Weekly Newsletter

We’re starting a weekly newsletter. Most people find out about our articles through Facebook, which doesn’t show every article to every person who “Likes” our Facebook page. Some articles do very well, while others don’t reach many people.

We can tell a lot of people miss a lot of our articles. Some complain that all we write about is crime, when that’s at most 20% of what we cover. Others ask questions that we’ve already answered (“What’s going on with the old Walmart?”).

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Real Estate Trends: Shores, Saturnia & The Oaks

Next in our continuing series on real estate trends, we’re looking at three different neighborhoods: The Shores at Boca Raton, Saturnia, and The Oaks. All three are gated communities. The Shores and Saturnia are at the far west end of Yamato Road, both near South County Regional Park and Eagles Landing Middle School. The Oaks is on the north side of Clint Moore between 441 and Lyons Road. They are shown by the three rectangles on the map below, with Saturnia to the lower left.

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Recent Home Sales in Saturnia, The Shores and Boca Isles

Homes in the 33498 zip code are located north of Glades Road, and west of 441. Neighborhoods within this region include Mission Bay, The Shores, Boca Isles, Boca Greens, Saturnia, Lakes at Boca Raton, Boca Chase, and Stonebridge. The schools in this area have an excellent reputation and the area has one of the lowest crime rates in Palm Beach County. In addition, there are many unique attractions both nearby and within, such as South County Regional Park.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Boca Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Sunday, September 27th in Mizner Park Amphitheater. There is no registration fee to enter the walk. The Walk raises funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. Their goal is to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association is a nonprofit 501 (c)3 organization.

Registration for the walk starts at 7:30 a.m. and the ceremony starts at 8 a.m. The walk starts at 8:30 a.m. and is 2 miles. Every registered participant who raises $100 or more will receive a t-shirt. Participants can donate online, create a team or join an existing team. Volunteers are also needed to help on the day of the event. A light breakfast will be provided to participants.

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West Boca McMansions – Real Estate Trends and Analysis

Real estate trends in West Boca

We’ve been looking at recent real estate trends in West Boca. We started with neighborhoods, discussing Boca Falls in one article and Boca Isles in another.

For this article we’re taking a different approach. We looked at large houses, over 6000 square feet, and we included southwest Delray Beach because the market is similar. These “McMansions” sales were clustered in a fairly small area as shown on the map below:

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Homes Recently Sold in Boca Grove, Boca Pointe, Boca Del Mar

Homes in the 33433 zip code are located east of Lyons Road and west of Military Trail, south of Glades Road down to the county line. Some neighborhoods in this zip code include: Boca Grove Plantation, Boca Lago, Boca Rio Golf Club, Via Verde, Boca Del Mar, Boca Pointe and Town Place Club Villas.

Boca Grove is a gated community is located on Glades Road, just east of the Florida Turnpike. Amenities include a large clubhouse, exercise room, golf course, tennis, pool and hot tub. There are basketball courts, and bike and jogging paths as well. Owners must purchase equity membership for $70,000. Students in this community go to Del Prado Elementary School, Omni Middle School and Spanish River Community High School.

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