Port St. Lucie is a city in St. Lucie County in the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast less than an hour north of Palm Beach. It’s a growing urban area with a population of 204,851 that hasn’t lost its sense of “the real Florida.” U.S. News listed Port St. Lucie as #47 in Best Places to Live and #8 in Best Places to Retire in 2021-2022.
St. Lucie County has 21 miles of pristine, natural beaches with nearly half being nature preserves which is extremely rare compared to the rest of Florida’s coastline.
Residents here like to hike environmental preserves, paddle lush rivers, ride horses on nearby beaches, take in a spring training baseball game (New York Mets) or play a few rounds of championship golf. With a wide range of shopping and dining opportunities, there’s something for everyone of all ages.
Nearby Fort Pierce is home to Heathcote Botanical Gardens which houses the nation’s largest collection of tropical bonsai trees in the James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery. The Indian River Lagoon flows through Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie and along Hutchinson Island. The lagoon is the most biologically diverse estuary in the United States with over 4,000 species of plants and animals.
As of November 2021, the housing market is somewhat competitive with the median sale price for homes at $338K — up 30.8% since last year. Median rent is currently $1,600, which is a 23% increase compared to the previous year.
Owning a rental property in Port St. Lucie, Florida is a great way to diversify your assets and your income. You can also get several tax benefits and deductions (including our management fee).
Whether you need help with tenant placement, a bad tenant or full-service management of your property or you’re thinking about acquiring additional ones, you can count on our professional team here at InvestPro Properties to help you achieve your goals.
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