Delray Beach, FL Real Estate News

By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of Top Real Stories Trending Now Friday, June 19, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. still top destination for international buyers NAR's latest int'l buyer profile finds one in five foreign buyers (21%) picks Fla. - but it's a drop from 31% in 2011 due, in part, to a U.S. spike in Chinese buyers. Read more.   TransUnion forecast: 1.5M boomerang buyers In 2015 alone, about 700,000 Americans who went through a foreclosure or short sale could be ready to buy another home. Read more.   HUD taking steps to increase FHA lending When deciding whether to approve a borrower's application, FHA looks at "loan defect codes" - but it's paring those defect codes down from 99 to nine. Read more.   Real estate Q&A: Creative mortgage may be too risky An investor offers to sell a home t...
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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
July Fourth Activities in Delray Beach-July 4, 2015.Help celebrate the birth of our great nation in Delray Beach this July 4, 2015. There will be activities all day long beginning at 8 AM with the Sandcastle Contest at the beach and ending at 9 PM and fireworks on the beach!Just head to where A1A meets Atlantic Avenue!Questions?   561-278-0424 Tiffany MazerSchedule of Activities8 to Noon-Sandcastle Contest- You can go here for a contest application and rules. 3:30 - Flag raising ceremony 4 to 5:30  Entertainment by Progression (Reggae)5:30  -  Custard eating contest for kids sponsored by Burger-Fi6:30 to 8:30 - Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways (Jimmy Buffett tribute band.)8:45 to 9 PM - Lip Sync Battle Countdown contest9 PM-  Fireworks launching from the north end of the beachAnd Other Act...
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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 Thursday, June 11, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES   Fla.: Dramatic improvement in zombie foreclosures While the state still ranks near the top of RealtyTrac's list for empty foreclosed homes, the percent dropped 43% year-to-year in the second quarter. Read more.   Owner can't remove squatter without court order Real estate Q&A: A landlord kicked out a squatter who took up residence in an empty house, and the squatter turned around and sued. How can that be legal? Read more.   Florida's economic growth beats U.S. average U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis: Fla. real estate grew three times faster than the U.S. average in 2014, with production up 2.7% compared to 2.2% nationally. Read more.   Data storage safety: Your security role The numb...
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By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Homes for sale in Delray Beach may benefit from the housing market outlook, which shows home sellers and home buyers are on the way up!  Good New for Home SellersA Fannie Mae's May 2015 National Housing Survey reports the number of people responding to the survey think right now is a good time to sell. This is a new reported high in the survey, bringing the total number to 49 percent. This 3 percentage-point climb may mirror itself well in the Delray Beach luxury home market in the near future since it is a direct reflection of the jobs and income growth, which also is accelerating. Home Buyers See OpportunityHomes for sale in Delray Beach may be sold soon if the market moves along the same lines of the survey. Individuals responding to the May 2015 survey from Fannie Mae indicate that ...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
The private townhouse community of Drexel Park at Delray Beach offers spacious townhouses ideal for families. The community is near to many A-rated schools, shops, restaurants, beaches, and entertainment options. 
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily Hot Sheet of the Top Real Estate Stories Trending Now Thursday, June 4, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Fla. RE associates held at gunpoint when showing homes St. Petersburg police are hunting a man who robbed two real estate pros. In one case, he pulled a gun, zip-tied her hands and demanded a ransom from her husband. Read more.   CFPB eases enforcement of Aug. 1 mortgage changes Mortgage disclosure rules still change Aug. 1, but CFPB created a buffer period yesterday for firms that make a good faith effort - though it offered few details. Read more.   RealtyTrac: Average downpayment at three-year low U.S. buyers, on average, made a 14.8% home downpayment in the first quarter, a drop from 15.2% in the previous quarter and 15.5% one year earlier. Read more.   Zillow attempts to sue ...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Comprised of 175 single-family estate homes; the stunning community of Rio Poco is ideal for families, retirees, and alike. Residents here take advantage of the community amenities such as Har-Tru tennis courts and a clubhouse. The neighborhood is also near from Delray marketplace, Atlantic Avenue and other area attractions. 
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Delray Beach, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for April 2015  Stats and facts about Delray Beach, Florida, are out for the month of April 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 4.1 month selling point which is down nearly 22.4% 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 30 years experience as a Realtor, construction was a passion of mine as well. This alone is worth so mu...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
LOOK!! How we have changed in what feels like just yesterday. You will so enjoy the reactions to kids looking at old typewriters  and trying them out.  Hilarious.  Fantastic - listen to the kids - turn up the volume, but it also has text. To all you former secretaries, commercial school grads, computer experts---this is for you and your kids and your grand kids!Look at the watches they're wearing too.   
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
6116 Floral Lakes Drive, Delray Beach, FL Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1906 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL Search All Vacant Lots/Land in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West Homes Close to Where You Work What is Your Home Worth? Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Presented By: Kevin B Tolbert PA Team KWLS 772-834-0099 Licensed In: FL License #: BK3059813   Schedule a Showing/Request Info Property Description A unique villa close to downtown Delray and Beaches, this home on water is a corner/corner unit in a 55+ community with a beautiful view from all windows. From the screened lanai enjoy the many species of water-fowl that...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
The Daily 051415 Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now Thursday, May 14, 2015  TODAY'S TOP STORIES Appraisal world has new tools, techniques A forum at NAR looked at Fannie Mae's new appraisal tool's impact on the industry, and discussed the future of Internet automated valuation models (AVMs). Read more. Owners, appraisers disagree on home values A study found that owners and appraisers still disagree over their home's value, with the gap growing again in April as the owners grew more optimistic. Read more. NAR asking Congress to slow Aug. 1 changes Realtors are asking Congress to approve a grace period for the new closing process that's to take effect on Aug. 1 so everyone can get used to the new system. Read more. Fla. cities rank at top for new-purchase loans RealtyTrac: U....
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By Eileen Burns, FL Probate Agent, Hotel & Land Specialist
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
Eileen Burns continues to navigate the tri-county south east Florida coast real estate world, listing and selling high end luxury homes and commercial real estate...primarily hotels!  Today was a networking day in Delray Beach, FL. A big visit today with Kathy Strieb, famed home stager who hosted the Active Rain meetup at 50 Ocean restaurant.  Dama Story and Don Urchalitz joined us!    We had animated conversations about market conditions, milleniums not necessarily understanding community lifestyle and fried green tomatoes!    See you next quarter! follow me Florida Real Estate Connector   
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Comprised of 55 residential townhouses and 20 residential condos; the mixed-use community of Atlantic Grove is ideal for young professionals, families, retirees and alike. The neighborhood is near to Downtown Delray Beach and the Delray Beach Tennis Center. 
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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
It’s Time for the 5th Annual Amazing Mother and Son Challenge in Delray Beach May is the month we celebrate Mothers, and this is a fun way to do just that. When- Saturday, May 9,2015Where- Downtown Delray Time- 8:30 Check in TimeCheck the schedule for individual race times. Entry Fee- $15 for adults 18+           $8 for teens and childrenCONTACT- Danielle Beardsley           561-243-7277There are 3 age divisions with their own start time:5-6 year olds- 9:15 Start time7-9 and 10-13 year olds- 9:30 Start time14-17 and 18+  - 9:45 Start time The teams work together to perform various tasks throughout Downtown Delray.  Registration will be open to the first 60 teams and you may register online or mail it in.   You can get the Registration Form here.  **Please note that there is a Mandatory ...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Characterized by its Key West-style architecture and beach-side atmosphere; the beautiful condo and townhome neighborhood of Latitude offer its residents a variety of amenities to use. These include a private putting green, a heated swimming pool, a basketball court, a clubhouse and a playground. 
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
The charming community of Delray Shores comprises of single-family homes and townhomes with variety of floor plans to choose. The neighborhood is near to many beaches, shops, restaurants, other attractions and many amenities southern Florida has to offer.
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Pending Sale     PENDING IN ONLY 27 DAYS! 6116 Floral Lakes Dr, Delray Beach, FL 33484   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS       Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL   6116 Floral Lakes Drive Delray Beach, FL 33484   Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price     A unique villa close to downtown Delray and Beaches, this home on water is a corner/corner unit in a 55+ community with a beautiful view from all windows. From the screened lanai enjoy the many species of water-fowl that inhabit this lake and conservation area. Walk to the clubhouse and take advantage of the many amenities or just take a short walk or drive through the main gate, where there are doctors and dentists,...
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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
    Delray Beach, of Palm Beach County, FL Market Stats & Facts for February 2015   Stats and facts about Delray Beach, Florida, are out for the month of February 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 4.4 month selling point which is down nearly 20.5% 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...
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By Mike Nicklaus
(Golden Bear Realty, LLC)
Comprised of 89 estate homes; the gated community of Grande Orchid sits on the west side of Jog Road in Delray Beach. Amenities here include a swimming pool, a basketball court, two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a fitness facility and a state-of-the-art clubhouse. Residents here also enjoy the neighborhoods nature preserve, lakes, a private canal and nature trails. There are also a variety of restaurants, beaches, parks and conveniences nearby.
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
6116 Floral Lakes Drive, Delray Beach, FL Get Directions Click Here   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 1417 Square Feet   This Single-Family Home located at 6116 Floral Lakes Drive, Delray Beach FL is currently for sale and has been listed on Trulia for 1 days. This property is listed by Keller Williams Realty Services for $269,900. 6116 Floral Lakes Dr has 3 beds, 2 baths, and approximately 1,417 square feet. The price per square foot is $190. The property has a lot size of 5,820 sqft and was built in 1998. 6116 Floral Lakes Dr is in the 33484 ZIP code in Delray Beach, FL.   Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL Search All Vacant Lots/Land in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West Homes Close to Wher...
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