November 29, 2017

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in October – Market Rebounds After Hurrican Irma

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward
The October market stats compiled by the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors show our local real estate market rebounded quickly after Hurricane Irma. That is very good news, but many housing experts are predicting a wave of foreclosures in February due to the storms. It is difficult to collect insurance until contractors are lined up to make repairs and many homeowners are waiting months for construction companies to get to the work. Some homeowners may just walk away.
Pending sales for October jumped 20% over last October. We are up 5% year to date. Closed sales are up 6% over last October and 1% year to date.

Our median and average sales prices are up over 10%. Out of the country’s 50 largest housing markets, 31 have returned to their levels during the last housing bubble (62 percent). Our market is getting closer to the peak pricing of 2005 and 2006. “As we compare today’s market dynamics to those of a decade ago, it’s important to remember rising prices didn’t cause the housing crash,” says realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale. “It was rising prices stoked by subprime and low-documentation mortgages, as well as people looking for short-term gains – versus today’s truer market vitality – that created the environment for the crash.”

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August 3, 2017

Sherry Davidson shares entrepreneurial insights on new podcast

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Our very own Sherry Davidson recently appeared on a brand new podcast to share her wisdom as a time-tested leader and entrepreneur! Sherry recently sat down with Jay Owen, owner of Design Extensions and host of a podcast called Building a Business That Lasts.

On the podcast she discussed what it took to get Davidson Realty off the ground, as well as how she built the company into what it is today. (more…)

April 28, 2017

Davidson Realty earns spot among top minority-owned businesses by JBJ

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Great news! Davidson Realty has been included among the area’s top minority-owned businesses! That’s according to Jacksonville Business Journal’s annual listing, which ranked Northeast Florida companies with minority ownership by 2016 revenue. The only real estate company on the list, Davidson Realty placed eighth with $3.4 million in 2016 revenue. (more…)

February 17, 2016

Choose From Two Locations To Learn About A Career In Real Estate!

As we get settled in our new home in Jacksonville Beach, we are thrilled to bring our monthly career opportunity events to the new office!

Whether you hail from up in Mayport or live down in Palm Coast, there is now a convenient venue for you to check out Davidson’s career opportunities. These events give the public a chance to learn the facts about getting licensed and started in a new career from experienced Realtors, as well as ask questions in a casual, no-pressure environment.

Pick the event that works for your schedule and location: (more…)

September 29, 2015

Sherry Davidson Takes Home JBJ’s Ultimate CEO Award

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Congratulations to Sherry Davidson, who was honored by Jacksonville Business Journal as one of the area’s Ultimate CEOs during an awards luncheon on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville. Sherry joins 15 other business leaders on the list.

“This award is a special honor for me as I stand among such an impressive field of strong and dedicated leaders,” said Sherry, who was the only honoree in the real estate industry. (more…)

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