It’s getting more difficult to find starter homes in Jupiter
Homes first-time homebuyers can afford are often referred to as starter homes. It is certainly a challenge to find affordable housing in the Town of Jupiter. Do not despair, you can find a home to make your own in Jupiter. However, you will most likely have to trim your must have list. You can find 2, 3 and 4 bedroom starter homes in Jupiter ranging from the mid $200k to the high $300k depending on condition, size, location, view and whether or not there is a pool.
Check out these neighborhoods for affordable Jupiter homes.
Abyssinia Park is located conveniently off Central Blvd just north of Indiantown Rd in Jupiter. Most of the homes were built in the 1990s and are CBS. There are some homes that were built more recently and even some new construction in Abyssinia Park. This community is adjacent to A-rated Limestone Creek Elementary School, within walking distance of Jupiter Community Park, home to JTAA. Abyssinia Park is bordered by The Limestone Creek Natural Area where you can hike along a fork of the Loxahatchee River.
Eastview Manor is conveniently located in the heart of Jupiter. This neighborhood is perfect for the first-time homebuyer looking for the Old Florida charm. These are ranch homes with 2-3 bedrooms just over 1,000 square feet of living space and spacious backyards.
Indian Creek is an umbrella community in Jupiter. It is comprised of 14 smaller neighborhoods with a total of 1,417 condominiums, townhomes, villas and single-family home perfect for first time homebuyers, individuals, small families and retirees.
Just north of Indian Creek is Jupiter Village.
Jupiter Landing was developed in the 1980s. The community consists of 2, 3 or 4 bedroom on 1/4 acre lots. Homes are woodframe with 1,000+ square feet of living space and one or 2 car garages. This is an attractive neighborhood for people who have a budget in the $200-350k price range such as retirees and first time homebuyers.
Jupiter River Estates
Jupiter River Estates is conveniently located in the heart of Jupiter. The 2 to 4 bedroom homes in this community range in size from just under 1,000 s ft of living space to almost 2,000 sq. ft. Some homes have been updated and some border a navigable canal with fixed bridge. Most homes are CBS construction and a few have in-ground pools.
North Palm Beach Heights
Popular with young families, North Palm Beach Heights a.k.a. “The Heights” or “The Heights of Jupiter” is just east of 95 and west of Abacoa. Most homes in North Palm Beach are ranch-style single-family houses but there are some two-story homes and are CBS or woodframe construction.
Pine Gardens Estates
Pine Gardens is conveniently located just west of Dixie Highway to the to the north and south of Indiantown. There you can find some unique 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. Choose from lovely old Florida cottage and small ranches. Most are CBS. Many have been tastefully updated or find one to remodel. There is some new construction available in Pine Gardens Estates. Check out the listings.
You can find affordable starter and retirement homes in this boating community. There is an HOA with fees around $120 per month. Amenities include a community dock and clubhouse with pool. Townhomes were built in the 1980’s and are two stories with two bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The single family homes were built in the 1990’s and offer 3 bedrooms, 2 bath and a 2 car garage, great for buyers in the market for starter home and empty-nesters seeking to downsize or looking for a second home.
Riverside Drive Park
Riverside Drive Park is a friendly affordable neighborhood just North of the Alt A1A bridge and South of the Village of Tequesta. It’s a wonderful spot for a first time homebuyer that want to be close to the beach and the Loxahatchee River. You can walk your kayak or paddleboard down to the river for a day of paddling fun.
Just north of Riverside Drive Park you will find Jupiter in the Pines which is lies on the Jupiter/Tequesta border. Most homes were built in the 60s and 70s of CBS construction. Homes are within walking distance of Tequesta’s Gallery Square North and South, the Lighthouse Center for the Arts, and charming restaurants in Tequesta Village.