Hypoluxo, FL Real Estate News

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Wednesday, March 18, 2015    TODAY'S TOP STORIES Downpayments in Fla. vary by county RealtyTrac: In Sumter County, the average downpayment for a home in 2014 was less than 4%; in Dixie County it was 27%. Read more. Realtors should serve younger clients differently Survey: Older clients tend to rely on an agent's real estate advice, but younger buyers prefer to get the info directly from a data source such as websites. Read more. Work visas tougher to snag It's getting harder for international buyers to enter the U.S. if relying on a work visa; 35% were denied last year, a number that has risen for the past four years. Read more. Winners and losers if the Fed hikes rates The Federal Reserve appears close to an interest rate...
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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 & FL Realtor News Friday, February 27, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Floridians' consumer confidence rises again in Feb. UF's monthly consumer sentiment index rose by more than a point to 94.7. The main reason: Personal finances are looking a lot better than they did a year ago. Read more. Sadowski Coalition: Use housing funds for housing A coalition comprised of 30 state groups, including Florida Realtors, released a report yesterday and urged lawmakers to fully fund affordable housing programs. Read more. Pending home sales hit highest level in 18 months NAR's pending sales report – housing contracts signed by not yet closed – suggests an uptick in closings over the next few months, even with tight inventories. Read more.   Court backs Jacks...
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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 & FL Realtor News Friday, February 6, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. leads nation in empty foreclosure homes RealtyTrac: Owners have vacated one in four Fla. foreclosures. There are 35,903 today, despite a 35% drop in Fla.'s number of "zombie foreclosures" year-to-year. Read more. Last-minute closing changes to get difficult Realtors who tie up loose ends the day before closing will have a new timetable starting Aug. 1. After that, little can be changed within three days of closing. Read more. More 55+ buyers moving, downsizing More and more older adults are selling the family home they've owned for decades, and builders are bullish about an upswing in demand for 55+ communities. Read more.   Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.59%...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of December 2014.  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 7.6 month selling point which is up nearly 8.2% 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 much more than the average sales person or company out there in the field. When i...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Offering its residents easy access to the Intracoastal Waterways; the neighborhood of Barefoot Cove consists of elegant waterfront homes with great views of the waterways. Resident here also enjoys many perks of living, such as proximity to pristine beaches and world-class golf courses nearby, several shopping and dining options.
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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 & FL Realtor News Thursday, January 22, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Forecast: 2015 Fla. economy, housing market strong Florida Realtors Summit: Economist says last year's Wall Street Journal headline may be correct: "Has Florida found the secret to saving the economy?" Read more. Half as many Fla. owners are 'seriously underwater' RealtyTrac: By the end of 2014, the percent of Fla. homes with loan-to-value ratios over 125% fell 17 percentage points compared to one year earlier. Read more. MLSAdvantage now mobile friendly Realtors with a participating MLS can now easily view MLSAdvantage listings from any mobile device. Developers call it "a major overhaul" for the MLS service. Read more.   Scalia could be surprise vote in fair housing case W...
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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 & FL Realtor News Friday, January 9, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Congress sends terrorism insurance bill to Obama A bill renewing the federal terrorism insurance program becomes law if the president signs it, which is generally expected, after a Senate vote yesterday. Read more. Lower FHA rates should be available later this month FHA says it will first issue a mortgagee letter that explains the new rules to lenders, and the lower-cost loans should be offered to buyers by late January. Read more. Mortgage rates hit new lows – few buyers biting At 3.73%, the average 30-year FRM hit its lowest point since May 2013, and more than half (55%) of Bankrate.com experts predict further decline in the short term. Read more.   Interest-only loans return:...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Hypoluxo, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for November 2014 Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of November 2014.  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 6.7 month selling point which is down nearly 3.6% 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 much ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Friday, December 19, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES UCF forecast: Fla. 'economic miracle' in 2015 Quarterly report says the Fla. recession lasted 32 months longer than the U.S. as a whole, but a revival that started in 2012 will pick up speed in 2015. Read more. FHA's HAWK program nixed The Homeowners Armed With Knowledge (HAWK) program to help underserved borrowers will disappear for at least a year after it failed to receive funding. Read more. Buyers have ways to reduce closing costs The total amount paid for closing costs can depend on the lender used, the price of the home and even the day of the month when the closing occurs. Read more.   30-year loan rate falls to 3.80% This week's average FRM fell from last week's 3.93%, and o...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
  A Sellers Checklist Now That The Home is Listed, Going into 2015! Now that your property is the open market, following these simple rules will help speed up your sale.          Make sure the grass is cut and bushes trimmed on a weekly basis!        Remove any outside trash or other items which may give an unkepted appearance.        Wash your windows        Keep your home straightened and picked up on a regular basis        Clean hardwood floors with buffer or high gloss polish.        Keep carpets vacuumed and cleaned on a regular basis        Make sure all beds are made daily        Remove and put away any laundry items that may be laying around        Be sure and keep clutter to a minimum!        Paint the front door if need        Spruce up the front entrance and walkway        Re...
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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 & FL Realtor News Friday, December 5, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Short-sale tax break passes House, on to Senate Mortgage tax forgiveness moved a step closer to passage, but bill still needs Senate approval. NAR's latest Call for Action asks members to email their senators. Read more. What can a condo board do about annoying neighbors? Real estate Q&A: A condo resident flaunts the rules, drinks and gets belligerent. He's been fined, doesn't pay and continues to create problems. What's next? Read more. Average 30-year loan rate falls to 3.89% Fixed-rate mortgages hit their lowest point in 11 months, and they're down about a half point for the year. Only 9% of experts predict an increase soon. Read more.   Troubled U.S. homeowners get more gove...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Situated on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway; the condo community of Villagio Del Mar offers its residents stunning views of the water while enjoying luxurious condo features. Residents here enjoy easy access to white sandy beach, docks, a variety of dining choices, shopping centers, and entertainment options. On-site amenities include a swimming pool and a patio area.  
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
    Hypoluxo, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for October 2014 Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of October 2014.  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 5.8 month selling point which is down nearly 26.0%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 much ...
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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 & FL Realtor News Thursday, November 20, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla.'s housing market: Rising sales, prices in Oct. 2014 Home sales up 17.8% year-to-year, condos up 7.4%. Median sales prices up 35 months in a row. NAR: Home sales rise, first year-over-year gain since Oct. 2013. Read more. Fed agency criticized over force-placed insurance U.S. Senate committee says FHFA isn't moving fast enough to create a 3% downpayment mortgage product or help owners saddled with force-placed insurance. Read more. Most lenders say mortgage approval still a challenge Mortgage survey: 71% of lenders said they don't plan to make mortgage approval any easier because "It's not worth the risk." Read more.   RealtyTrac: Home flipping at lowest level since '09 A...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
The gated condo community of Half Moon Bay offers its residents scenic views of the water and a number of amazing on-site amenities. These includes two heated pools, three tennis courts, a bocce ball court, saunas, clubhouse and a promenade lounge deck with a gazebo. Residents here also enjoy easy access to the Palm Beach attractions, beaches, shopping, entertainment, and dining options.  
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real & FL Realtor News Friday, November 7, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Overseas volatility benefits commercial real estate Colliers' annual int'l investor report finds optimism for U.S. real estate, including "many metropolitan areas in Fla. that were hard hit during the recession." Read more. Porch.com: A social networking site for homes You have LinkedIn for professional connections; homes have Porch.com. It hopes to be the go-to site for historical home info, including all remodeling jobs. Read more. Average 30-year loan rate up to 4.02% Rates broke above the 4% barrier this week based, in part, on good news: New government figures that reported solid U.S. economic growth. Read more.   iPhone gets new Microsoft Office app Realtors who rely on MS Office...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Hypoluxo, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for September 2014 Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of September 2014.  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 6.9 month selling point which is down nearly 7.6%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 much...
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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 & FL Realtor News Friday, October 24, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Average 30-year loan rate falls to 3.92% The mortgage rate slide continued for the fifth week in a row, as the average FRM dropped from last week's 3.97%. Read more.   U.S. new-home sales close to flat in Sept. Commerce Dept.: New-home sales edged up 0.2% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000; Aug. sales revised downward to a pace of 466,000. Read more.   Housing is missing 700K in sales Looking at historical market averages, both new-home and existing-home sales down, but new-home sales had biggest loss: Down 77% from 2005 peak to 2011 low. Read more.   Office market reaches recovery 'sweet spot' CoStar: Investors see higher incomes for office properties wi...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
This is my home décor tip of the day. When it comes to stools, you shouldn't go without one.  Everyone of us receives this sort of thing through-out the day, week or month. I’m not sure if these things are photo shopped or real ads. Needless to say they make you think and chuckle at the same time. This is my home décor tip of the day.           Compliments of dribbleglass.com
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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 & FL Realtor News Thursday, October 9, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Scott, Crist split on approach to property insurance Fla. has found it challenging to make property insurance both affordable and readily available, and the gubernatorial candidates approach the problem differently. Read more. Survey: Builders say lending standards too tight NAHB: A majority of single-family builders say mortgage standards are tight or very tight; 83% say they've led to at least one lost sale over the past six months. Read more. Condo conversions? They're back Conversions – turning rental apartments into condos – surged during the boom and then crashed to a halt. But thanks to urban demand, they're rebounding. Read more.   Federal health care website: Easier, b...
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