Giving from the Heart – The Landmark Foundation Supports Davidson Cares Clay Day

January 27, 2023

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Since 2016, the Landmark Family has been a gracious and generous sponsor of Davidson Cares Clay Day at the highest level. Through Landmark Title’s nonprofit division, The Landmark Foundation proudly supports Davidson Cares. “As a public charity ourselves, The Landmark Foundation enjoys collaborating with like-minded individuals to help raise money for a fellow non-profit that does so much for the community,” shares David Heekin, President of Landmark Title. 

 

“Landmark Title has blossomed as a successful title company and The Landmark Foundation has graciously and impressively served and supported the community,” shares Davidson Realty President, Sherry Davidson. “I truly admire The Landmark Foundation for consistently sponsoring two Builders Care ramp builds each month. The commitment to fund and arrange volunteers is amazing.”

 

The common desire to serve the community makes the Davidson and Landmark families a natural fit. “We have been a sponsor for Clay Day for several years and the main reason being Sherry Davidson. She is an amazing woman with a big heart who truly puts others first and cares about her community. Davidson Cares’ focus on children and education is a worthy cause and something that is easy for us to get behind and support,” continues Heekin. 

 

Over the years, the Landmark team has graciously shared their knowledge and resources with the Davidsons. During the recession, David Heekin provided invaluable insight regarding short real estate sales. Heekin lead training and served on panels to help educate others in the real estate industry about short sale transactions. In 2013, when William Li joined the Landmark Title team as Vice President, Landmark Title rented executive suites in the Davidson Realty office because their business was expanding so rapidly. Li would frequently join the Davidson Realty team for sales meetings, training sessions, and would always make himself available as a resource to Davidson Realty agents.

 

Davidson Cares Clay Day is proud to have the support and sponsorship from Landmark Title as they continue to support local charities. To learn more about Landmark Title, visit their website at www.landmarktitle.com or call (904) 998-9733.

 

Davidson Cares Clay Day

The 7th Annual Davidson Cares Clay Day was held on October 20, 2022, at Jacksonville Clay Target Sports. Davidson Cares Clay Day included two-sport shooting events, beginner skeet, and sporting clay. Individuals and teams from beginner to expert levels participated.

 

In association with the event, there was a raffle contest. Prizes included a 65-quart YETI cooler with 13 full-size liquors and a 12-Gauge Beretta A400 XCEL Sporting shotgun.

 

Money raised from the event and raffles went directly to Builders Care, St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS), Investing in Kids (INK!), Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center, and Hope is Restored.

Congratulations to all our Top Producers for December & the Fourth Quarter in 2022!

January 25, 2023

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Happy New Year!  We hope 2023 will be your best year ever.

 

We want to congratulate our Top Producers for December and the 4th quarter of 2022!  We are very proud of all their personal and professional accomplishments and can’t wait to see what they achieve in 2023.

 

Please read on as the share their personal take and professional advice for anyone just starting the process of buying or selling a home in 2023.

 

Our Top Producer for December is Ron Savarese with $1.4 Million in closings. 

 

Ron – My best advice for anyone starting out is to find the right real estate agent professional to help navigate the home selling or buying process.  Being educated in market conditions, inventory, financing options, to name just a few, whether you are a buyer or seller is critical and necessary when trying to make the best decision in any real estate transaction.   Also having a skilled local professional manage the process and handle the volume of details involved is more important than ever.

 

 

 

Our Top Producing and Top Sales Team for December and the quarter is The Nemethy Group with Shelley and Tim Nemethy.  They closed over $3.6 million for the quarter.

 

Shelley & Tim – The decision to buy or sell a home is exciting and opens up so many possibilities for the buyer and seller. Just like any important decision in life, one should take the time to do their homework so the experience can be positive and successful! It is so much more involved than just putting a sign in your yard or calling a name on the sign of the home of your dreams. A trusted and experienced Realtor can offer a wealth of knowledge and advice along with helping you navigate through the process. There is so much to consider such as, accurate pricing, smart negotiating, savvy lending, prequalification, contract knowledge, inspections, professional pictures, legal timelines, and title work just to name some of the things you would be experiencing in buying or selling.  Remember, we do this every day, so ask a professional when you are ready to begin!

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Doing Good for the Community: Watson Civil Supports Davidson Cares Clay Day

January 19, 2023

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Davidson Cares Clay Day is an event that is proud to raise money and awareness for worthy causes AND bring Northeast Florida organizations together to strengthen relationships. For the last six years, Watson Civil has generously supported Davidson Cares Clay Day as a sponsor and brings their passion for the community to the event every year.  

 

John Watson, President and CEO of Watson Civil, first met the Davidsons in 1996 when construction began on World Golf Village. “Whenever I was driving customers around the dirt roads to show off the development, John would always make sure I could get around the equipment and not get stuck. That was the beginning of a wonderful friendship!,” shares Davidson Realty President, Sherry Davidson. 

 

The Davidson Cares Clay Day is an annual staple for Watson Civil Construction. “We look forward to this event each year for a few different reasons. We thoroughly enjoy the chance for fellowship with our industry peers and friends. Clay Day also gives us the ability to have some additional team-building time with employees within our own firm. But most importantly, it provides the opportunity to partner with The Davidson Companies to support some terrific charities and schools in our local community,” shares John Watson. “It has been a lot of fun to watch the support grow each year. We admire The Davidson Companies for establishing Davidson Cares and for bringing the community and supporters together for such wonderful causes that provide services for our local youth. We are excited and looking forward to the next Davidson Cares Clay Day!”

 

As a horizontal contractor, Watson Civil specializes in large site infrastructure, underground, and road and bridgework. Watson Civil’s clients range from state and local governments to private developers and national home builders. 

 

“Watson Civil has a remarkable reputation. John Watson has a vibrant energy and handles everything that comes his way head-on,” shares Davidson. “Our partnership with Watson Civil is treasured and we look forward to making more memories at Clay Day for years to come.”

 

Davidson Cares Clay Day is proud to have the support and sponsorship from Watson Civil as they continue to give back in Northeast Florida. To learn more about Watson Civil Construction visit their website at www.watsoncivil.com or call (904) 297-1800.

 

Davidson Cares Clay Day

The 7th Annual Davidson Cares Clay Day was held on October 20, 2022, at Jacksonville Clay Target Sports. Davidson Cares Clay Day included two-sport shooting events, beginner skeet, and sporting clay. Individuals and teams from beginner to expert levels participated.

 

In association with the event, there was a raffle contest. Prizes included a 65-quart YETI cooler with 13 full-size liquors and a 12-Gauge Beretta A400 XCEL Sporting shotgun.

 

Money raised from the event and raffles went directly to Builders Care, St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS), Investing in Kids (INK!), Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center, and Hope is Restored.

 

Congratulations to all our Top Producers for November!

December 20, 2022

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The holidays are such a wonderful time of year to remember how important we are to each other.   We are so proud of all of our agents at Davidson Realty but specifically we want to recognize our top performers in November.  These agents embody our values of putting people first.  Please read on as they share their most memorable traditions or memories during the holidays.

 

 

Our Top Producer for November is Terri Apodaca.

Terri – Family is extremely important to me and the holidays always brought my family together, which I loved.  My mom was an AMAZING cook and from November to the new year, our home was always fragrant with the smell of homemade yeast rolls and every baked good imaginable.  On Christmas morning each family member had their special seat in our living room and we opened our gifts together.  I was thrilled when I finally became old enough to be the one to pass out the gifts to each person. My dad would always say, “You shouldn’t have, but I’m glad you did” when opening his gifts.

 

 

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Congratulations to all our Top Producers for October!

November 23, 2022

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In the spirit of giving with the holiday season quickly approaching, Davidson Realty wants to express our gratitude for all of our wonderful agents who work tirelessly to serve their customers and community in the ever-changing real estate market.  We especially want to recognize our top performers for October and share with you some of their most memorable experiences in real estate they are grateful for.  Read on as we acknowledge them for their achievements, and they share their heartfelt memories.

 

 

Our Top Producer for October with over $1.7 million in closings is Liz Pappaceno.

 

 

 

 

 

Liz – My most memorable experiences that I had in my real estate career is more than one with the same customers.  I met them when I was working rental in the Fall of 2014.  They were a British couple moving to Northeast Florida from North Carolina.  I was trying to find them a rental before they went back to North Carolina.  We found something on their last day here.  They applied for the property but did not have any way of getting the funds to the Property Management Company quickly for them to process the rental application.  I drove to the property management company’s office and paid the rental application fee in order for their application to be processed so they could secure the rental. 

 

They did pay me back in abundance.  The story continues.

 

 In 2017 I assisted them when they were ready to purchase their first home in the United States.  After showing them many homes, I showed them a house which was my listing (It was also my personal property).  During the Inspection process another home in the neighborhood came on the market which I thought was better suited for them.  They decided they liked the other house better.  I allowed them out of the contract and returned their escrow to them allowing them to buy the other home which they did.

 

They have referred me to many customers over the years but what I am most grateful for is their friendship.  If it was not for my real estate business, I would have never met them.  I am truly grateful for them and for all the other friends I now have if it was not for my real estate career.

I am truly blessed.

 

 

 

 

Our Top Producing and Top Sales Team for October is The Nemethy Group with Shelley and Tim Nemethy.

 

 

 

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