September 23, 2016 – You can live only 700 yards from the beach in a private Oceanside community for only $202/SF. This completely renovated and updated Hammock Dunes villa has both water and golf course views. You can enjoy refreshing sea breezes and the sound of the surf.
WASHINGTON – September 21, 2016 – In 80 percent of measured U.S. metro areas, the number of new homes under construction falls short of demand based on the number of new jobs, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR).
September 13, 2016 – A list of the top 25 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) with the greatest second quarter year-over-year single-family rental (SFR) price increases included five Florida MSAs. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, which includes all of Volusia and Flagler counties, ranked #4.
September 9, 2016 – GoToby.com’s House of the Week returns again to Island Estates, the very private Intracoastal Waterway community only yards from the Atlantic Ocean. Island Estates is a two-mile long island with 200 home sites along the Intracoastal Waterway.
September 8, 2016 – Protea Capital Partners with North Star Senior Living have begun the construction of Sabal Palms of Palm Coast, the city’s newest senior community. A Site Development permit has been issued and silt fence, tree barriers and a port-o-john are on site; always reliable harbingers of impending new construction.
September 3, 2016 – Thanks to Tim and Sara Hale for finding an enlightening graphic from NOAA. Tim posted it on Coastal Cloud’s Facebook page to highlight the reason they chose Flagler County to locate their company’s headquarters and its largest cloud technology delivery center.
September 2, 2016 – A dearth of homes for sale, declining affordability, appraisal issues and lender processing delays are the key issues affecting sales, according to the latest Realtors® Confidence Index Survey, a survey sent to more than 50,000 real estate professionals about their latest transactions.
August 26, 2016 – GoToby.com’s featured property this week is an oceanfront luxury condominium in Hammock Dunes, Flagler County’s most prestigious private community. Built in 2004 by WCI Communities, the unit includes four bedrooms, three and a half baths, 2,950 square feet of living area and lots of balcony space.
August 25, 2016 – GoToby.com has learned that Starbucks and Island Walk developer Branch Properties LLC have reached an agreement to demolish the present Starbucks building and rebuild at the same location. The new store will include drive-thru service.
August 24, 2016 – The latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey finds that current and prospective homeowners remain optimistic about the current state of the U.S. real estate market. Respondents cite higher home values, increasing housing inventory and low interest rates as the main reasons.
August 19, 2016 – Attorney General Pam Bondi today filed a court action to stop a group of non-lawyers operating an illegitimate foreclosure defense and loan modification law firm.
August 17, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield released their inaugural Florida Population Report, an examination of population trends and its economic impact in Florida.
August 17, 2016 – Island Walk in Palm Coast will soon have a new tenant. A Commercial Interior Alteration building permit has been issued by the city for Island Walk, Unit #702. The new tenant is UBreakiFix.
August 15, 2016 – In many Florida school districts, kids are already heading back to school after the summer break. While households with children commonly strive to buy a home in the late spring to get settled in before the new school season starts, rising home prices and a lack of homes for sale may mean more families have been forced to continue their house hunt into fall.