If warm weather and lots of nighttime activities are your idea of the good life you may want to check out a few downtown West Palm Beach condos. The heat, the beaches and the nightlife are all common selling points for new home owners in this area. Between 2000 and 2010 more than 17,000 people moved to this hot spot. With a population of around 100,000 this city has enough activity to keep you busy and enough quiet spots to keep you sane.
West Palm Beach Florida has much to offer prospective residents. Because the housing market is still recovering, it is much easier than usual for buyers to get into a luxury condo for far lower prices. Downtown West Palm Beach Condos for sale typically average between $200,000 to over $2 million. The price comes with the perks. With job growth averaging almost 19 percent and average temperatures ranging between 57 degrees and 90 throughout the year this may be just the place for sun lovers.
West Palm Beach hosts over 3,000 restaurants and nightclubs. Toss in the beaches and boardwalks and downtown West Palm Beach condos have a lot of perks.
A few things to know about living in Downtown West Palm Beach:
Monthly fees for condos in this area tend to be a little higher than the rest of Palm Beach. While they average around $500 a month, the benefits are also better here. Most fees include concierge service, fitness centers and a pool.
If you are looking for something a little quieter focus your search away from the east end of Clematis Street. During the summer there are a lot of parties and concerts in this area, drawing crowds and noise.
If you like being active, take advantage of the over six miles of bike trails and paths located throughout West Palm Beach. If you are an animal lover, be sure to stop by the 5-acre animal sanctuary at McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary.
Downtown West Palm Beach has several public transportation options including taxis, a bus system and a train system. The bus service (PalmTran) was recognized as an innovative service with an Urban Community Transportation award in 2006. The Tri-Rail runs from West Palm Beach to Miami.
If the beach ever gets boring, there are more than a few alternate activities and adventures for families with or without kids. There is plenty to offer for young and old residents including Palm Beach Segway tours, airboat rides, scuba diving, art museums, parks and gardens.
For more information or to schedule an appointment to view a few of the downtown West Palm Beach condos on the market, call Modern Living Real Estate at 561.228.8420.