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30-year mortgage rate hits record low

The 2.98 percent is the lowest Freddie Mac has seen in nearly 50 years of tracking (iStock) The average rate on a 30-year mortgage, America’s most popular home loan, has fallen below 3 percent. The 2.98 percent is the lowest Freddie Mac has seen in nearly 50 years of tracking. It’s the third consecutive week of decline and the seventh record-low set this year, according to the Wall Street Journal. Rates last hit a record low of 3.07 percent on July 7. Jeff Tucker, an economist at Zillow, told the Journal that falling below the 3 percent benchmark indicates that “we remain in a crisis here.” But not all mortgage rates are experiencing the same pace of decline. Jumbo loans — those roughly $510,400 in ...

Virtual Tools House Hunters Can Utilize During the COVID-19 Pandemic

You’ve spent months thinking about moving out of your current residence and buying a new home. You began making plans to leave your area, you started casually browsing homes for sale in a few other cities, and you were even daydreaming about your ideal master bedroom or backyard. But since the COVID-19 pandemic began, you might be hesitant to continue looking at homes. These resources will help you take care of almost every aspect of the home buying process online, from finding safe neighborhoods to touring homes to hiring movers. Real Estate Research Calculate Your Maximum Home Price Check Out City Reviews with Niche Find Safe Areas with Digital Crime Maps Viewing Homes Browse Listings with the Top Real Estate Search Engines Virtually Visit Neighborhoods ...

Avenir Community is proposing another 146 homes to buyers in Palm Beach Gardens

Pulte Coming to Avenir with 146 Homes The Avenir homes project in Palm Beach Gardens has introduced another neighborhood to its arsenal of communities. These Avenir construction updates continue to develop rather quickly and there’s so much more coming. So stay tuned. These new Avenir homes are being proposed by Pulte Homes as they have signed on to develop 146 single-family homes and are awaiting final permit approval from the city of Palm Beach Gardens. The specific community name and its home owner’s association has not be released or is unknown at this time. Avenir Floor Plans and Home Model Designs So far it appears there will 4 design model homes on 70 feet wide x 130 feet long lots. The four single-family home models ...

Kennedy Homes sells Palm Beach Gardens community amid allegations of mismanagement

Stephen Gravett, CEO of Kennedy Homes and a rendering of Trevi Isle home community A company tied to Kennedy Homes sold its 50-home community in Palm Beach Gardens for $6.5 million as the development group is involved in a lawsuit that alleges the company executives mismanaged funds. The Boca Raton-based homebuilder sold the 12.5-acre site at 12825 Trevi Isle Drive to 5 Star Developers LLC, which is tied to Jordan Fischer of Plantation, Florida. Kennedy Homes planned to build 50 townhomes with four models on the land, but only a few of the homes have been completed so far, according to county records. The homes were marketed for sale in the low $400,000s. Kennedy Homes and its executives have been entangled in lawsuits after the ...

Avenir community in Palm Beach Gardens adds K. Hovnanian to list of builders

The latest real estate news coming out is K. Hovnanian will be constructing new homes in the Avenir community of Palm Beach Gardens. This adds to the list of other builders in here from Tolls Brothers and Kenco. There’s even rumors Divosts is coming soon too. With Avenir being a massive master-planned community, expect more evolving news to come out weekly and monthly. Discover Avenir Homes in Palm Beach Gardens The new Avenir subdivision by Khov will feature 92 single-family homes, which consists of both single-story and two-story houses. This ares of land in Avenir that K. Hovnanian bought from the Landstar Development Group went for $5.5 million in March. The Avenir homes are planned to feature two to three car garages, with up to five bedrooms ...