HAVING A HEAT WAVE

July 17, 2018

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Summer is sizzling – both weather-wise and development-wise. Things are heating-up, and we all know that not everyone takes it with the same resolve or with the same long-term outlook that things are destined to change, usually for the better.

 

The pace and character of new development is a case in point.

 

A common reaction is to take the not-in-my-backyard approach to news about coming development – when one could easily and most assuredly consider the news to be about “coming attractions”, i.e., positives that strengthen the values of our area and neighborhoods.

 

There are numerous, new neighborhoods in the works – from south Duval County to south St. Augustine. Many are already under development with their initial phases. Others are in rapid roll-out or on the cusp of ground-breaking.

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New Or Pre-Owned Home? Troy Silhan Provides Essential Guidelines When Deciding

September 14, 2016

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Increases in new construction throughout Northeast Florida have left home buyers with an important decision: buy new or go with a previously owned home. While it is a personal decision, there are a few guidelines that can help buyers understand the differences in the buying process and avoid issues.

According to Bank of England Production Manager Troy Silhan, the process is essentially the same from pre-approval through closing with a few minor distinctions. Says Troy, “These small differences won’t be an issue as long as you follow a few simple guidelines: determine your priorities early, utilize your Realtor’s expertise, and understand your contract thoroughly.” Read more

The Southern Lifestyle Homes’ Difference in Arbor Mill at Mill Creek

July 28, 2016

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Last month, Davidson Realty agent Maxine Levy and I took you on a tour of Arbor Mill at Mill Creek, a brand new St. Johns County community under construction off of State Road 16A in St. Augustine. This month, Maxine explains what sets Southern Lifestyle Homes apart from the other builders in the community. Southern Lifestyle Homes is a local builder with over 40 years of homebuilding experience in the Jacksonville and St. Augustine area. They are homebuilders that provide you with a personalized home, not a production home! Read more

Arbor Mill at Mill Creek – Brand New Single-Family Homes in St. Augustine!

June 28, 2016

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The housing market is on the rise in St. Johns County and great new communities are under construction! Join Davidson Realty Realtor Maxine Levy and me as we explore Arbor Mill at Mill Creek, a brand new community under construction located along State Road 16A in St. Augustine. Arbor Mill at Mill Creek offers a pristine location with only a short minutes’ drive to the St. Augustine Outlet Mall, historic St. Augustine, World Golf Village, A-rated schools, the beaches and more! Read more

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in May – Find Out What The Experts Are Saying

June 17, 2016

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“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” Ronald Reagan

I couldn’t resist a little Ronald Reagan with the 4th of July coming up so soon. I wish you a wonderful holiday.

The May numbers from the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors continue to indicate a healthy real estate market in our area. The pending sales of 2,765 are up 6.5% over the previous May and 5.5% year to date. There were 2,393 closings in May which is down 1% from last May, but year to date closings are up 5.1%. Read more

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