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 Sales volume pulls back from last months record high There is no doubt the Northern Palm Beaches real estate market is going to be interesting as we head into what historically are the slower summer months. Each month at this time we dig a little deeper into the local condo market to see where w...
 Finding a house not an easy task these days I sit this morning in the Blackhawk Hotel after the first visit to my hometown of Bettendorf, Iowa in many years. Up early to bring you Paradise Sharks latest analysis of what is going on in the Jupiter area real estate market. And when we look over th...
Median single family home price in the Northern Palm Beaches sets new multi year high. The great real estate recovery of 2015 continues with Jupiter area home prices moving significantly higher as of May 1st. During April, the median price on a home sale in the region moved above $400,000 for the...
Make it your focus and you will have won the game Yesterday, late afternoon I received a call that made my day. It made my weekend. On the other end of the line was a client who purchased a property from us back in 2014 and she was calling to thank me. She leads a very busy and hectic life in New...
 Pending home sales drop for the first time since January 1st The real estate market has been too strong here in the Northern Palm Beaches. On the front lines it is starting to feel like 2004 and believe me that isn’t a good feeling. Prices still are not up to that bubble pricing but the fervor f...
Median Northern Palm Beaches condo prices up 5.8% in just one month  It isn’t a surprise that the median Jupiter condo price moved higher for the second month in a row. Sales in the area have jumped 65% since January while available inventory has declined. We expect prices to move higher and fran...
Pending home sales highest we have seen in almost 2 years The 2014-2015 season in Jupiter, and the surrounding communities, has already started to unwind. As predicted, it was a big season. Really, really big. We have never had as many seasonal visitors as we did this year. It does not take much ...
First time we have been able to say that in 9 months One month ago we told you to bet the farm that Jupiter area home prices would be up for the 2nd straight month. We thought it was a sure thing, no doubt about it, easy money, piece of cake. We told you to bet the farm! Turns out prices did rise...
  But what does that mean for real estate prices......   April is here and you know what that means. Winter is over, spring is here and our seasonal visitors start streaming back home. Especially this year with Easter coming at us early and many returning home to watch their grandchildren partici...
Real estate is a team sport and you better have the right team   If you are going to be doing real estate of any kind, the one thing that will make or break the transaction is teaming with the right Realtor. You must find one whose passion is the customer and helping them meet their goals. They a...

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