Brevard County Real Estate - Grant

Grant-Valkaria is a town located south of Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida. Grant was originally established in 1925 as a fishing village, and since 1966, the city has held the annual Grant Seafood Festival. The revenues collected through the seafood festival go back into the community through college scholarships and summer break activities for the local children. Originally two separate communities, Grant and Valkaria were joined in July of 2006 to create the single Incorporated Town of Grant-Valkaria.

Grant is in East Central Florida. Grant is approximately 46 miles from Port Saint Lucie (population 164,603) and around 8 miles from Palm Bay (population 103,190).

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Brevard County

Brevard County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Orange, Volusia, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola counties. There are many incorporated municipalities in Brevard. Cities include Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, and West Melbourne. The towns in Brevard are Grant-Valkaria, Indiatlantic, Malabar, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, and Palm Shores. Brevard?s population is well over half a million.

Top industries for Brevard County include technology, tourism, agriculture, and other service businesses. Top public sector employers for Brevard County are the Brevard County School Board, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, NASA, and US Department of Defense. Private sector employers include Harris Corporation, Health First, Inc., United Space Alliance, Wuesthoff Health System, and Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Kennedy Space Center is located on Merritt Island in Brevard County and provides many jobs for the area, as well as acting as a popular tourist destination. It is from this activity that Brevard takes its nickname, the Space Coast. Nicknamed "Space City USA", the city of Titusville is across the water from KSC. The city?s population is highly-educated. The city is a popular destination for visitors wishing to see spacecraft launches.

Other tourist attractions in Brevard County include Port Canaveral, one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Cocoa Beach. Port Canaveral is serviced by Disney Cruise Lines, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. Not just a tourist destination, the port is within a foreign trade zone.

In 2010 and 2011, the Brookings Institution reported that Brevard ranked in the bottom fifth of the nation's top metro areas, based on unemployment, gross metropolitan product, housing prices and foreclosed properties. In 2011, the county was rated the 6th worst in the nation for foreclosures. RealtyTrac rated Brevard as the best county in the United States for buyers in 2013 because of the low prices.

Neighboring Properties

AddressTypeSq FtClass 
2275 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2259 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 2,020 B
1466 Summer St Se Single Family 1,746 B
1472 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1460 Summer St Se Single Family 1,840 B
2283 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2251 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 2,201 B
1454 Summer St Se Single Family 1,398 B
1478 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2243 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1484 Summer St Se Single Family 1,808 B
1448 Summer St Se Single Family 2,029 B
3115 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,469 B
3104 Wendel Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1465 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1471 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2299 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 2,047 B
2235 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,130 B
1459 Summer St Se Single Family 1,858 B
3101 Wendel Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1477 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1490 Summer St Se Single Family 1,916 B
1442 Summer St Se Single Family 1,920 B
3125 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,471 C
1453 Summer St Se Single Family 1,556 B
3116 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1483 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3105 Wendel Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2227 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1447 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
2301 Cogan Dr Se Single Family 1,535 B
1436 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3135 Tilden Rd Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3111 Wendel Rd Se Single Family 1,808 B
3126 Tilden Rd Se Single Family 1,369 B
1495 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
1441 Summer St Se Vacant Residential 0 L
3124 Wessel Ave Se Single Family 920 C
3116 Wendel Rd Se Single Family 2,062 B
2219 Cogan Dr Se Vacant Residential 0 L

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
1472 Summer St Se .03 0 $40,000
2373 Cogan Dr Se .22 0 $30,000
2385 Cogan Dr Se .23 0 $30,000
3101 Topsey Ave Se .31 0 $90,000
1670 Pueblo St Se .32 0 $39,000
3214 Wasilla Ave Se .33 0 $54,900
1676 Pueblo St Se .34 0 $39,500
1682 Pueblo St Se .36 0 $79,000
1682 Pueblo St Se .36 0 $39,500
1350 Washburn St Se .37 0 $39,999
1352 Washburn St Se .38 0 $39,999
1555 Weiman Rd Se .39 0 $37,500
1230 Waterford St Se .44 0 $27,900
1241 Westunder St Se .45 0 $39,000
1219 Torrington St Se .46 0 $35,000

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $65,996. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $23,217 per year. The top 10% earn more than $150,879 per year. The top 1% earn more than $414,648 per year. Most renters earn between $28,332 (20th percentile) and $50,268 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $131,992 and $164,990.

The tax assessed value of this property places it in percentile 34 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $48,362 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $96,724 and $120,905.

Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates

Local Rents

The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $847. Most renters earn between $2,361 and $4,189 per month. They typically spend 33% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $608 (20th percentile) to $1,140 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 8%.

This property falls in percentile 34 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $728 per month and a monthly household income of $2,712 ($32,544 per year)

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