Pineda Ridge Melbourne 32940 Real Estate Market Watch
Pineda Ridge Subdivision is located on the west side of Wickham Road between Post Road and Pineda Causeway. It is a gated neighborhood with a community pool and a tranquil lake.
There are currently 4 houses for sale in Pineda Ridge Subdivision Melbourne built between 2009 – 2014. These homes range from $224,000 to $324,800. They are 3 bedroom, 2 bath to 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath ranging in square footage from 1875 square feet to 2619 feet of living. These are all standard listings (not distressed, short sales or foreclosures).
There may be homesites available to build on.
Pineda Ridge 32940 Real Estate Market Watch
There are currently 2 houses under contract. List prices are $262,990 a 3 bedroom, 2 bath with 1875 square feet of living and a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath with 2913 square feet at $303,990. These are both homes being built by Holiday Homes.
Pineda Ridge Melbourne 32940 Real Estate Watch
There have been 5 homes that have closed so far this year. They sold from $225,000 to $307,000 ranging from 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, from 1668 square feet of living to 2913 square feet. These homes were all built between 2009 and 2014.
Pineda Ridge Melbourne 32940 Real Estate Market Watch
In 2013 there were 14 homes that sold in Pineda Ridge Subdivision. These ranged from 1663 square feet of living to 2913 square feet. They were built between 2009 and 2014. Sales prices ranged from $198,90 to $324,800.
Close to schools, Patrick Air Force Base, beaches, the Indian River, dining and shopping. Minutes to the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts.
Cheddar’s Casual Cafe’ is located on 1-92/New Haven Avenue in Melbourne. It is less than 5 minutes west of the Melbourne Square Mall. It is a popular spot. Each time that I have gone there is a waiting list to get seated. It’s popularity seems to come from it’s warm ambiance, the good sized portions for dinner, the large variety of foods and the affordable prices. It’s unusual for me to walk out of Cheddar’s without leftovers to take home for lunch the next day.
The night we went I had the dinner portion Grilled Whitefish with lemon pepper seasoning over rice, broccoli and a loaded baked potato for $9.49.
Cheddar’s Casual Cafe’ West Melbourne
My friend had the Crispy Chicken Salad at $8.29.
Prices at Cheddar’s are very reasonable. Both meals were delicious. And, as usual, I had plenty to take home for lunch the next day.
Cheddar’s Casual Cafe’ is located at 2130 W. New Haven Avenue, West Melbourne FL 32904.
Melbourne is Centrally Located to 5 Cruise Ship Ports
Melbourne is Centrally Located to Five Cruise Ship Ports
We’re so fortunate here in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast. We are within 3 hours of five different ports to head out on a cruise ship. Port Canaveral is practically in our backyard, just 30 minutes away.
For the past 7 years we have taken a Caribbean Cruise out of four of these ports. We’ve haven’t travelled out of Jacksonville yet. We’ve enjoyed visiting some incredible destinations including … Cozumel Mexico, Roatan Honduras, Nassau Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Belize, Virgin Islands, St. Martin and Puerto Rico just to name a few. My favorite destination so far has to be Cozumel Mexico.
Today, in real estate it seems that all of the advertising we do has our picture on it. Get
How Old is Your Business Card Picture?
to know our faces by seeing our picture. In time, the customer will begin to feel comfortable with us. After all, don’t we want people to recognize us, and put a face with a name by looking at our pictures? Isn’t that part of our branding when we advertise? We look at websites and blogs and house listings and agent flyers and business cards with Realtor pictures all day long. We want people to grow accustomed to seeing our warm, smiling, familiar faces.
But, have you ever, finally met a Realtor, after talking to them on the phone or seeing their print advertising for months, and wondered who the person standing in front of you was? The first thought might be, is this the same person in the pictures?
Well, guess what, this happened to me. But, I was actually meeting a very old friend that was moving back to the area, and I was the Realtor! My friend is a bit of a smart butt anyway. He’s always throwing out a funny one liner, always good for a laugh. We hugged, exchanged hellos and as always, I reached out and handed him two of my business cards, one to keep and one to give to a friend. He did a double take when he looked at the card. Here it comes, I thought. “How old were you in this picture?” he asked.
“What do you mean, how old was I?” I asked.
“You look like you’re 16 years old in this picture,” he said. I didn’t know if I should take that as a compliment or an insult.
“Do I really look that different?” I asked.
“Well, it’s not really your face that is that different, but your hair is a lot lighter now. ” True, I thought. Covering that gray hair can be quite the challenge these days. I had to think about it for a moment. I realized the picture had been taken about 6 years prior. Wow, how time flies.
I have since changed the picture on my business card a couple of different times. I try my best to keep it up to date, since I am always ordering cards.
But, when I reach a certain age, I may have to stop updating the picture on my cards.
Treasure Island Club Condos in Cape Canaveral Florida
are located directly off of Highway A1A on Columbia Drive,
just south of the Beach Line or Bennett Causeway.
Treasure Island Club Condos in Cape Canaveral FL 32920 Market Watch
They are just blocks from the beach.
And, about 7 minutes from the world famous Cocoa Beach Pier and Ron Jon’s Surf Shop.
Cocoa Beach Pier is undergoing a Multi Million dollar facelift.
Cocoa Beach Pier is getting a Multi Million Dollar facelift.
This exquisite gated community is tucked back into it’s own peaceful world.
The three buildings boast a swimming pool, workout room and elevators.
Each unit has it’s own balcony with splendid views of the Banana River Lagoon.
Boat slips and trailer parking may be available to residents.
The dock master can tell us availability at any given time.
Treasure Island Club Condos, Cape Canaveral FL 32920
I love to spend the afternoon and wander down to the boat docks
and sit in the gazebo overlooking the river.
Beautiful sunsets in Treasure Island Club, Cape Canaveral FL 32920
Carnival Cruise lines set sail in Port Canaveral FL 32920
Royal Caribbean, Disney and Carnival Cruise Lines set sail at Port Canaveral,
less than 10 minutes away.
Great fishing from Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral FL
Jetty Park is about 10 minutes away. They have some of the best fishing in the area.
Watch the manatees, or sea cows from your balcony, as they play.
Manatee at Treasure Island Club, Cape Canaveral FL 32920
There are currently no units for sale in any of the 3 buildings in the complex. The majority of the units are two bedroom two bath at 1200 square feet of living.
There is one unit under contract in building one. The listing price is $129,900. There are 6 units that have sold in 2014. Two were in building one, two in building two and two in building three. Two units were bank owned foreclosures and four were standard listings (non distressed properties). Sales prices ranged from $124,000 to $149,900.
There are 10 units that have sold in 2013 in the complex.
Sales prices range from $115,000 to $148,000.
The average sales price for properties sold in 2013 is $131,395.
Treasure Island Club Condos in Cape Canaveral FL is an exquisite community. This is one of the nicest, well maintained and affordable communities in the area. Investors and out of town folks are always quick to scoop up the great deals in the complex, because of it’s wonderful location and it’s breathtaking views.
Watch the cruise ships set sail from the balconies on the upper floors.
Here’s a Throwback Thursday. This was taken a year after I graduated from high school. It’s hard to believe how time flies. There were some great times back then. If you could turn back time and go back, would you?
How Many Licks Does it Take to Get to the Tootsie Roll Center?
Do you remember the Tootsie Roll Pop commercial from television? The little boy asks Mr. Turtle, “Mr. Turtle, how many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of the tootsie pop?” Mr. Turtle says, “I don’t know, ask Mr. Owl.” The boy takes the tootsie pop to Mr. Owl and asks the same thing. Mr. Owl takes 3 licks and then bites the lollipop. He tells the boy it takes 3 licks to get to the tootsie roll center of the tootsie pop.
It reminds me of homebuyers looking at real estate...some people buy the first day they’re out looking at houses, some people take their time, and some never buy at all.
A buyer tells us they are looking for a house to buy. We show them several houses and the first day out they write an offer and buy a house. They’re like Mr. Owl. They do it quickly.
In our current market today some buyers are ready, like Mr. Owl to get to the tootsie roll center and buy that house, however our inventory in many areas is drastically down. So, there is a shortage of good, clean, affordable properties for sale.
Then, there are buyers that take their time. We look at houses with them and months go by. They do all their homework and they do it again. We call them. They’re in no hurry. They eventually call us back and they want to look at more houses. They do eventually buy. They are the ones that savor every lick of the lollipop, until they finally get to the tootsie roll center.
Some never buy. They’ve got a lot of time to look. They find ways of talking themselves out of buying each house they see, for one reason or another. They talk to friends, and more confusing the decision becomes. Perhaps, they’re not ready to buy. They spend months looking at houses. They just can’t seem to take the plunge or get off the fence. They’re like Mr. Turtle, they don’t know how long it takes to get to the tootsie roll center of the tootsie pop.
So, how many licks does it take to get to the tootsie roll center of the tootsie pop?
The homes in Windover Farms are all custom built. The majority of the homes are primarily situated on 1 acre lots. Although, some have lots situated on .50 to 1 acre lots. And some homesites, situated to the West off of Turtlemound Road are situated on some larger lots.
Windover Farms Melbourne Real Estate Market Watch
Sizes range from about 1884 to 4958 square feet of living. Homes typically boast 2-3 car garages attached garage, but, again their are some detached garages. There are single and two story houses in the neighborhood.
Association fees are currently $265 a year.
Windover Farms Melbourne Real Estate Market Watch
The community amenities include a park, playground, ball field, basket ball court, tennis courts, clubhouse, rec room, exercise room and jogging trail.
There are currently fourteen houses for sale in Windover Farms, Melbourne with list prices ranging from $215,000 to $449,000. Living square footages on the homes for sale range from 2095 to 3618 square feet. Twelve of the houses are standard listings (not a foreclosure or a short sale). One of the houses is a short sale. One is a bank owner, foreclosure. Thirteen of the houses have a private pool.
There are currently four houses in Windover Farms, Melbourne under contract for sale. These homes are priced between $214,900 (a short sale -the sellers owe more on them than they are worth in today’s market. ) and $445,000. Three of them are standard listings. They range in living square footages from 1921 to 3385 feet. We don’t know what the negotiated price between buyer and seller is until the houses go to closing.
There were 10 homes sold in Windover Farms, Melbourne in 2013. The sales prices ranged from $230,000 to $430,000. Two of these homes were bank owned, foreclosures. The other eight were standard listings, sold by traditional sellers (no short sale or foreclosure). They ranged in living square feet from 1744 to 3877. The average sales price was $316,650. The average days on the market for homes that have sold was 122.