Jim & Ruth Jacobs' Blog

Posted on 11/23/2020
Recipe: Pesto Cauliflower Pizza
Photo by Louis Hansel @shotsoflouis on Unsplash A dish just about everyone can agree on anytime is pizza, and this tasty recipe for veggie pesto pizza with a homemade cauliflower crust is a healthy alternative to delivery or frozen options. While it takes about an hour to prepare and cook, those extra few minutes of prep are well...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Video Tour - 5480 N Ocean Drive #a-1-A, Singer Island, FL 33404
This condo has the Million Dollar View!!! It is located directly on the ocean and just steps to the awesome blue and turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will have spectacular sun rises and great sunsets while enjoying the balcony. Fabulous ocean view from every room. This 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with tile floors, granite countertops, upgrades through out, affords you easy resort style living where the sand and the sea meet. Condo has hurricane glass throughout with extra protection of folding shutters. Lovely community pool and...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
5480 N Ocean Drive #a-1-A, Singer Island, FL 33404 is now new to the market!
This condo has the Million Dollar View!!! It is located directly on the ocean and just steps to the awesome blue and turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will have spectacular sun rises and great sunsets while enjoying the balcony. Fabulous ocean view from every room. This 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with tile floors, granite countertops, upgrades through out, affords you easy resort style living where the sand and the sea meet. Condo has hurricane glass throughout with extra protection of folding shutters. Lovely community pool and...
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Posted on 11/16/2020
How to Forever Change Your Home's Lighting for the Better
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Should You Schedule a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Posted on 11/02/2020
Real Estate Investing 101: Asset-Backed Security
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay The common understanding of an asset-based debt is a loan meant to be repaid with interest, over time, and backed by a physical asset such as a building or a car. The asset serves as collateral that can be claimed by the lender in case of borrower default. An Asset-Based Security (ABS),...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Are You Ready to Hire a House Inspector?
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her residence, it now may be time to schedule a house inspection. And if you have an expert home inspector at your side, you can get the information you need to determine whether to proceed with a house purchase. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you evaluate...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
Home Building: Planning for Future Upgrades
Image by Viktoriya from Shutterstock If you have the opportunity to design and build your own home, you have the freedom to compile the features you desire and join them together into the perfect house. As you work together with a builder or architect, you may find that some details need to be cut from your plan to...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Energy-Efficient Tips for Bathrooms
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
709 7th Lane, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 now has a new price of $255,000!
This townhouse is located off Military Trail and PGA Blvd and close to 195 and Turnpike access. Waterfront with water view from master bedroom. 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome with den or possible 3rd bedroom with AC (2015), roof and fence (2016) and newer washer, dryer, hot water heater (2017). Has Gas hot water heater and dryer. Fireplace has never been used by seller. 2 Assigned parking places close to front entrance. Garden Lakes offers tennis courts, paddle ball, basketball and a playground while keeping the HOA affordable. These Divosta built townhomes also feature a large patio for entertaining. Minutes to all of the beautiful...
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Posted on 10/05/2020
Indoor Herb Garden: A Quick Guide
Photo by congerdesign via Pixabay Do you love the idea of having fresh herbs available all year round but don't live in an area where it's possible to grow them outdoors in all seasons? You don't have to give up cooking with fresh herbs just because the weather outside is frightful — and you also don't have to install...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
How to Update Your Picnic Table
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Every yard needs a fun and functional picnic table. Your outdoor table may be used to hold food, plants, craft projects, beverages and more. But, regardless of its function, it needs to look nice, and it needs to fit into your outdoor decorating theme. We have tons of ideas on turning your plain-Jane...
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