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5 Ways to Remove Rust Stains

By: Manasa Reddigan - September 21, 2018

 
You might recall from Chemistry 101 that only iron or iron alloys like steel can form rust when exposed to oxygen and moisture. But that doesn’t completely limit rust’s reach. In fact, when rust comes into contact with other materials that you wouldn’t expect...

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THe 7 Worst Habits Homeowners Need to Break Now

By: Jamie Wiebe - September 21, 2018

 
Bad habits are so easy to fall into. But in the end, we know they only make us miserable.

They’re “the opposite of what makes you happy. They’re what make you miserable,” says M.J. Ryan, author of “Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals.” Especially when they cost you money.

Here are 7 bad habits to break now for a happier you (and a fatter bank account)...
 

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TImes Up: Developer Suing City for 137 Million over Boca Midtown Plan

By: Lulu Ramadan - September 21, 2018

 

Developer Crocker Partners gave Boca Raton five months to resolve a development dispute or face a $137 million lawsuit.


The deadline lapsed, and the Boca Raton-based development group is...

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Reserve Contribution - They're Not about the Future

By: Robert Nordlund - August 28, 2018

 
One of the biggest misconceptions about Reserve contributions I hear, even more than “they’re too much” or ...

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The First Friday Art Walk in Delray Beach

By: DDA - August 28, 2018

 
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The 1st First Friday Art Walk is a perfect way to experience an evening of art, education and relaxation in our award-winning Arts Town.
 

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10 Modern Cabinet Ideas That'll Freshen up Your Kitchen

By: Sienna Fantozzi - August 27, 2018

If you've got a modern kitchen, modern cabinets are an obvious choice — but the two don't have to go hand in hand. Sleek, streamlined cabinets can make a farmhouse, coastal, or traditional kitchen feel a bit more fresh. You can go as glam (high-gloss for days), minimalist, or color-crazy as you want—or you can throw it back to mid-century. Whatever your aesthetic, you'll find inspo on this list...
 

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Perfect Tenant Leaves After 5 years. What Next?

By: Nick Casamassimo - July 31, 2018

 

 

Finding a respectful, long-term tenant who makes prompt monthly payments is a rarity in South Florida, especially with the transient tendencies of the tenant population.  So you can imagine my anxiety when an exemplary tenant of 5+ years gave notice of moving out. 

Here are a few things an owner of a rental property can do after a long term tenant moves out:

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Boca Restaurant Month To Highlight The City’s Culinary Experiences

By: Holly Gambrell - July 30, 2018

 Get your forks ready—the second annual Boca Restaurant Month is right around the corner.
 
 
The month-long promotion of Boca Raton’s culinary scene will take place from Sept. 1 to 30 at participating restaurants.
 
 
The eateries will offer three-course meals featuring...

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Are HOA Owners 'Grandfathered in' from New Rental Restrictions

By: David G Muller - July 14, 2018

Q: I read your Dec. 18, 2016 column which addressed a condominium association implementing rental restrictions through an amendment to their declaration of condominium. In that column you referred to certain unit owners being “grandfathered” in from the rental restriction if they didn’t vote for the proposed amendment or if they voted no. Do you think the same grandfather ruling applies to single-family home developments as it does to condominium developments?...
 

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10 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen

By: Lisa Freedman - July 2, 2018

 
The average kitchen remodel costs a staggering $18,856 — and high-end ones average $54,909. No bones about it: That's a whole lotta cash.

But you don't need to shell out big bucks to make a big impact in an outdated kitchen. Whether you've lived in your house for years or you just got the keys, here are some easy...
 

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Palm Beach County Foreclosure Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging Charge

By: Jeff Ostrowski - June 25, 2018

 

A Palm Beach County real estate investor accused of rigging bids on public foreclosure auctions has pleaded guilty...

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7 Ideas to Make Your Outdoor Space Irresistible

By: Deirdre Sullivan - May 29, 2018

 

When your mom told you to turn off the TV and play outdoors already, she knew what she was talking about. Hanging outside is good for our mental and physical well-being.


As adults, having an outdoor retreat adds an economic component: Upwards of 80% of home buyers saidd...

 

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First Friday Art Walk in Delray

By: Nick Casamassimo - May 29, 2018

 
The June 1st First Friday Art Walk is a perfect way to experience an evening of art, education and relaxation in our award-winning Arts Town..

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Freedom of Speech and Disruptive Owners

By: Esther Zuccaro - May 17, 2018

 
Social media, blogs, and websites are the new normal of daily living in 2018. People post their thoughts, pictures and videos with the swipe of their phone sometimes without regard to accuracy or repercussions. This is a problem in communities where residents, managers, employees and others living and working in close proximity (no matter how large the community) tend to rub each other the wrong way sometimes. So what happens when an irate Owner starts posting personal information about the other residents, managers, employees and vendors online?
 

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WineCruz in Boca Raton

By: BikeCruz - April 26, 2018

 
Enjoy a multi passenger interactive pedal powered social experience.  This 3 hours tour will take you to downtown Boca Raton's best wine/tapas bars, restaurants, and gastropubs.  Enjoy small bites and ...
 

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