March 7, 2019 – The Housing Element Section of Palm Coast’s Comprehensive Plan says, “Citizens of all income levels shall have the opportunity to obtain quality housing at a reasonable cost.”
March 6, 2019 – The 2019 legislative session convenes Tuesday – for the next 60 days lawmakers will discuss, debate and ultimately vote on a myriad of bills that will change the daily lives of Floridians from the Panhandle to the Keys.
March 4, 2019 – Ken Belshe, senior sales director for SunBelt Land Management, is pleased to announce the company's Marina del Palma Yacht Club development will be the featured residential community in the upcoming Flagler Parade of Homes.
February 26, 2019 – Texas Roadhouse, a family restaurant specializing in hand-cut steaks, ribs, made-from-scratch sides, and fresh-baked bread is looking to build at the northeast corner of the Winn Dixie plaza near Palm Coast Pkwy. The stormwater management permit and technical site plan for Texas Roadhouse have been approved.
February 26, 2019 – Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson vowed to builders last Thursday that HUD will do more to ease regulatory obstacles to increase the number of affordable housing projects across the country.
Feb. 25, 2019 – By dollar volume, millennials now take out more mortgage money than any other generation, according to a study by Realtor.com. They have surpassed both Generation X and the baby boomers.
January 31, 2019 – The City of Palm Coast’s stormwater drainage system was built by ITT in the 1970s and ‘80s, when the population was one-tenth of its current size. Now, after years of growth, an aging infrastructure and two hurricanes that put a spotlight on drainage issues, the City is embarking on an enhanced, comprehensive stormwater management plan to improve drainage system-wide.
January 30, 2019 – Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell three-tenths of a point to 97.8 in January from a revised figure of 98.1 in December. It's down 3.5 points year-to-year.
PALM COAST, FL – January 21, 2019 – Unlike 15 years ago, Palm Coast and Flagler County are not out in front of the national real estate market. They are following at a nice steady pace, and that’s a good thing. While other areas of the country have surpassed their housing bubble pricing peaks, the local market remains shy of that goal.
January 15, 2019 – Homeowners and non-homeowners both strongly consider homeownership part of the American Dream, according to new consumer survey data from the National Association of Realtors®(NAR).
January 8, 2019 – After four months of consecutive declines, consumer sentiment among Floridians rose to 98.1 in December, up 3.1 points from November's revised figure of 95. In addition, consumer sentiment in December rose at the national level too.
December 29, 2018 — In a critical win for buyers and sellers of property requiring flood insurance during the partial government shutdown, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will issue and renew flood insurance policies, reversing an unexpected and controversial ruling the agency released earlier this week. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) was instrumental in convincing FEMA to reverse course.
December 20, 2018 – The U.S. population grew by 0.6 percent over the past year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
December 10, 2018 -- While the U.S. real estate market is slowing down, our local market continues to show strength. The number of U.S. single-family homes sold in 2018 has been less than the number sold in 2017 in all but one of the past seven months. Locally, home sales have exceeded comparable 2017 sales in all but one of the past 11 months.
December 6, 2018 – Nearly three out of four American households believe that the nation is suffering a housing affordability crisis, and a majority of respondents say it's a problem at their local and state level as well, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).