Energy trader scores Palm Beach Gardens 3BD

Medium 3c5bb0ab96f85d097cf6c1adcaddf47b Daniel Neata and Maria Simona Patru bought a three-bedroom, 3.5-bath home at 1825 Flower Dr. in Palm Beach Gardens from Arthur and Ewa Luczkowiec for $365,000 on Oct. 16.

The Luczkowieces paid $457,155 for the property in Oct. 2004. The 3,652-square-foot house was built in 2004 in the Palm Beach Gardens East neighborhood.

Neata has been a senior energy trader at FPL Energy. Prior to that, he was a power trader at Hydro Quebec.

He earned his M.B.A in finance from McGill University and he holds a degree in international business.

Ms. Luczkowiec is an instructor at SIMPLY sugar.

According to, there have been 973 home sales in Palm Beach Gardens during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $255,000.

Address: 1825 Flower Drive
Buyer(s): Daniel Neata and Maria Simona Patru
Seller(s): Arthur Luczkowiec and Ewa Luczkowiec
Sale date: Oct. 16, 2009