April 4, 2017
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3 Things Smart Sellers Don’t Do

March 14, 2017
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Sprucing Up Your Home For Spring Sales

February 13, 2017
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Love Your Home

Love is in the air, but is it in your home? After years in the same place, it can be easy to forget what attracted us to our home in the first place. It’s important to find the right home and then keep the love alive. Whether you are living in a new home, a charming old house, a comfortable condo, or an apartment, there are things you can do to bring back the love. First, look around. What feeling do you get when you look objectively at your home, inside and out? Are there old curtains that are wearing […]
February 9, 2017
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2017 Real Estate Market Predictions

June 6, 2016

Would You Let Your Home Wear Your Mood?

Mood rings change color as our finger temperature fluctuates. This house changes color with the tap of a finger. Behold the Mood Ring House, a rainbow spectacle outfitted with LED lamps that reflect the owner’s disposition at night. The single-family home, located in Fayetteville, Ark., was conceived by SILO AR+D as an “exploration of how architecture can have different day and night presences with distinct experiential and spatial qualities.” ArchDaily reports: “At night, illuminated soffits construct volumes out of projecting colored light from concealed energy efficient LED fixtures. Colors are derived from the temperament of the house and directly by […]
August 10, 2015

Where do you like to vacation?

Can You Guess the Most Popular Summer Vacation Spot for Agents? Sizzling temps, rising home sales and up-and-down interest rates have made this summer one for the books. Remarkably, many real estate agents have found time to unwind with a vacation – and according to unofficial findings from our recent Reader Rewards giveaway, the hottest destination for said vacation is, well, hot: Florida. The most popular spots in the Sunshine State are Venice and St. Petersburg. Based on entries, agents plan to travel everywhere from Miami and Naples to the shores of Cape Canaveral and Don Pedro Island. Outside of Florida, destinations […]
April 3, 2015

Aquarium to come to St Augustine

St. Augustine couple breaks ground on ‘dream’ aquarium Colleen Michele Jones Reporter- Jacksonville Business Journal The St. Augustine Aquarium will break ground on the first phase of the project this afternoon. “It’s like a dream come true … and it hasn’t even begun yet,” said Shawn Hiester, who, with his wife, Kathy, is behind the aquarium. The Hiesters, who at this point are funding the $8 million project entirely on their own, announced in December that they had finalized the purchase of the 5-acre site on which the aquarium will be built. The property is located at 2045 State Road […]
March 11, 2015

One Spark is Coming, Jacksonville!

We’re just One Month away from the beginning of the world’s LARGEST Crowd-Sourcing Festival, One Spark 2015. It’s all happening in Jacksonville starting April 7, 2015 and you can be a part of it. https://www.onespark.com/festival/2015/full-schedule