Dana Silliman PA. CDPE,CIAS,CNE, (Keller Williams The Palm Beaches)

Palm Beach , FL 33480




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Keller Williams – Palm BeachDana Silliman's real estate philosophy involves a simple yet effective approach to delivering value for his clients:

 

To optimize value for homebuyers and investors with his keen market analysis, industry insight and eye for opportunity To provide the most innovative marketing to command the highest price for each seller's property To thoroughly educate buyers on the purchase process to inspire the right decisions and deliver effective negotiating that seals the best deal

His love of the Palm Beach area coupled with his knowledge of real estate investing has culminated in a successful career as a luxury real estate specialist. A skilled businessman, entrepreneur, marketer and negotiator, Dana achieves seamless success due to his accomplished background and service-focused approach.Originally from Canada, Dana lived the "snow bird" lifestyle, enjoying winters in Palm Beach for over 25 years, and was finally drawn to the beautiful weather and landscape full-time when he became a resident of South Florida in 2003. Over the years he has served as a national manager for a major accounting firm in Canada, owned a successful mid-size printing company, and operated a not-for-profit fundraising business.

 

Through Dana’s professional experience, he has cultivated excellent communication skills as well as the ability to interpret situations exceptionally well, anticipate problems before they arise, and pay extra attention to detail to make sure the job is done right. His stellar reputation built on his commitment to his clients and to successfully advocating for them is a testament to the focused attention and dedicated time he puts into fulfilling every one of their unique needs.Whether you are seeking or selling an equestrian property, a luxury condo in a golf, country club or adult community, or a sprawling home on the ocean, Dana has your goal in mind and your best interests at heart. Personally, he enjoys living on the water and loves spending time on the beach. Dana is also a Palm Beach history buff, and a sports enthusiast who likes golf and polo.

 

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Palm Beach, Florida From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia       The Town of Palm Beach (called Palm Beach Island or the Island of Palm Beach to differentiate between the town and the county) is an highly affluent incorporated town in Palm Beach County, Florida,  United States. The Intracoastal Waterway separates it from the neighboring cities of West Palm Beach  and Lake Worth. As of 2000, Palm Beach had a year-round population of 10,468, with an estimated seasonal population of 30,000. It is the seasonal home of many powerful billionaires and business magnates from across the United States. History   Palm Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison Flagler,[3] a founder of Standard Oil, who made the Atlantic coast barrier island accessible via his Florida East Coast Railway. The nucleus of the community was established by Flagler's two luxury resort hotels, the Royal Poinciana Hotel and The Breakers Hotel. West Palm Beach was built across Lake Worth as a service town, and has become a major city in its own right. Flagler's houselots were bought by the beneficiaries of the Gilded Age, and in 1902 Flagler himself built a Beaux-Arts mansion, Whitehall, designed by the New York–based firm Carrère and Hastings and helped establish the Palm Beach winter "season" by constant entertaining. The town was incorporated on April 17, 1911. An area known as the Styx housed many of the servants, most of whom were black. The workers rented their small houses from the landowners. In the early 1900s the land owners agreed to evict all of the residents of the Styx (who moved to West Palm Beach, Florida) and Edward R. Bradley bought up much of this land.[4] The houses were razed according to the Palm Beach Daily News:   Geography   Palm Beach is the easternmost town in Florida, located on a 16-mile (26 km) long barrier island. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 27.0 km2(10.4 mi2). 10.2 km2 (3.9 mi2) of it is land and 16.9 km2 (6.5 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 62.45% water.   Climate Palm Beach, and the rest of southern Florida has a true tropical climate, with mean temperatures any month never below 64.4 °F (18.0 °C).[5][6] The summer and wet period of May through October are hot, humid and wet with average high temperatures of 86 to 90 °F (30 to 32 °C) and lows of 70 to 75 °F (21 to 24 °C). During this period, more than half of the summer days bring occasional afternoon thunderstorms and seabreezes that somewhat cool the rest of the day.[7] The winter and dryer period of November through April are warm and mostly dry with average high temperatures of 75 to 82 °F (24 to 27 °C) and lows of 57 to 66 °F (14 to 19 °C). However, the city experiences occasional cold fronts during this period, bringing high temperatures of 50s and 60s (10 to 20 °C) and lows of 40s and 50s (5 to 15 °C) lasting only for few days.[7] The annual average precipitation is 61 in (1,500 mm), most of which occurs during the summer and wet period of May through October. However, rainfall can occur in any month, primarily as short-lived heavy afternoon thunderstorms. Palm Beach has an average of 133 wet days and 234 sunshine days annually. Hurricane season is officially from June 1 through November 30, with the peak months being August, September and October. The city has received direct or near direct hits from hurricanes in 1928, 1947, 1949, 1964, 1965, 1979, 1992, 1999, 2004, and 2005.[7]   Monthly Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecRec High °F 89 90 94 99 96 98 101 98 97 95 91 90 Norm High °F 75.1 76.3 79.2 82.1 85.9 88.5 90.1 90.1 88.7 85 80.4 76.4 Norm Low °F 57.3 58.2 61.9 65.4 70.5 73.8 75 75.4 74.7 71.2 65.8 60.1 Rec Low °F 27 32 30 43 51 61 66 65 66 46 36 28 Precip (in) 3.75 2.55 3.68 3.57 5.39 7.58 5.97 6.65 8.1 5.46 5.55 3.14 Source: USTravelWeather.com Demographics   As of the 2000 census, over half the population (52.6%) are 65 years of age or older, with a median age of 67 years. 9.4% are under the age of 18, 1.5% are from 18 to 24, 11.5% are from 25 to 44, and 25.0% from 45 to 64. For every 100 females there are 79.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.0 males. The per capita income for the town is $109,219. Males have a median income of $71,685 versus $42,875 for females. 5.3% of the population and 2.4% of families are below thepoverty line. 4.6% of those under the age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The racial makeup of the town is 96% White (93.8% were non-Hispanic White),[8] 2.57%Black or African American, 0.53% Asian, 0.04% Native American, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 2.56% of the population areHispanic or Latino of any race. The 10,468 people in the town are organized into 5,789 households and 3,021 families. Thepopulation density is 1,031.1/km2 (2,669.2/mi2). There are 9,948 housing units at an average density of 979.8/km2 (2,536.6/mi2). 7.7% of the households have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% are married couples living together, 3.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 47.8% are non-families. 42.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 27.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.81 and the average family size is 2.38. Many of Palm Beach's residents are affluent, with a median household income of $124,562 and a median family income of $137,867. The town's affluence and its "abundance of pleasures" and "strong community-oriented sensibility" were cited when it was selected in June 2003 as America's "Best Place to Live" by Robb Report magazine. As of 2000, English was the first language of 87.81% of all residents, while Frenchcomprised 4.48%, Spanish consisted of 3.65%, German made up 2.16%, Italian speakers made up 0.45%, Yiddish made up 0.36%, Russian was at 0.30% (even though those of Russian ancestry made up 10.30% of the population), Arabic and Swedish at 0.25%, andPolish was the mother tongue of 0.24% of the population.[9] As of 2000, Palm Beach had the 40th highest percentage of Russian residents in the U.S., with 10.30% of the populace (tied with Pomona, NY and the township of Lower Merion, PA).[10] It also had the 26th highest percentage of Austrian residents in the US, at 2.10% of the town's population (which tied with 19 other US areas).[11]   Transportation   The city is served by Palm Beach International Airport and Amtrak,[12] as well as Tri-Rail-– all located in West Palm Beach and connecting Palm Beach to Miami. Public transportation is available through Palm Tran, and connects with the rest of the county. The northern portion of Palm Beach is served by the Route 41 bus which travels from the northern most portion of Palm Beach at the inlet and then down to Royal Palm Way, across the Royal Park Bridge (Florida State Road 704) into West Palm Beach and up to the government center, and then follows the same route in reverse. Palm Beach was served by the Route 42 Palm Tran bus from Lantana in the south going along State Road A1A up to Royal Poncianna Way and over the Flagler Memorial Bridge into West Palm Beach to the government center, and then back again for the southbound trip. Route 42 ended on May 10. 2008 due to low ridership.[13] Effective July 9, 2008, the southern end of Palm Beach is served by the "Coral Link" operating only on Wednesdays, going between Hypoluxo Road and Lake Worth Road via US 1 and SR A1A.[14] Private vehicles and taxis are the predominant means of transport in Palm Beach. Bicycles are a popular transport on the island, although most areas have no bicycle trails, so safe and comfortable travel is not always assured. The Lake Trail, exclusively for pedestrian and bike traffic, extends from Royal Palm Way (State Road 704) in the south up to the north end of the island. The trail follows the edge of the Lake Worth Lagoon (part of the intercoastal waterway) except for a section between the Flagler Museum and the Biltmore Condominiums, where the trail follows the streets. Another break occurs to pass around the Sailfish Yacht Club in the north end of the island. Traveling by bike along the ocean can be hazardous. Only a short section in the downtown area has sidewalks. The roads along the ocean are narrow and have small or no shoulders, making biking a potentially dangerous activity in those areas. In the southern end of the island, south of Sloan's Curve, through South Palm Beach to East Ocean Avenue (linking to Lantana) is a two-mile long, relatively wide pedestrian path that is popular with walkers, runners, and bikers alike.   Schools Palm Beach Public Elementary is located on the island and has kindergarten through fifth grade. It has a school grade of A and 477 students attend the school.[15] Points of interest Breakers Hotel Four Arts Gardens Mar-A-Lago Whitehall, the Flagler Museum Worth Avenue Palm Beach Zoo The Norton Museum Of Art The Society Of The Four Arts' Gardens Palm Beach Opera References ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. ^ a b c d e f "Madoff scandal stuns Palm Beach Jewish community". Reuters. 2008-12-19. Retrieved 2008-12-20. ^ "The Styx: Removal". Palm Beach County History Online. 1910-03-22. 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Wayne State University Press. p. 139. ISBN 9780814332467. ^http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/biz/content/news/2009/01/28/BILTMORE0129.htmlpalmbeachdailynews.com ^ a b Clemence, Sara. "Palm Beach Peach", Forbes, 2005-09-12, retrieved on 2010-01-01. ^ "Ann Coulter's Felonious Florida Voter Registration Application", Brad Friedman blog, 2006-04-11, retrieved on 2010-01-01. ^ "Rush Limbaugh’s House, and Other Egomaniacal Estates", New York Magazine, 2008-07-07, retrieved on 2010-01-01. ^ "El Solano Review - Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast". Fodor's Travel Guides. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2010-10-25. ^ Martin, Douglas. "Joseph Gurwin, Textile Manufacturer and Philanthropist, Dies at 89",The New York Times, September 26, 2009. Retrieved September 29, 2009. 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