If you’ve been following real estate over the past year you know that housing prices have been on the rise. But how much have they risen? In Palm Beach County home prices have gained an impressive 11.27% but the Southend neighborhood in West Palm Beach completely blew the county numbers out of the water. Southend posted a huge 19.30% rise in sold home prices from 2017 to 2018.
A decade after 2008 almost all damage done has been erased from the Palm Beach County housing market. We’ve had continual upward growth year after year, and it seems that we are going to finish out 2018 on a high note. September closed sales are up 12.9% year over year and median closed sales home prices are up 6.2% year over year.
If you’re a dog lover like me, you probably already know that West Palm Beach has no shortage of restaurants that are dog-friendly. Some of these great restaurants even have their own doggie menus, like Dixie Bar and Grill. We put together a list of 20 of the best. Hopefully you find one or two new gems to enjoy with fido.
The average American spends $1,100 a year on coffee. That's a lot of scratch. While you could throw all that hard earned money at some big franchise chain serving a mediocre cup of joe, theres no need. West Palm Beach has quite a few independent shops that will make you rethink how you start your mornings - delicious coffee, fresh baked treats, cold-pressed juices and plenty of vegan and vegetarian health food choices.
Northwood has been undergoing a renaissance. It has all the qualities that will undoubtedly make it the next hot-spot in West Palm Beach. Historic, tree lined, hip, young, beautiful, and most importantly, delicious. We've put together a list of some of the best restaurants in Northwood. Happy Dining!
Palm Beach is known for lots of things: luxurious estates, crystal clear blue water, beautiful cars and people. But don't forget it's got some damn good food too. All those refined palates need somewhere to eat and Palm Beach doesn't disappoint. There are some wonderful restaurants on this 18 mile stretch of beauty and these aren't all of them. We hope our Top 10 list will get you started on an indulgent gastronomic journey.
What's not to love about South End? I love it so much, I decided to move here with my family! It's quiet, beautiful, near the intracoastal, and close enough to downtown where you're never far from the action. Luckily, you don't have to head downtown to get your belly full and a smile on your face. We have tons of great restaurants right here. These are our 10 favorite. What do you think? We want to know. Leave your comments below.
What's not to love about Flamingo Park and Grandview Heights? Beautiful historic homes, quiet tree lined streets (no more train horns! yeah!) , close to downtown, and delicious food nearby. Some great stand alone restaurants and now Grandview Market shows up on the scene.
You just signed a contract on your home and your probably on cloud nine. It's an exciting time for all involved. But despite getting your pre-approval and signing the contract for sale, the deal isn't done. There are a few things that you have to avoid to make sure you don't jeopardize your chances of losing your mortgage at the last minute.
Starting tomorrow, Monday May 14th there will be no more train horns being blasted at the FEC railway crossings. That includes freight trains and Brightline trains. The lengthy Quiet Zone implementation is complete, and tens of thousands of West Palm Beach residents just had their quality of life go through the roof!
Make sure your little slice of paradise isn’t a little slice of hell and hire your own inspector. Who should you use? The Real Estate Agent recommended someone. Well, let's hold up right there and take a step back. My fellow REALTORS® may string me up for saying this, but I would recommend that you find your own inspector.
I know you're really excited about buying your house, but hold on for just one minute! There are a few things that you should know that a real estate agent might just happen to gloss over... things that you really need to be aware of before you start making offers and signing contracts. Insurance, Taxes, Hurricane Preparation and Ongoing Maintenance, will all play a big part in making the decision to buy a home or not. It will also add to the true cost of ownership, some in the short term, and some in the long term, but they will all cost you money.