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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty-Boca Market Center
Will lower property taxes be enough to get people to buy homes in South Florida? It may have helped 18 months ago but many other factors in home buying decision making have changed for the worse. And these property tax reforms only affect homesteaded properties which according to the City of Delr...
One more victim of the recent real estate crunch.  A $20 million plan to create new hotel rooms and retail shops on Swinton Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach has gone bust (read the article here).  This is not a good sign for my city.  This deal would have created many jobs for Delray Beach.  This ...
What is the best way to convince a buyer that now is the right time to buy a home in South Florida?  In a new article in the Palm Beach Post, the Florida Association of Realtors said Monday that Palm Beach County's median price for homes sold in November was $345,700, down 7 percent from $370,400...
I found this interesting article on the NPR website.  Should we as taxpayers be bailing out a homeowner that got in too far and borrowed more than they could afford?  Is it their fault that the housing market collapsed just as they were starting to invest in real estate?  Or should we be bailing ...
One of the best nights of fun in downtown Delray Beach is the Art and Jazz on the Avenue.  It's a night of food, music and art on Atlantic Avenue.  One of my all time favorite watering holes is Elwood's Dixie Bar B Que.  It's a great place to sit outdoors and listen to live music, drink a beer an...

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