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JANUARY REAL ESTATE SALES STILL DOWN, BUT IMPROVING - 02/28/07 08:10 AM
While real estate sales in Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach and other Palm Beach County communities are still lower than a year ago, signs of improvement are surfacing. Home resales during January fell about 15 percent, somewhat less than the statewide sales drop of 27 percent. And home prices are down about 1 percent in January over a year ago, that is significantly less than the 4 percent decline in home prices nationwide. The median price for a home in Palm Beach County is $388,000, down from $393,700 in January, 2006 It is still too early in the season for us to (0 comments)
OLDER FLORIDIANS HEADING BACK NORTH; WILL BABY BOOMERS FILL THE GAP? - 02/27/07 09:24 AM
More Floridians over age 75 are leaving the Sunshine State, heading back north to be closer to children and grandchildren than are migrating Florida, according to an analysis of Census Bureau information by the New York Times. This reverse migration is a phenomenon were are seeing daily in the real estate market. Many of our older clients are selling their homes to move closer to families and caregivers in other regions. These wonderful oldsters retired to Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach or other Florida cities to spend carefree senior years amongst peers in a relaxed environment. But as time passes, golf courses, fishing piers and card games take (0 comments)
THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME? LOOK FOR MARKETING PROS - 02/26/07 11:12 AM
If you are thinking of selling your home in Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach or any northern Palm Beach county community, The Weiss-Clawson Team wants to talk with you. Unlike the prior three or four years when sellers experienced double digit increases in home values, this year prices are declining. It was inevitable that the market could not sustain the pricing pace set over the past few years. We have rapidly gone from a sellers' market to a buyers' market! If you are wanting or needing to sell your home in this market, it is important to work with a Realtor that has the (0 comments)
REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF MAY BE ON THE WAY IN FLORIDA - 02/23/07 07:29 PM
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 on homes being purchased. 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 (2 comments)
PALM BEACH GARDENS IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE AND VACATION - 02/22/07 08:11 AM
If you are thinking about relocating to a warmer climate, wanting to move from congested Broward or Miami-Dade Counties or considering the purchase of a vacation home, come check out Palm Beach Gardens! Located just north of West Palm Beach and south of Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens is in the northern section of Palm Beach County and is home to numerous country club communities, many golf and tennis facilities, walking and biking trails, a variety of home styles and prices plus new commercial centers that enhances everyone's shopping experience. Our new high rise complex, Landmark at the Gardens, will be completed soon and residents will (1 comments)
SO WHY AREN'T PEOPLE BUYING OUR HOMES? - 02/21/07 11:42 AM
All the conditions are right for this to be a spectacular real estate season. It is a buyers' market and there are lots of wonderful homes on the market. The cold and snowy weather up north and in the midwest is bring visitors and snowbirds to our warm and sunny Palm Beach Gardens/West Palm Beach communities. The Weiss-Clawson Team has nearly 20 homes for sale in Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach ranging in price from a two bedroom, two bath condo at $199,000 to a magnificent executive home in Palm Beach Gardens Premiere Estate Community at just above $1 million. (2 comments)
CONSIDER IBIS COUNTRY CLUB -- FOR AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE - 02/20/07 10:19 AM
If you are looking for a country club lifestyle in northern Palm Beach County, consider Ibis Country Club. Located just west of the Loxahatchee Nature Preserve on Northlake Boulevard, Ibis residents enjoy an active lifestyle amongst three championship Jack Nicklaus golf courses, more than 10 tennis courts, an large fitness center, swimming pool with lanes set aside for lap swimming and a very active clubhouse. More than 1000 homes are located in about 25 separate neighborhoods throughout the lushly landscaped grounds. There are homes ranging in price from the low $300,000's up to several million dollars and were built by the areas best known builders. Both (0 comments)
STEEPLECHASE HOMES AVAILABLE AT PRICES UNDER $1 MILLION - 02/20/07 09:44 AM
Steeplechase is a wonderful community of just 325 homes all set on at least an acre of land in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens. This affords plenty of room, both inside your home and throughout your vast yard for a pool, tennis court, family frolicing space and even a waterfall or putting green. And today, there are eight homes on the market in Steeplechase priced under $1 million. While some of these homes are obviously ready to be torn down and the land used for constructing a brand new home, others are ready for occupancy. Prices are great in this buyers' (0 comments)
IT'S A GREAT TIME TO BUY IN IRONHORSE!! - 02/19/07 09:46 AM
Homes in Ironhorse Country Club are a wonderful value today. There are 10 homes for sale in Ironhorse at prices below $500,000. And one home is for sale under $400,000. Just a year or so ago you couldn't find a home in Ironhorse for less than $500,000! Some of these homes have beautiful lake and golf views, most have three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, a couple have pools, and all are ready for you to consider in your home search. Perhaps the best value on the market in Ironhorse today is a home with three bedrooms and den, three baths, 2632 square (0 comments)
PALM BEACH COUNTY / PALM BEACH GARDENS REAL ESTATE REPORT - YEAR END 2006 - 02/17/07 09:29 AM
SALES IN MOST COMMUNITIES DECLINE THROUGHOUT 2006; HOMES PRICES REDUCED TO MOVE INVENTORY At the end of 2006 the local real estate market reflected a significant decline in the number of homes sold throughout the year and a decline in home prices compared with the boom year of 2005. Real estate sales in Palm Beach County were down 37 percent and the median price for a home declined 1 percent. This is significant because in prior years, home prices increased at double digit rates. In addition, the number of homes on the market nearly doubled by the end of 2006, reaching 21,888 compared (0 comments)
The latest market information about Steeplechase shows there are 19 homes on the market in this much sought after gated estate community. Homes range in size from 2500 square feet to more than 9000 aquare feet under air. Each home site is on at least an acre lot in the center of Palm Beach Gardens! Prices range from the low $800,000's up to more than $4 million. If you are interested in seeing any homes on the market in Steeplechase, please contact Carol Clawson 561-762-3704. I look forward to meeting and working with you.
Information about life and real estate in Palm Beach Gardens and throughout Palm Beach County I am Carol Clawson of the WEISS-CLAWSON TEAM and we look forward to working with you. We provide our clients an unrivaled real estate experience.
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