Service above all else: Jack’s promise to every client

The Jack Elkins promise is superb customer service, above all else. The reputation he has built is based around this concept. The real estate industry is ultimately all about service, from assisting the seller in prepping their home to increase its appeal or meeting a potential buyer at any time of day. The properties that […]

The Euro’s effect on Florida real estate

For many years, South Florida, from South Beach to the Palm Beaches, has been a hotspot for international investors. However, this year we’re seeing increased interest from Europe, and we can expect that interest to grow as the US dollar gains strength. The Euro fluctuated between $1.265 to $1.485 in the past decade, but in […]

We stick to a niche, and this is why

we stick to a niche and this is why

If you take a look through our website or follow us on social media, you’ll see that our listings mostly have a similar feature: they each have a direct waterfront view. There’s a good reason for this, it’s to narrow down the different buyers we need to reach. Ultimately, focusing our efforts allows us to […]

With online resources available, do I still need a real estate agent?

with online resources available do i still need a realtor

Nearly all research begins online (94%), including research on deciding to sell your home, listing price, and which real estate professional to market your home. With online tools, such as Zillow, available to anyone, it’s easy to see how someone might consider themselves to be an expert in selling their home. Zillow even has a […]

Always choose a realtor that is well-connected in his area

always choose a realtor that's well connected in his area

If you’re looking to buy a property in a very specific or exclusive area, the real estate professional you work with may make all the difference. It is true that any real estate agent has the ability to search for a property with specific specs within a particular geographic area using the MLS, but what […]

Season is over, but we’re not packing up


It’s common knowledge that Palm Beach becomes quiet once the snow birds fly back north. Many local real estate professionals take this as their queue to stop actively marketing, many of them will often even go on vacation. Jack Elkins lives in Manalapan and his marketing team is in Boca, which means that they’ll be […]

How do we leverage international buyers for luxury Palm Beach homes?

how do we leverage homes for international buyers?

South Florida is the hub for international buyers, and this trend is the current talk of the town. For us Floridians, it’s great that international buyers are interested in buying properties in the tri-county area. Even though foreign buyers are not eligible for the homestead tax exemption, they do have a couple advantages that entice […]

The secret to selling your luxury home

The fact is that there are many properties competing for a buyer, particularly in the Palm Beach area. Many homes offer a spectacular view, so this alone cannot be used as the selling point for the home. As the listing agent, it’s imperative that we understand the target buyer very well and that we leverage […]

Big News: Jack Elkins expands his territory

After several years of dominating the luxury waterfront market in the Palm Beaches, particularly in Hypoluxo Island, Manalapan and Point Manalapan, Jack Elkins decided it is time to increase his coverage area, expanding north to Jupiter and farther south to Delray. It’s not a decision that was taken lightly, particularly since our clients highly value […]

30-Year mortgage rate declines further

30 year mortgage rates at an all time low

Our team likes to stay abreast of any changes concerning real estate transactions so that we may inform our clients. On Thursday, March 26th, mortgage giant Freddie Mac announced that that the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 3.69 percent from 3.78 percent the previous week. The average 15-year mortgage fixed-rate also […]