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

July 6, 2016

Welcome home to Durbin Crossing North!

Stunning Executive cul-de-sac home in Durbin Crossing North. Courtyard entry, 5 bedroom 4 bath with 3 car garage backs to preserve. This home has all of the upgrades that you are looking and more. Shows like a model! Gorgeous dark hardwood floors in all of the main areas & crown molding throughout. Kitchen is a chef’s delight, 42” gorgeous wood cabinets, subway style backsplash, large center island, under cabinet lighting, rubbed bronze hardware, stainless appliances- smooth top drop in cooktop & wall oven. Pendant lights, huge California breakfast bar & granite. Master Suite offers double step tray ceiling w/crown2 walk […]
June 18, 2016

Jacksonville is a Sweet Spot for Home Buyers

According to a new study released by the home ownership website Zillow, Jacksonville ’s metro area is one of the top five “sweet spots” for home ownership in the U.S. The River City placed fourth behind only Tampa, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and San Antonio, Texas. The study looked at how quickly homes reached the “break-even horizon” a metric that compares how long a home buyer needs to stay in a home before buying it makes more financial sense than renting it. In Jacksonville, that number is two years, several months longer than other metro areas on the list. However, Jacksonville […]
May 22, 2016

Welcome Home to Arlington

The Arlington area of Jacksonville is roughly bounded by the St Johns River to the west and north, the Intracoastal Waterway to the east, and Beach Blvd to the South. Jacksonville’s Arlington is home to the first European settlement in North America, Fort Caroline.  Pictured above, Fort Caroline is now a State Park. In 1955, a controversial bridge, known to locals as the “Bridge to Nowhere”, was built across the St. Johns River heading east of Downtown Jacksonville. Yet within ten years of the completion of this Matthews Bridge, Arlington became the most populous portion of Southside, and by consolidation […]
April 10, 2016

Pending Home Sales on the Rise

Pending Home Sales rose solidly in February to their highest level in seven months! Existing home sales this year are forecast to be around 5.38 million – an increase of 2.4 percent from 2015. What does this mean for you? It’s a great time to buy or sell a home.