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Highland Beach Real Estate Quarterly Market Update | (Q1 2024)

Highland Beach market update (q1, 2024)

Highland Beach is the most unique municipality we will review in this year's series of marketing updates. With only 2 registered businesses, no schools, no traffic lights, and just over a mile of area from end to end, Highland Beach is an interesting city to review. Though it is just a few feet from both Boca Raton and Delray Beach, cities that offer much in the way of arts, entertainment, and fine dining, Highland Beach residents often move here to live a serene life on perpetual vacation. All residents, whether they be condos, townhomes, or the limited single-family homes available, reside on the waterfront. With a small year-round population and significantly smaller sample size than its neighbors, the data we elucidate to you should be taken with a grain of salt, more than any other market update blog we've written. This isn't to say that there is no credibility to the data. After all, we wouldn't write this if it wasn't worth reading. However, the smaller the sample size, the more vastly results can differ with less intervention. Read on and see how we interpret these 4 key metrics.

Please note: All commentary and reflections on this blog are informed opinions, and should not constitute actionable financial, legal, or any form of advice otherwise. 

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5 Popular Bathroom Remodeling Trends For Highland Beach Condos

5 popular remodeling trends

The warm hues of the Adriatic Coast and the Mizner-inspired Mediterranean architecture are finally giving way to modernity after nearly a century of dominance in Highland Beach and the surrounding area. While the love for the aesthetic remains, many new Highland Beach condos are now embracing modernity - especially through shape and color. The large columns and bent iron, beiges, and deep yellows are now being replaced by clean, sharp lines, off-whites, and bright blues.  For the restroom, you'd be surprised how much thought can go into it. Far from just a place to do your business and pretty yourself up, our bathrooms should be as comfortable and beautiful as any other room in the home. For today's Highland Beach Real Estate blog, we're reviewing some of these newfangled bathroom remodeling trends. You'll notice some are retro-modern throwbacks to yesteryear, while others are entirely new and modern. Read on, learn more, and find some inspiration for your own!

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Eclectic & Vintage Style

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Why Real Estate Is Still The Best Long Term Investment

why real estate is the best long term investment

With the shaky economy we're currently experiencing, many have likened these dark financial times to the great recession of 2008. However, there are stark differences that one should know before making such an association. Housing and subpar housing loans were at the epicenter of the collapse in 2008, but while they are affected by our economy, they are not the focal point of the downturn. Instead, housing prices have ebbed and flowed during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the few years that followed, mainly following market forces pushed towards South Florida thanks in part to the draconian policies that shuttered businesses in many of our most popular cities. Following the corrective actions of the Federal Reserve, housing prices in Highland Beach have now begun to plateau, and in some cases fall. If anything, the troubles of our current economy only endorses the foundational principles of real estate investment. Your Highland Beach condo may not be worth the astronomical (and honestly, unnatural) price tag it was in 2021, but that does not make it a bad investment. Here are some of the most important things to remember when considering Highland Beach real estate and why it's still, and always will be, a strong investment.

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Highland Beach News Roundup | News, Notes, and Key Stories Around Highland Beach

highland beach summer roundup

AA small, upscale town with an indomitable spirit, Highland Beach has proven to be one of the more fascinating pockets of civilization in South Florida. Beginning with its velveteen yet defiant separation over drinking water, Highland Beach residents now enjoy some of the finest waterfront homes and condos in the country. With only a few thousand residents, 2 businesses, and no traffic lights, this otherwise quiet beachfront town has had plenty of action in the political and social spheres, making big moves to improve the already superb quality of life for its residents. With Summer winding down, we took a look at the news stories that compelled us, and that we felt you should know.

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Highland Beach Gets Its Fire Chief

Highland Beach has fought for its fire department, citing improved costs and reduced response time among its prime purposes to finalize its collaboration with Delray Beach FD. While the residents are pleased and respect the years of partnership with Delray Beach, it was time for the city to begin a new era of self-determination. Through this effort, Highland Beach proudly named Glenn Joseph, a veteran of over three decades in fire service as its chief. Mr. Joseph served as Fire Chief...

Top Five Luxury Condos in Highland Beach, FL

top 5 luxury condos in highland beach

Highland Beach is an upscale beachside town located directly off scenic State Road A1A between Boca Raton and Delray Beach on the southern coast of Palm Beach County, FL. Hailed as one of the most affluent towns in the U.S., this small community encompasses a narrow slice of land nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Renowned for its nearly three-mile stretch of unspoiled beachfront and its peaceful, small-town feel, Highland Beach is one of the most desirable locations for people seeking to retire or relocate to the Gold Coast. 

Highland Beach boasts some of the most prestigious and expensive luxury real estate in all of South Florida, including a remarkable selection of ultra-luxurious waterfront condos with unparalleled ocean & Intracoastal views. Though there is no shortage of desirable condos with amazing views in Highland Beach, there are some luxury condominiums that stand out from the rest. For those who will settle for nothing but the absolute finest in luxury condo living, we suggest you check out our exclusive list of the Top Five Luxury Condos in Highland Beach.

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