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Is Email Offer Legit?

Q. I’m selling ‘by owner’ and received an email asking me to open an attachment to ‘view the offer’, but the sender never saw my home. Is this legit? A. Probably not. There is a huge number of scammers out there targeting the real estate industry with for sale by owners being a prime target. […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – April 22nd

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for week ending April 22nd, 2017. A total of 646 new listings (homes, townhomes and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 588, and 347 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Do I Need To Be Pre-Qualified To See A Home?

Q. Why when I call to see a home the Realtor asks me if I’m pre-qualified? Why can’t I just go see it? A. Have you ever been to a doctor? The first thing they ask for as soon as you enter the waiting room is your insurance card. Have you ever bought a car? […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – April 15th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for week ending April 15th, 2017. A total of 678 new listings (homes, townhomes and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 618, and 363 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Just Sold in Marsh Sound

We just sold 2129 Intracoastal Sound for full ask $389,900 in one day! This updated 4br, 2ba 2410 sf, pool home on lakefront .37 acre fenced lot in Marsh Sound, one of the most desirable communities close to Mayo and the beach. Seller spared no expense with newer roof, hvac and addition adding 442 sf. […]

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How’s The #Jax Market – March Re-Cap

Here’s the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR) March 2017 Real Estate Market re-cap: * – 2,502 properties closed during the month – Year to date sales are down 1.5% over the same period in 2016 – Average sales price increased to $242,979 up 13.1% – 3,657 new listings were added during the month – […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – April 8th

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for week ending April 8, 2017. A total of 709 new listings (homes, townhomes and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 588, and 348 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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Wire Fraud

With wire fraud on the rise in Jacksonville, we have been asked by our Realtor associations to inform our clients of this increasing problem. The link below, “Reducing the Risk of Wire Fraud” is a thorough explanation of the problems occurring in real estate transactions and how to protect yourself. Reducing the Risk of Wire […]

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In Real Estate It’s Not Personal Sonny, It’s Business

Q. I listed my home with my best friend who is a new agent, but he is clueless. What can I do? Unfortunately you’re not alone. With so many new agents entering our profession this is quite common. If your friend just graduated medical school would you use him to perform your surgery? Probably not. […]

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Real Estate Week in Review – April 1st

Here’s how your greater Jacksonville real estate market did for week ending April 1, 2017. A total of 787 new listings (homes, townhomes and condos) came to market in the Northeast Florida area. Properties going under contract, or “Pending Sales” totaled 751, and 490 properties closed. Please check back weekly for your local update, or […]

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