Boynton Beach, FL Real Estate News

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (120716) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Report: Home prices still 'have room to run'Fla. ranks second for improving "housing market stability" year-to-year, says Freddie Mac, and its MiMi Index for Fla. (86.7) beats the national index (86.7). Read moreStart at the beginning to attract more buyersSurvey: Even a conversation about credit scores may be premature for as many as half of all potential buyers. The first thing they want is a basic answer to a simple question: "How do I buy a house?" Read moreExactly which credit score should you check?The simple answer: It doesn't matter. The complicated answer: There are more than 1,000 types of credit scores and lenders tinker with the results anyway. Read more.Holiday gift drones? It's about more than priceMany dro...
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By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (120216) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  30-year mortgage rate rises again, now at 4.08%The average FRM reached its highest point of the year this week following a post-election surge - and 50% of experts think the trend will continue. Read moreMortgage rate increases help and hurt homebuyersThe post-election mortgage-rate increase has spurred some buyers to jump into the market sooner rather than later, and it might make borrowing easier if fewer homeowners refinance. But it also makes a home purchase more expensive. Read moreHomeUnion: Top U.S. cities for investment bargainsTo celebrate bargains associated with Cyber Monday, HomeUnion compiled a list of cities with top winter investor bargains - and a few are in Fla. Read more.Can HOA ban campaigning or campa...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (113016) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  U.S. home prices surpass pre-recession peakAccording to Case-Shiller's latest index, overall U.S. home prices are now higher than their peak in 2006 after a 5.5% year-to-year gain in Sept. Read moreWork begins to extend Fla. property tax increase capA constitutional amendment passed in 2008 - one that caps non-homestead property owners' tax increase at 10% per year - expires in 2019. However, Florida Realtors strongly backs an extension, and voters might reauthorize it in 2018. Read moreRethinking waterfront real estateWhile buyers still want an ocean view, global warming concerns have sparked some new questions, such as elevations or how far a property is from the water line. Read more.Better to repaint than face HOA fi...
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By Ryan Jennings, "Buy With Confidence...Sell With Trust"
(Keller Williams Realty-Wellington)
Verona Lakes in Boynton Beach, FL 33472 - Beautifully remodeled and upgraded 2 bedroom w/ an optional 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom townhouse in the gated community of Verona Lakes. Fantastic location within the community overlooking a quiet preserve area with a fenced yard and screened patio area. Stunning tile flooring thru-out the living areas. Absolutely stunning kitchen that has been totally upgraded with granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, upgraded cabinetry, and tile back-splash. Upstairs features two large bedrooms and a large open area (potential 3rd bedroom). 1 Car Garage & New A/C Unit.Verona Lakes is a fantastic gated community in western Boynton Beach featuring: resort style pool and spa, community clubhouse, fitness center, basketball court, and playground area.F...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Understanding The Current State Of Social Media & Real Estate  Social media has made, and continues to make, an indelible impact across all industries. Low barriers to entry, cost-effectiveness, and multiple paths to desired audiences are only a few of the factors that have transformed a once complex and intimidating experience into an approachable, engaging, and irreplaceable business and networking resource.  Read More
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By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
  Q&A PRODUCTS UNIVERSITY WRITE POST     Home Prices in Valencias Delray, Boynton and Lake Worth FL - Sept 2016   Real estate market data for  the Valencias in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth, FL provided by Elyse Berman of Realty Associates Florida Properties.     The Valencias Real Estate Market Report for September 2016 includes the 55+ gated communities of Valencia Lakes, Valencia Isles, Valencia Shores, Valencia Falls, Valencia Palms, Valencia Pointe, Valencia Reserve and Valencia Cove.    These senior housing, baby-boomer communities are not the 55+ active adult communities of our parents.   These 55+ gated communities in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth are upscale luxury communities with state-of-the-art fitness centers, grand clubhouses with pools, card ro...
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By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
Home Prices in Boynton Beach FL for October 2016 Real estate market data for Boynton Beach, FL provided by Elyse Berman of Realty Associates Florida Properties. October 2016 showed very slight change with listing prices and closed sales on home prices in Boynton Beach FL.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Boynton Beach, but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long. Many of our listings are selling within a few days of hitting the market.As you can see from the graph below, listings are not selling exactly for asking price. To make sure you don't overpay for your home, you'll want to have an agent that does a thorough market analysis of the Boynton Beach home on which you are...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Will Interest Rates Rise In December or Next Year?   Interest rates will rise, but not until December at the earliest, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday, confirming a long-held view that the Fed would not raise rates ahead of the presidential election. The benchmark interest rate determines the movement of mortgage rates, which currently linger around 3.5 percent.  Read More
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Top Mortgage Complaints To Be Aware Of  Accoring to records from consumers regarding their experiece with obtaing a mortgage, these were the top issues surrounding their loans.  The Mortgage Application/Processing of a loan     Interest Rates and Fees charged on a loan      Underwriting requirements    Payment issues with their loan servicer      Loan ModificationsWhere to send Mortgage PaymentsEscrow shortages or overagesLoan Modification questions and requestsLate PaymentsThe difficulty of Mortgage ApplicationSigning the Agreement 
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (102716) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  New home sales rose 3.1% in SeptemberA tight inventory of new homes didn't slow growth in Sept. as new home sales rose 3.1% thanks to recent hiring gains and still-low interest rates. Read moreFla. real estate market rapidly returning to 'normal'Freddie Mac has a measure to determine whether state and metro real estate markets are close to "normal." While Fla. and its metro areas still lag a bit overall, the rebound is strong with Fla. the "most improved" state year-to-year. Read moreTen-X study: 4 of 5 hottest home markets are in Fla.Fort Lauderdale is the nation's hottest single-family metro, according to a study. Palm Beach County, Tampa, Orlando and Las Vegas round out the top five. Read more.New home developments ge...
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By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
 Home Prices in Valencias Delray, Boynton and Lake Worth FL - Sept 2016 Real estate market data for  the Valencias in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth, FL provided by Elyse Berman of Realty Associates Florida Properties.  The Valencias Real Estate Market Report for September 2016 includes the 55+ gated communities of Valencia Lakes, Valencia Isles, Valencia Shores, Valencia Falls, Valencia Palms, Valencia Pointe, Valencia Reserve and Valencia Cove.  These senior housing, baby-boomer communities are not the 55+ active adult communities of our parents.   These 55+ gated communities in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth are upscale luxury communities with state-of-the-art fitness centers, grand clubhouses with pools, card rooms, cafes, social events, clubs and an active l...
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By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
Home Prices in Boynton Beach FL for September 2016 Real estate market data for Boynton Beach, FL provided by Elyse Berman of Realty Associates Florida Properties. September 2016 showed an increase in prices on single family homes while prices on condos, townhomes and villas stayed about the same.  This is the picture for September of home prices in Boynton Beach FL.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Boynton Beach, but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long. Many of our listings are selling within a few days of hitting the market.As you can see from the graph below, listings are not selling exactly for asking price. To make sure you don't overpay for your home, you'll want ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (102116) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Election campaigns not focused on housing issuesNAR created a list of top concerns today's political candidates will deal with once in office, although housing hasn't been a high-profile campaign topic. Read moreFla.'s housing market: Median prices rise in Sept.Year-to-year, median Fla. sales prices rose 11.3% for single-family homes and 6.7% for condos - the 58th month-in-a-row for higher median prices. NAR: Total U.S. home sales rose 3.2% month-to-month and first-time buyer percentages hit a 4-year high. Read moreIndependent mortgage brokers upbeat about first-timersMortgage bankers said the presidential election is a bit of an industry drag, but they think an uptick in first-time buyers will be the next big industry o...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (101316) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Mortgage help for victims of Hurricane MatthewFla. families with mortgages backed by FHA, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac may be eligible for mortgage protection, and their penalty fees could be waived. Read moreFaster approval for rural housing loans? Not yetThe new law that boosts condo financing also contained a provision to speed up Sec. 502 rural home loan processing - but it could take years for the agency to get plans approved and update its computer system. Read moreCFPB decision clarifies marketing service agreementsNAR: The RE industry won a referral-law victory when a federal appeals court shot down a controversial Sec. 8 anti-kickback enforcement action taken by the CFPB. Read more.State agency: Free foreclosure he...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (100516) Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Hurricane prep includes offices as well as homesBrokers: Is MLS data secure if a storm hits? Do team members have a post-storm contact plan? If you rent, who is responsible for pre-hurricane preparations? Read more.Study: Millennial student debt impacts many peopleLendingTree: In Fla. (No, 9 nationwide), the average graduate owes $28,768, and 45.31% say it will delay a home purchase decision. But the impact extends beyond housing as young adults spend less elsewhere too. Read more.Commercial loan scrutiny chills small lendersA post-crisis push for loan growth has prompted regulatory warnings about lax lending standards - and some small banks are now shying away from the market. Read more.Cash may no longer be king for co...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (092916) Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Challenge remains for FHA condo financingHUD released rules on condo financing that could open up more Fla. units to first-time buyers, but NAR says a still-high owner-occupancy threshold needs work. Read moreLikelihood of home price declines? 4% and droppingA quarterly mortgage risk report finds only a 2% chance Fla. home prices will decline over the next two years. Energy-job-dependent states such as West Virginia face the highest risk. Read more.Average time to close? 46 daysA year ago, new mortgage disclosures threatened to delay closings, but lenders have found their feet: The average contract-to-close time is settling at 46 days. Read more.Citizens reduces scope of managed repair programOfficials are scaling back a...
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By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
Home Prices in Valencias Delray, Boynton and Lake Worth FL - August 2016 Real estate market data for  the Valencias in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth, FL provided by Elyse Berman of Realty Associates Florida Properties.  The Valencias Real Estate Market Report for July 2016 includes the 55+ gated communities of Valencia Lakes, Valencia Isles, Valencia Shores, Valencia Falls, Valencia Palms, Valencia Pointe, Valencia Reserve and Valencia Cove.  These senior housing, baby-boomer communities are not the 55+ active adult communities of our parents.   These 55+ gated communities in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth are upscale luxury communities with state-of-the-art fitness centers, grand clubhouses with pools, card rooms, cafes, social events, clubs and an active lifes...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily (091316) Hot Sheet Of Top Real News Trending Now  Business owners anxious for Zika warnings to endMiami Herald: The CDC may lift its advisory for a 1-mile-zone around Miami's Wynwood neighborhood on Sept. 19 if no new locally contracted cases are confirmed. Read more.Yet again, penalties pile up at Wells FargoIn its latest regulatory black eye, Wells Fargo must pay $185M in civil penalties for actions allegedly taken by about 5,300 employees, who secretly opened millions of accounts without customers' permission. Read more.How hurricanes affect the home marketPrepping for hurricanes involves processes before, during and after a storm reaches land. Assess insurance coverage before a hurricane hits, for example. Read more.Luxury buyers more likely to bid on unseen homesRedfin: I...
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