West Palm Beach, FL Real Estate News

West Palm Beach DDA plans project updateThe West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) said it will host a downtown community summit on May 8 to update residents, business owners and other downtown stakeholders on the status of certain projects in planning or under construction. The meeting is to be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Cuillo Centre for the Arts. Roy Assad, DDA chair and owner of two downtown businesses, is to welcome city speakers: Mayor Lois Frankel; Dorritt Miller, deputy administrator; Joan Goldberg, cultural affairs adviser; and Charles Wu, planning director. Frankel is to provide an overview on the state of the city, while other speakers are to address specific downtown projects and their timelines for completion. Goldberg is to discuss a waterfront project, ...
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By David A. Podgursky PA, THE PODGURSKY GROUP - Make the Right Move!
Located at 700 FLORIDA MANGO ROAD just west of I-95 in West Palm Beach, Florida you will find a leisurely afternoon of sporting fun at the National Croquet Center. S    The motto of the center is that the only requirement to participate is a good pair of flat soled shoes.  Croquet has long been a sport for Royalty and the elite, but in West Palm Beach, Florida you can join in an outing with as many people as you desire.You see... unlike a foursome in golf, a Croquet match can have as many as 192 participants!  So corporate groups, bridal parties, bachelorette parties and even create a competitive tournament with other colleagues over a few wickets!The club itself is a Florida Keys style clubhouse complete with private rooms for meetings, parties and dining events.  They can accomodate p...
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By David Abernathy, Palm Beach County Real Estate
(Waterfront Properties & Club Communities)
Palm Beach County 2007 Annual Boat ShowYesterday we stopped by the boat show to visit with friends and see what is new this year. Unfortunately the sun was not out so the photos are not what we wanted - If the sun comes out today we will go back!Any way here are some of the photos from the event -     With hundreds of yachts and boats, fishing gear, electronics, clothing, and almost anything related to the waterfront lifestyle - the Palm Beach Boat show had another great turnout.  We enjoyed the several hours talking with friends and some of the new vendors at this years show.  One of the new performace boat manufacturers that we had the opportunity to meet were the new owners of Power Play Performance Boats. In addition to everything boating the is always a selection of vehicles displa...
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By Sue Weiss, Sue Weiss
(Keller Williams Realty of The Palm Beaches)
REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF MAY BE ON THE WAY IN FLORIDA Help may be on the way for real estate buyers in Palm Beach Gardens and throughout Florida as the State Legislature begins considering property tax reform proposals.Over the last few years as property values increased, so did property taxes.  When a home is sold in Florida, the property tax reflects the level of the sales price.  If the buyer is a resident and has filed for the homestead exemption, property tax increases are capped after the initial increase reflecting the sales price.  If the buyer is not a resident, not homesteaded, is an investor with multiple properties or has commercial property, there is no homestead exemption and property taxes increase each year to reflect the market price of the property.  Over the past few ye...
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By Sue Weiss, Sue Weiss
(Keller Williams Realty of The Palm Beaches)
Ironhorse Country Club is a small, intimate country club community with all of the amenties of the larger clubs ... spiced with intimacy and congeniality.Located adjacent to the Loxahatchee Nature Preserve, Ironhorse is a community of 324 single family homes built between 1991 and 2004:     Price Range:  $400,000 to $1,500,000     Size Range:  1700 sq ft (air conditioned) to over 5000 sq ft (air conditioned)     Lot Range:  Under 1/4 acre to over 1/2 acreFor more information, please contact Sue Weiss at 561-714-4079 or click on Ironhorse Country Club to see current homes for sale.Sue Weiss, GRIRealtorThe Weiss-Clawson TeamKeller Williams Realty561-714-4079www.palmbeachcountyhomes.com    
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