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How Will You Celebrate July 4th?

I just love the 4th of July. It is time to see where you are going to celebrate in Palm Beach County. 

This year the City of West Palm Beach will celebrate on Flager in the biggest free event in South Florida. The event goes from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. This event as it is the 30th year anniversary of the 4th on Flagler. Celebrations will include live performances from your favorite local and regional acts on three stages, a military honor ceremony, larger-than-life versions of games like Human Foosball, Life-sized Jenga and Pong.  And new this year, an air-conditioned arcade! All activities are free and the kids are sure to have a blast. To top it off the night will end with an 18 minute firework show over the Intracoastal Waterway! 

Come and enjoy...

How Does Palm Beach Real Estate Compare to the Rest of the World?

It is time to take the gloves off and put Palm Beach real estate up against the rest of the world.  Are  our homes the cheapest?  Of course not. However we are an amazing value as I notice every time I travel. The last trip to Asia really peaked my curiosity so it was time to dig deep in the numbers of other popular locations to see if Palm Beach would win in a value battle. 

So what did I find? I found that of course there are less expensive areas however not anywhere I would like to live. And better yet, there were a lot of areas more expensive that were also places I would not want to live. I couldn't believe some of the numbers of the median price per sq ft. that we found. 

The goal was to do an equal comparison so we looked at median price per sq ft.  in the city.

The median price for West...

Manalapan is The 2nd Most Expensive Zip Code to Buy a Home in the US

Manalapan has the honor or being the 2nd most expensive zip code to buy a home in the United States. Last year they were number 1. Manalapan Florida is the only Florida zip code that made the list of the top 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes. The majority of the other Top 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes were in New York or California.

Why do luxury buyers love Manalapan? 

1.  The ease to fly in and out of to enjoy the Manalapan residence. Whether this is a primary home, seasonal home or weekend retreat, getting in is easy with both private and 3 international airports 15-60 minutes away. You have many options when traveling from your Manalapan home.

2. The weather is perfect. If you are looking for a place to escape winter for a few days or the entire season, this is the ideal locaiton. With warm days, comfortable...