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 
820 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,152 B
828 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
816 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,380 B
832 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
812 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,508 B
836 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,381 B
901 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 1,406 B
900 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,567 B
1224 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,302 B
900 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 1,362 B
808 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
1220 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,370 B
840 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,383 B
1228 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,278 B
903 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 1,128 B
1216 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,173 B
902 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,380 B
1232 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,405 B
902 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 966 B
1212 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,104 B
804 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,041 B
1236 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,394 B
844 Waterway Dr Vacant Residential 0 L
901 Dogwood Dr Mobile Home 1,018 B
905 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 782 B
901 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,540 B
904 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,152 B
1208 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,081 B
904 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 782 B
1240 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 0 L
903 Dogwood Dr Mobile Home 994 B
848 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,329 B
903 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,026 B
800 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,056 B
907 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 1,357 B
1204 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,380 B
906 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,056 B
1244 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,164 B
905 Dogwood Dr Mobile Home 782 B
906 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 1,405 B
900 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 1,324 B
905 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,188 A
852 Waterway Dr Mobile Home 1,403 B
1200 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,368 B
909 Jacaranda Dr Mobile Home 989 B
908 Frangi Pani Dr Mobile Home 1,012 B
902 Barefoot Blvd Mobile Home 966 B
1248 Gardenia Dr Mobile Home 1,540 B

Nearest MLS Listings

Nearest properties for sale within 3 miles of this location

AddressMilesSq FtPrice 
911 Red Bud Rd .11 1,416 $189,900
615 Hyacinth Cir .13 1,331 $249,990
925 Jacaranda Dr .14 1,455 $269,000
718 Barefoot Blvd .15 1,152 $135,000
814 Lantania Dr .15 1,150 $164,900
619 Oleander Cir .17 0 $268,000
7642 Niantic Ave .23 1,002 $200,000
813 Beech Ct .26 0 $264,677
635 Wedelia Dr .27 1,317 $189,900
5331 Bannock St .32 1,463 $234,900
703 Amaryllis Dr .34 1,292 $229,000
940 Periwinkle Cir .35 1,481 $248,000
1203 Barefoot Blvd .37 0 $120,000
5351 Bannock St .37 1,365 $179,500
910 Hemlock St .39 1,115 $280,000

Local Household Income

The median household income in this part of Florida is $52,102. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $18,452 per year. The top 10% earn more than $121,913 per year. The top 1% earn more than $336,928 per year. Most renters earn between $25,716 (20th percentile) and $40,716 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $104,204 and $130,255.

The tax assessed value of this property places it in percentile 62 of all properties in this area. This suggests it would appeal to someone earning around $64,592 per year who should qualify for a mortgage between $129,184 and $161,480.

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 $923. Most renters earn between $2,143 and $3,393 per month. They typically spend 37% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $700 (20th percentile) to $1,197 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 7%.

This property falls in percentile 62 of all properties in this area. This corresponds to a rent of $1,012 per month and a monthly household income of $2,860 ($34,320 per year)

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