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Boca Condo Buyers | 4 Surefire Ways To Increase Your Credit Score

4 ways to increase your credit score

Chances are if you're ready to shop for a luxury condo in Boca Raton, you've got your finances in order. However, Boca Raton presents a host opportunities to build credit, grow your portfolio, and make a small fortune. Beyond living the good life and accessing resort style amenities, Boca Luxury Condo life can be a boon for the investor as well as the resident. To get your finances in order and to take the next step towards mortgage pre qualification, learn a few quick and easily understandable ways to attack your credit score and emerge from your efforts with flying colors! Here are 4 surefire ways to increase your credit score. 

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Review Your Reports and Dispute Erroneous Judgements

To begin ensure you have a means to "soft inquire" your credit. Using an account such as Credit Karma, or through one of your credit card platforms, you can review your credit without harming your credit score via a hard inquiry. Remember, credit bureaus may know more than we're comfortable with, but they don't always have the full picture. Mistakes occur all the time, and your credit score could be brutalized by an erroneous judgment. Be sure to review your ups and downs, and make sure...

Boca Luxury Condo Checklist | Are You Getting The Value You Are Seeking?

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The three golden words of real estate about Boca Luxury condos more than anywhere else in the area: location, location, location. When shopping our many gorgeous Boca condominiums, you can safely add "amenities" to the old cliche. The value of our local condo market is as predicated on the luxurious resort-style amenities as its location, and you deserve nothing less! Among many questions, ensure you have these five inquiries in mind when lining up your condo luxury checklist.

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How Does Security Stack Up?

We admit, some Boca condo complexes are luxuriant Fort Knox, but if you're paying for luxury and living the high-rise life, you deserve the type of security that should come with your association fees. This could include everything from up-to-date alarm systems, friendly and well-trained security personnel, and well-lit, gated parking garages. Safety first! 

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Boca Luxury Condo Design | 5 Ideas For To Get The Most From Your Balcony

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Boca Luxury Condos are known for their high-class elegance, combining gentle nautical design motifs with a traditional interpretation of Mediterranean decor. The whites, baby blues, and calm stylings are the perfect break from the high-rise gaudiness we see in other major real estate markets like New York, Chicago, and even Los Angeles. Perhaps nowhere in the country is there a better opportunity to carve out your slice of paradise and view the sunrise from your balcony. Here are a handful of our favorite ideas to maximize your space and add another layer of elegance to your Boca condo balcony!

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Create Your Bamboo Privacy Barrier

Deluxe and upscale doesn't have to mean store-bought and professionally designed. To this day, some of our favorite structures at some of the largest Boca luxury estates are chickee huts, gazebos, and other semi-manmade naturally fortified outdoor hovels. Bamboo is a timeless building material, with the flexion to bend and the strength to hold, There's a reason why so many Asian peoples rely on bamboo to build their homes for typhoon readiness. A bit less drastic is the potential to lash bamboo rods to craft your privacy barrier. 

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How To Save Space In Your Condo | Boca Luxury Condos

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Not all Boca Luxury Condos are created equal. Like anywhere else in the global real estate market, Boca Raton's condo landscape is determined by location. With the majesty of our shimmering beaches and the everyday fun of our winding Intracoastal system, it's easy to see why some new Boca condo owners would choose a little less space for that prime spot. Fear not! The Champagne & Parisi team have seen it all, and have learned some of the top ways to save space in your condo. See our list below for a few ideas!

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GO VERTICAL

Follow the New York City urban development model. Quite simply, if you can't build out, build up! Utilize space to the ceiling where convenient and unobstructed by looking into a low profile, high reaching shelves to get the maximum space available for every square foot. There are many low-cost, high-efficiency shelves both pre-assembled and DIY to ponder.

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Is Your Boca Raton Condo Eco Friendly? | Boca Luxury Condos

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As the years go by we learn more and more about how to be better stewards of our environment while continuing to develop and innovate as human beings. Luckily for us, it appears we are at a crossroads in which technology can dovetail with our care for our planet - as many Boca Luxury condos have begun retrofitting and developing for eco friendly purposes. For new Boca condo owners and renters, hearing that your new home is doing its part to transform our relationship with our planet is among the first things to qualify a new residential opportunity, especially with soaring cooling costs among other things. Here are 5 ways you can quickly self-audit your new Boca condo complex for its eco friendliness!

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Take the LEED

No pun intended, but the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit organization, has created a certification system built around this acronym - which stands for  Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design. Much like the energy star found on leading appliances, a LEED-certified building is sure to check most of the boxes you're looking for when choosing a green Boca Raton condo.

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Pet Friendly Home Guide | 4 Tips To Make Your Boca Raton Condo Pet Friendly

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Having pets can be the greatest joy, but sometimes our daily lives don’t necessarily mesh with our little friend’s needs. Being a pet parent requires some research if you truly want your pet to be able to enjoy their home as you do. With some little tips and information, you won’t need to worry about their well-being, giving you the peace of mind you deserve. Unfortunately, sometimes mistakes happen, and going outside or to work is when trouble strikes. Boca Raton luxury condos are renowned the world over for their amenities and among these is their overall pet friendliness - with so many backroads, bike trails, and dog beaches to boot.But what about your space? Is your Boca Condo pet approved? These 4 pet-friendly tips can make your condo the ideal living situation for both you, and your little sidekick.

Pets Need Help As We Do

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Pets, like human beings, are privy to all sorts of physical complications. The older your pet gets, the worse things get. Providing your fur child with special furniture to snuggle on the couch...

5 Incredible Home Accessories For Condo Living | Boca Luxury Condo Living

Condo Living can be an incredible lifestyle of a constant hassle for space. Obviously, your relationship with your space and belongings is the most significant precursor to the organization of your Boca Raton luxury condo. However, there are ways to massively up-level our quality of life in our condo or townhome, with a little know how and a few dollars to spend - see these 

Desk Lamp With USB

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These days it seems everything has to be charged via USB. Why waste desk space with more than you absolutely need, when your source of light also packs a charge? Many desk lamps found all over now come with a built in USB charger port, often found at the base of the lamp. They run from cheap to very expensive, depending on the extent of features and quality of aesthetics. 

Smart Thermostat

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During the summer in South Florida, over 80%...

4 Dog Breeds For Apartment Living | Condo Friendly Dogs

Welcome to Boca Raton--a condo hotspot for those looking for beautiful views, convenient locales, and a luxury lifestyle. Boca is no doubt an upscale city housing some of the most affluent people in Florida. Millions of people flock to the sunny beaches, warm weather, and blue skies to set up permanent residency. Condos are a popular choice among Florida residents, and the cost of renting or owning one can most certainly be costly. With that factoid present, one problem with a vast majority of new condo owners comes down to one thing; it's not money, it's not maintenance, and it isn't worrying about the next night out; it's our pets. Having a pet is one of the greatest joys in our lives, but sometimes we are posed with a complicated question: is my pet the appropriate size? Dogs are an extremely common sight here in Boca, and many condo owners are racked with guilt over whether or not their breed will have a happy living environment in their new home. Luckily, with proper research, your dog may be the appropriate and best dog breed for a condo.

Maltese

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Maltese is the quintessential dog breed here in Boca. If you're a Boca native or a visitor traveling, you've probably seen a fair share of this breed in bags, shopping carts, and leashes. There is a very good reason why this breed is so popular here in the area. Maltese is arguably one of the best breeds you can own even outside a condo....

New Artisans & Green Market at Mizner Park

Weekly Artisans & Green Market at Mizner Park in Boca Raton, FL

New this year, Mizner Park will host a weekly Artisans & Green Market which will debut this Sunday, February 9, 2020. The Artisans & Green Market will be held every Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm at the South end of Mizner Park. The weekly outdoor market will feature a large produce center with an amazing selection of locally grown fruits, herbs, & vegetables, as well as numerous local vendors offering a wide range of items such as plants, fresh breads, gourmet honeys, skincare products, unique arts & crafts, and more! 

This new weekly event is just another fantastic reason to visit Mizner Park and a great way to help support local small businesses. What better way to spend a beautiful Sunday in South Florida?! Mizner Park is located at 327 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton. For more information call 561-362-0606. We at Champagne & Parisi Real Estate look forward to seeing you there!

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The City of Boca Raton's 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade

The City of Boca Raton's 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade

The holiday season is drawing near which means that the City of Boca Raton's annual holiday events & festivities are just around the corner! On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, the City of Boca Raton’s 49th Annual Holiday Street Parade will welcome more than 70 floats and groups to entertain onlookers as they bring dance, lights, and music to Federal Highway in East Boca Raton. Drawing thousands of attendees each year, the annual Boca Raton holiday street parade is one of the most highly anticipated events of the season! Each year the city selects a unique theme for the parade, with this year's theme being “Out of this World!”  

The parade route begins at Federal Hwy & SE 5th Street, traveling north to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Federal Highway will be closed to vehicular traffic between Glades Road and Camino Real from 5 pm to 11 pm for the parade. The City of Boca Raton recommends that attendees walk, bike, carpool or utilize rideshare services to the parade. Free parking will also be available at City Hall (201 W Palmetto Park Rd), Building Administration (200 NW 2nd Ave), and Downtown Boca Raton Public Library (400 NW 2nd Ave). 

Admission is FREE. For more information, please call 561-367-7073. We at ...