This Triathlon, Duathlon weekend starts off with a Relay for Life at the Port St. Joe High Friday night, the event is scheduled to start at 7pm. Relay For Life is a life-changing event that helps communities across the globe celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Let’s go out and support our participants. Then Saturday, April 28th, athletes from around the world will converge on the Forgotten Coast. They will run, bike, and swim in a race of speed and endurance for this triathlon sanctioned event. Well marked courses follow along the beautiful white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. After the race the fun continues at the Veteran’s Memorial Park of Beacon Hill, on Hwy 98, with food and drinks to celebrate the day!
Checking out the past week of activity in this Florida Gulf Coast Real Estate Market, we find lots of savvy buyers secured their own little place under the sun here along Florida’s Forgotten Coast! No doubt, they were having vivid visions of seaside serenity and it must have been contagious, as 17 Forgotten Coast Properties SOLD from the White Sand Beaches of Mexico Beach to the banks of the Dead Lakes at Wewahitchka! 5 Mexico Beach – Beach Homes and 1 Mexico Beach Property (vacant lot), 1 Wewahitchka property (vacant lot), 2 Port St. Joe Homes and 2 Port St. Joe Properties (vacant lots), 2 Cape San Blas Properties (vacant lots), 2 Apalachicola Home, 1 St. George Island Beach Homes and 1 St. George Island Property(vacant lot). Now that’s good week’s worth of Bargain Beach Home Buying, Forgotten Coast Style!! Of the Sales, 5 properties closed due to a REO/Distressed/Short Sale/Foreclosure situation and 4 brilliant buyers paid CASH!!
Take a look at these great buys on the Gulf Coast this week! First check out this fantastic Mexico Beach Condo. Beautiful 4BR/2.5BA cottage in the Waterside Village gated community. Lovely development with large community pool, hot tub, community room and community boat docks with Gulf access. Kitchen offers granite counters and stainless steel appliances all ceramic tile flooring, wall-to-wall carpet and crown moulding. Enjoy having the canal at your back door and the Gulf of Mexico near your front door. This unit sold for $423,700 in 2006, but was bought last week for only $195,000!
Then there is this fabulous deal at WindMark Beach! Best lot deal in phase 2 of Windmark Beach. Close to Town-center,shops,and pool. Seller has approved plans for home on lot which will convey at closing. Deeded access to beach on beautiful community boardwalk. This has to be one of the best deals of the week. Originally selling at $218,000, this property was snapped up last week for $63,000.
And last be not least is this magnificent Cape San Blas lot. Sunset Pointe is a premium subdivision on Cape San Blas and this is a premium lot! First Tier with some X-Flood Zone, Community Pool, Fabulous Price. This property sold for $700,000 in 2005, but a lucky buyer picked it up for $129,900 last week.
As the Gulf Coast Real Estate Market heats back up the properties are going faster and faster, so don’t let your dream home belong to some one else. Remember if you wait on the beach too long your footprints will disappear.