Real Estate Update August 2019 – 33428

Homes are selling this summer and there are plenty more available for buyers. In this report we focus on zip code 33428 with neighborhoods including Boca Falls, Boca Winds, Loggers’ Run, Mission Bay, Palmetto Pines, Boca Springs, Boca Woods, and more.

We can’t cover every neighborhood so if we missed you please contact Warren to ask – 561-536-3645 or warren@westbocanews.com.

Boca Falls

Boca Falls homes sold (blue), for sale (green), pending (yellow) and other activity, all for July 2019. Image via FlexMLS using Google Maps.

Boca Falls had 8 home sales in July with prices ranging from a low of $471,000 to a high of $690,000. The two lowest prices, both under $500K, were sales by foreclosing banks. Other than that the lowest price was $545,000.

21432 Gosier Way sold for $545,000, with 2700 square feet, four bedrooms, three baths. The home did not have many updates and has its original roof. Image by Google.
12221 Kenton Way sold for $690,000. The courtyard pool model has four bedrooms, four and a half baths in 3200 square feet, has many updates and waterfront. It appears to be the original roof.

Two homes sold in the high $600Ks. Four sold in the mid to high $500Ks.

There are currently 17 homes listed in Boca Falls – that’s more than usual – with four homes listed under $500,000 and another four listed over $700,000.

Four listings canceled in July, and there are four homes in pending or contingent status.

Boca Winds

Boca Winds homes sold (blue), for sale (green), pending (yellow) and other activity, all for July 2019. Image via FlexMLS using Google Maps.

Boca Winds saw 8 homes sold, 4 of them in Ashley Park. Prices were: $515K, $475K, $455K, $370K, $365K, $365K, $340K, $333K

At the bottom end was $333K for 22668 Pickerel Circle (Ashley Park). The small house has 1400 sq.ft., four bedroom and two baths with some updates. The fourth bedroom is in the garage.

Best bargain may have been $365K for 22592 Middletown Drive. It has 1600 sq.ft., three bedroms and two baths, significant updates, waterfront, and the roof is only 14 years old.

Highest price was $515K for 22472 Tiki Drive, which has four bedrooms and two baths in 2000 sq.ft.


As with Boca Falls we see an increase in homes listed for sale. Fifteen are active at the moment. Six are listed under $400K. Five more are listed from $400K to $500K, and four homes are listed above $500K up to $539K.

There was only one canceled listing in July and no expired listings. It’s a good market for sellers with a lot of opportunities for buyers.

Loggers’ Run

Loggers’ Run homes sold (blue), for sale (green), pending (yellow) and other activity, all for July 2019. Image via FlexMLS using Google Maps.

With a bit less activity for its size, Loggers’ Run had only 9 homes sold in July.

Three of the sales were Timberwalk townhomes for $259K to $280K.

For single family homes, one sold in just a few days in Country Landing I for $365K at 11420 New Village Place (three bedroom).

Two sold in Island Lakes at $535K and $545K. They’re similar, each with four bedrooms, two and a half baths and about 2500 sq.ft.

Three homes sold for over $600K, with two in Tamarron and one in Winding Lakes 3.

21502 Sweetwater Lane South sold for $677K. It has 5000 sq.ft., and five bedrooms.

22210 Woodset. Image by Google.

In Tamarron, which has large lots, 22210 Woodset sold for $670K, with 3300 sq.ft. and four bedrooms.


There’s still a lot for sale with nineteen listings. Four of those are in Timberwalk for $244K to $285K.

Two are listed in Tamarron for over $800K. Two more are listed in the high 600Ks in Winding Lakes II and III.

Two in Crystal Cove are listed at $599K each. Three are listed in Island Lakes for between $505K and $540K.

Three are listed in the low $400Ks, in Country Landings III, Cimarron, and Indian Head. Two more are listed in Country Landings III for under $400K.

Four listings were canceled and three expired in July. A ratio of seven failed listings to nine closed listings is a bad sign and indicates how important it is to hire a good real estate agent. Call or text Warren at 561-536-3645.

Mission Bay

Mission Bay homes sold (blue), for sale (green), pending (yellow) and other activity, all for July 2019. Image via FlexMLS using Google Maps.

Mission Bay had a surge of activity with fifteen homes sold, including thirteen single family homes.

Las Flores saw two townhomes sold for $305K and $281K, 1800 sq. ft. each.

Four single family homes sold under $400K inRegatta, Laguna, and La Costa.

20280 Hacienda Court in Cordova Estates. Image by Google.

Seven homes sold for prices between $400K and $500K. One buyer got a great deal on 20280 Hacienda Court in Cordova Estates, $480K for 2600 sq.ft. 4 bedroom, 3 bath all on one floor, with a 10 year old roof and lots of updates.

Two homes sold for $500K and up, $500K in Sonata and $535K in Regatta.


Mission Bay has eighteen homes listed for sale including three townhomes and seven listings in the Sonata subdivision.

Two in Sonata are priced over $500K. Three single family homesa are listed under $400K, with the rest listed in the $400Ks.

A large townhome in Las Flores is listed at $360K, while two smaller ones in Reflections $327K and $315K

Three listings expired in July and five canceled.

Palmetto Pines, Boca Springs and More

In the greater Palmetto Pines area, eleven single family homes sold plus three trailers and one villa.

Tudor Woods had three sales all close to $250,000.

Boca Springs had two sales at $382,000 and $390,000.

Six homes sold in the area in the $300Ks including two in Meadow Lakes Estates.


There are 31 homes listed in the area including two in Lexington Estates ($697K and $525K), six in the low $400Ks and eighteen listed in the $300Ks. Two trailers are on the market for around $180K.

Twelve listings canceled and one expired, another example where you can see the importance of hiring a good real estate agent. Call or text Warren at 561-536-3645.

Boca Woods

Boca Woods had six sales close: One at $400K; two in the low $300Ks, and three more sold from $129K to $200K.

There are 26 homes listed for sale, six of them under $200K, and ten listed over $300K.

Five listings failed (canceled or expired) in July. Like many country club communities, Boca Woods remains a challenging market for sellers.


Palma Vista (between Home Depot and West Boca Medical Center) had two homes sell in July, one at $710,000 and another at $850,000. Walking access to the Jewish Federation campus is a big attraction for that neighborhood. There are no current listings in Palma Vista.

Avalon (behind Lowe’s) had no transactions in July. There is one home listed at $565K.

Palmetto Pines and Boca Springs Home Sales 2018 Through June

10291 W Sunstream Lane sold for $435,000; image by Google.

There were 18 home sales in the first half of 2018 in Boca Springs and Palmetto Pines. Two houses in Boca Springs sold for over $400,000, while Palmetto Pines topped out at $375,000.

Boca Springs

Sellers in Boca Springs are getting more for their homes this year so far.

10291 W Sunstream Lane, pictured at top, has 4 bedrooms and 2 /12 bathrooms in 2300 square feet. The new roof and extensive remodeling helped it sell in 6 weeks for $435,000.

10880 Fox Glen Drive sold for $419,000 with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in 2700 square feet after more than 5 months on the market. The house was also extensively remodeled, but non-neutral design choices may have affected the sale.

The smaller 10711 Palm Spring Drive sold for $341,000 with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in 2200 square feet. The listing text described remodeling but the photos did not show that well.

Two homes sold below $320,000. One was a bank-owned foreclosure, 11172 Sandpoint Terrace, sold for $319,000 with 3 bedrooms in 1900 square feet. And 10303 Boca Springs Drive, with only 1600 square feet, sold for $315,000.

Palmetto Pines

22074 Greenwich Court E sold for $375,000; image by Google.

Palmetto Pines saw 13 sales in the first half of the year. At the top was 22074 Greenwich Court E with four bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1750 square feet all on one floor. The house sold in just 9 days, likely helped by professional photography that showed off the remodeling, lot size, pool and other features. Photography included multiple photo sessions and HDR software.

Two other homes sold for $350K or more. 22317 Boulder Street went for $359,900 with four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2000 square feet, while 11178 Delta Circle was $350,000 even with three bedrooms and two baths in 1700 square feet – selling in just two days.

All but two of the remaining homes sold for over $300,000. For example 10901 Granite Street netted $327,000 with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in 1450 square feet.

Second from lowest was the 1100 square foot house at 4562 Ararat Street, selling for $293,000. The lowest, at $267,000, was 4747 Betelnut Street, a bank-owned foreclosure.

Palmetto Pines, Boca Springs, Boca Trails and Tudor Woods Homes Sold 2017

In this report we look at the ungated single family home communities south of Palmetto Park Road, west of 441 and east of Loggers’ Run. This includes Palmetto Pines, Boca Springs, Boca Trails and Tudor Woods.
Palmetto Pines

10605 Ermine Ave sold for $315K; image by Google.

Palmetto Pines sold well in 2017. 42 homes sold in 2017 with prices averaging $310,000 and a healthy $205 per square foot. The average home sold after 40 days on the market. Typical of the middle of the range was 10605 Ermine Avenue, a 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with 1500 square feet that sold for $315,000.
At the high end 22540 Logwood Ave sold for $355K with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths in 1900 square feet. Right behind it at $350K was 4661 Bison St with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in only 1350 square feet. That house had many upgrades and the price works out to a whopping $257/sq.ft.
The lowest price was $233K for the small 4883 Attaman St with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in just over 1100 square feet – still over $200 per square foot.
Palmetto Pines shows up in property records as Holiday City.
Boca Trails
Nine homes sold in Boca Trails for the year, averaging $274,000 in a fairly tight range from $259K to $300K. 10249 Sleepy Brook Way was the top price with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in 1600 square feet at $300,000. The homes sold quickly with most going in less than 10 days.
Boca Springs
Seven homes sold in Boca Springs, all in a month or less, with an average of $366K. The lowest price was 10315 Sunstream Lane at $300,000 with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in 1750 square feet. Two homes broke the $400K mark. The 2800 square foot 5-bedroom at 11140 Sandpoint Terrace sold for $425K, while a 2200 square foot 4-bedroom at 10871 Fox Glen Drive went for $415K.
Tudor Woods
In Tudor Woods two bank-owned homes sold for under $200K, while the remaining seven transactions were between $220K and $240K. 22846 Sandalfoot Boulevard is a typical model that sold for $240K with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths in 1300 square feet. The average home took a month and a half to sell with a few selling in less than a month. The REO homes took closer to 3 months.
Tudor Woods appears in property records as Boca Heights. Most of the homes are 3 bedroom models with between 1100 and 1400 square feet.

A West Boca High Grad Succeeds at Ohio State

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We received a wonderful press release from Ohio State about West Boca High graduate Samuel Yacinthe:
West Boca Native Re-engineers Chevrolet Camaro
Samuel Yacinthe, a graduate of West Boca Raton Community High School, is helping to redesign and re-engineer a Chevrolet Camaro as part of the Ohio State EcoCAR 3 team.
EcoCAR 3 is a four-year advanced vehicle technology competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors. Students from 16 universities across North America are challenged to redesign and re-engineer a Chevrolet Camaro to make it more fuel efficient and better for the environment, while still maintaining safety, performance and consumer acceptability.
Yacinthe serves as the Systems Engineering Lead for the Ohio State EcoCAR 3 team. In his role, he is responsible for design, control, and integration of vehicle systems. He had a large impact on the vehicle architecture selection process, since he helped develop models of the entire system, so the team could predict the behavior of the system for different design inputs.
“My position on the Ohio State EcoCAR 3 team during year one is extremely important,” Yacinthe said. “Since we currently don’t have a physical vehicle, we need to run simulations on computers to test our ideas for achieving design goals.”
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So, what really sparked Yacinthe’s interest in automotive engineering? He instantly thought back to his first Lego set and how he enjoyed finding solutions to complex problems. But, in high school Yacinthe had an opportunity to experience engineering and design on a whole new level.
“At my school, I was on the drafting and design track,” Yacinthe said. “This meant that I took one class a year dedicated to those topics. In an early course, I was introduced to computer-aided design tools. By the end of the track, I was able to draft an entire house.”
He specifically mentioned math teacher Stacey Jacobowitz: “I don’t think I ever told her, but she was one of my most favorite teachers throughout high school. Though math can be challenging, she made it fun and easy to understand.”
Yacinthe is still considering where he hopes to be in the next few years. This summer he will be interning with the Ford Motor Company within their Research & Advanced Engineering group.
“I believe that many of the opportunities I have now are a product of a great foundational education and hometown,” Yacinthe said. “Whether I go on to become a Professor in engineering or to work at an automotive company, the skills I have learned from Boca Raton will stay with me forever.”
Yacinthe grew up in the Palmetto Pines community south of Palmetto Park Road and west of 441.
Read more about the project: Ohio State’s EcoCAR team

8 Pretty Sunset Photos

Here are some more sunset shots from our readers – and a few from us as well.
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Sunset from the roof of a commercial building near Glades & 441:
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A couple of our sunset shots from Boca Falls:
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Sunset from Town Center Mall:
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The sky from Boca Chase:
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Sunset from Palmetto Pines:
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And one last sky shot looking west along Palmetto Park Road:
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