August 31, 2017

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in July – Low Inventory & More Buyers!

“The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done.” Allard Lowenstein

This quote really spoke to me as I watch how fast the real estate industry is changing and how we are constantly looking for new ways to thrive in this industry regardless of whether our specialty is developing communities, building homes or selling homes. We will all keep looking for better ways to meet the needs of our customers. (more…)

April 21, 2017

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in March – Highest Number of Contracts Written Ever!

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free”. Michelangelo

I hope you had a wonderful Easter and are enjoying the awesome spring weather! The Northeast Florida housing market is heating up according to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors market stats.

The pending sales for March jumped 10% from last March to 2,893. This is highest number of contracts written in any month including the peak of the market in 2005. (more…)

March 31, 2017

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in February – More First Time Homebuyers!

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” John Wooden

With March Madness in full swing, we can always use some wisdom from John Wooden. May your team finish strong.

An interesting article on Forbes.com with Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors discusses how rising populations and growth in the job market will have a large impact on housing demand over the next decade. Yun says “About 325 million people currently live in the U. S., and population projections forecast a 27 million increase to 352 million in 10 years.” (more…)

October 12, 2016

Davidson Realty MVP Spotlight: Erin Mount

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Davidson Realty sponsors an annual baseball-themed contest in which the firm’s Realtors split into “teams” and compete to be champions in production and sales. This year’s championship team is the Red Sox. Each month we profile a top producer from that team.

Team Member: Erin Mount

Hometown: Erin was born in St. Louis, Missouri (she loves the city!), raised in Paducah, Kentucky (she loves the land!) and calls St. Augustine her home (she loves the history!)

Years in Real Estate: 10 (more…)

September 14, 2016

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

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.” (more…)

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