Lake Worth, FL Real Estate News

By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
11162 Laurel Walk Road Lake Worth FL 33449Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 11162 Laurel Walk Road Lake Worth FL 33449 Price: $369,900MLS number: RX-10155803 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.1Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2478Year Built: 2001  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 Lake Worth FL Lovely 4/2.5 lake front home offering bright open floor plan,Master Bdrm on first floor, 3 bdrms plus small loft area upstairs, Neutral tile throughout downstairs living area, extended screened patio and within walking distance to Panther Run and Polo Park Middle Schools! Amenities include : Community Clubhouse, Gym , Pool, and T...
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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 19, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Downpayments worry buyers more than rates New York Fed study: A buyer's decision to jump into the market is influenced more by downpayment requirements than mortgage rates. Read more. Traditional Realtor tools a target for lawsuits A store-bought router supplies Wifi in your lobby? Your MLS offers a location-based home search? If so, you could be sued. NAR is working to end the practice. Read more. Fed could raise interest rates - but it won't matter The current housing market is in such a "sweet spot" that it won't stumble if the Fed raises interest rates in Sept., says TD Securities head economist. Read more. A great time for sellers: 3 reasons why Rising home prices, homebuyer deman...
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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 NowTuesday, August 18, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Single-family home starts up to pre-recession level Help is on the way: While overall home starts rose only 0.2% in Aug., the single-family component spiked 12.8% as builders broke ground on new homes. Read more. FHA says its new metric should boost lending An existing metric identifies FHA lenders that approve too many risky loans, but the new one does the opposite: It recognizes FHA lenders with good track records. Read more. Rent-to-own offers path back to homeownership Some want-to-be homeowners who went through a foreclosure opt for a rent-to-own option. It gives them time to save and security in a tight listing market. Read more. Tampa's rains remind all Fla. owners to monitor mo...
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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  August 11, 2015  TODAY'S TOP STORIESManatee Realtor attacked during home showingSafety is again being discussed in Fla. real estate offices after a man who said bathroom plumbing leaked attacked a female Realtor who went in to investigate. Read more. Fla.'s housing market: Sales, prices up in 2Q 2015Florida Realtors: Single-family sales up 15% year-to-year, median price up 11.1%. Condo sales up 7.3%, price up 9.2%. NAR: Nearly all metros show price gains. Read more. Economist: It's not easier to get a mortgageRealtor.com's chief economist says lower down payments make it easier to qualify if you have good credit, but riskier borrowers still can't get OK'd for a loan. Read more. Seller, buyer confidence dips slightlyFannie Mae's...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
A The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  Wednesday, August 5, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES FHA to watchdog: Downpayment programs not a scam Lenders are monitoring the fallout from a fed watchdog report that claims affordable downpayment programs tied to higher mortgage rates break federal law. Read more.   More Floridians opting for wireless phone service Report: More Fla. families dropped their landlines in 2014, switching to cellphones or cable-based phones. The change could impact cold-call marketing programs. Read more.   What do today's buyers want in a home? New-construction choices offer a glimpse of current buyers' desires. Overall, garages are growing, while granite is preferred in two out of three kitchens. Read more. CFPB: Electronic mortgage closings benefi...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Comprised of homes up to 3,629 square feet; Villages of Windsor is a lakefront neighborhood where most homes feature private swimming pools and screened-in porches. Community amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a patio area.
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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, July 28, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES What do Realtors worry about most? NAR's latest report on Realtor confidence finds eight leading concerns, with Oct. 3 TILA-RESPA disclosures heading the list followed by a too-tight inventory. Read more.   Institutional investors prune their portfolios Large single-family-home investors operate like multi-family housing. While still buying properties, they're also starting to sell some low-performing ones. Read more.   Home prices rose 4.9% in May, lifted by strong sales Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller: 20-city home price index increased 4.9% year-to-year, though it's a slight drop from April's 5% pace. Read more.   How can agents best serve buyers with disabilities? About half of buy...
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By Mark Baker, Serving Palm Beach County FL
(United Realty Group Wellington)
 Home sold with in 13 days on the market.  I sold the Winston Trails Lake Worth FL Home at the top of the price per square foot range for the community.  Case study to follow with the four videos I created to help promote the listing which resuted in multiple offers.Winston Trails Home description:Unpack, kick back and enjoy this move-in ready tropical oasis! Located in prestigious Winston Trails community this rare 2,667 sqft home under air has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths with a gorgeous, immaculately kept, fenced, pool and spa area which overlooks a large lake. First floor has tiled floors with inlays, formal dining room, living room, laundry room with full size frontload  washer and dryer, guest bedroom, and full bath. The open floor plan gourmet kitchen has granite countertops with stone...
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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 22, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Fla.'s housing market: Sales, prices up in June Florida Realtors: Single-family sales up 19.6% year-to-year as prices rose 10%. NAR says U.S. median home prices are at an all-time high with sales up 9.8%. Read more.   U.S. Senate considers short-saletax forgiveness Passage isn't assured, but a multi-topic Senate bill includes some real estate tax breaks, including IRS forgiveness of money that banks write-off on a short sale. Read more.   Treasury Dept. issues final rule on flood insurance A group of federal  regulatory agencies finalized some rules covering detached structures, escrowed flood payments and force-placed policies. Read more.   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back in apartme...
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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, July 14, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES     Survey: First-timers and Hispanics ready to buy A TD Bank study found an uptick in demand, and a significant percentage said they hoped to start the buying process within the next two years. Read more . Some Fla. lenders lose foreclosure cases on appeal Standing - the legal right to foreclosure in the first place - has tripped up a few Fla. lenders, but details vary from case to case, and often the bank wins. Read more.   Affordable housing REIT ensures economic vitality CDT, a real estate investment trust, makes money for investors, but it also serves a public purpose: To provide long-term capital that funds affordable housing. Read more.   HUD updates guidance on LGBT discriminati...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
5 Tips For Buying A New Home Starts NowBuying a new home or your first home is a very exciting thing. If it’s your first time, you might quickly find that there is a lot more to home buying than you originally thought. You can take care a lot of the early work—like loan pre-approval and looking into a home warranty—on your own. For most other things, you should be able to turn to your real estate agent for help. Here are 5 tips to get you started toward buying a new home.  1. Start by making 2 lists for your new home: a list of needs and a list of wants. Needs should come first. For instance, if a home warranty is important to you, then make sure that is included with your home. If you must have at least 3 bedrooms and a big yard, put that on your list. If you want a big yard, but don’t...
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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, July 7, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Credit-risky buyers now have more options In healthy rebounds, a few lenders will lower credit standards to attract more business, and some now consider buyers who recently went through a foreclosure. Read more.   USDA mortgage program fees to increase Oct. 1 The USDA's Rural Housing Service will raise the cost of home-loan guarantees in some areas where borrowers don't need a down payment, Bloomberg reports. Read more.   Brandsmart gets Fla.'s largest energy-efficient loan A Fla.-approved program (PACE) to finance energy savings and other improvements with no upfront expenses for the upgrade will lend $2.2M to a retail store. Read more.   Why Greece won't trigger a real estate crisis ...
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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 May 2015     Stats and facts about Lake Worth, 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 2.9 month selling point which is down nearly 42.2% 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 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 Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
10262 Clubhouse Turn Road Lake Worth FL 33449Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 10262 Clubhouse Turn Road Lake Worth FL 33449 Price: $299,900 MLS number: RX-10144391 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2339 Year 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 Lake Worth FL Come see this renovated 4 bedroom home with a 2 car garage in the gated Thoroughbred Lake Estates Community. This home has new paint (inside and out), wood kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops, tile and laminate flooring. Spacious master bedroom downstairs. Beautiful lake view. Expansive living room and family room are...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
9542 Vercelli Street Lake Worth FL 33467Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 9542 Vercelli Street Lake Worth FL 33467 Price: $380,000 MLS number: RX-10147601 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2437 Year Built: 2004  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 Lake Worth FL Beautifully appointed split layout 3 bedoom home. Floor plan features a formal dining room, granite counter tops, crown molding throughout, two screened patios, and all the bells and whistles! Master suite with a bay window sitting area, separate his and her walk in closets, separate sinks, soaking tub, serene view of preserve wit...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
5073 Prairie Dunes Village Circle Lake Worth FL 33463Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 5073 Prairie Dunes Village Circle Lake Worth FL 33463 Price: $320,000 MLS number: RX-10146393 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 1860 Year 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 Lake Worth FL This simply immaculate 3 bedroom Winston Trails home is situated on a large corner lot. The spectacular free form heated swimming pool features dancing fountains and an over sized wrap around paver patio. This wonderful space will be your very own resort style living all year round. The neutral tile in main...
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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, June 30, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES   New Fla. laws go into effect July 1 A number of real estate-related bills passed by the 2015 Florida Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott become effective tomorrow, July 1. Read more.   Realtor.com helps buyers test out neighborhoods A new realtor.com agreement with Airbnb will help buyers book an overnight stay in any neighborhood they're considering for a home purchase. Read more.   U.S. Consumer Confidence Index surges higher After a moderate improvement in May, Americans' optimism rose even higher in June - more than economists expected. June's index broke the 100 mark. Read more.   U.S. home prices still going up - but not as fast S&P/Case-Shiller found a 4.6% year-to-year p...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
6285 Sand Hills Circle Lake Worth FL 33467Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 6285 Sand Hills Circle Lake Worth FL 33467 Price: $349,900 MLS number: RX-10145854 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2372 Year Built: 2001  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 Lake Worth FL Great single story 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 2 cars garage home located in the gated golf course and county community of Winston Trails. Community has 1981 single family homes surrounded by a world class 18 holes golf course, restaurant, pro golf store, 3 children playgrounds and fitness center, open for public with no mandator...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
8581 Cypress Springs Lake Worth FL 33467Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 8581 Cypress Springs Lake Worth FL 33467 Price: $372,900 MLS number: RX-10144478 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2026 Year Built: 1997  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 Lake Worth FL Beautifully maintained three bedroom home located on the preserve within the gated community of Cypress Woods. Granite counter tops, wood and tile floors, plenty of closet space, screened in pool, and numerous other upgrades throughout. Freshly painted and in move in condition. Very close to schools and amenities. Must see to believ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
6550 Blue Bay Circle Lake Worth FL 33467Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Lake Worth FLListing DetailsHome For Sale in Lake Worth FL 6550 Blue Bay Circle Lake Worth FL 33467 Price: $384,900 MLS number: RX-10146765 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Garage: 2 Square Feet: 2473 Year Built: 1999  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 Lake Worth FL Welcome to paradise. This one of a kind remodeled Palm Beach model home is one story. You will love the custom flower shaped tropical pool, spacious covered outdoor area, and additional grassy yard located on one of the largest lots in the neighborhood. Step into a spacious living room and notice the open layout with real hard wood ...
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