Mizner Residential Realty's Delray Beach Real Estate Blog

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Thanksgiving 2019

On vacation and looking for a place to have Thanksgiving Dinner with your family?  Or maybe you just don't want the hassle of preparing and cleaning up Thanksgiving dinner at home.  There are so many options in Delray Beach whether you want to be at a beach side restaurant, dining on a deck directly on the intracoastal, touring Delray Beach, Highland Beach and Boca Raton on a yacht or a catered meal at home.  Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 28th, so it's a great time to start thinking about how you will spend your Thanksgiving.  There are links scattered throughout the article that you can click on to go directly to the Thanksgiving page for the various establishments.

  • Park Tavern opens their doors at 2
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Stone Crab season is here! 

The presence of Red Tide during the stone crab season of 2017/2018 was detrimental for the season last year.  All signs point to a better stone crab season for 2019/2020.  The excitement has been swirling around the arrival of stone crab season this year and the excitement continues to snowball as the snowbirds arrive from the North and visitors from parts unknown vacation in beautiful Florida.  Florida stone crab is a delicacy that is known around the world for its sweet taste and perfect texture.  Many people prefer stone crab over lobster, claws (hands) down.  The claws are quickly cooked after harvest then the stone crab is served chilled and cracked with a side

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We’ve mentioned the weekly Delray Beach GreenMarket before—namely the fact that the market was open during the summer, something that the City of Delray Beach hoped would encourage year-round residents to mingle and enjoy the downtown area. But now that season is getting started, the real, true GreenMarket is back and it's bigger than ever. One of our favorite things to do on the weekends at Mizner Residential Realty has always been to check out this weekly local event, and now there are more reasons than ever for you to look into it, too. The Delray Beach GreenMarket opens on Saturday, October 26, 2019 for its 24th season.  The GreenMarket is situated at Old School Square Park on NE 2nd Avenue right in the heart of the downtown area. The winter

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Happy Halloween

Delray Beach Halloween Festivities has been expanded to include more merchants this year.  Please take note of new locations for some events / meeting locations.  The 57th annual event is brought to you by the Downtown Development Authority and the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.  

  • Trick-or-Treating on the Avenue will take place from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM.  Merchants from NW 5th Ave in The Set all the way down to the Intracoastal Bridge will be handing out goodies for the trick-or-treaters.  Trick-or-Treating on the Avenue is brought to you by the Downtown Development Authority and the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.
  • The Halloween Parade starts at 1:00 PM.  The 57th
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Beach Chairs

If you are thinking about visiting Delray Beach, Village by the Sea, you might be wondering where you should stay.  Here is a rundown of hotels in the area plus a few that are currently under construction.  Our beautiful Village by the Sea is divided into several districts that have very unique and distinct vibes.  Whether you want to be in the heart of downtown, Pineapple Grove or by the beach, you are sure to find great accommodations in Delray Beach.  

Crane's Beach House Boutique Hotel & Luxury Villas

Crane's Beach House Boutique Hotel & Luxury Villas is one of the most exclusive resorts in the Palm Beach area.  Crane's reputation is based on their exceptional luxurious accommodations and award-winning service. The property is located in a

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A great local outdoor event, as the weather is finally cooling down from our hurricane free 2019 summer, is the first Friday Art Walk!

Taking place in Downtown Delray Beach, in Artists Alley and in the local art galleries and studios on Friday night October 4, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm kicks off the new season.

Bring your walking shoes to get you around Downtown Delray Beach, and your open eyes to take a look at the artwork, photography, sculptures and other pieces of our Delray Beach natives.  

There will be live entertainment about, and the first Friday event is completely FREE!  No tickets or passes needed.  Come as you are and enjoy the 4 participating neighborhoods of The Set, Artists Alley, Pineapple Grove, and of course the worlds famous

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The 2020 South Beach Wine & Food Festival SOBEWFF® is celebrating its 19th year.  The annual five-day event showcases wine, spirits, chef culinary personalities plus more than 100 events sprinkled throughout the greater Miami area.  This years’ event will take place February 19 – 23, 2020.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 28, 2019.  If you have a Capital One® credit card, you can purchase tickets during the exclusive pre-sale from October 21st to 27th.  

The motto of SOBEWFF® is Eat. Drink. Educate.  Tantalize your taste buds and whet your whistle knowing that you are helping SOBEWFF® raise money to educate the next generation of culinary trendsetters that have aspirations to be part of the hospitality and tourism industry.  All

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The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser has already sent out the 2019 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes and Assessments for this year.  Contact the Property Appraiser's Office at 561.355.3230 for an informal review with an appraiser or exemption specialist if you feel that the market value of your property is inaccurate or does not reflect fair market value.  If you do not resolve your concern with the Property Appraiser's Representative, you have 25 days from the time the notice was mailed to file a petition with the Value Adjustment Board.  Have you ever wondered how the Property Appraiser values your property?  Property data is collected from local and industry sources and field inspections then is compiled so that it can be

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Greater Fort Lauderdale restaurant month logoRestaurant months in the greater Fort Lauderdale area are August and September.  Greater Fort Lauderdale restaurant month, formerly known as Crave, is passing quickly so don't let is pass by without trying something new.  Participating restaurants have created special three-course dinner menus starting at $35.00.  Whether you crave oceanfront dining, prime steak, or something else - now is a great time to give in to your cravings.  There are many oceanside and downtown restaurants in Fort Lauderdale that are participating but there are also restaurants in Coral Springs, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Parkland, Pompano Beach, Weston, and Wilton Manors.         

Before it's too late, click Greater Fort Lauderdale restaurant month to

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New Construction Real Estate

Purchasing a new construction home can be a very complicated process.  Don't give up your right to be represented by a licensed real estate agent of your choosing.  Many people assume that they will get the best deal by working directly with the builder's agent, however, this may not be the case.  Builder Agents work directly for the builder and therefore put the builder's best interests first.  The builder's agents are eager and ready to assist buyers, however, they do not represent the buyer in the transaction.  Having a Realtor on your side gives you that extra support that you may need while dealing with the sales staff and any bumps in the road that might come up during the buying process.  If you seek peace of mind about your decision to buy new

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