Hypoluxo, FL Real Estate News

By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
  The small beachfront town of Hypoluxo sits in the heart of Palm Beach County thus offering its residents magnificent views of water. They can also enjoy easy access to beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean wherein homeowners can do a number of water-based activities. This town also has the unique honor of being one of the few towns with “Barefoot Mailman”.   The town of Hypoluxo currently has currently has 40 elegant homes for sale that range in price from $159,000 to $649,000 with floor plans ranging from two bedrooms to four bedrooms.  
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
What ‘s wrong with this shot???   While back in grade school, the teacher would give us an interesting assignment. It was to circle the picture of the item, animal, or character that didn’t fit. This was a great exercise to teach us to start to distinguish things so later in life we would not get fooled. I believe this segue’s in to Real Estate in many ways.   Just like no two companies are built the same and operate the same, so goes the Realtors as well. I don’t have a national name, or an office on every corner. What I do have is the one big thing everyone today is looking for, Outstanding Customer Service. This is something I have always strived for in the nearly 30 years being a licensed Realtor. If you are looking, to buy, sell, or rent you will not be disappointed in the service ...
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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 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Secretly record buyer conversations? Not so fast Fla. has strict laws on audio recordings. Security systems with hidden cameras can't record buyer conversations without first getting permission. Read more. Robocalls banned to almost all U.S. phone numbers It's illegal for telemarketers, which includes Realtors, to place robocalls to private homes or mobile numbers – even phone numbers not on the do-not-call list. Read more. Fla. sells state land, nets $40M, will sell more The state is selling non-conservation land that is no longer used. Money from the sale will be used to purchase new, more valuable conservation land. Read more.   Institutional investors blocking help for ...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Referrals that end with W and start with L.   Look to some past posts, I indicated the three important rules for developing your referral base. In this last series, I'm going to list the sources to work from to develop leads through-out the year. They start with L and end with W. Laundries  Lawn Care  Libraries  Limousines  Loans  Management  Manufacturing  Mechanics  Medical  Mortgages  Motels  Museums  Music   Mutual Funds  Newspapers  Nurses  Nutrition  Office Machines  Office Furniture  Optometrist  Orthodontist  Pediatricians  Pedicures  Pensions  Pest Control  Pets  Pharmacies  Phones  Physician  Plumbing  Podiatrist  Pools  Preschools  Printing  Property Management  Rental Agencies  Resorts  Restaurants  Roofing  Satellites  School Secretaries  Shoe Repair  Siding  Signs  Skatin...
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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   Weekend Edition Friday, September 5, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Foreclosure may wipe out a lien holder's claim Real estate Q&A: I sued and got a judgment, so I filed a lien against my ex-business partner's property that's now going through foreclosure. Will I get paid? Read more. Smart ways to add value to a home Not a single remodeling project returns its full cost at the time of a home sale, but one comes close: A 20-gauge steel front door costs $1,162 and returns 96.6%. Read more. Average 30-year mortgage rate holds steady For the third week in a row, the FRM remained at 4.10% – its lowest point over the past year. But only 8% of experts predict further decline over the short term. Read more.   Facebook users will get a...
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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   Weekend Edition Friday, August 8, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. home to 5 of the 10 top spots for CEOs CEOs don't "get where they are by making poor financial decisions." The lack of a state income tax and rising home values make Fla. homes a good investment. Read more. First phase of housing recovery slows Fannie Mae: 2014 will be a year of mixed housing outcomes with prices rising more slowly and sales falling slightly - but there is "some reason for optimism." Read more. Average 30-year mortgage rate at 4.14% The 30-year FRM rose very slightly compared to last week's average. Most experts predict relative stability in rates over the short term. Read more.   'Spec' office construction back in demand When the office rec...
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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 June 2014 Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of June 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 9.3 month selling point which is up nearly 18.3%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 t...
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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, July 25, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Average 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13% FRMs were stable to slightly higher this week but still close to their lows for the year. Most experts polled this week expect little change over the short term. Read more. Business rumor: Zillow in talks to buy Trulia? Bloomberg news cites "people familiar with the matter" about a potential unconfirmed deal. It follows a June rumor that Trulia might buy realtor.com's Move Inc. Read more. Real estate Q&A: Home closing creates confusion A home seller received $7,000 more than expected at closing, and the title company now wants it back. But other closing snafus also worry him. Read more. Women business owners face gender gap Senate report: Wome...
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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, July 18, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Thousands of real estate listings hit by spam An MLS listing service appears compromised but a fix is underway. When it sent some MLS listings to Zillow, Trulia, etc., the words "abortion pill" were added. Read more. Mortgage rates dip slightly The 30-year FRM declined to 4.13%, yet no Bankrate expert predicts more declines over the short term – however, 86% also don't expect an increase. Read more. Dive in minority lending puts pressure on lenders Fewer members of minority groups are becoming homeowners, even though their rate of growth outpaces white Americans. Some groups blame lending bias. Read more.   Venture capital investments up, but not in Fla. MoneyTree Report: Venture c...
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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 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Realogy agrees to acquire ZipRealty for $166M Realogy, which includes Better Homes and Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker and more, will "fully leverage" ZipRealty's technology to all its business units. Read more. What if a corp.-owned rental lowers property values? Real estate Q&A: A nearby house has been bought by "one of those large investment funds." How can we protect our home's value and neighborhood charm? Read more. 'Brand conflict' a challenge for real estate execs Survey: Most brokers think their company brand outshines Zillow, Trulia, etc., but admit consumers can get confused when franchises and agents brand too. Read more. Study: U.S. millennials buying homes lat...
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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 May 2014       Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of May 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 9.5 month selling point which is up nearly 18.5% 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 30 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more th...
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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, June 27, 2014    TODAY'S TOP STORIES Millennials key to stronger housing recovery Harvard report: Who are the next homebuyers and renters? Minorities will drive 76% of net growth, but young adults may be big if they can ever afford to move out. Read more. Citizens Insurance Corp. board approves 2015 rates While Fla. must still sign off on lower rates for state-owned Citizens, the average homeowner should save $159 yearly – but rates will go up for some. Read more. Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.14% Rates have wobbled in a small range for almost a year now. Bankrate experts predict that they'll go lower or remain stable over the short term. Read more.   Will rents drive up mortgage rates? Experts argue Hig...
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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  Wednesday, June 25, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. consumer confidence hits post-recession high UF: Floridians' overall confidence rose four points to 82 in June after stagnating in the high 70s for more than a year. Both short- and long-term outlooks rose. Read more. U.S. weighs lawsuits on alleged insurance kickbacks Lenders once got kickbacks if they force-placed insurance policies on homeowners. The lenders stopped, but feds may still sue them for policies placed earlier. Read more. German trade mission expands Florida Realtors' reach "Florida's real estate market has recovered," was the message Florida Realtors President Sherri Meadows shared on a recent trade mission to Germany. Read more.   'Regular investment buy...
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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, June 12, 2014    TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. treasurer lauds state's economic turnaround State CFO Atwater credits business leaders - the job creators and innovators - for Fla.'s growth, recovery. State's top line revenue is now back up to $26.5B. Read more. Brazilians make their mark on Florida and beyond Census: More than 325K people of Brazilian ancestry call U.S. home - but count may be higher. Fla. attracts many Brazilians, who often buy properties in cash. Read more. Home 'value' isn't absolute - it's subjective While real estate is based on the value of homes, that "value" is more opinion than science when it comes to amenities, such as pools or even the location. Read more.   Rules for referrals Real estate ...
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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 and FL Realtor News Thursday, May 29, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Pending home sales edge up in April NAR: Pending sales improved for the second time in a month-to-month comparison, though they dropped 9.2% year-to-year. NAR predicts stronger sales soon. Read more. How big is a square foot? Group wants a standard Building owners measure office space square footage, or square meters, differently in some countries, so a group is pushing for an international standard. Read more. Price appreciation, short sales, foreclosures drop RealtyTrac: Sales grew 4% year-to-year in April but declined 1% over March and 2% year-to-year in Fla. Prices, however, rose 4% in one month and 11% in a year. Read more.   Builders happy with demand and profit of apart...
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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 April 2014   Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of April 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 9.2 month selling point which is down nearly 5.0% 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 29 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much more ...
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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, May 9, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Cash sales up – distressed sales and investors down NAR: In 2012, more than half of all Fla. homes were purchased with cash, even as some investors backed out of the market and distressed sales dropped by 10%. Read more. Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.21% A number of experts think mortgage rates, at least for the moment, are relatively stable and will bump up or down slightly over the short term. Read more. Realtor.com pulling listings from MSN Real Estate The NAR-owned listing portal says the benefits outweigh the risks in dropping Internet-aggregator websites. It's shifting focus to the growing mobile app market. Read more.   Restrictive child rules may violate Fair Housi...
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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, May 2, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Study confirms that toxic drywall impacts health CDC's final report finds Fla. homeowners with the Chinese drywall had nosebleeds, headaches and breathing problems - and the effects don't diminish over time. Read more. April job surge: unemployment rate lowest since 2008 Economy outpaces predictions and adds 288,000 jobs, making it the second upbeat report this week. Experts continue to link employment with housing demand. Read more. Condo owner feels singled out by board president Real estate Q&A: What can be done when an HOA president focuses on one resident while seeming to ignore other residents who are flaunting the rules? Read more.   Average 30-year mortgage rate eases to 4...
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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, April 17, 2014  TODAY'S TOP STORIES Number of homes seriously underwater at two-year low Fla. ranks second (31%) behind Nevada (34%) for high-negative-equity homes. Of those in foreclosure, 59% are seriously underwater, but 26% have some equity. Read more. Fla. to insurers: No deductible for crime damage If a crime causes damage to a home, the owner doesn't have to pay a property insurance deductible under a 1994 Fla. law – but some insurers still charge it. Read more. Fla. issues memo to businesses: Taxes are lower here Enterprise Florida used tax day, April 15, to give out-of-state businesses a list of low-tax reasons they should consider relocating to the Sunshine State. Read more.   Any risk in signing a corr...
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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 February 2014   Stats and facts about Hypoluxo, Florida, are out for the month of February 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 9.2 month selling point which is down nearly 19.3%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 29 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much...
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