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Happy holidays from Jupiter, Florida!  Our sunny days are now somewhere in the low to mid 80’s, the humidity has tapered, and gentle breezes tickle the palm fronds like whiskers on kittens.  We here at The Simmonds Team, Compass can’t wait for Christmas and so with great anticipation, these are a few of our favorite things…

With all of the amazing ways to celebrate the holidays in our area, we simply don’t have time to dream of a white Christmas…but if the thought crosses our minds, a quick trip to CityPlace at Rosemary Square will provide snowflakes that stay on your nose and eyelashes.  Snow machines regularly blow big white flakes upon the crowds that gather to shop, dine and rock around the Christmas Tree to the lively music of local bands.  “Trust…

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As you know, most of us here at the Simmonds Team are transplants from the north.  One common question that we all get from the friends and family that we’ve left behind is “Don’t you miss the fall?”  Although there are some sentimental ties to apple picking and colorful leaves, we haven’t been here long enough to forget that after fall, comes winter!

Though Florida may lack extreme physical change between seasons, Jupiter’s residents more than make up for it with spirit!  Our communities transform from perfectly manicured landscaping and beautifully maintained homes to nothing short of Spookyville!   Front porches are adorned with larger than life spiders, bats and haunting mechanical creatures.  Skeletons pop up from lawns in makeshift front yard…

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2019 celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It’s been a year of celebrating and reflecting just how far we’ve come since July 20, 1969. From further space exploration to plans to reach Mars, a new age of space travel is coming.

Speaking of space, it’s hard not to look up Jupiter, Florida and end up with articles of the planet Jupiter.  Interesting fact: the town and planet were NOT named after one another. However, it is hard to bypass the articles on google once you are already there. Just recently the planet Jupiter officially named all 5 moons surrounding the planet.

Lucky enough for Floridians who have an interest in outer space, NASA is right in our backyard. Here’s a list of possible day or weekend trips for the whole…

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When you live this close to the ocean, fine seafood will be the plat du jour for sure. But restaurants in Jupiter, FL aren’t just serving the same old blackened grouper and sushi. 

Celebrities and world-class chefs alike are bringing their new restaurants to Jupiter, FL and impressing locals with creations like snapper banh mi, pan seared chorizo mussels, and hand-cut steaks. 

From Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan to dozens of well known executive chefs, you won’t be disappointed by the all-star talent serving up delicious dishes around every corner. Just let The Simmonds Team: Compass help you rent or purchase your own Jupiter home so you can have access to them all!

Here are just a few of the top rated restaurants in Jupiter:

1. The Woods

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In Jupiter, FL, we take the saying “We live where you vacation” to a whole new level, making it an entire lifestyle.

So even after a long week working along the scenic coast or deeper within Jupiter’s idyllic communities, residents often enter the weekend feeling rejuvenated by the sunshine and salt air and ready to relax. But where?

That’s just one of the areas in which we can add value. Your home realtors at The Simmonds Team: Compass are more than just realtors, we’re long-time residents and we — along with our partners — know all of the best local spots, including those perfect for date night. Here are our top picks:

Grab The Best Burger in Town:

From seafood to Southern fried biscuits, Jupiter, FL is home to many wonderful restaurants…

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With only 65,000 residents, Jupiter, FL can be known as a quiet town perfect for daytime outings along the beautiful seaside coast. But ask any local and you’ll soon learn that Jupiter can also be a popular destination for night-time adventures with the whole family.

Your friends at The Simmonds Team: Compass aren’t just your home realtors, we’re also moms and dads who know Jupiter’s family hot spots better than the rest. Here are some of our top picks to create the perfect family date night on Indiantown Road.

Hit Up a New Hot Spot for Dinner:

Bolay is a Florida-based eatery known for its fresh, bold, gluten-free, and nutrient-rich ingredients. Opened just two months ago, the Jupiter location on West Indiantown Road is the latest hotspot for…

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With their iconic features and rich history, lighthouses are popular day-time destinations for visitors — and even residents! — of coastal towns. Your home realtors at The Simmonds Team, Keller Williams Jupiter promise that the one at Jupiter Inlet is sure to delight people of all ages.

From its bold, red color and beautiful waterfront view to its ground-floor museum and guided tours, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum has 5,000 years of regional history just waiting to be explored.

Whether you bring the whole family or make this a solo trip, an outing to the Jupiter Lighthouse and the surrounding area is worth a whole day. So take some time to explore what’s available on-site and around town. Here are your Jupiter Realtor’s top recommendations…

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Trust your Jupiter realtors: Spring Training is an experience you won’t want to miss. So slather on your sunscreen and don your favorite jerseys, because the St. Louis Cardinals, along with local favorite Miami Marlins, are set to begin their Spring Training schedules at Jupiter’s Roger Dean Stadium next week.

The St. Louis Cardinals began training at the Abacoa facility during the Stadium’s 1998 inaugural year. This year, the team is slated to host 15 games at Roger Dean Stadium against big league teams like the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, and Houston Astros.

Super fans looking for even more action off the field and in between games can check out a full squad workout on the stadium’s backfields.

Expect a busy season this year! In…

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Florida is well known for its warm, sunny weather and Jupiter, Florida, in particular, is an ideal place to enjoy a perfect day at one of its great parks.

Jupiter offers a variety of parks for everyone’s own taste of adventure. We already made a list of the best parks on a previous parks blog post  but here we are on this topic again to tell you more about the beauty of Jupiter and what it can offer. Just in case you’re not sure where to go on your weekends, you can check this out to help you decide.

 1. Indian Creek Park

Known to locals as The Imagination Station and formerly Don Schaaf Park, tourist and residents of Jupiter find this community park a go-to place for friends and families to have a fun-filled day. Enjoy various activities for all…

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A Home Owners Association, or HOA is an organization in a planned community, subdivision or condominium that implements procedures and guidelines for all the homes in that area. The main reason for a home owners association is to keep the property values high by carrying out the community’s rules and regulations and by maintaining common areas. Once you purchase a home in a community with an HOA, you automatically become a member and are required to pay HOA fees that contribute to the general upkeep and supervision of the community.

Each association is founded by the real estate developer to manage their designated communities. The HOA has the power and authority to enforce and oversee restrictions and conditions.  Most HOAs will have a document…

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