Boca Raton Home Buying Tips

Home Buying Tips For Boca Raton Home Owners

Thanks to a warm tropical climate and white sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, it’s hard to image a better place to call home than beautiful Boca Raton, Florida. Whether you’re looking to purchase a vacation home or condo or plan on calling Palm Beach County home all year long, there’s hardly a shortage of desirable options and opportunities that won’t leave you disappointed. Luxury waterfront condos along the oceanfront and lavish custom-built estates with all bells and whistles may be what the Boca Raton real estate market is known for most, but there’s truly something for any home buyer with any budget, as long as you know where to look. For useful information about buying a home or condo in Boca Raton, be sure to check-in on our blog often, or get in touch with us today to discuss all your home buying needs, wants, and goals!

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Palm Beach County Real Estate Market UpdateResidential home sales throughout South Florida saw a pretty nice jump in November, with the one exception of Palm Beach County. According to recently released stats, local home sales fell 4.3 percent year-over-year to 1,189, and that’s even with prices trending upward. 

Despite the dip in sales, the median price for single-family homes in Palm Beach County spiked 5.5 percent to $348,250 last month compared to this same time last year. 

The good news is that condo sales in our market saw a nice boost from 2017, increasing by 6.1 percent year-over-year to 1,016 closings. In addition, condo prices also increased, although only by 2.8 percent to $176,750. 

Overall, total residential sales in November still posted a small 0.2 percent gain, up four

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Buying a Boca Raton CondpLet’s face it—there’s really not a bad time to buy a home or condo in Boca Raton. The year-round warm weather, the constant sunshine, and having access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country all make for a pretty sweet place to call home. But if you’re still on the fence about making the move, here are a few quick reasons to buy a Boca Raton condo this fall…

Sellers are motivated in the fall

People’s schedules get busy in the fall. Summer vacations are wrapping up, kids are going back to school, and home sellers are always looking to finally get their place sold before the busy holiday season arrives. If there’s ever a time to get a great deal on a condo, some might say fall is the time to do it.

Take advantage of this year’s tax

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Florida Real Estate Market Florida saw a slight uptick in new listings and also in the overall median home price over the first quarter of 2018, according to new data from the Florida Association of Realtors. 

Over the first few months of 2018, the median price for both existing single-family homes and also for condos and townhouses climbed, which is actually a trend that isn’t new for most of Florida. 

For existing single-family homes specifically, the statewide median sales price jumped 9.7 percent year-over-year to $248,000, while condo-townhouse listings saw a similar spike of 7.8 percent to $180,000. 

As mentioned, the number of new listings for single-family residences increased by just over 1 percent, while the number of new condo-townhouse listings jumped by 2.9

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Why Use a Realtor When Buying New Construction in BocaIf you’re in the market for a new home or condo in Boca Raton, new construction will undeniably be an appealing option, especially if you’re willing and able to pay the premium most newly built residences in South Florida command. Along with being the first occupant(s), new construction has all kinds of additional benefits like being eco-friendly (in most cases) and having all the best finishes and features currently available to consumers and/or home buyers looking for a new place to live. Furthermore, buying new construction also means you shouldn’t have to worry about making changes, updates, or upgrades anytime soon, which may just be the biggest benefit of them all.  

It’s worth noting, however, that even if you do plan on buying a new

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Why Buy a Hillsboro Beach CondoBordered by the ocean and the Intracoastal, the small town of Hillsboro Beach presents an ideal option for those in the market for a beach condo. In fact, there are several reasons why purchasing a condo in Hillsboro Beach simply makes sense right now, which we'll run through below.

Affordability

First of all, buying a Hillsboro Beach condo is cheaper than buying in neighboring Boca Raton. Both areas entertain multi-million dollar properties and exclusivity, especially attractive to locals and visitors alike.

The small coastal community is pricey for single-family homes, which makes purchasing a condo a more affordable option in Hillsboro Beach. The many desirable options often include expansive water views with top amenities to match.

Beachfront

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