abacoa real estate: Short Sale Advice - How Much Should I Offer on a Short Sale Offer to Purchase? - 02/07/08 12:09 AM
Hi Gretchen (Name Changed),
Sorry about getting back to you so late in the evening.
 
Gretchen wrote to me the following:
> If we do make a bid it will be less than $290K. The offer would be> preapproved, backed by cash, and with inspection waived. Which make it> strong, however, If you don't think that is worth submitting due to> being below recent comps, let me know. I do not want to waste anyones> time.
There are 3 particular items that makes an offer STRONG in a Short Sale.
1) Price,
2) No Contingencies, and
3) Price.
 
There … (5 comments)

abacoa real estate: Do the Local Authorities within Palm Beach County and the Towns Within Have the Power to Implement an Emergency Home Building Moratorium? - 01/19/08 09:57 PM
 
I am curious...
Do the Local Authorities in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach, Tequesta, Singer Island, or any of Palm Beach County, have the Power to Implement an Emergency Building Moratorium?
I am also curious...
What do you think will happen if the Local Authorities Implemented an Emergency Home Building Moratorium, besides Law Suits by the Builders?
Thank you for your answers!
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abacoa real estate: Great Opportunity! LUXURY TOWNHOME Short Sale, Next to Scripps in Cielo, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418!!! - 01/19/08 09:33 PM
 
 Luxury 2,000+ Square Foot, Lennar, Every Things's Included TownHome
with Granite Counter Tops, CBS, High Impact Glass, SS Appliances, and a lot more!
Close to Scripps and in the Center of Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens!
The bank is expecting close to Market Value. (A recent Sale's Comp $372,500!)
I can get your offer through if it is reasonable! MAKE AN OFFER! See below,,,
Be Smart, Submit an Offer Close to asking price and become the next owner!
Just a short distance to Scripps and Max Planck!
 Great Opportunity! Short Sale!
Currently listed for $324,900. but make a reasonable offer.
 Gated Community! Close to Donald Ross, The Beach/Atlantic Ocean, Roger … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: SUPPLY IS WAY UP,,,demand is way low, Let's hire a Builder to make more Homes in our County To Incease the Tax Basis! - 01/18/08 10:41 PM
Hi Folks,
Caution: Honest Political Discussion Ahead!
I was about to Cry when I received an eMail Letter from one of my Clients that spoke with a Forked Tongue, with me, when he/she forwarded an eMail from one of the Local Home Builders that wanted to show him "the new them", that wanted to "redefine new homes", that wanted to "make sure that they built what he/she was looking for", etc.
Before I Go On,,,
Can I ask you One Political Question about Supply and Demand, err, Basic Economics?
For those of you that said yes:
When there is an OVER SUPPLY OF ANY COMMODITY THAT IS MAN … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Is It Time to Stop the Sprawl? Is It Time to Implement a Building Moratorium? - 01/07/08 09:53 PM
 
Hello Home Owners in Palm Beach County!
I am here tonight to ask questions. To generate discussions.
These questions are not for everybody.
Just the select few that understand the questions.
Is it time to stop the sprawl? Should we implement a building moratorium?
Imagine if you will, Thousands and Thousands of empty homes, no buyers, and no renters. Wait, we don't have to imagine. We just have to drive through the different neighborhoods!
Wealth of current home owners is being stolen, by Stock Holders of New Home Builder Companies. These Stock Holders: 1) need to sell off inventory, and 2) need to sell not-yet-built homes on their empty … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Must Read and Print - Jupiter, Florida Hurricane Guide (Realtor Steven Wood's Community Service) - 10/12/07 10:50 PM
 
This year to date, we, meaning Jupiter, Florida, have been very fortunate during Hurricane Season, 2007!
BUT, Hurricane Season is not over.
Never-the-less, The Town of Jupiter has created a very helpful and informative Internet Publication that should be read and printed out and stored with your Hurricane Supplies!
After you have read the guide, you say to yourself "I am glad that Realtor Steven Wood of Illustrated Properties Real Estate on 300 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter, Florida, (phone number 1-800-298-2566) pointed out that the Town of Jupiter is on top of possible Hurricane Disasters, but I don't need to print this … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Largest DiVosta-Built Single Story Home In Martinique, Abacoa, Jupiter, FL - 10/08/07 10:13 PM
 
Best Real Estate Value in Martinique, Abacoa, Jupiter, Florida! 401 Caravelle Drive!
Over 3,900 Total Square Feet and 2,995 Square Feet Under Air!
No Stairs! This is the Largest DiVosta-Built, Single Story Home in Abacoa!
With 2 Spacious Great Rooms for Entertaining, a Corner Lot for a Little Privacy,  and a Home that was made for Enjoying the Good Life in Sunny Florida!
 
Do not let this one pass you by! Ask your Realtor to show you this home! (MLS #R2823484). It doesn't have every bell and whistle ever imagined, but what it does have is a Great Price to Start YOUR Self … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: BLUFFS River North 2/2.5 Quad Townhome $199,500 = Deeply Discounted Opportunity, Short Sale - 10/06/07 04:22 PM
 
New Home Owners, Close-to-Beach 2nd Home Buyers, and Investors looking for a Great Opportunity?
 
My client must sell this Beautiful 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath DiVosta Quad Townhome! It is located in The BLUFFS River North in Jupiter, Florida, Palm Beach County!
The Beauty is in the Location! A small fire damaged the closet under the stairs and is currently being fixed!Because of the fire, and because we are in the midst of rehabbing the home, the price is heavily discounted. Once the repairs and cosmetic work is complete, the price will go back up.
So, take a moment and come see this 2 Bedroom, 2.5 … (1 comments)

abacoa real estate: The LAKES at the BLUFFS 2/2.5 Quad Townhome FOR SALE, Short Sale Listing! - 10/06/07 08:12 AM
 
First Time Home Buyers, 2nd Home by the Beach Home Buyers, Investors, The Opportunity is Here and Now!
My client must sell this Beautiful 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath DiVosta Quad Townhome! It is located in The Lakes at the BLUFFS in Jupiter Florida, Palm Beach County!
The Beauty is in the Location! Appliances are original from 1985, but to get this close to the beach and at $20,000 discount, I would replace the Appliances!
Directions:
From the Atlantic Ocean in Jupiter Town, Florida (A1A or US Highway 1), go west on Marcinski BlvdTake Left at Lakes at the BLUFFS.First right onto 11th Court. Then take First … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Florida's Real Estate Market and HOA's Rules that Hinder Owners Wanting to Sell Their Homes!!! - 10/05/07 09:26 PM
 
I am confused. I need your inputs!
Aren't HOA's and Condo Associations supposed to be for the benefit of the Home Owners and Condo Owners?
I mean Current Home Owners and Condo Owners that want to sell or lease their homes or condos, and Future Home Owners and Condo Owners that want to purchase or rent homes or condos in these HOA's and Condo Associations, need to have some sort of signal that let's these folks know that certain homes and condos are on the market to sell, lease, purchase, or rent!
They all need and want exposure of the properties in order to sell, lease, purchase, or rent! … (4 comments)

abacoa real estate: Jupiter Florida Snow Birds, It is time to BUY! Rent no more! Short Sale in the Bluffs! - 09/29/07 07:39 PM
I just visited Northern Virginia.
Hurrumph!
Northern Virginia is right next to Washington, DC. It is comprised of Loudoun County, Prince William's County, and Fairfax County. 
Nice rolling hills, the Potomac River, and the trees are about to turn as Fall's Foliage turns.
Washington, DC is the Capitol of the United States.
Not too far from Northern Virginia is Central Maryland. In fact, Central Maryland is just across the Cabin John Bridge that takes folks over the Potomac River! Included in the Central Maryland area are Montgomery County and Prince George's County, with Anne Arundle County, Fredrick County, Howard County, and Baltimore County being close by! 
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Getting Around, Jupiter Town - A fast primer on Trains, Planes, and Automobiles (and Intracoastal bridges) Part 2 - 09/03/07 12:14 AM
So, you have decided to buy real estate in sunny Jupiter, Florida, or, you are thinking about buying real estate in paradise, AKA, Jupiter, Florida. Either way, you need to -> Get Around, in Jupiter Town!
This is the 2nd Lesson primer on how to Get Around, in Jupiter Town, for those who want to come to Jupiter and discover Paradise!
This primer is not for folks from Jupiter, rather, it is for out-of-Palm-Beach-County, out-of-Florida-State, and out-of-USA-Country folks, (out of town, out of state, and out of country folks,) such as Northerners (those in the USA that live to the North of Florida), and International Purchasers of real estate in Jupiter, Florida, USA!
 
In … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Getting Around, Jupiter Town - A fast primer on Trains, Planes, and Automobiles (and Intracoastal bridges) - 08/31/07 08:14 PM
 
So, you have decided to buy real estate in sunny Jupiter, Florida, or, you are thinking about buying real estate in paradise, AKA, Jupiter, Florida. Either way, you need to -> Get Around, in Jupiter Town!
I have designed this quick, 1st Lesson primer on how to Get Around, in Jupiter Town, for those who want to come to Jupiter and discover Paradise!
This primer is not for folks from Jupiter, rather, it is for out-of-Palm-Beach-County, out-of-Florida-State, and out-of-USA-Country folks, (out of town, out of state, and out of country folks,) such as Northerners, and International Purchasers of real estate in Jupiter, Florida, USA!
 
We will use PBI, or … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Jupiter Florida is More Than Fun-In-The-Sun! Fine Arts, Arts, Museums & Shopping! - 08/28/07 09:28 PM
 
I was just with a client and he asked me why he should move to Palm Beach Gardens or Jupiter, Florida. I only had 3 hours with him to show him both Palm Beach Gardens Real Estate and Jupiter Real Estate and for a part of the 3 hours he needed to stop and eat. That only left me with 2 hours to show him homes that were for sale.
He indicated that he took a couple of weeks off from work to tour Florida and then determine where he was going to buy his new home. I have not heard back from him yet. This was … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Scripps 350,000 Square Feet, 3 Building, 1st Phase, Grand Opening is set for,,, - 08/26/07 08:36 AM
 
Everybody is talking about Scripps, or Scripts <sic>, here in the Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach, and Tequesta areas, but when is Scripps going to open their doors to the 3 new buildings?
To find out from the horse'smouth, please visit the web site below. Once at the web site, you can also click on more links that will even take you to a live webcam of the constructin site.
http://www.scripps.edu/florida/story1.html
The good news is when a large business opens it's doors in a new town, the business attracts people from other areas, thus adding demand to the current infrastructure.
Will the demand be great enough … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Want to become a Real Estate Investor in Palm Beach County? A Good Start... - 08/19/07 10:07 AM
 
Want to become a Real Estate Invester in Palm Beach County Florida?
A good start is to become educated in the ways of Real Estate Investing. A lot of information can be obtained by joining a local Real Estate Investor Association or REIA for short.
The following is a link to the Florida Real Estate Investors Association that meets in Palm Beach County.
http://www.reiptherewards.com/index.php?src=gendocs&link=flreia_home&category=FLREIA
By attending meetings there you get the in's and out's of Real Estate Investing.
I also ask others to post other REIAs that you are aware of in and around the Palm Beach County Florida Area here on … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Mortgage Company Melt Down - A Web Site to Monitor Ailing Mortgage Companies - 08/19/07 07:47 AM
 
I like to provide my Clients and Customers and Friends and Neighbors with information to help them make better real estate decisions. This is is just another of the many services that I provide.
The following is a great web site to discover information about the different mortgage companies that have closed their doors or are ailing and may close their doors.
Just click the link, and slowly read through the information. A customer of mine really appriciated the information on this web site. He is a day trader and said the information on this web site will help him with his investing!
http://ml-implode.com/
The information provided will … (0 comments)

abacoa real estate: Another Service For My Clients and Customers and Friends and Neighbors - 08/19/07 07:09 AM
 
I like to provide my Clients and Customers and Friends and Neighbors with information to help them make better real estate decisions. This is is just another of the many services that I provide.
The following is a great web site to discover information and statistics about the different cities, such as Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach, Tequesta, and Hobe Sound, within Florida. This web site also provides information for other states as well.
Just click the link, and slowly read through the information until you find the city you want information and statistics for. Then click on your desired city.
http://www.idcide.com/citydata/fl/index.htm
The information provided … (1 comments)

 

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