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February 2014

There are 12 blog entries for February 2014.

It is that time of year again...tax time.  Can you believe it?  Doesn't it seem like we just did our taxes?  Whether you are prepared or are dreading looking for your receipts, avoiding common mistakes is important.

Have you considered how you will prepare for your taxes?  Will you do them yourself or hire a professional?  If you have a complicated return, it might be a good idea to get professional advice.  We are great real estate agents and not tax accountants so we're not going to give you tax advice however wanted to share tips from a recent article from the National Association of Realtors that talked about common mistakes made during tax season. Here are a few to consider:

  1.  Did you get the First-time home buyer credit: For those that
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You have made the decision to sell and you are wondering what the next step is?  Are you wondering what you need to do to get ready to sell for top dollar?  Many sellers have anxiety over preparing their home for sale.  It is normal to feel that way.  When we speak with our clients, they are relieved to hear than this is often experienced by others.  So what do you do to get into action instead of panic?

Something to consider is the way you live in your home and the way you sell your might be different.  The changes you are going to make does not have to be permanent or expensive.

Getting your home ready to Sell your home doesn't have to be hard.  Here are a few things that help:

  1. Grab a pen and paper and walk thru the home.  Make a list of the
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Waterfront PropertiesIf you love the water, warm weather and beautiful views, then you may have found the ideal place for you.  We get to look at beautiful views like these all the time.  Even so, we still take time to enjoy them.  There are many opportunities to enjoy the intra-coastal and the beach when you call Palm Beach County your home.  You can eat dinner on the water, have a drink on the water, go to a park by the water or even play golf.  Can you imagine all of the opportunities to just enjoy.

How else can you enjoy this view?  You could own a condo on the beach or a home on the water.  With rising prices, it is the ideal time to buy your new Florida retreat.  You can see all homes for sale.  Go ahead, make this view yours today.

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Is It Time To Buy?If you're like most people, you're asking if now is the time to buy?  Many are wondering if they have missed the opportunity?  Imagine it is 2015, do you think prices and interest rates will be higher than they are today?  I am not a betting person however I would say yes.  Also we are still below where we would have been if normal appreciation had occurred instead of the boom and bust.  There is still time and opportunity.

You can see all of the homes for sale in Palm Beach County.  How do we know it is a great website?  We even have real estate agents that have used it since it updated and has all the information that you are looking for when you want to buy in Palm Beach County.

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Job OpportunitiesDo you love sales?  Treu Group Real Estate has 4 opportunities for the right team members.  If you love sales, have a great work ethic, want to learn and earn and are looking for long term growth and opportunity, then we want to speak with you.

Opportunities are not given, then are created.  Do you want Your Opportunity?

Contact us today.

 

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RoccosTacosDining-300x200Get ready to have some fun at Rocco's Tacos.  This is a favorite spot to enjoy dinner, have drinks with friends or enjoy their fresh-made guacamole.  The Boca Raton location offers a large dining area as well as spacious indoor dining.  This is a place where you want to enjoy, relax and take your time.  Eating outdoors always is a treat.  There are many covered tables as well as high tops with umbrellas.  When there are concerts, you have a front row seat too.

RoccosTacoBar-300x200If you're going, be sure to order the guacamole, a margarita and I love the fish tacos.  There is an indoor and outdoor bar so there is plenty of space to come and have a drink.  This place shouts Fun and it is not limited to Sunday Funday.  You can have fun here any day of the week.  There are

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The conversation about affordability often is ignored however it really is what buyers should be paying attention to in Palm Beach County.  Did you know that affordability matters more than the price of a home to most people.

Affordabilityofhousing-300x226Housing is one of the few items that is almost as affordable today as it was in 1989 even prices have increased.  How can that be?  Interest rates pure and simple.  We now think that our record low interest rates are normal and will last forever.  Let me share with you that interest rates in the 4 & 5% range are not normal.

So now what?  It is the time to buy or move up buy.  Many of our clients understand that the greatest chance to get the home that they desire.  It is time to get off the fence and into your new home.

What

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600 Atlantis Estates Way, Atlantis, FL
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$ Click for current price
7 BEDROOMS
9 BATHROOMS (7 full, 2 half)
11022 Square Feet
 

CALL 1-800-277-2141 AND ENTER THE CODE 1021! This home in The City of Atlantis is absolutely breathtaking! This is the home that you have been dreaming about for your entire life and now it can be yours! Right as you pull into the beautiful circular, brick driveway, you will be left speechless. Located at the end of the cul-de-sac, the home sits on just about an acre of land

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Are you looking for a place to have fun in the sun?  Delray Beach is paradise.  People visit from all of the Country as well as Internationally.  Why is it paradise?  Let's talk about the obvious...glorious sunshine and beautiful beaches.  These two things draw visitors from all of the US and the World.  Be warned...it might be hard to leave if you come for a visit.

Sand Bar - Delray BeachA great place to enjoy a sunny day in Delray Beach is the Sand Bar.  The Sand Bar is a local Delray Beach bar and Delray Beach restaurant that offers great drinks, food and a fun atmosphere.  There is a tiki bar, casual seating, area for dining and great music.  This place is just fun.

Sand Bar is a great place to come after a day at the beach or just when you want to relax and have some

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Florida once again is ranked as one of the best states for taxes and business related to taxes.  Florida is ranks at #5 which just re-enforces that where we live is a Great place to be.  There are No state income taxes and our personal tax burden is low compared to the rest on the country.  Of the top 5 ranked states, Florida is the only state which offers year round gorgeous weather as a bonus.

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The other top ranked states are; #1 Wyoming, #2 South Dakota, #3 Nevada, #4 Alaska and #5 Florida.  The advantages that Florida has to offer and specifically Palm Beach and Martin Counties are great attractions for business to relocate to the area, 2nd homes and a wonderful place to retire.   The Real Estate market is positive as well, with many

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