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Phyllis Staines, Realtor
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Recent Posts

Waterfront Open House Sat, March 3rd

Please stop by our waterfront pool home on Saturday, March 3rd from 12-2pm at 4361 Tradewinds Drive and the boat stays! And our new price of $819,000 puts this home at only $246/sf in Isle of Palms, Jax’s premier boating community and the boat stays! This custom one owner home with 5 bedrooms, 3 full […]

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Save the Date! Parade of Homes Coming in April

If you’re planning to sell your home in 2018, then get with your Realtor now to reserve your spot in the RE/MAX Parade of Homes coming in April! Just like the new homebuilders, RE/MAX will be featuring various homes during this week long event…shouldn’t your home be included? For more information, please call Phyllis Staines […]

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Living With The Parents May Be This Buyer’s Best Option

Q. I’m looking to buy my first home but want no maintenance. What options do I have other than a condo? A. If you want no maintenance, you should either live at home with your parents or rent. Owning a home, townhome or condo comes with maintenance. Condominiums and townhomes do have less exterior maintenance […]

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Pool Home Open House in Windsor Park – Sat, Feb 3rd

Please stop our open house Sat, Feb 3rd from 12-2pm to view our newest pool home listing in Windsor Park at 4111 Richmond Park Drive. This updated, move in ready 3 bedroom, 2 bath pool home has an open split plan with formal living, dining and family room with fireplace. Newer flooring, 5 inch baseboards […]

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Homestead Exemption Deadline is March 1st

If you purchased a Florida home in 2017, the deadline to file for your Homestead Exemption is March 1, 2018. Why apply for Homestead Exemption? Florida residents are eligible for the Homestead Exemption on their owner occupied, primary homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile homes as long as that property was your primary residence […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Jan 27th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending January 27, 2018. A total of 670 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 469 properties that went under contract and 247 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Jan 20th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending January 20, 2018. A total of 647 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 495 properties that went under contract and 205 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Open House in Riverbrook Cancelled Due to Offer

The open house scheduled for this Saturday, Jan 20th at 12911 Rivermist Way in Riverbrook has been cancelled due to an accepted offer. However, we are accepting backup offers for this one owner 4 bedroom, 2 bath all brick home on .24 acre cul-de-sac lot is located in Riverbrook, an established neighborhood nestled right outside […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Jan 13th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending January 13, 2018. A total of 612 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 445 properties that went under contract and 230 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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How’s the #Jax Market – Dec Re-Cap

Here’s the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) Dec 2017 Real Estate Market re-cap: * – 2,419 properties closed during the month up 4.8% over the same period in 2016 – Year to date sales are up 2.5% over the same period in 2016 – Average sales price increased to $261,947 up 12.4% over the […]

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No Double Dipping on Homestead Exemption

Q. I just received my Homestead Exemption renewal. I bought a home in Nov but will keep my current home for my mom. Can I keep both exemptions? A. No, you can only claim homestead exemption on one primary, owner occupied residence. However if you deed your home to your mom, then she can claim […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Jan 6th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending January 6, 2018. A total of 507 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 322 properties that went under contract and 119 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Don’t Forget to File For Homestead Exemption

If you purchased a Florida home in 2017, the deadline to file for your Homestead Exemption is March 1, 2018. Why apply for Homestead Exemption? Florida residents are eligible for the Homestead Exemption on their owner occupied, primary homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile homes as long as that property was your primary residence […]

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Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

If you own a Kidde brand fire extinguisher, this recall will probably affect you. The recall involves certain Kidde brand fire extinguishers with plastic handles.  The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate, or the nozzle can detach when in use. To find out more please […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Dec 31st

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending December 31, 2017. A total of 254 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 321 properties that went under contract and 414 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Just Sold in Riverbrook – 4403 Pebble Brook Dr in 1 Day!

We just closed 4403 Pebble Brook Drive for full price $339,000 in just 1 day! This 4 bedroom, 2 bath pool had a ton of interest the first day on market as buyers know a good deal when they see it! Riverbrook is an established community nestled just outside Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club. […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Dec 23rd

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending December 23, 2017. A total of 395 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 414 properties that went under contract and 419 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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The Party’s Over…For Interest Rates

Q. I saw the Fed just raised interest rates. How will this affect me as a buyer? A. Yes, the Fed just raised interest rates and they’ll keep on raising them, so if you’re a home buyer, or even a home seller, pay attention. As a buyer, you should not be as concerned about the […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – Dec 16th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending December 16, 2017. A total of 495 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. There were 485 properties that went under contract and 361 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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How’s the #Jax Market – Nov Re-Cap

Here’s the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) Nov 2017 Real Estate Market re-cap: * – 2,028 properties closed during the month up 0.4% over the same period in 2016 – Year to date sales are up 1.5% over the same period in 2016 – Average sales price increased to $254,947 up 14% over the […]

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