International Buyers and the Impact on Florida
Global Changes and Real Estate
International buyers sales declined during the past year due to a strong dollar, concern over the global economic outlook and certainly the rising prices. International buyers declined by 30% in Florida. The strength of the US dollar has made the price to purchase a home in the US out of reach for many international buyers.
Even with the decline, Florida real estate is still doing well as US purchaaes increased due to the move from so many in the Northeast.
Even with the decline, Florida still is a top destination for international buyers. South Florida attracted 53% of the international buyers in 2018-2019. 9% of all Florida purchases included an international...
Fun Things to do for the Holidays
The holiday season is just around the corner. When it comes to celebrating the season to be jolly, Palm Beach County offers a variety of fun things to do! There are many activities all around Palm Beach County and many are free to enjoy. Florida does the holiday season a little differently as we enjoy warm temperatures and sand instead of the snow. This season, be sure to see Sandi, the world’s only 700-ton sand tree, view the decorated boats in the boat parade, experience the famous 100-foot Christmas tree in Delray Beach, take a ride in the Polar Express, and so much more! All of these will help you get into the holiday spirit.
Here are some activities and events available this holiday season in Palm Beach County.
Fun Holiday Things To Do In Palm Beach County
There are many fun Holiday Things To Do In Palm Beach County to enjoy the Holiday Season. With warmer weather, the Holdiays might be a little different in Florida. You can experience a white Christmas, it will just be sand instead of snow.
The Christmas season is just around the corner and if you are looking for the best place to experience the holidays, you will definitely want to spend it in Palm Beach County!
So many places with different festivities can be enjoyed around Palm Beach County and here are 6 events that will make your trip all worth it:
1. Sandi Tree in West Palm Beach
Waterfront, West Palm Beach
Witness Sandi, the only 35-foot, 700-ton sand tree in the world as she lights up the venue on November 29 at 7pm. Party...
I just love the 4th of July. It is time to see where you are going to celebrate in Palm Beach County.
This year the City of West Palm Beach will celebrate on Flager in the biggest free event in South Florida. The event goes from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. This event as it is the 30th year anniversary of the 4th on Flagler. Celebrations will include live performances from your favorite local and regional acts on three stages, a military honor ceremony, larger-than-life versions of games like Human Foosball, Life-sized Jenga and Pong. And new this year, an air-conditioned arcade! All activities are free and the kids are sure to have a blast. To top it off the night will end with an 18 minute firework show over the Intracoastal Waterway!
Come and enjoy the 4th on Flagler...
It is time to take the gloves off and put Palm Beach real estate up against the rest of the world. Are our homes the cheapest? Of course not. However we are an amazing value as I notice every time I travel. The last trip to Asia really peaked my curiosity so it was time to dig deep in the numbers of other popular locations to see if Palm Beach would win in a value battle.
So what did I find? I found that of course there are less expensive areas however not anywhere I would like to live. And better yet, there were a lot of areas more expensive that were also places I would not want to live. I couldn't believe some of the numbers of the median price per sq ft. that we found.
The goal was to do an equal comparison so we looked at median price per sq ft. in the city.
The median price for West Palm Beach is $240.33. ...
Manalapan has the honor or being the 2nd most expensive zip code to buy a home in the United States. Last year they were number 1. Manalapan Florida is the only Florida zip code that made the list of the top 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes. The majority of the other Top 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes were in New York or California.
Why do luxury buyers love Manalapan?
1. The ease to fly in and out of to enjoy the Manalapan residence. Whether this is a primary home, seasonal home or weekend retreat, getting in is easy with both private and 3 international airports 15-60 minutes away. You have many options when traveling from your Manalapan home.
2. The weather is perfect. If you are looking for a place to escape winter for a few days or the entire season, this is the ideal locaiton. With warm days, comfortable nights and lots of sunshine,...