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Phyllis Staines, Realtor
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Coming Soon Homes

Good news for our Jacksonville home sellers! On August 1st, our Multiple Listing Service will be offering a new status in our MLS entitled “Coming Soon.” The Coming Soon listing status can be used for a listing that needs more time to prepare for the market, but the seller would like to have it shared […]

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Sell Now Or Wait Until 2018?

Q. I can’t decide if I should sell now or wait until 2018. How’s our local market doing? A. As we enter the 2nd half of 2017, the Jacksonville housing market shows no signs of slowing down. Compared to the same period in 2016, the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) reports new listings decreased […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – July 14th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending July 14, 2017. A total of 645 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 565, and 368 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, […]

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How’s The #Jax Housing Market – June Re-Cap

Here’s the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) June 2017 Real Estate Market re-cap: * – 2,708 properties closed during the month – Year to date sales are down 6.7% over the same period in 2016 – Average sales price increased to $258,376 up 8.8% over the same period in 2016 – 3,393 new listings […]

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Open House Cancelled in Drayton Place

The open house at our newest listing at 4156 Ripken Circle West in Drayton Place, has been cancelled due to an accepted offer. Desirable 4 bedroom split floor plan with conservation views in Drayton Place, one of Intracoastal West’s most sought after gas communities. Spacious screened porch with paver patio overlooks your conservation lot with […]

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How To Beat The #Jax Home Buying Competition

Q. Every time I find a home online it’s already under contract. What can I do to be first in line? A. I’m sorry to hear your frustration but you are not alone. Many home buyers feel they can just rely on the Internet for their home search. This is a huge mistake as you […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – July 7th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending July 7, 2017. A total of 511 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 471, and 197 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, […]

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Saturday Open House in Heather Glen

If you’re looking for a move-in ready home in the Hodges Blvd area, please stop by our new listing at 4779 Kernan Mill Lane in Heather Glen affordably priced at $279,900 this Saturday, July 8th from 12-2pm. Directions: From JTB, north on Hodges, left at Glen Kernan Parkway, left at Heather Glen on Kernan Mill. […]

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With #Jax Home Prices Rising, Is It Better To Rent Than Buy?

Maybe, but it all depends on your personal situation. I’m a firm believer that not everyone should own a home as renting does serve a need. However with interest rates, prices, and rental rates on the rise, it all boils down to dollars and sense, meaning do you have the financial ability to buy and […]

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Super Deal in Jax Beach

Priced below appraisal, this 4br, 2ba 2411 sf two story at 1626 5th Street S has unlimited possibilities. Just five blocks to the ocean and right around the corner from popular Jax Beach shops and restaurants. Expansive deck overlooks your large fenced yard with no backdoor neighbors and room for a pool. Ample parking with […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – July 1st

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for the week ending July 1, 2017. A total of 688 new listings (homes, townhomes, and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 658, and 566 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, […]

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