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Holiday Events Downtown West Palm Beach

By Tim Frater / November 24, 2018

Downtown Holiday Events in WPB With our first “cold front” of the year coming through recently, it reminded us to update everyone on the upcoming holiday events, in and around downtown West Palm Beach. Little Smiles of FL Toy Drive As a Board Member since 2008, Little Smiles is near and dear to my heart. …

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Bamboozle | Little Smiles of FL

By Tim Frater / June 24, 2018

West Palm Beach’s First & Only “Adventure Style Scavenger Hunt” Bamboozle 2018 is presented by Vertical Bridge, benefits Little Smiles of Florida, and is held in memory of Kyle Pacheco. Teams of four are given a list of clues, tasks, challenges, and obstacles with different levels of difficulty and point values.  Players must stay on the event…

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Building Permits – Fun Stuff!

By Tim Frater / March 27, 2017

Trust me, I get it… A blog post about building permits isn’t exactly riveting reading material. But that doesn’t mean it’s not an important topic for anyone engaged in a real estate transaction. So, pour yourself an adult beverage, just to make it fun, and let’s get through it. Most people have at least some…

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5 Tips that Will Help You Rent Your Property

By Tim Frater / January 28, 2015

Last week, I wrote a blog entitled, “5 Things that Will Help You Sell your Home.” On a similar theme, today’s topic is aimed at the landlords out there, who are contemplating putting a vacant or soon-to-be-vacant property on the rental market. So, without further adieu, here are 5 Tips (plus a bonus tip coming…

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5 Things that Will Help you Sell Your Home

By Tim Frater / January 20, 2015

If you’re planning to sell your home, there are things you absolutely can and should do to get yourself ready. Selling a property is, after all, a bit of a contest. If you want your place to sell swiftly, for a good price, you need to give yourself a leg up on the competition. Many…

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Home Prices and Cash Sales Indicators of South Florida Real Estate Market

By Tim Frater / November 17, 2014

Whether you are a homeowner trying to sell your home and get into another, a first time buyer, or an investor, you know all too well the attractiveness of the South Florida real estate market. 2014 has set recent records in rising home prices (in metro areas) as well as in cash sales as it…

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Downtown WPB locations support Little Smiles Toy Drive

By Tim Frater / November 4, 2014

As a long time Board Member of Little Smiles, it is my absolute pleasure to include multiple downtown WPB businesses in this year’s toy drive!  Tis’ the season for collecting and distributing toys so you may see and/or hear of many organizations doing so… so why support the Little Smiles Toy Drive?  Little Smiles prides…

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LagoonFest – Lake Worth Lagoon, Then & Now

By Tim Frater / October 29, 2014

On Saturday, November 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., folks in downtown West Palm Beach can attend and celebrate LagoonFest. Held in conjunction with the Green Market, LagoonFest is “a community celebration to showcase the many ‘faces’ of Lake Worth Lagoon and to highlight the lagoon’s connection to our lives.” Lake Worth Lagoon, which…

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Renter’s Insurance? For a Condo? Yup, Absolutely.

By Tim Frater / October 16, 2014

So, you just moved into a nice, upscale condo downtown, and you couldn’t be happier. You paid a little more than you’d budgeted for, but you’ve got a pool, a gym, some pretty cool neighbors, and you’re in the middle of everything. And, your mom is happy because you’ve got security out the ying. The…

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