December 2012

There are 3 blog entries for December 2012.

Are you thinking about buying a home on Christmas? 

If you have a real estate agent who is willing to work over the holidays, and you’ve been scoping out the perfect home prior, you will have an advantage.  Home prices drop the lowest in December, and also, less people are out looking, especially the week before Christmas.  If someone is serious enough to have their house on the market on Christmas Day, they are likely to be ready to play jingle bells.  Also, the season does bring out the best in people’s generosity and they will be likely to accept an offer they might not have done.  Find the deal you want by using the long told story of “emotions trump logic”.  What better way to celebrate than by buying a home at a better price than any other day of

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Featured in Modern Living under “Posh Pads”, St. Regis Bal Harbour takes amenities to a new level with with customizable kitchens and bathrooms, 2 heated outdoor pools with full bars and private cabanas, The Remède Spa, a St. Regis butler and personal shopper.

Design at the St. Regis Harbour has the elegance of the 60’s and glamor.  For those addicted to fashion, the elite shopping doors away includes Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Other stores include Gucci, Chanel, Brioni, Tiffany's, and many other top-designer boutiques and is the most productive shopping venues in the world (by revenue per square foot).

 

For the food connoisseurs, J&G Grill at the St. Regis Bal Harbour was featured in Food & WIne in September 2012.  Chef Jean-Georges

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The U.S. Green Building Council, or USGBC, is the agency that is responsible for LEED (or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), certification. The idea, begun in 2000, is to have an internationally recognized standard to measure buildings, condominiums and homes for their LEED Logocompliance with certain standards that relate to saving energy and protecting the environment. This is not a government program, but rather a system within the free market that has the effect of making structures less costly to operate and more attractive to purchasers, owners and tenants. LEED certification can be earned for both new construction and renovation of older structures.

Many individuals who are seeking to either purchase or rent a condominium are attracted to the

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