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From fresh seafood and live music to unique celebrations, you’ll find plenty of things to do this February in Boca Raton.

Italian Fest- February 3

Sanborn Square Park

The month begins with Boca’s third annual Italian Fest. The one day event features live entertainment, plus Italian food and contests. Held at Sanborn Square Park, the event runs in the late afternoon through evening hours.

Museum Art Festival- February 3-4

Mizner Park

The month continues with the annual Museum Art Festival, sponsored by the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Held the first Saturday and Sunday of February at Mizner Park, the free festival offers the opportunity to shop for unique jewelry, pottery, crafts and other artwork from around the nation. Proceeds from the event go

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Millionaire's Mile CondosThe famed Millionaire’s Mile in Hillsboro Beach is where you’ll find some of the most desirable condo buildings in all of South Florida. Offering incredible views of the ocean, direct access to the beach, and a widespread collection of lifestyle amenities that only adds to the appeal and desirability of each location, there’s truly nothing like living on Millionaire’s Mile, regardless of which building it is you call home.

But with so many options, just where is a best place to begin a condo search along Hillsboro Mile? Well, despite getting a variety of answers depending on who you ask, here are just a few top buildings we recommend:

1200 Hillsboro Mile

If you’re not terribly thrilled about living in a high-rise condo building, give 1200 Hillsboro

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Selling a Home or Condo In Boca RatonChoosing to sell your Boca Raton condo is a major decision, both from an emotional standpoint and a financial one. After all, the goal of any home or condo sale is to get the most money possible, right? But simply listing your condo on the MLS and doing little else to market your property hardly ensures you’ll maximize profit, even in the hottest of hot markets.

Hiring the right real estate agent will certainly go a long way in reaching and exceeding your goals as a home seller, but just what does “hiring the right real estate agent" mean exactly? Well, let’s dive deeper into exactly what you’ll get when hiring me…

I’ll price your home right

One of the biggest challenges most real estate agents face is coming up with the right listing price

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Selling a condo in Boca RatonBoca Raton is filled with high-end real estate, with upscale residences and waterfront properties. To make your home stand out from the rest, there are a few things you can do before putting your luxury condo on the market.

Unlike many single-family homes, condos in Boca Raton hold the distinct advantage of low-maintenance and added amenities to drive up interest. Still, you’ll need to put in a little work to get the best return on your investment.

De-clutter your condo

One easy thing to do to make your condo ready for the market is to start de-cluttering the unit. You can pay someone to come in and do the work for you, including moving out some of your furnishings and staging your home.

You can also do some of the work yourself. To create more

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Boca Golf Course Communities Golf courses and luxury homes go hand-in-hand in South Florida, and especially here in Boca Raton. In fact, some of the country’s top golf course communities lie right here in Boca and the surrounding Palm Beach County area, making it a hotbed for retirees, vacation home buyers, or anyone who just wants to enjoy all the benefits and amenities that coincide with the country club lifestyle.

But just like with all the luxury waterfront condos you’ll find listed on the Boca Raton real estate market, there’s certainly no shortage of options and opportunities when it comes time to finding the right golf course home—all you have to do is narrow down your choices.  And to do so, we’ve provided a short list of the top Boca Raton golf communities to consider

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Shop Local This Holiday SeasonSupporting local businesses, artists, and entrepreneurs is always gratifying, especially around the holiday season. Many DIYers in the Boca Raton area hand-make some pretty awesome products, including a wide-range of housewares, crafts, and other trinkets that will look great inside a new home or condo you’re thinking about buying.

So regardless of whether you’ve lived here for years or are planning a move to Boca Raton sometime in the near future, if you’re looking to add to your in-home decor, or perhaps just prefer to buy quality, handmade goods, we invite you to take a closer look at what some of the amazing locals are making and shop local this holiday season and beyond. And to get a head-start, we’ve even provided a few great #madeinbocaraton

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Luxury Boca Condo Buildings with the Best AmenitiesEverybody knows that when buying a condo in a beautiful place like Boca Raton, you’re buying much more than just a new place to live. In fact, along with a lavish living space, you’re also buying the relaxed South Florida lifestyle that often includes easy access to the beach and the pleasant, calming breeze of the Atlantic Ocean.

If you’re thinking about a condo investment in Boca and don’t exactly know where to start, one question many buyers find themselves asking is which buildings in town have the best features and amenities? And while most condos for sale in Boca Raton all have lots to offer from a lifestyle standpoint, here’s a closer look at a few that specifically standout:

Luxuria

Located at 2500 S. Ocean, Luxuria is one of the most

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Luxury Condos in Boca RatonWhen it comes to buying a fabulous new condo in Boca Raton, getting the best deal possible on a unit that seems to fit all your needs and wants is the obvious goal, but something that’s often easier said than done. Getting the best possible price is dependent on a variety of factors, like current market conditions, other buyer competition, and the exact location of a building and what it has to offer just to name a few.

One trick that we often like to relay to clients to is locate certain Boca Raton condo buildings with a fair amount of inventory and take a closer look at what’s available at each location. Buildings with more options on the market help give buyers a little bit more leverage when it comes to negotiating a price, and any leverage you can

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Boca Raton Luxury CondosThe Boca real estate market isn’t short on luxury condos, which to some degree is what defines housing all throughout South Florida. 

But even as hundreds of condo units inside dozens of buildings all help fill out the local real estate market, some luxury condo buildings stand out even among the most well-appointed, starting with what’s featured below. So if you’re curious to know where you’ll find some Boca Raton’s most expensive condo residences, here’s where the most expensive units are found at the time of this post: 

2500 S. Ocean 

With a name like Luxuria, it’s hardly surprising to see Boca’s priciest condo currently on the market housed here. That particular unit features four bedrooms, six bathrooms, over 4,400 square feet, and has a

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Luxury Home Communities in Boca Raton FLThe luxury home market is booming right now in Boca Raton, presenting prospective home buyers with all kinds of options and opportunities to land a fabulous new place to call home. If you’re still early in the home buying process of perhaps just starting to see what’s out there, beginning your search inside luxury home communities with lots of standing inventory is never a bad idea. Along with the increased probability of finding a home that fits all your needs and wants in a shorter amount of time, competition among sellers can also help get you a better idea, potentially saving you money along the way as well. 

If you haven’t already noticed, plenty of luxury homes are listed inside communities all over Boca Raton, but to help jump start your search,

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