Congratulations! You got the listing! Or to the inverse, you're showing a motivated buyer of means a property you think will be perfect for them. Regardless of the warmth of your lead or the natural fit you think this home presents its prospectors, it's important to gauge the temperature of the room and properly advise your client. In going over the basics, we provide a few do's and don'ts of showing a property that every Realtor should pay heed to. Read further and keep growing!
Do: Prepare/Stage The Property
This is a given if it's your listing. As much as you'd imagine empty spaces leaving more to the imagination, having furniture and houseplants in prominent spaces of the home gives the visitor an idea of what they could do. Even if the staged furniture doesn't feed into the aesthetic tastes of the home buyer, they will be able to imagine their own furniture and their own configuration, using the existing pieces to think aloud. Bonus points for taking advantage of a beautiful backyard, such as those offered in The Oaks at Boca.
For most, Memorial Day is another gracious Monday off, and while an important day to remember, is mostly a day to BBQ and hit the beach on a weekday. Yet, for those of us who served, love someone who has, or lost someone in the line of service, this day takes on a solemnness not felt by all. While we're not suggesting you give up on the fun and sun of this iconic American weekend, perhaps consider taking a moment to honor those who laid it all on the line to make it all happen. We're sure you have your tongs ready, charcoal stocked up, and weekend menu set, but are you aware of these ways, monuments, and spaces to honor and respect our veterans? Learn more about honoring our fallen veterans in the Boca Raton area, and have a beautiful weekend!
The Boca Raton Historical Society has done an outstanding job of cobbling together the many chapters of history that have crosshatched our beautiful city since its earliest days of non-native inhabitation. Seated in the Old City Hall, designed by Addison Mizner, the Boca Raton History Museum is not dedicated solely to our military past, but dedicates a significant portion of the exhibits, literature, and artifact collection to the particular role Boca Raton played during World War II. Visiting this museum will give greater insight...
After a lifetime of raising.... us, it's time to take one day out of our busy schedules to celebrate, honor, and pay our respects to the one who gave us life and set us on our course to success. A simple Sunday brunch, a shower of gifts, and beautiful soft flowers are never enough to truly value the time and lessons we gained from our mothers. Yet, we do our best to show our moms the value of their commitment through our actions each day, and when that Sunday in May hits, we know it's time to shine even brighter for our moms. Here are some of the best 2023 Mother's Day events in the Boca Raton area, representing a wide selection of formal, musical, and culinary delights fit for the queen of your world.
The Motowners: The Ultimate Tribute To Motown
- Where: The Boca Black Box - 8221 Glades Rd. Suite #10 Boca Raton, FL 33434
- When: Sunday, May 14th. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Motowners, a Earth, Wind & Fire heavy tribute to this classic American music genre, have returned for another premier performance in Boca Raton. This time, this vaunted group who sound nearly identical to the sounds and vibes they so aptly pay tribute to, perform on Mother's Day at the Boca Black Box Theater. For anyone with a musically inclined mom, this is the perfect way to cap off a lovely dinner with your #1. The Boca Black Box is directly...
Despite its renown for wealth and as a stronghold for retirees, Boca Raton is rife with opportunities for children to live their best. Whether at home or in the community at large, Boca Raton has provided a great quantity of beautiful public spaces, parks, and even outdoor markets that are perfect for children and families to enjoy something new. For our list, we've compiled a wide selection of children's activities, including indoor, outdoor, dry, wet, and everything in between. Without further ado, learn what our choices are for the best of Boca Raton for kids.
Visit the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is named for the massive shade trees that permeate this hammock ecosystem. Known for its sea turtle conservation and rehabilitation efforts, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a few feet from our beachfront offices. The center sits on 20 acres of a protected barrier island and includes a museum, small aquariums, and numerous ways for children to get in touch with nature and inculcate respect for our environment.