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how we can help you buy a new home

Do I Need A Realtor If I Build New Construction?

No, you don't. You can buy a new home without a Realtor. So there is not a "need".  Just sign the contract and give the builder your money.

But you should want a Realtor if you are building new construction. Especially since it doesn't cost you anything to have one!

use a realtor to buy new construction to save

Just like you can do your taxes without an accountant. Or take care of your teeth without a dentist. You can do it yourself, but it's worth getting an expert to work on it for you.

It's the same with real estate. The biggest difference being you will pay for your accountant or dental services but you won't pay a dime to use a Realtor to buy a new home! So why not have a longtime new

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Should I sell my house during this pandemic and recession?

should i sell my home now during covid-19

Absolutely Yes. If you need to sell your house then you should sell it and you can sell it. The process might be a little different but the end result will be the same.

Why? Because it will take 1-2 years to get past this to a more normalized market. So there is no use in waiting if you have to sell. Click here to learn about the covid-19 corona virus effects on the real estate market and what is predicted to happen to the real estate market.

What are your neighbors doing? They are preparing to sell

Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year? | Keeping Current Matters

Pros to Selling Your Home During The Covid-19 Pandemic

  • The good news is homes are still selling and there is less competition on the market right now.
  • Additional good news
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Have you been wondering if you can still buy a home in this Corona Virus | Covid-19 environment?

Well the answer is yes. But you are right to wonder. Things are not the same. And they do keep changing.

Ok. I call my Realtor to see a home. What's Different?

calling your realtor

 Let's face facts. Physically looking at a home can put your health, the Realtor's health and Seller's health at risk. Anyone can be contagious but not showing symptoms.

The Realtor will request verbal or written Confirmation you are not sick and have not traveled recently.

So many seller's are requiring information confirming you are a serious buyer and are not contagious. This can include signing an affidavit stating you are not currently sick and haven't recently traveled. This

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What is happening in the real estate market right now?

  • The market is still moving with Buyers buying and Homes selling
  • There are less Buyers and Sellers in the market resulting in a net lower sales volume
  • Before the change in the market there were less Sellers than Buyers. This is still the case for now. This has led to prices not being dropped on listings yet, even though there is less Buyer activity.
  • Chief Economist of NAR still forecast a rise in price
  • Don't expect a foreclosure wave due to unemployment with the government's $2 trillion relief package allowed all homeowners with federally backed mortgages to be eligible for up to one year of forbearance (not making a mortgage payment).
  • We expect lending to take longer while the
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 Support Local Restaurants, Grocers & Farmers

This information was put together by Edible Northeast Florida. We are publishing it to help get the word out. (Map takes a moment to load)

Alphabetical List of Restaurants

See which restaurants, grocers & shops are available for takeout or delivery, their phone number, websites and delivery service each one is available on.

 

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Hard to Find! 4Bd Pool Home under $300k!

Jacksonville Pool Home 12634 Hickory Lakes Dr FL 32225

12634 Hickory Lakes Dr Jax FL 32225 Front of Home

For pricing & more information please visit 12634 HICKORY LAKES DR S, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32225 or call Carey Frankel 904-273-0125.

Open & Airy Floorplan

Beautiful wood floors welcome you into the foyer that draw your eye to the large Great room and sliding glass doors for cheerful sunlight and views of the cascading waterfall from the swimming pool. No carpet found in this home! Perfect for easy cleaning and for those with pets or allergies.

Open Floorplan features a newly painted formal living room with oversized tile floor and cathedral ceiling which can double as a study or game room. Entertain in style with a Formal Dining Room just off the Kitchen with large tile

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3 Bedrooms + Bonus 2.5 Baths | 2588sf | Pool, Dock & Lifts | Minutes to St Johns River

3360 Cormorant Cove Dr Pool to Dock View

Click here for more pictures & pricing of 3360 Cormorant Cove Dr

3D Virtual Walk Through

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 Area Map

Area Information

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Want a truly private luxury retreat on navigable water, huge screen in pool and multiple party patios? Perfect for the nature lover who wants to be surrounded by natural beauty with a scenic boardwalk through a towering treescape ending at a fully equipped dock with boathouse & lift, jetski lift and floating dock. Great for boating, fishing, kayaking or just enjoying gorgeous

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Many a time we get questions about the oceanfront condo complexes in our area. Jacksonville Beach is the area with the most condo complexes on the ocean. Followed by Ponte Vedra Beach and then Atlantic Beach. Neptune Beach doesn't have any oceanfront condos.

So we made this quick reference chart for you to see how the different oceanfront condos in Jax Beach compare. If you click on the name of the condo you will find photos, video, more information on the condos along with current pricing of the condo units for sale.

jacksonville beach oceanfront condos

JACKSONVILLE BEACH OCEANFRONT CONDO OVERVIEW SUMMARY 

See a quick run down of each oceanfront condominium building in Jax Beach in alphabetical order. Learn how many floors, when the building was built, number of units,…
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5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3045 sf in Odoms Mill

101 old mill ct ponte vedra beach front of house at sunset

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FEATURE SHEET

101 Old Mill Ct Ponte Vedra Beach from Phyllis Frankel Realty Group

 

 NEW KITCHEN! NEW HVAC&WATER HEATER! NEW ROOF,NEW PAINT&NEW CARPET! & $10,000 DECORATING CREDIT TO BUYER with acceptable offer! 

Open & Airy floorplan overlooking tranquil nature preserve with beautiful old oak and soaring palm trees.  Spend time relaxing in an oversized screen patio perfect for watching the game or overseeing the fun in the large fenced backyard. Or just enjoy the cool breezes and the peace and quiet of the beautiful woodland behind the home.

 

FLOORPLAN

Former model is light & bright with abundance of windows plus 12' ceilings, molding galore…
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416 Silverthorn ln ponte vedra fl 32081

416 W Silverthorn Ln Video Tour

3D Video Walk Through Tour 416 W Silverthorn Ln

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Hard to find 4 Bed+Flex 3 Bath home in St. Johns Cty at this price! WON'T LAST! Great open floorplan with 3way split allowing guest to have separate bath in one wing of home & jack-n-jill bath for other 2 bedrooms in another wing.

  • Easy to clean&stunning wood laminate in living areas & newer carpet in beds!
  • Chef Kitchen with plenty of countertop for cooking & cabinets for storage plus beautiful stainless steel appliances &room for island!
  • Oversized Great Room opens from Kitchen & has huge wall to fit biggest plasma tv! Triple slider opens to expanded screen patio for plenty of room to entertain
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