Greenacres, FL Real Estate News

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Friday, September 25, 2015  TODAY'S TOP STORIESFla. real estate rebound strongest in nationOrlando has the nation's strongest market rebound, says Freddie Mac. The top 5 metro areas year-to-year are all in Fla., and 4 out of the top 5 month-to-month. Read more.Fla. property insurer to base price on credit scoresHistorically, Fla. property insurers haven't based coverage costs on a homeowner's credit score - but Heritage, the state's fourth largest insurer, plans to start. Read more.Average rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.86%Long-term FRM rates declined this week following a Federal Reserve decision to keep interest rates at record lows. Read more.Fla. consumer outlook drops slightly in Sept.The overall UF index declined 3 points,...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of top Real Estate News Trending Now  Wednesday, September 16, 2015  TODAY'S TOP STORIESWhat irks owners? Study uncovers why they move"A new home would give you more storage" might entice 67% of homeowners to list their house and upgrade - 66% long for less maintenance. Read more.Move Inc./NAR lawsuit against Zillow moves forwardNAR: A court ordered a Zillow exec to sit for more depositions over destroyed evidence allegations; Zillow, claiming a damaged reputation, has countersued. Read more.Miss. real estate firm accused of discriminationAfter HUD received a fair housing complaint, it sent fake buyers into a real estate office for over a year to see if its agents unfairly discriminated by race. Read more.Facebook may soon add 'Dislike' buttonThe social website once ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
5010 Nautica Lake Circle Greenacres FL 33463Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Greenacres FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Greenacres FL 5010 Nautica Lake Circle Greenacres FL 33463 Price: $360,000MLS number: RX-10163990Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2596Year Built: 2002  Call Kull Realty Group at 561-422-4234 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing or for information about how to sell a home in Greenacres FL Gorgeous 4 bedroom 2.5 bath house on spacious corner lot. Open kitchen with a bay window and stainless steel appliances. First floor has 18''tile. Upstairs has beige carpet through out.huge master bedroom with french doors and two walk in closets. Separate make-up vanity.huge bathroom with shower and tub. Screened in patio. G...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet Of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Thursday, September 3, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES 43% of U.S. homes at risk for natural disasters A RealtyTrac report finds Fla. comes in at No. 2 in U.S. - and it's not a surprise that Fla. is No. 1 for hurricanes, but it also ranks No. 3 for wildfire risk. Read more. Fla. consumer advocate questions Citizens' rate hike On Mon., Sha'Ron James asked for an analysis of reinsurance costs and water-damage claims, but the Fla.-owned insurer defended its recent rate hike request. Read more. Will millennials buy homes online? They do in China Each new tech tool, such as a 3D home tour, makes it easier to do a complete real estate transaction online. Some experts think that's the future of real estate. Read more. Credit card 'skimmers' fo...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily  Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending NowWednesday, August 26, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Citizens CEO suspects water damage claim fraud Citizens, the Fla.-owned insurer of last resort, requested an average 3.2% premium increase, citing a "disturbing" spike in water damage claims out of S. Fla. Read more. Safety threat causes broker to cancel open houses An Iowa Realtor received a call saying a local gang had randomly selected her for an "initiation." Her broker says it's not the first time it has happened. Read more. Transaction scams on the rise NAR says scammers invisibly track transactions and, at the last minute, request a fraudulent wire transfer of money. There are ways to minimize risk, however. Read more. Hurricanes are forming - time to check ins. policies A fizz...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Thursday, August 6, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Florida Land Title Association issues scam alert FLTA says that more hackers are stealing a real estate agent's email login, monitoring transactions and, right before closing, asking buyers for certified checks. Read more. Community association rules differ from state laws Real estate Q&A: If a new Florida law states that cities cannot ban short-term rentals, does that free me from HOA regulations that forbid them? Read more. Study finds high student loans hurting real estate A Bankrate.com study that contradicts some reports finds that 56% of millennials have postponed major life events, such as home buying, because of student debt. Read more. Prediction: Real estate marketing will ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Tuesday, August 4, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Where do your Realtor membership dues go? NAR paid $7.5M to settle a legal-but-ridiculous lawsuit by patent trolls - businesses that primarily make money by suing - and it could happen to you too. Take action now.   Are agents clueless about new mortgage disclosures? American Banker says many real estate agents know mortgage disclosures change Oct. 3, but they're gray on details - and lenders aren't trained to offer advice. Read more.   Americans start to see inflation price hikes Rents, restaurants and haircuts now cost more, yet inflation is both good and bad for real estate: While mortgage rates will probably go up, so will home values. Read more.   Millionaire migrations: Where ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Friday, July 24, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES U.S. new-home sales hit June slump A 6.8% drop in new home sales surprised analysts. Some talked about a cooling market, but NAHB says it still sees solid traffic and a lot of consumer interest. Read more. Average 30-year mortgage rates fall to 4.04% FRMs fell this week, retreating from last week's high so far in 2015 and increasing the economic incentive for renters to move into homeownership. Read more. Study: Vast benefits from like-kind exchanges An 18-year analysis of like-kind (1031) exchanges finds them critical "to the health and vibrancy" of U.S. real estate activity. Read more. U.S. exurbs – return of the living dead Housing projects just beyond the suburbs died when the real est...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Wednesday, July 15, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Strong dollar curbs int'l buyers of U.S. homes In the first four months of 2014, 1 in 40 home sales involved a foreign buyer. This year, non-U.S. money buys less U.S. real estate, and it declined to 1 in 50. Read more.   Obama commends HUD's new fair housing rules HUD's latest rules push communities to study historic patterns of segregation and plot a path to change - an initiative the president praised in a recent speech. Read more.   'Lack of inventory' a top real estate challenge Overall, NAR's monthly attitude survey finds Realtors are increasingly optimistic. But challenges remain, including finance and appraisal problems. Read more.   Hurricane season tip: Prepare your finances ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
16 Social Media Tips That Market Like the Pros Do  Are you looking for the latest social media marketing tactics?Do you want to know what the social media marketing pros are doing today?Keeping up with the latest social media changes is not always easy, and our social media marketing tactics may need to be refreshed.We asked 16 social media pros to share the best marketing tactics worth doing today.Here’s what they have to say.#1: Host Social Media Events  You can build a loyal, raving community by hosting online events that put the focus on your fans.A fun and effective online event is hosting a “Fan Page Friday”—it’s essentially a virtual networking party where you allow all your fans to share links to their own pages on your page.The event can last as long as 24 hours or more and is ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Wednesday, July 1, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Your business: 5 issues that will impact it Realtors who understand the market are getting ready. Two big changes on the horizon: Baby boomers' needs are shifting as millennials enter the market. Read more.   FAU study: Lower gas prices boost home sales The Fla. university studied home sales in Va. over 10 years and found that properties not only net more money when gas is cheap, they also sell faster. Read more.   More owners turn to HELOCs to spruce up home BMO survey: Home equity loans or lines of credit are back. One in four owners has one, though 55% of those owners have only used it once. Read more.   Millennials' waiting game may be over A realtor.com survey predicts a spike ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Greenacres, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for May 2015     Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of May 2015.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.0 month selling point which is down nearly 51.5% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats.   Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 31 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Thursday, June 25, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Key tool for fighting housing bias upheld U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal housing laws prohibit seemingly neutral practices that harm minorities, even without proof of intentional discrimination. Read more. U.S. Supreme Court upholds health-care law subsidies Justices ruled 8.7M Americans are entitled to keep getting nationwide tax subsidies to make health insurance affordable regardless of state regulations. Read more. First-time buyers grab a bigger share of market Recent survey found first-time buyers accounted for nearly 39% percent of home purchases in May - highest since Aug. 2010. Read more. Economy not as bad in 1Q, paving way for rebound Weakness appears largely temporar...
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By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
PINE RIDGE NORTH VILLAGE CONDO RENTED! This beautiful ground floor condo featured 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and over 1,100 square feet of living. Just a few features included tile throughout, large laundry room along with a covered and screened patio.Pine Ridge North Village is a great 55+ active adult community centrally located in Greenacres Florida. Shopping, dining and entertainment are in every direction. Pine Ridge North Village also offers great amenities, which includes a clubhouse, swimming pool, shuffleboard and more. 818 Sky Pine Way E-1 in Greenacres was listed and rented by Michelle Gibson, REALTOR with the Hansen Real Estate Group, Inc. If you need to list your Pine Ridge Village North condo for sale or rent in Greenacres call us @ 561.333.0446 or fill out our Online Questio...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Greenacres, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for April 2015     Stats and facts about Greenacres, Florida, are out for the month of April 2015.  The report is packed with information about the county and the local city mentioned above. In a nut shell the inventory of single family homes available for sale are at a 2.2 month selling point which is down nearly 46.0% from a year ago. That’s a good sign things are loosening up and people are buying. Click on this LINK, for more graphs and stats.   Whether you are buying or selling in this hot market of the County of Palm Beach, FL, choosing the right company will save you money, time and many sleepless nights. I not only have 30 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so m...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Thursday, May 21, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla.'s housing market: More closed sales, listings Florida Realtors April report: Single-family sales up 17.9% year-to-year, price up 11.4%; condo sales, prices also up. U.S. single-family sales up 6.1% year-to-year. Read more.   Foreclosures hit 18-month high, no longer a bargain RealtyTrac: April foreclosure numbers spiked as lenders rushed to put homes on the market. In some Fla. metros, REO prices are only 10% below market value. Read more.   Fannie, Freddie hit brakes on multifamily lending The government lenders raised rates and tightened underwriting recently because their joint 2015 production cap of $60B could run out of funds by Sept. Read more.   Court backs contractors in insu...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now May 15, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Millennials getting ready to buy - but not yet Urban Land Institute survey: 70% of non-homeowner millennials plan to buy before 2020. They prefer the suburbs and are saving money for a downpayment. Read more.   It's about more than location and price to parents A poll finds the home-buying process stressful to parents - 53% reported at least one crying jag during the process. One problem: co-buyers don't always agree. Read more.   Scott signs Fla. bill on drone use The FAA has not yet authorized drone use, but a bill signed by the governor yesterday creates some new Fla. privacy rules once drones get the go-ahead. Read more.   Average rate on 30-year FRM up for 3rd straight week The rate hit 3....
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & Florida News Thursday, May 7, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES   FAA expands commercial drone testing Up for testing: Using drones for news-gathering in urban areas, for inspecting rail systems, monitoring agriculture and more. NAR supports the expanded study. Read more.   Be leery of fraud in booking short-term rental Real estate Q&A: For protection, do website searches, look for recent reviews and double-check to ensure those renting the property are the actual owners. Read more.   Builders cater to the move-up buyer Over 100 of top homebuilders say they're targeting second-time or move-up buyers as research indicates the market will be strong in years to come. Read more.   Fla. Legislature to return for June special session Session is set for...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate &Florida News Wednesday, May 6, 2015     TODAY'S TOP STORIES First Fla. grad gets masters from Realtor University Andrew Gonzalez of Vero Beach will receive his Master of Real Estate degree on May 15. He's a "Class of 2015" graduate from the NAR-created Realtor University. Read more. Mobile device Googling surpasses PCs for 1st time Is your website mobile-device friendly? Google announced that it hit a tipping point, and more consumers now use a mobile device to hunt for information. Read more. High rents, low rates top draws to owning a home 32% of surveyed consumers want to buy soon to take advantage of low rates; 35% say a 30-year FRM above 4 percent would delay their decision to buy. Read more. Realtor.com calls activity increase 'furiou...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & Florida News Wednesday, April 29, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES     NAR: Pending home sales at 17-month high For the third month in a row, the number of signed U.S. home sale contracts rose. More good news: Owner-occupant buyers appear to be replacing cash investors. Read more.   How vulnerable are you to litigation? NAR: 1 in 10 agents doesn't have E&O insurance to cover claims of inadequate work or negligence, including the top allegation: non-disclosure of home defects. Read more. Realtors more upbeat about the recovery     NAR's monthly index finds optimism in every category. In Fla., Realtors predict home prices will increase 4% to 5% over the next year. Read more.     Homeownership rate hits 22-year low   Census Bureau: The U.S. homeowne...
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