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Premier remains realty power here as market changes

Over the past year, while the amazing escalation of home prices on the 32963 island captured most of ...

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New Townhome Community nearly ready for renters

After years of delay, townhomes in Preston Estates, the 7.87-acre, 54-unit Lennar Homes project on 12th Street near ...

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New South Beach restaurant to be built on site of old Charley Brown’s

There probably will never again be a salad bar on the site of the popular old Charley Brown’s ...

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Is our island ready for a ‘destination resort’?

In the ’70s, it was a Holiday Inn. In the ’80s, it became Ramada Inn Resort. In the ...

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Vero brokers and brokerages score big in Real Trends rankings

Vero Beach’s amazing real estate market made national news again this month with an outsize showing on the ...

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Rapid growth at community’s new ‘third hospital’

Vero Orthopaedics and Neurology’s gleaming modernist facility on Indian River Boulevard is fast gaining a reputation as the ...

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Million-dollar mainland: Island real estate price surge crosses the lagoon

As island home values continue to climb, pushing many buyers out of the 32963 market, mainland prices have ...

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Remarkable rise of the ‘Estate Section’ on south island

Known by several names over the years – Kansas City Colony, the Cobra Zone and now the Estate ...

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O’Dare Boga REALTY group moves to One Sotheby’s

In a surprise move, the top real estate team on the barrier island just switched brokers. After more ...

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Island housing market still strong, but is ‘the great deceleration’ coming to Vero?

Real estate Jedi are feeling a disturbance in the force. Island brokers say they’re seeing subtle but significant ...

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$20 million sale sets new highwater mark for a riverfront home

Vero Beach popped up on the luxury real estate radar screen last Tuesday – catching the attention of ...

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The art of the private real estate deal

Historically low inventory has divided island real estate agents into haves and have-nots. While many agents are struggling ...