Welcome to GoToby.com

Since 2006, GoToby.com has provided unbiased real estate news and statistics for the area of Flagler County, Florida, which includes Flagler Beach and the thriving City of Palm Coast. During that time, site creator Toby Tobin has become the area’s leading real estate expert, a trusted source, and the host of the weekly radio show, Real Estate Matters.

Recent News

  • Florida Homestead Law for BeginnersNovember 20, 2022 - 5:56 pm

    PALM COAST, Fla. – November 20, 2022 – Understanding the Florida Homestead Law Can save permanent Florida residents thousands of dollars over the term of their home ownership. To qualify for homestead protection, the property must meet three major criteria: The owner intends to maintain the property as a primary residence The owner occupies and […]

  • The Blue State to Red State Migration – Florida’s Economic CushionNovember 4, 2022 - 3:49 pm

    Florida will be buffered against the approaching recession/depression by a wave of net migration, primarily from blue states. The wave is largely independent of the economy. PALM COAST, FL – September 11, 2022 – The world’s economic future is uncertain, perhaps even grim. Forces are at work within our borders and beyond over which neither individuals […]

  • City of Palm Coast Hits Self Storage Controversy Head-On.April 1, 2022 - 8:14 am

    Inevitable growth inevitably spawns self-storage units. Why shouldn’t Palm Coast reap the excessive storage business profits rather than greedy developers? PALM COAST, FL – **APRIL 1, 2022** — We are a society of hoarders. Our three and four-bedroom homes and two or three-car garages are not big enough to hold possessions that we cannot, or […]

  • Why Florida’s Population Growth is InevitableJanuary 29, 2022 - 11:16 am

    Financial security (taxes), Health (Covid hospitalization and death rates), Safety (riots and rising crime rate), Personal Freedom (lockdowns and restrictions). And then there’s the weather. PALM COAST, FL – January 29, 2022 – Blue state residents are flocking to red states, and Florida is the prime beneficiary. Great weather has long been a driving force […]

  • Flagler County – Palm Coast Real Estate Trends. Where are They Going?December 8, 2021 - 4:28 pm

    It’s not just a housing market. It’s an existing home market and a new construction market. It’s also a condo market, a vacant lot market, and a vacant land market. Each segment has its trends. PALM COAST, FL – December 8, 2021 – Who would have predicted one year ago that the median selling price […]