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Sell Your Boca Raton CondoThinking about selling your Boca Raton condo? By now, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve at least heard about or read how much staging matters. But just what does that mean exactly, and how does staging a condo differ from staging a single-family home? Let’s dive into all the basics below: 

Understand spacing & square footage

Most condos in Boca are smaller than a detached single-family residence, which means the de-cluttering process is even more critical than it may be inside a larger living space. The primary goal should always be to create as much visual space inside a condo as possible, so organize the closets, get rid of books on display, and don’t be afraid to even remove a piece of furniture or two depending on how your living space is

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Why Use a Realtor When Buying New Construction in BocaIf you’re in the market for a new home or condo in Boca Raton, new construction will undeniably be an appealing option, especially if you’re willing and able to pay the premium most newly built residences in South Florida command. Along with being the first occupant(s), new construction has all kinds of additional benefits like being eco-friendly (in most cases) and having all the best finishes and features currently available to consumers and/or home buyers looking for a new place to live. Furthermore, buying new construction also means you shouldn’t have to worry about making changes, updates, or upgrades anytime soon, which may just be the biggest benefit of them all.  

It’s worth noting, however, that even if you do plan on buying a new

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Luxury New Construction Homes For Sale in Boca RatonJust about everybody tends to fall in love with new construction when looking for a new place to live, and especially here in Boca Raton, where most new construction homes for sale feature jaw-dropping finishes and easy access to all kinds of extra perks like golfing, championship tennis courts, and easy access to the beachfront and other outdoor recreational amenities. 

But with new construction homes seemingly always in high-demand, finding and securing your new dream home won’t be easy in a market as competitive as Boca Raton. So when first beginning your new luxury home search, knowing where to look can often give you a one-up over other buyers, and right now, there aren’t many better options for luxury new construction homes than in these top Boca

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Why Buy a Hillsboro Beach CondoBordered by the ocean and the Intracoastal, the small town of Hillsboro Beach presents an ideal option for those in the market for a beach condo. In fact, there are several reasons why purchasing a condo in Hillsboro Beach simply makes sense right now, which we'll run through below.

Affordability

First of all, buying a Hillsboro Beach condo is cheaper than buying in neighboring Boca Raton. Both areas entertain multi-million dollar properties and exclusivity, especially attractive to locals and visitors alike.

The small coastal community is pricey for single-family homes, which makes purchasing a condo a more affordable option in Hillsboro Beach. The many desirable options often include expansive water views with top amenities to match.

Beachfront

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Highland Beach FLAlmost entirely residential, Highland Beach is known for its relaxing beaches and inspirational options in real estate. In an area of waterfront estates there are also, however, some fantastic options in condo living that can’t be missed. And if you're someone who's truly looking for the ultimate oceanfront hideaway,  here's a quick look at some of the most underrated beachfront condo buildings in beautiful Highland Beach, Florida: 

3009 South Ocean 

With direct oceanfront views, 3009 South Ocean allows residents to live right on the sand, with impressive views of the beach and the ocean. Originally constructed in the mid 1970s, many of the units have been recently updated to reflect more modern features and finishes. 

As well, the building also

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Boca Raton Gated HomesMany of Boca Raton’s most exquisite homes sit behind the gates of a handful of the area’s most luxurious and prestigious communities. And if you're in the market for a spectacular new place to call home, each of these Boca Raton gated communities should be a great spot to begin your search. 

Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club

One of these is the Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club. The premiere community sets the scene for golfing, world-class yachting and hundreds of acres of ocean access. As well, the nearly 750 home sites often enjoy waterfront or golf course views, with a sensational East Boca Raton setting.

Recognized even by Forbes as one of the nation’s most exclusive gated communities, the luxury estates of Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club are

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Boca Raton New Construction Condo BuildingsWith the benefit of new construction, some of Boca’s newest condo developments are already getting their fair share of attention when it comes to prospective buyers. And as you might expect, a few of these new construction condo buildings in Boca Raton aren't leaving many buyers disappointed. 

Tower 155

With a crisp, modern exterior, Tower 155 is under construction right now, designed to incorporate plenty of open space, dozens of floor plans and top amenities. Some of the key features of the property include a rooftop sundeck and hot tub, plus a lounge, bar and wading pool. In addition, plans call for a two-story lobby, a fitness center and outdoor yoga studio plus secure garage parking, 24-hour security and high-speed elevators.

The floor plans

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Luxury Boca Condo Buildings with the Best Ocean ViewsIn a place where luxury almost comes standard, some of Boca Raton’s most fashionable condo buildings also provide some of the most privileged views of the ocean and sand.

Luxuria

With only around two-dozen luxury residences to choose from, Luxuria presents some of the most exclusive options in waterfront living in all of Boca Raton. The ultra-luxury condos, two-story penthouses and even a few single-family homes of this upscale community are right along the water, serving up unobstructed ocean views from some of the private, wraparound terraces.

From impressive 4,500 square feet condos to some residences topping 13,000 square feet of living space, the prestigious address of Luxuria affords sophistication and gracious design principles, with open

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Boca Condo Buildings with the Best PoolsOften with oceanfront views, some of the best condo buildings in Boca Raton also offer some of the most favorable amenities just off the sand and surf. And although nearly every condo building in Boca Raton features a swimming pool or sorts, the best pool decks are found in a select number of buildings, topping the list for their location and their highly desirable features.

The Addison

Found right on Ocean Boulevard and steps from the sand, The Addison supplies dual condo buildings with spectacular ocean views. The large condos are amazing in their own right, but only made more so by the amenity-rich surroundings.

With an impressive two oceanfront swimming pools, residents of The Addison enjoy the luxury of lounging on the nearby sand or

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Staging Your Boca CondoIf you’re an experienced home seller, chances are you’re at least somewhat familiar with staging and the importance it can have on getting your place sold quickly, and for the price you want.

But as a luxury listing agent who specializes in selling Boca Raton condos, I’m the first to admit staging a home and staging a condo are two totally different animals. So if you’re thinking about putting your Boca condo on the market sometime soon, here are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to prepping and staging your living space in order to maximize appeal:

Showcase Space

It’s certainly no secret that most condos for sale in Boca Raton are a bit more limited in living space than a typical single-family home. So naturally, the larger you can make

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