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Recent Posts

Are You Aware of How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? You May Be Surprised!

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in their homes in 2017. This is great news for the country, as 95.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. “U.S homeowners with mortgages (roughly 63% of all the properties) have seen their equity increase by a total […]

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Pool Home Sold in 4 Days in Windsor Park

We are happy to report our pool home located at 4111 Richmond Park Drive in Windsor Park sold in 4 days for full ask…$340,000! 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 and […]

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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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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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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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