Wednesday, October 7, 2020 / by Bridget Bass
There are some amazing perks to buying a new construction home: the opportunity for full personal customization, brand new appliances, amenities, and state-of-the-art home technology.
If you're in the market for a brand-new home and didn't think about hiring your own agent: YOU SHOULD! You could always go straight to the developer's agent, but you're definitely going to want an expert on your team who will represent your side of the deal. The keyword here is "expert". Purchasing new is an altogether different landscape to navigate than purchasing resales. Make sure your agent is equipped with the skills to protect your interests every step of the way.
The Builder's Agent vs Your Real Estate Agent
It is important to identify who is on what side and the role each person will play in the transaction. In a new construction deal, the builder plays a dual role also functioning as the "seller". That being said, the builder's agent's primary goal is to generate sales for the b ...
Friday, May 24, 2019 / by Jordana Tobel
In an area that used to be full of orange groves, Palm Beach County's newest city is booming as the place where young families are settling. Since it became a city in 2016, the city has grown by absorbing another 200 acres (bringing the total size to 4,000 acres) with a plan for 4,500 homes.
The city features shopping centers, a hospital, resort style amenities, a calendar of community events and more. At the heart of the city will be a vibrant Town Center, a shopping community where residents can meet, dine, shop and see live music.
Westlake got its name in part from Weston, the western Broward suburb of upscale, gated neighborhoods that also grew from one developer and a master plan. Minto Communities purchased the land in 2013 for 51 million and created the city from scratch. This is the same developer behind other planned communities such as Tradition in Port St Lucie.
The second part of its name is from its proximity to Lake Okeechobee, as the city is just 6 m ...