Florida Homestead Exemption

Florida Homestead Exemption – Everything You Need to Know to File

November 14, 2021

For many home buyers, the process of buying a home is a lengthy, but exciting one. From starting your loan application to making an offer and then finally closing, you will encounter endless amounts of paperwork, forms and signing. Once you leave the closing table with your keys in hand, there is still one very…

What are CDD Fees?

What are CDD Fees?

August 9, 2018

Community Development Districts As a home buyer, determining how much you can afford to spend on a home is often the first, and most important decisions in the home-buying process. In Florida, this often includes more than just a consideration of the price tag of the home, but also what the Homeowners Association (HOA) and…

Staging Your Home to Sell Fast

Staging Your Home to Sell Fast – 5 Tips from the Experts

March 14, 2018

Sell your home fast with 5 staging tips from local experts! 1. Eliminate the clutter: Most homes tend to become over crowded with furniture and accessories over time.  By eliminating the clutter potential buyers can more clearly picture the space as their own.  A few ways to eliminate clutter could include the following: Clear kitchen…

Selling vs Renting

Buying a Home from Afar

December 12, 2016

One of the things I love about my job are the amazing families I get to connect with and guide through the home buying process! With many of our customers being affiliated with the military and being a military spouse myself, I know first hand the stressors and challenges that come with moving to a…

Using a Realtor for New Construction

September 28, 2016

Why would you (a homebuyer) need a Realtor to represent you when purchasing a new construction home? There are many reasons for this, and most (all!) have to do with protecting YOU! First things first: One common misconception is that the sales representative at the builder’s office is there to represent you. The reality is,…

Selling vs Renting

2015 Stats

September 28, 2016

The statistics are in! With nearly 2,700 more closed sales than 2014, Jacksonville’s housing market in 2015 saw much growth. Here are 5 things you may not know about the Jacksonville housing market. 2015 Statistics for Jacksonville and its surrounding areas: The average sales price was $212,210. This is up 5.7% from 2014. The median…