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Market Update June 2015 - Continuity Again J

July 24, 2015

Dear Friends & Fellow Members,

Summer for all of us at HR Properties is a time of renewal as we have many projects that we work on to make next season, 2016, more pleasant for you, successful for our listing sellers, and more enjoyable for our renting and buying prospects.  We have been working on our website which continues to evolve on a daily basis, adding information and perfecting the means and the way properties are displayed.

This summer has been filled with more negotiations for our listed properties, multiple closings and welcoming many new members to Harbour Ridge.  We are excited and when you see the list of all sales below, you will see why!  HR Properties’ prospects are looking and buying!  While summer is typically slower than “high season”, Tony, Gwen and I continue to be busy with showings and sales.  Hooray for Harbour Ridge and HR Properties – Your Boutique Real Estate Firm Of Choice.

Where are our buyer’s coming from?  Throughout our history, HR Properties has sold and rented to prospects from Canada to Florida, from California to New York, from Wisconsin to Texas, from Switerzand, Germany, Finland, to England – remember, our walk-in office is the Internet – THAT IS WHAT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IS ALL ABOUT!

Why is our conversion rate so high?  Tony, Gwen and I live at and have been members of Harbour Ridge for more years than I should admit!  With over 55 years of combined hands on experience, we are and HR Properties is the “411 of Harbour Ridge”.

Top 10 reasons to list your home or condominium with HR Properties?  

1   HR Properties’ agents have lived at Harbour Ridge for more than 2 decades with a combined 55+ years in the community

2   HR Properties  knows Harbour Ridge and its housing past and present better than any other real estate firm

3   HR Properties  has the highest level of professionalism among its Broker and Agents

4   HR Properties concentrates its sales and marketing only on Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club

5   HR Properties has the only real estate website solely dedicated to Harbour Ridge and Harbour Ridge alone

6   HR Properties advertises Harbour Ridge through the internet and its exclusive agreements with  Private Communities and The Golf Course Home Network, the two best search engines for prospects looking for a private, gated, country club communities.

7   HR Properties rents more homes and condos in Harbour Ridge than all other firms

8   HR Properties’ agents are Realtors and members of the Martin County Board Of Realtors and the multiple listing service  that covers Harbour Ridge

9   HR Properties selling and rental history is beyond comparison with any other real estate firm or firms

10 HR Properties Throughout Its History Has Provided Stability Through Continuity To The Harbour Ridge Real Estate Market and Will Continue To Do So.

Market Update July August New Computer

Just Listed & Wonderful!

The following are 12 wonderful new Harbour Ridge listings: (click on address to preview online,  If you are reading this message online, access through the top menu bar).  Sales & Market Update is listed below.

  • Custom Home in Mariner Village

12774 Mariner Court Palm City FL 34990 - Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club - 50 Featured

12774 Mariner Court in Mariner Village

Habour Ridge Yacht & Country Club’s exquisite and fashionable estate combining the elegance of yesteryear with every modern convenience. In a wonderful wide St. Lucie riverfront location and situated on 3/4 acre, Peter Jefferson a noted architect of his time, created a masterpiece with novel design features all its own. From the entryway to the kitchen to the bedrooms magnificent views abound. There are 3 bedrooms each with its own private bath and a lovely Feng Shui room to relax and take in nature. There is a spacious kitchen with a lovely screen porch for dining during the beautiful Florida evenings. There is a 3 car garage plus a golf cart garage for the discriminating buyer.  Asking $1,000,000

  • Custom Home In Harbour Village

13407 Wax Myrtle Trail Palm City FL 34990 - Harbour Ridge - 30B_House

13407 Wax Myrtle Trail in Harbour Village

One of the most fantastic custom homes in Harbour Ridge. There are only a few 4 bedroom , 5 1/2 bath homes in the community. Built with much thought and care, this home has been meticulously cared for. Situated on a wide and deep lot that is extremely private. Special Features Include: 3,800 SF with a 1,000 SF patio and heated pool and spa, dramatically high ceilings, master bedroom suite with his and her bathrooms, study/office that could be converted into a 5th bedroom, 3 additional bedrooms each with a private attached bath, kitchen – family room, 3-car garage with a golf cart garage too! This home is one you will want to show. Perfect for the whole family.  Asking $850,000

  • San Remo Home in Sweetbay Village

1549 Sweet Bay Cir.  Palm City FL Harbour Ridge YCC 40 - Featured Front

1549 Sweetbay Circle in Sweetbay Village

Looking for a view? This home is for you! Popular San Remo model renovated to perfection with updated kitchen & bathrooms and an large patio for Florida “outdoor” living! New Impact Glass Windows plus separate Golf Cart area in addition to original 2 car garage. Located at the far end of the 12th Green of the River Ridge Course, the home has a private, long distance view of the golf hole and the pond beyond. Located in desirable Sweetbay Village.  Asking $375,000

  • San Remo in Sweetbay Village

1633 Sweetbay Circle Palm City FL 34990 Harbour Ridge - 18 House_Back

1633 Sweetbay Circle in Sweetbay Village

3-Bedroom, 2.5-bath, 2,477 SF renovated San Remo home with many special features including a New Roof – 2007 which was built by experts from, New Gutters, Hurricane shutters on all windows and doors – some are clear to provide light into the house when the shutters are up. Hurricane panels which you can try now with newly remodeled with 36″ custom cabinets, New kitchen with 42″ upper cabinets, 2006, Under cabinet lighting, Granite counter tops and backsplash, Stainless steel appliances with extended 5-year warranty, Crown molding, Plantation shutters throughout, Powder Room with decorative vanity, New wood flooring, New bedroom carpeting, Window film on all back windows for sun, Doors have invisible screens, Guest suite with separate door, 3rd Bedroom/den with built in cabinetry for computer or television, 2 pond views, New paver patio with motorized awning — AND LOTS MORE! Asking $319,000.

  • 3-Bedroom Condo in Bayhead Village

2516 Seagrass Drive Palm City FL 34990  Harbour Ridge - 50B Feature View

2516 Seagrass Drive in Bayhead Village

Located in tropical Bayhead Village, this update 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1960 SF, 2nd floor condominium has a wonderful view of the St. Lucie River, South Docks, and the nature preserve between. Special features include: new kitchen: wonderful open kitchen concept and design with new cabinets and state of the art appliances, new bathrooms, wood floors, carpet in bedrooms, vaulted ceilings, expanded floor plan to include both a Florida Sun Room and a breakfast room, plantation shutters, ceiling fans, crown molding to accent a few rooms, private end location and more as the following photos will evidence.  Asking $225,000

  • San Remo Home in Greenbriar Village

Wonderful Location

2109 Greenbriar Lane in Breenbriar Village

And Look At This Location!  Enjoy a picture perfect view that is second to none from this wonderfully updated, renovated and expanded Greenbriar home. With a special pond location, this home overlooks the water and the 14th hole on the Joe Lee designed, Golden Marsh golf course. Special features include: one room/great room design, tile floors throughout the living areas with carpet in the bedrooms, Florida room set up as a media room, new kitchen – appliances, cabinets, granite counters – breakfast/morning room with picture window to the lovely water view, 3-bedrooms and 2 new baths, private split bedroom floor plan, ceiling fans, 2-car garage with work area, wide and spacious lot and more – enjoy the tour and call for more information.  Asking $234,000

  • Patio Home in Fairway Village

Patio Home - Perfect Floor Plan

2235 Seagrass Drive in Fairway Village

Just Listed & Fabulous. Located in Fairway Village, this patio home is located close to the Clubhouse, driving range and all amenities. Special features include: one room/great room design, spacious kitchen fit for a culinary chef, vaulted ceilings, designer tile floors, 3-bedrooms, the 3rd is a den/office/bedroom, 2.5-baths, split bedroom floor plan to ensure privacy for both you and your guests, 2-car garage and lots more! Screened L-shaped patio overlooks the 13th green and par 5 golf hole on the Joe Lee Designed Golden Marsh golf course.  Asking $178,900

  • 2-Bedroom Condo in Bayhead Village

2558 Seagrass Drive Palm City FL 34990 in Harbour Ridge - 50 St Lucie River Condo

2558 Seagrass Drive in Bayhead Village

Beautiful Bayhead Village Location — Just Listed! Wonderful, first floor, St. Lucie Riverfront, 2-bedroom, 2-bath, totally renovated, 1,640 SF condominium in beautiful and private Bayhead Village. With a premier location in the village, this condo has a magnificent panoramic view of the St. Lucie River is convenient to the village pool and is surrounded by lovely lush landscaping. The residence is beautifully appointed and completely updated. Special features include: new kitchen and appliances, stylish new bathrooms, new ceiling fans, plus a brand new efficiency air conditioner and lots more. The condominium has a cozy, enclosed sun room directly facing the river and a split bedroom floor plan for privacy for both you and your guests. Offered at$159,000-most furniture is negotiable. Act quickly and call to schedule an appointment. This opportunity won’t last! condominium has a cozy, enclosed sun room directly facing the river and a split bedroom floor plan for privacy for both you and your guests. Offered at$159,000-most furniture is negotiable.

  • Patio Home in Fairway Village

2207 Seagrass Drive Palm City FL 34990 Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club - 25 Close Up Featured

2207 Seagrass Drive in Fairway Village

This popular Patio collection, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath patio home has been updated, renovated and is close to the Clubhouse, driving range and all facilities. Special features include: new kitchen, new tile floors throughout, wonderful screened patio, vaulted ceilings, one room-great room design, split bedroom design, and golf course view.  Always bright and cheerful, the patio home is a wonderful spacious floor plan.  Priced to sell – this is a wonderful home – a perfect pied-a-terre!  Asking $199,000 – great value!

  • 3-Bedroom Condo in Pond Apple Village

12459 Harbour Ridge Blvd Palm City FL 34990 Harbour Ridge - 20 Featured

12459 Harbour Ridge Blvd in Pond Apple Village

Do not miss this great 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 1,960 +- SF condominium located in Pond Apple Village. Close to the Clubhouse and all amenities, the condo has been meticulously maintained. Special features include: new A/C – only 2 years old, new dishwasher, vaulted ceilings and ceiling fans, plantation shutters, split bedroom floor plan to ensure privacy for both owner and guests, new washer and dryer, carport and private golf cart garage, carpet and tile. Decor shows how comfortable and spacious this condo is. Ready for you and season 2016  Asking $84,000

  • 2-Bedroom Condo In Pond Apple Village

12413 Harbour Ridge Blvd Palm City FL 34990 - Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club - 20 Featured

12413 Harbour Ridge Blvd in Pond Apple Village

Fabulous 2-Bedroom/2-Bath Updated Condominium With A Dynamite Water & Golf Course View. Located on the first hole of the Pete & P.B. Dye, River Ridge Golf Course, this condo has been updated with new floors, new kitchen, vaulted ceilings, one-room-great-room design. Renovations by Jeff Pauley of Pauley Construction, the view is accessible from all major living areas including the master bedroom. Located close to the Clubhouse and all amenities and ready for the discriminating buyer who wants to move in and enjoy the Harbour Ridge lifestyle from day 1!  Asking $69,000

  • 2-Bedroom Condo in Mile Lake Village

13258 Harbour Ridge Blvd Palm City FL 34990 - Harbour Ridge YCC - 20 Floor Plan

13258 Harbour Ridge Blvd in Mile Lake Village

This is a great opportunity for some lucky buyer to have one of the very best located condominiums in Harbour Ridge. The view does not get any better than this! With location and view, this 2-bedroom, 2-bath 1,500 SF condo is available at $14,900 as a short sale!  Always bright, sunny and with wonderful breezes – don’t hesitate, this is a deal.  Asking $14,900 as a Short Sale opportunity.

12813 Cinnanmon Way Palm City FL 34990 - Harbour Ridge - 20 View

Coming Soon – Renovated and Updated San Remo Collection With Golf Course & Water View – keep in touch!

Market Update: 

There have been 43 closed transactions in Harbour Ridge, this number includes 1 takeover by HRYCC from a delinquent member and equity repayment which is clearly, not a sale.  Currently there are 6 properties pending or 49 transactions in all.

The following grid does not include “title changes” where one family member is buying out another family member.

The following is a grid showing the number of prospects each real estate firm has converted into a buyer.

HR Properties 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Berkshire Hathaway 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13                        
Keller Williams 1 2                                              
Strategic Marketing/Sales 1                                                
Elliot Paul 1                                                
Re/Max 1                                                
Private Sales 1 2 3 4 5                                        
Club Take Over 1                                                

All Sales and Pending Sales For Season 2015, (October 1, 2014 to Present Date)

# Closing List Prc Sold Prc Model Village Listing Broker Selling Broker
6 Pending $89,000 Patio Fig Tree HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
5 Pending $8,300 Patio Dewberry Greenergy Realty Private Sale
4 Pending $189,000 Portofino Buttonbush Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway
3 Pending $250,000 Marbella Royal Fern HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
2 Pending $600,000 Atlantis Riverside Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway
1 Pending $399,000 Marbella Mariner HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
Closed Properties  
43 07-09-15 $795,000 $625,000 Barcelona Mariner Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway
42 07-09-15 $39,000 $39,000 2-Bed Pond Apple HR PROPERTIES Re/Max
41 007-06-15 $400,000 $350,000 Barcelona E Hammock HR PROPERTIES Berkshire/Hathaway
40 07-01-15 $395,000 $340,000 Barcelona Deer Moss HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
39 07-01-15 $250,000 210,668 Portofino Sweetbay HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
38 06-30-15 $235,000 $210,000 Cordova Buttonbush HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
37 06-30-15 $459,000 $425,000 Cordova Buttonbush HR PROPERTIES Berkshire/Hathaway
36 06-24-15 $445,000 $320,000 Marbella W. Hammock Water Pointe Realty HR PROPERTIES
35 06-24-15 $1,299,000 $1,175,000 Custom Harbour HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
34 06-22-15 $449,000 $375,000 Nautilus Riverside Sotheby Berkshire Hathaway
33 06-19-15 $259,000 $125,000 San Remo Cinnamon HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
32 06-09-15 $390,000 $340,000 Cordova Deer Moss Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway
31 06-08-15 $105,000 $70,000 Patio 2BD Dewberry HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
30 05-28-15 Not listed $60,000 San Remo Greenbriar Not Listed Private Sale
29 05-27-15 Not listed $75,000 2-Bed Pond Apple Not Listed Berkshire Hathaway
28 05-13-15 Not listed $250,000 San Remo Bayberry Not Listed Private Sale
27 06-01-15 $9,500 $5,000 Patio 2BD Fairway HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
26 05-14-15 $675,000 $675,000 Barcelona Royal Fern HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
25 05-14-15 $600,000 $600,000 Atlantis Riverside HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
24 05-15-15 $165,000 $130,000 Patio Fairway Berkshire/Hathaway Berkshire/Hathaway
23 05-01-15 $250,000 $232,500 Portofino Buttonbush Berkshire/Hathaway Berkshire/Hathaway
22 04-16-15 $69,900 $50,000 Patio Fairway Berkshire/Hathaway HR PROPERTIES
21 04-13-15 $299,000 $275,000 Portofino Sweetbay Berkshire/Hathaway HR PROPERTIES
20 04-03-15 $300,000 $250,000 San Remo Buttonbush Berkshire/Hathaway Berkshire/Hathaway
19 03-31-15 Not listed $83,000 San Remo Greenbriar Not Listed Private Sale
18 03-23-15 $325,000 $300,000 Cordova Lancewood Stracuzzi Keller Williams
17 03-09-15 $109,000 $92,500 2-Bed Bayhead Berkshire/Hathaway HR PROPERTIES
16 02-18-15 $95,000 57,500 Patio Fairway Berkshire/Hathaway Elliot Paul Co
15 03-02-15 $149,000 117,000 3-Bed Mile Lake HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
14 02-19-15 Not listed $30,200 2-Bed Palmetto None HRYCC for BOG
13 01-02-15 $150,000 $120,000 2-Bed Palmetto Berkshire/Hathaway HR PROPERTIES
12 01-30-15 $135,000 $100,000 Patio Dewberry Berkshire/Hathaway Berkshire/Hathaway
11 01-22-15 $379,000 $350,000 Portofino Sweetbay HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
10 12-31-14 $20,000 $20,000 2-Bed Palmetto Berkshire/Hathaway Keller Williams
9 11-12-14 $129,000 $100,000 2-Bed Bayhead Berkshire/Hathaway Berkshire/Hathaway
8 11-12-14 $299,000 $240,000 Barcelona Royal Fern Berkshire/Hathaway HR PROPERTIES
7 11-05-14 150,000 $145,000 3-Bed Bayhead HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
6 10-15-14 $125,000 $125,000 Patio/Pool Dewberry HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
5 10-15-14 $179,000 $156,000 3-Bed South Shore HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
4 10-14-14 $15,000 $10,000 2-Bed Pond Apple HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES
3 10-13-14 $87,500 $35.000 Cottage Greenbriar Berkshire/Hathaway Private
2 10-08-14 $50,000 $7,000 2-Bed Mile Lake HR PROPERTIES Strategic Marketing
1 10-06-14 $100,000 $95,000 3-Bed Bayhead HR PROPERTIES HR PROPERTIES

Summer is also for recreational activities.   Tony and I have had great times with our 2 boys and their families this summer including a stay in Orlando at the Hyatt Grand Cypress Villas which are truly elegant.  We highly recommend it and while you are there, do not miss dinner at Christini’s Ristorante and Roy’s – to enjoy treats from Hawaii!

James 1
James 2

Celebrity In The Making!  Every Saturday night, Joe & Gwen Deisler look forward to a report from the race track where their 16 year old Grandson James is racing a Super Late Model at Elko Motor Speedway outside Minneapolis.  James is leading in points for the “Rookie of the Year” award.  He’s also a straight “A” student who has opted out of his last 2 years of High School and will start college this fall.  Great looking car, very capable young man & wonderful sponsors!

Not to be left out, their granddaughter Kari just returned from a Youth Group Mission trip to Michigan where they renovated homes for the underprivileged.  Her favorite job was re-roofing a house!  Very Proud Grandma & Grandpa! You can check over here to get experts to help fix your

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     Talk About Talent!  Our very own Bob Marier of Greenbriar Village, a songwriter is also an author of a children’s electronic musical story book based on one of his songs, “Mouse in the House.”  It’s beautifully illustrated with many songs including a solo by Bob & Val’s grandson Max!  It is currently available from Apple on your mobile devices.  Check it out, it is wonderful.  Congratulations Bob!

We hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer.  While the summer heat is here and the weather in Florida is hot, so is our real estate and HR Properties is on top of it!  Keep in touch because we are in touch.  Today 7-24-2015 and  HR Properties, is working 24/7 for you.

Take care and be safe – Tony, Kathy & Gwen.


Tony & Kathy Stein,  772-260-5499, 800-330-1263

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