Establishing a Florida domicile holds many benefits

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Along with Florida’s many aesthetic and geographic benefits lies the monetary value in establishing Florida as your legal place of residence. Each year, more and more individuals consider making the Sunshine State their primary home; a testament to the quality of perks available under state regulations. Two of the main benefits available to those in […]

Industrial contemporary renovations that add value to your luxury home

Adding Value to Luxury Home

Whether you’re looking to sell your luxury home for the highest value, or enhance your living space for personal long-term use, keeping up with the latest renovations is a near necessity. One of the latest architectural trends is industrial chic. Stemming from log cabins and modern, open spaces, this style is found not only in […]

What to know before selecting your home’s roof material


Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling your current one, the roof material you choose is an important factor in both your home’s appearance and functionality. When installed properly, almost all of the materials deemed acceptable in your geographic region will serve as a successful protective barrier between your indoor space and the outside […]

Owning a Greek island has never been easier

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If becoming the owner of a Greek island piques your interest, now is the time to take action. Many Greeks in possession of these beautiful oases will be forced to put them on the market for the first time in generations, mostly due to the recent financial bailout of their country. The country’s first tax […]

How can you get into the new ultra-exclusive Hawaiian development Kohanaiki?

Hawaii is attracting the world’s elite, and it’s doing it with more than just soft sand and blue water. A new development called Kohanaiki is springing up on the Big Island of Hawaii, and many are clamoring at the chance to get in. This new resort community is becoming a highly desired landing spot for […]

Jack Elkins tops all agents in both Lantana and Manalapan for 2014

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The numbers are in, and they speak for themselves. According to Madvalorem, Fite Shavell and Associates agent, Jack Elkins, has found himself at the top of the list for the top agent of 2014 in both the Manalapan and Hypoluxo Island. Statistics to prove it Amassing 8 closings for $38 million in Manalapan, and 5 closings […]

Jack Elkins is more than just your real estate agent

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When selecting a real estate professional to list and sell your home, you might find it difficult to choose one specific person. This is where intangibles offered by each agent become important. The process of selling a property takes a long time, thus being informed plays a critical role in putting the mind at ease […]

Why I invest in good listing photography

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Every real estate agent claims to use professional photography. While they may have a trusted photographer that they go to for photoshoots, the concept of good photography is still quite subjective. Thus, working with an agent that has an eye for good photography and design is essential to selling your home quicker and closer to […]

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 […]