Lake Worth, FL Real Estate News

By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(Lubeck Realty Group)
The biggest benefit in this monthly marketing report for our readers is to provide content rich local information from a trustworthy source The Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches.  Understanding that an educated buyer and seller when provided with the latest facts in our marketplace creates trust and develops relationships to make educated decisions when it comes to buying and selling real estate. I hope you enjoy the reports and look forward in discussing any questions that you might have in one of the most desirable real estate markets in Palm Beach County Florida.  Please feel free to call me for any of your real estate needs.  
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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, May 28, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES NAR reports improvement in all commercial sectors Despite slow overall economic growth, all sectors of commercial real estate improved in 1Q, but multifamily continues to be the star performer. Read more. Fla. economic confidence dips in May UF reports a two-point confidence drop among Floridians thanks mainly to concerns about the overall economy. However, outlooks about personal finances rose. Read more. SBA's ombudsman can simplify fed agency problems Small businesses have help if facing unfair or excessive regulatory issues by the federal government – SBA ombudsman has authority to conduct a fairness review. Read more.   Negative equity key to housing roller coaster? Move-u...
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By Tom Priester, Paradise Sharks
(Paradise Sharks )
Paradise Sharks Real Estate is very pleased to announce the listing of 311 Fordham Drive. Please check out this remarkable home by clicking on the link below. If you want us to show you how we can market your home better than anyone for less money that anyone just give us a call at 561 308-0175.As we tell all of our clients you can pay more and receive less but that just would not make any sense. Would it?     http://311fordhamdrive.agentmarketing.com
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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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES NAR: In 2013, Realtors' sales and income grew NAR 2014 Member Profile: The 11.5% growth in 2013 home prices had a ripple effect on Realtor income and sales volume, which jumped for the third year. Read more. CFPB: Student loans killing the drive to buy homes The top U.S. consumer bureau says it's not just credit issues hurting the first-time homebuyer generation – the huge debt also creates a fear of new obligations. Read more. Agents spend marketing dollars in the wrong places Where does $1 spent on marketing yield the highest return? NAR says many agents don't know. What is a top marketing tool? The simple low-tech yard sign. Read more.   Selling a home? Talk to the children A new Ha...
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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 Tuesday, May 13, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES FHA plan could help underserved borrowers The FHA issued its "Blueprint for Access," which outlines additional steps the agency is taking to expand underserved borrowers' access to credit. Read more. Fla. schedules tax holiday for hurricane supplies Gov. Scott signed a bill that nixes state sales tax for nine days starting May 31 to give Fla. homeowners a price break as they prepare for possible storms. Read more. A housing slowdown is scary, but cause for concern? Fed chair told Congress that the recent housing slowdown "could prove more protracted" than expected, but it's hard to know "what exactly the new normal is." Read more.   Realtors in Washington push for change This wee...
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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 Tuesday, May 6, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES NAHB study: Markets continue their rebound Of 351 U.S. metro markets measured, 300 had year-over-year economic gains in April. Nationwide, 59 areas have met or surpassed pre-recession levels. Read more. Weaker sales slowed U.S. home price gains in March CoreLogic: Prices rose 11.1% in March compared with March 2013. Though a sizable increase, that was down a bit from Feb.'s 12.2% year-over-year increase. Read more. New Internet models could change the moving industry Big movers could be impacted by a new trend - websites that link small companies to local residents moving a short distance. Read more.   Court rules for government in mortgage fraud case If a buyer must pay restitution...
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By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
WILLOW BEND VILLA SOLD!3552 Wash Road #A, Lake Worth, Florida 33467 JUST SOLD! This fantastic villa featured 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and over 1,300 square feet of living. Just a few features included tile throughout the living areas, open floorplan and was situated on a private lot. Listed on March 6th, 2014 for $85,000 this Willow Bend villa went under contract on March 13th, 2014 and SOLD to a cash buyer on April 25th, 2014 for $85,000.The villas at Willow Bend are an active adult 55+ community located just east of the Florida Turnpike off Lake Worth Road. Community amenities include two swimming pools, tennis courts, shuffleboard, fitness center, billards room and two clubhouses. Shopping, dining and entertainment are only minutes away along with public transportation. The Palm Beac...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Lake Worth, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for March 2014   Stats and facts about Lake Worth, Florida, are out for the month of March 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 4.7 month selling point which is down nearly 15.2%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 29 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so much m...
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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, April 23, 2014    TODAY'S TOP STORIES Stronger home sales should follow a tepid spring Fitch Ratings: Despite a slow spring home selling season, the economy should continue to improve throughout 2014 thanks to job and economic growth. Read more. Rules of engagement in home appraisals Some real estate agents and even appraisers incorrectly believe they can get in legal and ethical trouble for talking to appraisers during the valuation process. Read more. New home sales down in March HUD and Census: Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 14.5% – its biggest drop in eight months. Builders blame tight credit standards. Read more.   Senate holds Miami Beach hearing on climate change S. Fla. officials testifie...
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By A. J. Zaki, Home Finder In Florida
(REMAX Realty Pros)
Spacious ''Corner'' townhome in the desirable, gated community of Willoughby Farms. Terrific floor plan for families, winter visitors, and empty nesters alike includes; three large bedrooms and an additional loft space perfect for a play room, home office, childs media or study space. Can easily be converted into a full forth bedroom if needed. Beautifully upgraded rich wood/laminate flooring in the lower level main living areas, master bedroom and loft space. Two guest bedrooms are wall-to-wall carpeting. Interior laundry room with storage, attached one car garage and rear screened in patio. Community pool, clubhouse and tot lot. - See more at: http://search.bocaratonrealestatemarket.com/idx/details/listing/b006/RX-10033315/4916-Pinemore-Lane-4916-Lake-Worth-FL-33463
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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 Tuesday, April 15, 2014  TODAY'S TOP STORIES In May, some flood policy costs revert to 2013 levels FEMA issued guidelines today for insurers that sell flood policies. In May, the cost for certain affected policies reverts to the amount charged before Oct. 2013. Read more. Prediction: 50% of buyers in 2020 will be Hispanic National Hispanic association report: With 47% of U.S. homeownership growth between 2000 and 2013 Hispanic - This is a story of pent-up demand, president says. Read more. Facebook to make the News Feed less 'spammy' The social site may become less business friendly. Changes impact users that repost the same link often and posts that entice people to click on 'spammy links.' Read more.   Buyers can irk sel...
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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, April 9, 2014   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Mortgage Bankers: Commercial lending up in 2013 Report: The dollar volume for commercial and multifamily mortgages closed in 2013, $358.5 billion, was 47% higher than in 2012. Read more. Could that 3.5% down payment loan be overpriced? Critics say hidden Fannie/Freddie fees are federal homebuyer surtaxes - and they're not needed since risk is mitigated through higher mortgage insurance rates. Read more. How do you appraise the value of home's solar panel? An appraiser looks at comparable homes to calculate value, but not enough energy-efficient properties exist yet. New Appraisal Institute book aims to help. Read more.   Fannie: Housing stalls but future looks brighter If cons...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Lake Worth of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for February 2014 Stats and facts about Lake Worth, 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 4.8 month selling point which is down nearly 18.4%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 muc...
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By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Willow Bend Villa for Sale in Lake Worth | Now Under Contract! Our great listing in Willow Bend is now under contract! This one story villa featured 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Interior features included an open floorplan, vaulted ceilings and spacious bedrooms. Exterior features include a fenced patio in the front and an open backyard. Willow Bend is an active adult 55+ non-gated community in Lake Worth Florida. Shopping, dining and entertainment is within walking distance and the Florida Turnpike is only minutes away.If you are thinking about selling your Willow Bend home contact us today! We would love to educate you about the current market conditions, let you know what your Willow Bend home is worth and share the marketing plan we use to obtain top dollar for sellers in the shortes...
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By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(Lubeck Realty Group)
The biggest benefit in this monthly marketing report for our readers is to provide content rich local information from a trustworthy source The Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches.  Understanding that an educated buyer and seller when provided with the latest facts in our marketplace creates trust and develops relationships to make educated decisions when it comes to buying and selling real estate. I hope you enjoy the reports and look forward in discussing any questions that you might have in one of the most desirable real estate markets in Palm Beach County Florida.  
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By Ryan Jennings, "Buy With Confidence...Sell With Trust"
(Keller Williams Realty-Wellington)
Are you in the market for a new home?  Are you looking for large lots surrounded by a pristine golf course and only minutes away from Palm Beach County beaches and Wellington Green Mall?  Well, look no further than the prestigous neighborhood of Sherbrooke Estates in Lake Worth, FL. Sherbrooke Estates homes are situated on over an acre of land and many overlooking a stunning lakefront setting or golf course settings.  The gorgeous private golf course of Sherbrooke Golf and Country Club is situated within the community. This is championship level golf course that was designed Devlin and Von Hagge.  The golf course is considered both challenging and gorgeous to play. The home that the Ryan Jennings Group at Keller Williams Realty currently has for sale is 6370 Angus Road, in Lake Worth, F...
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By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
10171 Clubhouse Turn Rd, Lake Worth FL 33449 | Lake Worth Fl Home For Sale in Thoroughbred LakesHave the best of both worlds! Enjoy luxurious and serene lakefront living in your Thoroughbred Lakes home right in the heart of Lake Worth Fl without sacrificing your urban lifestyle. Your Thoroughbred Lakes home allows you to experience the harmony of country living while staying within mere minutes away from all of Palm Beach County’s remarkable cultural and business centers. Your new lakefront home is being offered for $179,777.  Thoroughbred Lakes is a scenic gated community of single family homes located just north of Lantana Road on US 441.  Found in the idyllic Lake Worth area, the neighborhood boasts of flourishing landscapes, glistening lake views, and bright open spaces. The archite...
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By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(Lubeck Realty Group)
The biggest benefit in this monthly marketing report for our readers is to provide content rich local information from a trustworthy source The Realtors® Association of the Palm Beaches.  Understanding that an educated buyer and seller when provided with the latest facts in our marketplace creates trust and develops relationships to make educated decisions when it comes to buying and selling real estate. I hope you enjoy the reports and look forward in discussing any questions that you might have in one of the most desirable real estate markets in Palm Beach County Florida.    
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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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 TODAY'S TOP STORIES U.S. House releases its own flood insurance bill The bill, which has some bipartisan support, nixes certain triggers for premium increases, such as a home sale. Gov. Scott also asked Pres. Obama for help. Read more. Feds warn mortgage servicers to stop 'shell games' The government's consumer bureau told lenders it's "willing and able to vigorously enforce" new rules that protect homeowners facing foreclosure. Read more. Subprime lending making a comeback? Toxic subprime loans led, in part, to the housing meltdown, and these types of loans for riskier buyers are making a comeback - but it's not as easy to qualify. Read more.   Consumer confidence fairly stable in Feb. Consum...
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By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Rivermill Lake Worth Florida Homes For Sale To learn all about Rivermill, a popular gated single family home and townhome community in the western part of Lake Worth Florida, visit the link below: RIVERMILL LAKE WORTH FLORIDA REAL ESTATE By visiting Rivermill Lake Worth Florida Real Estate you will be able to learn more about this beautiful gated community, view Rivermill community pictures, search Rivermill homes for sale, search Rivermill homes for rent and view recent home sales in Rivermill. Need to list your Rivermill Home for Sale? Call us @ 561.333.0446 or fill out our Online Seller Questionnaire to find out How Much your Rivermill Home is Worth. You can also check out some of the marketing we do to get top dollar for your home in the shortest amount of time @ Marketing your Rive...
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