"AT THE BLUFFS" Newsl etter    
WHAT'S SELLING AT THE BLUFFS                                                  October 2019    Vol 90
Low Inventory = High Prices

Inventory remains very low in all of the Bluffs' communities which has been keeping sales prices at a premium.  The Marina at the Bluffs recently had "ZERO listings" for a few weeks in August!  Wow! That is something that we haven't seen in over a decade.  Low inventory creates a great opportunity for higher sales prices.  Please contact me for a free consultation if you are considering selling your property, or just want to talk about our market.  Listed below are the most recent sales, and the red and blue links will give you access to obtain more specific details about each property that is currently listed for sale.

Ridge- 2 homes for sale out of 618.
River- 1 homes for sale out of 363.
River North- 4 townhouse for sale out of 312.
Lakes- 2 townhouses for sale out of 392.
Marina- 3 condo for sale out of 660 units.
Ocean South- 6 condos for sale out of 198 units.
Ocean North- 3 condos for sale out of 120 units.

Regards from Paradise!
Tom Waidelich
Jupiter Coastal Properties  

Bluffs Ridge-Sold
Address                    Sale Price     Sale Date     Dom  
113 Sand Pine Dr       520,000       09/30/2019       44 
167 Sand Pine Dr       490,000       09/13/2019       10
316 Ridge Rd             775,000       08/16/2019       8
108 Ridge Rd             557,000       08/15/2019      134
164 Cape Pointe Cir   517,500       07/23/2019       25
170 Seashore Dr         575,000       07/17/2019     143

Recent  Rentals         Rented Price     Rented Date
161 Ocean Pines Terr    $3,100              10/01/2019
142 Ocean Pines Terr    $2,800              08/01/2019

Bluffs River-Sold
Address                     Sale Price     Sale Date        Dom  
183 Harborside Cir      480,000        09/17/2019      28
243 E River Park Dr     660,000        09/10/2019       83
162 Harbourside Cir   1,070,000      08/06/2019      205
438 River Edge Rd       570,000        07/31/2019      170
314 Leeward Dr          495,000        07/01/2019        8

Recent Rentals        Rental Price     Rental Date
316 River Edge Rd    $2,900              08/01/2019

River North Townhouses-Sold
Address             Sale Price      Sale Date     Dom     
2425 24Th Ct         260,000        09/09/2019        3
3213 32Nd Ct        275,000         07/26/2019       13
2706 27Th Ct         261,500         06/14/2019       78
2732 27Th Ct         264,000         06/11/2019       37

Recent Rentals      Rented Price      Rental Date
2920 29Th Ct         $1,475             09/24/2019 
2514 25Th Ct         $1,800             09/01/2019

The Lakes-Sold
Address             Sale  Price    Sale Date     DOM
2101 21St Ct       300,000        09/27/2019    66
2017 20Th Ct      299,000        08/02/2019    23
1225 12Th Ct      320,000        07/31/2019    28  
1902 19Th Ct      249,000        07/19/2019     2
1502 15Th Ct      269,000        07/18/2019     1
1235 12Th Ct      295,000        07/15/2019    52

Recent Rentals      Rented Price       Rental Date 
1305 13Th Ct           $1,750                09/24/2019
1944 19Th Ct           $1,795                07/01/2019

Bluffs Marina-Sold
Address                     Sale Price    Sale Date    DOM
1501 Marina Isle 206      375,000         09/17/2019   84
2001 Marina Isle 502      405,000         08/23/2019    52
1201 Seafarer Cir 103     250,000         08/20/2019    34
1201 Seafarer Cir 405     405,000         08/07/2019    2
801 Seafarer Cir 505       495,000         08/09/2019    80
2201 Marina Isle 301      421,000         06/26/2019     7
1701 Marina Isle 102      353,000         06/20/2019    63
2001 Marina Isle 505      335,000         06/14/2019     2
1901 Marina Isle 404      500,000         06/14/2019    17
1201 Seafarer Cir 403     415,000         06/10/2019      7

Recent Rentals           Rented Price       Rental Date 
601 Seafarer Cir 101      $1,650               07/31/2019
1501 Marina Isle 202      $1,775               06/28/2019

Bluffs Ocean South-Sold
Address                 Sale Price     Sale Date     DOM
401 S Seas Dr 303       325,000        09/30/2019      23
201 S Seas Dr 404       330,000        08/05/2019       6
601 S Seas Dr 504       330,000        04/05/2019      25
301 S Seas Dr 202       367,000        06/17/2019      95
301 S Seas Dr 206       335,000        06/07/2019      72

Recent Rentals         Rented Price       Rental Date 
301 S Seas Dr 203         $2,300              06/10/2019

Bluffs Ocean North-Sold
Address                     Sale Price    Sale Date    DOM
201 Ocean Bluffs 403      410,000      03/14/2019       5 
201 Ocean Bluffs 103      240,450      12/28/2018      47

Recent Rentals            Rented Price       Rental Date   
301 Ocean Bluffs 405         $2,000             07/17/2019   
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Q:  What happens when a residential property is damaged by a hurricane after the effective date of the Contract but before the date of closing?

A:  The FR/BAR "As Is" Residential Contract For Sale And Purchase ("Contract") is most commonly used for Florida real estate transactions.  That form Contract contains a risk of loss provision at paragraph 18(M) that governs the rights of the parties in the event of damages sustained to the property by fire or other casualty.  Paragraph 18(M) states in pertinent part:
"if, after Effective Date, but before closing, Property is damaged by fire or other casualty ("Casualty Loss") and cost of restoration (which shall include cost of pruning or removing damaged trees) does not exceed 1.5% of Purchase Price, cost of restoration shall be an obligation of Seller and Closing shall proceed pursuant to terms of this Contract.  . . . If cost of restoration exceeds 1.5% of Purchase Price, Buyer shall elect to either take Property "as is" together with the 1.5%, or receive a refund of the Deposit thereby releasing Buyer and Seller from all further obligations under this Contract.  Seller's sole obligation with respect to tree damage by casualty or other natural occurrence shall be cost of pruning or removal."
A common example of Casualty Loss (i.e., hurricane wind or water loss) to a residential property is water damage due to roof leak or other water intrusion.  Upon assessment of the damages, if the cost of restoration does not exceed 1.5% of the Purchase Price, then the cost of restoration shall be bourne by the Seller.
However, if the Property is damaged by casualty and the cost of restoration exceeds 1.5% of the purchase price, Buyer shall elect to either take the Property "as is" and be entitled to a credit from the Seller equal to 1.5% of the purchase price, or, receive a refund of the Deposit thereby releasing Buyer and Seller from all further obligations under the Contract.
So, as a Buyer obligated under a pending Contract, if the roof of the Property was blown off by a hurricane prior to closing, the Buyer could still close (and be entitled to a 1.5% closing credit from Seller), or, Buyer could cancel the deal and get the earnest money deposit back and be fully released from the transaction. 

These types of disputes can be lengthy and costly if not resolved early.  For any type of real estate contract dispute, it is imperative that you consult a real estate attorney for advice to determine your rights and obligations under the contract.  
             Andrew A. Pineiro, Esq. * Pineiro Byrd PLLC
4600 Military Trail, #212 * Jupiter, FL 33458 * 561.799.9280
Andrew A. Pineiro is a real estate and business litigation lawyer, licensed in the state of Florida since 1997. Based out of Jupiter, Pineiro Byrd PLLC has handled thousands of real estate transactions throughout Florida.


Jupiter Coastal Properties 

Bluffs Ridge
113 Sand Pine Dr -Sold

Bluffs Marina
2401 Marina Isle Way 301-Under Contract

1901 Marina Isle Way 404-SOLD

1101 Seafarer CIr 105-SOLD

2101 Marina Isle Way 203-SOLD

Ocean South
701 Seas Unit 405- Annual Rental

Bluffs Lakes
2319 23Rd Ct- Annual Rental-Rented

Dockominiums for Sale or Lease
Dockage for Vessels up to 130'

Call 561-627-6688 for more information and pricing.  

Thomas J. Waidelich

Number One Realtor in Bluffs Sales 





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