So you're thinking about moving to Boca Raton. Well, in this video we're gonna go over the eight things that you need to know before moving to Boca Raton, so let's get after it.

Number one is housing. We have a lot of country clubs here in Boca Raton, and in some of the surrounding cities. So if you're looking on websites like Zillow, realtor.com, stuff like that, you're gonna see a lotta properties that look like they're very inexpensive and it's a really good value for the money, but it turns out they're in these country clubs.

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So how that works is most of the country clubs have an initial one-time payment of about $60,000. Now that is money you have to pay in cash, in full, prior to closing. You…

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Last Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released their May Employment Situation Summary. Leading up to the release, most experts predicted the unemployment rate would jump up to approximately 20% from the 14.7% rate announced last month.

The experts were shocked.

The Wall Street Journal put it this way:

“The May U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3% and employers added 2.5 million jobs, blowing Wall Street expectations out of the water: Economists had forecast a loss of 8.3 million jobs and a 19.5% unemployment rate.”

In addition, CNBC revealed:

“The May gain was by far the biggest one-month jobs surge in U.S. history since at least 1939.”

Here are some of the job gains by sector:

  • Food Service and Bartenders –…

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What does contingent mean in real estate?

This is a question that we get all the time from our buyer and seller clients, so I wanted to answer it for you. So the short answer is that it means that the property is already under contract to be sold to someone else.

A lot of times our buyers and sellers, they'll be looking on the online portal sites like Zillow, Realtor.com, Trulia, things like that, and they'll see a house that they love and it says contingent or backup - something like that. So what does that mean?

There are two statuses that a realtor can put a property in when it goes under contract. The first is called pending sale. So what that means is exactly what it sounds like - there is a sale pending to someone else and another buyer…

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