Scot Karp's Boca Raton Luxury Real Estate Blog

Sea Ranch Club, Boca RatonIt's not often a custom penthouse comes on the market and this one is extra special. This unit, located in the beautiful Sea Ranch Club condominium development, was made-to-order when the building was being constructed, and the result is a property that would be ideal for a multi-generational family. The setup, which has separate entrances and 5 suite-style bedrooms, is ideal for ensuring parents, kids and grandparents all get the privacy and independence they are looking for, while still being able to share the multiple living spaces.

Incomparable Views In Every Direction

This Sea Ranch Club penthouse is almost 6,500 square feet and every room has a spacious feel. There are both formal and informal living spaces, as well as a formal dining area. The

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Luxury Waterfront Condos in Boca RatonThe old adage of, “you get what you pay for” isn’t always true, especially in luxury real estate. If you’re in the market for a new high-end condominium it’s important to understand where the value lies over the long term (besides quality design and craftsmanship), and which features can be red-herrings in condo marketing.

Location, Location, Location…and Zoning

Few things contribute as much value to real estate (and are as impossible to change) as location. Look for neighborhoods with good reputations and which have intrinsic value because of their location. For example, condos in downtown districts or near the ocean tend to hold long-term value well as they're always in demand.

Find out how the neighborhood might change over time. Inquiring about

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Palm Beach County Home Prices Increased in 2013The numbers are in and Palm Beach County saw another increase in home prices over last year, with a 14.3% increase from 2012. Home prices have been on the rise since 2012, due to the investor market being hot, hot, hot, and there being an acute lack of inventory to meet the demand, particularly for condominium properties. Currently the inventory for Boca Raton luxury single-family homes for sale exceeds 400 different properties, while the luxury market for condos accounts for just a fraction of the total inventory, at just over 50 condominiums for sale priced at over $1,000,000.

It is estimated that the growth rate for home prices in Palm Beach County will slow in 2014, rising only slightly, closer to the average of 4%. This stabilization is a good

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Scot Karp is a Gitomer Certified AdvisorThe top experts in any given field are constantly striving to improve themselves and become better at what they do. Scot Karp is no different. As one of America's top real estate agents and a consistent member of the elite "Top 250 Agents in the Country", Scot is always improving so he can serve his clients in the best possible way. To that end, he recently completed course work with Jeffrey Gitomer, and is now a Gitomer Certified Advisor. Jeffrey Gitomer is one of the world's leading sales trainers, and has many best-selling books, including the famous "Little Red Book of Selling". Scot can now provide clients and his peers with some of the top selling tools in the country via Jeffrey Gitomer's online and classroom training! And by becoming a Gitomer

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Akoya, Boca West: Coming SoonDo you love the Boca West Country Club, but crave new construction and modern luxury? If the answer is yes, then Boca West’s Akoya condominium development may just be the perfect home for you! At a recent Boca West HOA meeting, plans for the luxury high-rise were unveiled; this opulent three tower development will be the first of its kind in over 25 years for the #1 country club in the United States. There will be a total of 120 fabulous condominium-style units, and coupled with Boca West’s unparalleled amenities and emerald-green golf course views, this is sure to be one of the area’s hottest new addresses.

There are few details on Akoya, Boca West available right now; at this time, the website isn’t even ready. But here is what we do know: GS4

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Limited Edition Rolls-Royce Phantom Included with Boca Raton HomeAs a long-time member of the National Rolls-Royce and Bentley Owners Club myself, I couldn’t resist drawing attention to the noteworthy listing at 750 Lake Drive, Boca Raton. Not only is this property, Villa Bella Lago, truly exquisite, but it also includes a great incentive to buy: a limited edition Rolls-Royce Phantom.

The car, valued at $450,000, is sure to command the interest of luxury home buyers and car collectors alike. According to the listing agent, there are only 12 of these cars in the world, and one could be yours, if you are willing to pay full asking price, $12,750,000, for this Boca Raton mansion.

Even without the Rolls-Royce Phantom sweetening the deal, this Mediterranean-style single-family property is stunning. The home's rare and

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The Wick Theatre, Boca RatonBoca Raton’s theater community has been revived with the new Wick Theatre & Costume Museum. Picked up by Costume World entrepreneur and theater lover Marilyn Wick, the building formally known as the Caldwell Theatre has undergone a much needed facelift. There is even the new Broadway Collection Museum alongside it, boasting the largest collection of some of the most iconic theater costumes in the country.

This Boca Raton theater’s mission is to provide the highest level of entertainment in the region, with the finest talent from Florida, New York, and beyond. And already the Wick Theatre is meeting these high standards—The Sound of Music, the company’s inaugural show, has just finished its run with a collection of accolades from its audience of industry

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Welcome to South Florida Luxury Real EstateThe new ScotKarp.com ultraluxury real estate site is now live! We’re your #1 source for all of the most exclusive listings of South Florida’s most impressive homes and condominiums. With you, the luxury buyer and seller in mind, we’ve created this website to be a valuable resource when it comes to navigating the local real estate market.

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The Ultraluxury Expert

Known as the Ultraluxury Expert, Scot Karp has 34 years of experience in this competitive market. As the Director of Premier Estate Properties’ Ultraluxury

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