spectators lining the 6-1/2 mile parade route to view spectacularly decorated vessels of all sizes celebrating the holiday season in true tropical tradition. In past years, the parade featured over 30 beautifully decorated vessels celebrating the spirit of the season—traveling down the ICW in a spectacular display of holiday spirit. It is the hope of the organizers that the community will join us to make the 2015 Boca Raton Holiday Boat Parade the

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Last week Doulas Ellian in Boca Raton opened its dedicated space to the Mandarin Residences. The project is expected to break ground in the summer of 2016 and be completed by 2018. Starting at $1.9 M The Mandarin Residences at Via Mizner weill provide a new level of residential luxury for Boca Raton. You can fint out more information here

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