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645 Plaza Atlantic Beach FL - 5 Blocks to Ocean | Remodeled 2015 $359,500

 3D Tour of 645 Plaza Atlantic Beach FL

REMODELED 2015 and Better than New! Just Blocks to the Beach!! INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY at this price for a 4 Bed 3 Bath in Atlantic Beach. $65,000 BELOW NEW CONSTRUCTION! Inside you will find beautiful hardwood floors, Marble Kitchen with stainless steel appliances & 3 updated and remodeled bathrooms. Outside boast a fully fenced yard with spacious sitting deck for relaxing & outdoor shower for after the beach. No worries here with stunning 2 Yr Old Metal Roof & Double Paned Windows Plus New HVAC&Duct 2017! Welcome to the Beach Life! Just steps away to ocean, park with ballfield, tennis & playground, gym and town center with

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Northeast Florida Golf Club Membership Cost and Amenities | The Ultimate List for Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, Fernandina and Palm Coast
golf course membership in Northeast Florida

When you think of Florida, you think of golf (and beaches, and sunshine and ... well you get the point). And Northeast Florida is no different. See 61 different golf courses located in just the Northeast Florida area below then visit the golf course homes for sale in Northeast Florida. (Now you understand why the TPC headquarters is located here). This includes Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, Fernandina Beach and Palm Coast FL. So if you are a true golfer, then you want to visit our area! After all, wouldn't you want to live within 2 hour drive of over 50 golf courses!

Figuring out which

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Popular Jacksonville Southside Communities

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If you are looking for something in jacksonville FL then you will find it in Southside! The Southside area which is our zip code 32256 and 32246 is our more densely populated area! I don't know if it was a case "if you build it they will come"; but in Southside you have everything: malls, restaurants, shops, schools and office parks. This means you are not more than a few minutes from work, the movies, shopping for a birthday gift, a quick bite to eat, a romantic dinner or a fun night on the town.

Southside is home to corporate offices of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bank of America, Deutsch Bank and more! Also you find the St Johns Town Center with Nordstrom, Apple Store,

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10 Beautiful Homes for Sale in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

 Ponte Vedra Beach FL luxury estate home for sale

Within the wealthiest county in Florida lies an area that is known for its resorts, PGA-worthy country clubs, and breathtaking sandy beaches. All those amenities make homes for sale in Ponte Vedra Beach FL highly coveted.

Since the days when the town was called Mineral City, people have been flocking to the sandy shores of Ponte Vedra to enjoy a higher quality of life.

When the National Lead Company opened a nine-hole golf course that was designed by Herbert Bertram Strong, a founder of the PGA, this area became a beacon for golf enthusiasts.

With the opening of TPC at Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra's status as a golf mecca was cemented. The property this course was built on was purchased for $1

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5 Things About Ponte Vedra Beach Real Estate

Looking to relocate? Want to live the Florida Beach life? We've got you covered. Here are 5 things you should know about Ponte Vedra Beach real estate.

Ponte Vedra Beach Golfer at Sawgrass

If you are ready to live the Florida lifestyle, we've got good news for you.

Ponte Vedra Beach real estate is currently booming. There's never been a better time to relocate and start living the life of your dreams! From beaches to golfing and safe, vibrant communities...there's a lot to love about Ponte Vedra Beach.

Wondering what you should know before moving? Just need to be reminded why it's such a great time to relocate to this Floridian paradise? We've got you covered.

Read on to know five important things about Ponte Vedra Beach real

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FHA Mortgage in Jacksonville May Start the End of The Current Real Estate Dip

What is the FHA?

FHA stands for the Federal Housing Administration.  The FHA actually doesn't make the loan but insures the loan to the lender who is loaning the money.  Since the lender is being insured against loosing their money they are able to offer FHA borrowers easier qualifying terms and lower down payment requirements.

Low Down Payment

As a FHA Borrower you can work with as little as 3% down.  What is great is this 3% can come as a "gift" from family, non-profit charities and even an employer.

Don't Have Great Credit?  That's OK

The purpose of the FHA is to increase housing ownership.  So often borrowers who can't qualify for a conventional loan can

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What to Look for In a New Home and Neighborhood

What Home Buyers & Home Sellers Are Most Thankful For This Year!

Read to find out more about what Home Buyers find most valuable in their home search and their new home.

-As a home buyer this may help you narrow down your selections to neighborhoods or specific homes.

-As a home seller this will help you decide what to do to fix up your home and how to make sure your Realtor is marketing your home correctly and effectively!

Real Estate Buyers Are Really, Really Thankful For The Internet!

The most popular use of the internet for home buyers is for home searching. But what about the internet are home buyers in particular looking for?

According to a recent study:
87% of Buyers find photos most useful
84% of buyers find the detailed property

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The Why? What? Where? & How? Explained...

1. Why Investment Property? Appreciation & Net Profit

Why do you want to buy an investment property?

Well for more money of course! This breaks down into a profit you will make from the rental income (net profit) and appreciation you will make when you sell the property in the future.

Reasons why people purchased investment properties:

Investors reasons for purchasing real estate for investment appreciation profit

In 2015 Real Estate return on the investment was the top money maker!

2015 return on investment show real estate the best

That is why real estate has been ranked the top long term investment:

real estate is the best long term investment

That is why this chief economist says to buy:

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Appreciation

Here is the forecasted appreciation from investing in Real Estate on a $250,000 property:

Wealth growth through real estate investment return

In choosing a property to invest in you are

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Selling Your Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee Home Can Be a Trick or a Treat

Selling your Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee home this fall can be a very rewarding experience or a learning experience. In order to avoid the latter you should follow these tips so your home selling experience is a treat and not a trick.

Tips to making your home sell quicker and for more money!

#1 - Stage Your Home

Home buyers want light & bright floor plans that are without clutter.

Lights - The good news is that you already have lights. You just need to make sure all your light bulbs are functioning and that you have the brightest light bulbs safely allowed.

Clutter - Your buyer is going to be comparing your homes that are staged. But you don't need to

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People Shopping For A Home

So if you were thinking of buying a Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee home before and now you are not so sure; then here are the questions you should be asking yourself.

1. Why did you want to buy a home before?

I will delve into the financial aspect later on. But before we even get to that; why did you want a new home?

I can't answer why you particularly wanted to buy a home, but a study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University stated the 4 Main Reasons People Buy a Home as:

1. A good place to raise children and for them to get a good education.
2. A place where you and your family feel safe
3. More space for you and your family
4. Control of that space.

Are any of these reasons still true for you? If so you should

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