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New honor for Palm City in South Florida = top 4th in the state!

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New honor for Palm City in South Florida = top 4th in the state!

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New honor for Palm City in South Florida = top 4th in the state!

Whether you are looking to make South Florida your permanent home, or are planning a seasonal residency, you will find that we Floridians love the accolades for one of our favorite little towns on the Treasure Coast!

In a recent article published by WalletHub®, Palm City, Florida ranks 4th in the state in overall ranking. The analysts at WalletHub® compared 115 cities across 21 key metrics ranging from housing affordability to school system quality to overall affordability.”

We Floridians are particularly proud of the “‘Family Life & Fun’ Rank” which took into account several factors:

  • Number of Playgrounds per 100,000 Residents: Full Weight (~4.17 Points)
  • Number of Attractions (e.g., zoos, museums, theaters): Full Weight (~4.17 Points)
  • Percentage of Families with Children Younger than Age 18: Double Weight (~8.33 Points)
  • WalletHub “Weather” Ranking: Full Weight (~4.17 Points)
  • Average Commute Time: Full Weight (~4.17 Points)

For a complete list of their methodology, please click here.

This honor adds to our growing list of accolades for Martin County that we are collecting right here for you on our blog.

Back in February of 2015, we reported right here on our blog that, “In an article by Julianne Lowell from Smarter Travel, posted on the Huffington Post’s® Travel page, we are especially proud that our very own Stuart, Florida made the list of top beach towns in Florida.”

Again in April 2015, we reported, “Although Stuart, Florida has been recognized by several prestigious travel magazines over the years; just recently Bess Lovejoy published an article on Smithsonian.com® that mentions our very own Stuart, Florida as one of the best small towns in America.”

In August 2015, we were especially excited to announce that in an article posted by Victoria Winkler, on Onlyinourstate.com®, that Stuart was mentioned as one of the most charming small towns in Florida. Winkler posts, “These small towns are perfect for anyone looking to explore the history and charm of Old Florida. Find the one closest to you and start planning your next day trip.”

We also were not surprised to find out that Stuart, Florida was listed in an article by Caroline Picard of House Beautiful® that our fair city made the list of the top 50 most beautiful small towns in America! Picard lists Stuart 9th, and writes, “It neighbors the most bio-diverse lagoon in the Northern hemisphere, so it’s only fitting that Stuart also boasts the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center.”

What are your thoughts South Florida? Leave your comments on our blog!

We here at Water Pointe Realty Group just love to share helpful and interesting information, and assist potential new residents discover that being a Floridian is a unique lifestyle. We are looking forward to communicating with our past, present, and future clients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, and Jupiter waterfront homeowners. Please make sure to visit our Home Buyers Services page to give you some great information about the first steps to becoming a client with Water Pointe Realty Group.

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The Water Pointe Realty Group team knows the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast like no one else; and can provide you with the resources to help you make informed and educated decisions. With a team approach, this group of real estate experts is sure to provide you with outstanding service. Your access to homes for sale in Jupiter, homes for sale in Stuart, and waterfront homes is really only a click away! Water Pointe Realty Group, representing the finest properties….from inlet to inlet.

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Article by: Jeannie M. Ferrara

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