Jim & Ruth Jacobs' Blog

Posted on 04/20/2020
Being Neighborly When a House is for Sale
Photo by Bilanol via Shutterstock You’ve heard all the sayings: “Location, location, location,” and the line in Robert Frost’s poem, “Good fences make good neighbors.” You’ve even made Abraham Lincoln’s saying your motto, “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.” Yet here you are, trying to sell our home, and the neighbors simply are not...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 4200 N Ocean Drive #1-1206, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Beachfront condo on Singer Island. 2 Br and 2 Bath 12th floor condo with awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Sit on the spacious balcony and enjoy sunrises and sunsets. Kitchen has been updated and has granite countertops, tile floors. Main living area has wood floors and carpet in bedrooms. Condominium has management onsite, security gate, pool, tennis courts, fitness room, sauna, library. Condo has extra storage...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 1133 Marine Way E #I-4r, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Very spacious 3 BR 3 B 4th floor condo overlooking harbor and Intracoastal, and 24 hr guarded, gated subdivision is conveniently located in North Palm Beach on the Intracoastal. 35 ft boat slip #39 with H2O and Elec comes with the condo which is viewed from the large screened patio. About 15 min to Atlantic Ocean. Large heated pool and spa, library, community room, BBQ area. 2 mile walk around complex. Excellent full time property manager. Loft has large storage room 17' x 18' which some residents have built 4th Bedroom & Bath. Balconies off every room except kitchen. Community garden with tropical fruit trees. Lovely waterfront...
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Posted on 04/13/2020
Take a Trip to the Winterfest Boat Parade
Image by Patrice Audet from Pixabay Winter in Miami is a dream, but so are the holidays! Even though you won’t find an inch of snow, our version of a winter wonderland is on the water. The Winterfest Boat Parade is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Fondly dubbed “The Greatest Show on H20,”...
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Posted on 04/06/2020
Can I Save my Home After a Tax Sale ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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Posted on 03/30/2020
Make Your Home a Welcoming Oasis in One Day
Photo by Sonja_paetow via Pixabay Home feeling a little dull? You can clean and liven things up in a single day, and make your home into a welcoming, comfortable oasis. Whether you are coping with outdated decor, too much clutter or just need to liven things up, this list can help you pull things together quickly. You'll be...
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Posted on 03/23/2020
Home Options for Communal Living
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Posted on 03/19/2020
13476 150th Court N, Jupiter, FL 33478 now has a new price of $575,000!
Nature's Retreat! Private and serene fenced Jupiter Farms home with pool, spa, pastures, ''Dutch'' 2-story barn and over 10 fruit and exotic fruit trees. This home has open spacious floor plan with 5 bedrooms , 2.5 baths, vaulted ceilings, newly rock surfaced fireplace and terrific natural light. Pool has screened cage and was resurfaced 2 years ago. Kitchen has granite countertops, granite tiles backsplash, newer stove top and oven and microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. Two A/C new 2018. Has 2 wells, water puridication system and generator transfer switch/panel. This special home is ready for you to bring the animals and enjoy...
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Posted on 03/16/2020
How to Build a Wood Storage Shed
Photo by Maksim Shutov on Unsplash Building a storage shed for wood can be advantageous for several reasons: it allows you to store your firewood properly. When firewood is dry, your fire will be warmer, smoke far less, and you'll burn less wood at a time -- and a shed with good airflow that is slightly elevated will...
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Posted on 03/09/2020
Can the Homebuying Journey Be Fast and Easy?
There is no need to struggle as you pursue your dream home. In fact, there are many things you can do to ensure the homebuying journey is quick and easy. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless property buying experience. 1. Know Where You Want to Reside It often helps to narrow...
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Posted on 03/05/2020
Video Tour - 1133 Marine Way E #I-4r, North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Very spacious 3 BR 3 B 4th floor condo overlooking harbor and Intracoastal, and 24 hr guarded, gated subdivision is conveniently located in North Palm Beach on the Intracoastal. 35 ft boat slip #39 with H2O and Elec comes with the condo which is viewed from the large screened patio. About 15 min to Atlantic Ocean. Large heated pool and spa, library, community room, BBQ area. 2 mile walk around complex. Excellent full time property manager. Loft has large storage room 17' x 18' which some residents have built 4th Bedroom & Bath. Balconies off every room except kitchen. Community garden with tropical fruit trees. Lovely waterfront...
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Posted on 03/03/2020
13476 150th Court N, Jupiter, FL 33478 has an Open House on Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Nature's Retreat! Private and serene fenced Jupiter Farms home with pool, spa, pastures, ''Dutch'' 2-story barn and over 10 fruit and exotic fruit trees. This home has open spacious floor plan with 5 bedrooms , 2.5 baths, vaulted ceilings, newly rock surfaced fireplace and terrific natural light. Pool has screened cage and was resurfaced 2 years ago. Kitchen has granite countertops, granite tiles backsplash, newer stove top and oven and microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. Two A/C new 2018. Has 2 wells. This special home is ready for you to bring the animals and enjoy the nature's...
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