January 27, 2015 – The latest rendition of Flagler County’s proposed Short-term Vacation Rental Ordinance has been released for review. The updated draft is a big improvement over the original but it still needs work.
January 28, 2015 – The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index hit an almost seven-year high in January, rising about 10 points from its December reading to 102.9. The index – which gauges Americans' attitudes about the economy – is at its highest level since August 2007.
January 27, 2015 – As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent, said panelists during an International Builders’ Show press conference on home trends and Millennials’ home preferences held last week.
January 26, 2015 – The City of Palm Coast’s oldest park – James F. Holland Memorial Park – will close beginning Monday, Feb. 2, for a major renovation to include a larger playground, improved dog park and all new playing courts.
January 24, 2015 – The 55+ housing market fared quite well in 2014, and 2015 should be no different, according to industry experts at a press conference held today at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.
January 23, 2015 – Go to sleep listening to the sound of the Atlantic Ocean. GoToby.com’s featured home this week is a newly constructed custom home in the Beverly Beach community of Osprey Point. It’s only a couple of hundred yards from the Atlantic Ocean and less than three miles from Flagler Beach’s iconic pier.
January 22, 2015 - A strengthening labor market, low interest rates, improving mortgage availability and growing pent-up demand will help to significantly boost single-family housing production in the year ahead and move the housing recovery to higher ground, according to economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Tuesday.
January 21, 2015 – 2014 was a good year. By all measures, the Palm Coast and Flagler County housing market is rebounding steadily from the effects of the Great Recession.
January 20, 2015 – Flagler County’s residential population can be viewed as living in one of four zones. From a real estate perspective, these zones are quite different.
January 19, 2015 – While a single description doesn't apply to every buyer and seller, the latest Florida 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, compiled by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) research staff and released by Florida Realtors provides some insights.
January 17, 2015 – Building permits have been issued for the shells of five new buildings in Island Walk. The future Publix is not yet among them. Demolition work is well under way on the site.
January 16, 2015 – Beginning Sunday, Jan. 18, and running through Friday, Jan. 23, motorists and other travelers should expect lane closures along Palm Coast Parkway at the I-95 overpass.
January 16, 2015 – This week’s featured property is a golf cottage with a 360 square foot Florida room bordering the 12th hole of the municipal Palm Harbor Golf Course in the city’s “C” section. Built in 1977, it has two bedroom suites, separate dining and living rooms and 1,748 square feet of living area.
January 15, 2015 – A 244.36-acre parcel once marketed by Centex has been sold for $3,000,000. Known as Bulow Shores, the property straddles John Anderson Hwy and borders the Intracoastal Waterway on the east and Bulow Creek on the west. The seller is listed as LRA Bulow Shores LLC, a Lubert-Adler entity. The buyer is Seaside Landings, of Naples. The sale closed in December.