Foreclosures Depress Boca Isles Prices

10845 King Bay Drive sold for $670,000 in June of 2016. It has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths in 3200 square feet and a waterfront location with a pool.

Home prices in Boca Isles fell by nearly 4% in 2016 compared to 2015. The average transaction price was $492,000, a drop of $20K from the $512,000 average in 2015. The numbers are still higher than they were in 2014 ($478K).
As we noted in our mid-year report on Boca Isles, these numbers are a bit misleading. There were a large number of “REO” (bank owned) transactions in 2016 and these tend to sell at lower prices. Removing the REO transactions from both years showed no significant changes in price from year to year with average price in both years around $512K.
19234 Inkwood was the largest house sold in Boca Isles in 2016. With 6 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 3400 square feet, it sold for $585,000. This even though with its ideal cul de sac location, large waterfront lot, and private pool. Image and map data by Google.

Measured in dollars per square foot, the overall average for 2016 was $182/sq.ft. Removing non-REO homes raises that average to $188/sq.ft, about the same as 2015 but well above the 2014 numbers.
Leaving out the REO homes, prices ranged from a low of $392K to a high of $670K. Seven of the REO homes sold for less than $390K. Most homes in Boca Isles have four or five bedrooms ranging from 2300 to 3200 square feet. There are a few exceptions.

There were roughly 60 transactions in each of the last three years. Excluding REO homes, homes sold a little quicker in 2016 with the average selling in a bit less than two months and the median at only 34 days.
Boca Isles includes two neighboring gated communities zoned for Olympic Heights High, Eagles Landing Middle, and Sunrise Park Elementary. They are located on Cain Blvd south of Yamato, with South County Regional Park to the west.
Map showing Boca Isles. Image and map data by Google.

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This is the third article in our series analyzing real estate transactions for 2016, following our articles on Boca Winds and Boca Falls. More coming soon.

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