FAU special education professor spends $510K in Unincorporated Palm Beach

James W. Forgan and his wife, Margaret, bought a three-bedroom, 2.5 bath at 17340 Wildwood Rd. in Unincorporated Northeast Palm Beach County for $510,000 from Joseph and Frances Guyla on June 23.

The Guylas paid $250,000 for the property in Oct. 2007.

Mr. Forgan is an associate professor of special education at Florida Atlantic University. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses and spent six years as a special education teacher at the elementary and middle school levels in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Home sales in Unincorporated Northeast Palm Beach County have dropped 23.4 percent thus far in 2008. The median sale price has dropped $80,000, from $345,000 to $265,000 so far this year.

Address: 17340 Wildwood Road
Buyer(s): James W Forgan and Margaret Forgan
Seller(s): Joseph Gulya and Frances L Gulya
Sale date: Jun. 23, 2008