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Fleming Island Plantaton Short Sales - 07/29/09 10:53 PM
There are 15 Fleming Island Plantation Short Sales on the market as of July 29. Our of 55 Active Listings, 18% of Fleming Island Plantation homes are short sales. Prices range from $169,900 for 1,809 sq. ft. home in the Woodlands to $369,900 for a 3,226 sq. ft. home on the golf course in the Links neighborhood. The lowest price per square foot is $70.39 for a 2,827 sq. ft. home priced at $199,000 in the Woodlands. What are Fleming Island Plantation Short Sales? A short sale is when the home sells for less than the mortgage owed to the bank. (4 comments)
Eagle Harbor Short Sales - 07/29/09 10:05 PM
There are 13 Eagle Harbor Short Sales on the market as of July 29. Out of 89 Active Listings, 14% of Eagle Harbor homes are short sales. Prices range from $142,900 for 1,517 sq. ft. home in the Pine Lake neighborhood south of CR 220 to $699,900 for a 4,500 sq. ft. home in the estate community of Daniel's Landing. The lowest price per square foot Eagle Harbor Short Sale is $170,000 for a 2,071 sq. ft. home at $81 per sq. ft. This home has been on the market over a year and a half. What is an Eagle Harbor (0 comments)
100,000 Points Later and Still Learning and Loving Active Rain! - 07/29/09 08:38 AM
It's finally here! 100,000 points!!!!!!!!!Last summer when the loss of a $500,000 deal jogged me into the importance of blogging, the idea of 100,000 points seemed so remote. I was just trying for the first 10,000!For me, Active Rain is the single best investment I have made in my real estate career. I loved my GRI training, my ABR training, my CDPE training, my Mark Leader training, Steve Woodruff training, and all the other seminars, etc.,BUT being here in the Rain has broadened my horizons as to how real estate is evolving and how to be a part of it in (72 comments)
Orange Park Golf Communities - 07/29/09 12:45 AM
There are several Orange Park Golf Communities to choose from if you're in the market for the lifestyle a golf community provides. Orange Park has golf communities located in every corner of town, so there is a good selection. ORANGE PARK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Orange Park Golf & Country Club is the oldest one of the Orange Park Golf Communitiesand the only one that is gated. The 24-hour guard-gated community is located off Blanding Boulevard at Kingsley Avenue. It is 20 minutes to downtown Jacksonville and to Mandarin. The 18-hole golf course was designed by Bobby Miller and is considered (2 comments)
Eagle Harbor Golf Membership (Fleming Island FL) - 07/28/09 10:07 PM
Residents and nonresidents can enjoy an Eagle Harbor Golf Membership with competitive rates at Fleming Island's Eagle Harbor. The Eagle Harbor Golf Course was designed by renowned golf architect Clyde Johnston and is a two-time Golf Digest 4-Star Golf Course Winner. Eagle Harbor Golf Membership Information Initiation Fee $1000 (subject to change) Single $215 + tax Family $233 + tax Senior Single $151 + tax Senior Family $171 + tax Cart Fees: 9 Holes - $11.21 + tax 18 Holes $18.69 + tax 1/2 Trail Fee (Annual) Single $400 Family $600 (Per Play) $5.60 9 Holes $11.21 18 Holes Guest rates (0 comments)
Year Built: 2004 Square Footage 5,300 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 Half Baths 2 Stories 2 Parking 3-car garage Lot Size Double Lot, 1/2+ acre HOA $942 Annual
This luxurious pool home in Orange Park Country Club was just reduced $90,000! Owners are motivated. This executive home is constructed of the finest materials - concrete block construction, extensive hardwood flooring, travertine flooring, gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, travertine fireplace in family room, (14 comments)
Mellow Mushroom Restaurant on Fleming Island Florida - 07/13/09 11:45 PM
Eating is a popular activity here in Fleming Island - at least if you look at the number of restaurants. Mellow Mushroom is one of our favorites.A cozy outdoor eating area wraps around the front. Even when it's warm outside, patio fans give customers a cool breeze while waiting for their food or watching one of several TVs. When it's chilly, there are warmers every few feet. So the patio is a year-round event at Mellow Mushroom.Evenings find live music onstage, morphing the eatery into a hot spot for entertainment on the Island. Its casual outdoors atmosphere is oh so Florida.The (4 comments)
Our Philosophy on Recommending Service Providers or Vendors - 07/12/09 08:47 PM
Can a Buyer or Seller trust Frank and me when we refer a service provider? Do they wonder if we're getting any referral fees or other perks? Our friend, Ryan Shaughnessy, wrote a great post on this topic which inspired me to add our thoughts for our readers.
We believe it is an important aspect of the value we provide to Buyers and Sellers, especially relocating Buyers, to have service providers and vendors who have an ongoing working relationship with us and who we can refer without bias because there is no referral fee or any other perk coming (4 comments)
The July 4th Fireworks Show in Orange Park Florida, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Orange Park, is held on the banks of the St. Johns River in front of Moosehaven Retirement Community on River Road. The atmosphere is festive, with booths displaying crafts and food, and there is lots of room to spread out blankets and chairs on the lawn leading down to the river. A barge in the river, loaded with fireworks, started shooting off right on time. The sky and water were ablaze with color.
Hibernia Plantation 4 Active 0 Short Sales 0 Bank Owned Hibernia Plantation is located in the SE part of Fleming Island and includes riverfront properties. Homes for sale at present range from $359,000 to $799,000. No waterfront properties are active. There are no amenities in Hibernia Plantation, but the oak-lined streets with larger lots are very appealing to many buyers. This community affords the true feel of 'old Florida' and is probably part of the original land grant to the Fleming family. Hibernia is the Gallic name for Ireland and is what George Fleming named his home.
Frank and (4 comments)
Pace Island Homes for Sale July 4, 2009...Fleming Island Florida - 07/04/09 03:42 PM
Pace Island 18 Active 3 Short Sales 0 Bank Owned 16% of the homes on the market are Short Sales. Pace Island is a guard-gated community about a half-mile south of the bridge coming over Doctor's Lake on Highway 17. Amenities include two community pools, tennis courts, soccer fields, gazebo and day dock. Homes include frontage on Doctor's Lake. Active homes range from $139,000 to $1,950,000.
Frank and I are Fleming Island residents. We moved to old Orange Park in 1989 to be close to Frank's family and have lived here ever since except a few years in Orlando. Frank (0 comments)
Fleming Island Plantation Homes for Sale July 4, 2009...Fleming Island Florida - 07/04/09 03:37 PM
Fleming Island Plantation 64 Active 17 Short Sales 8 Bank Owned 39% of all homes for sale in Fleming Island Plantation are Short Sales or Bank Owned. Fleming Island Platation has many amenities, including folf course, two water parks, clubhouse, playgrounds, tennis, and many activities. There are two townhome heighborhoods (one gated), one condominium neighborhood, two paired villa neighborhoods (one gated), one single family neighborhood with lawn care, one single family home gated neighborhood and many other single family neighborhoods. 21 homes were improperly identified in the MLS. Of these 21, 12 of them were distressed properties. That means 50% of (0 comments)
Eagle Harbor Homes for Sale July 4, 2009...Fleming Island Florida - 07/04/09 03:27 PM
Eagle Harbor Homes for Sale 97 Active 14 Short Sales 1 Bank Owned 15% of all homes for sale in Eagle Harbor are Short Sales or Bank Owned. Eagle Harbor has many amenities, including golf course, three water parks, clubhouse, 5 day docks, one community with private docks, playgrounds throughout the community, tennis, a nature preserve, and many activities. There is one townhouse neighborhood, one condominium neighborhood, and single family home neighborhoods Three neighborhoods offer waterfront homes on Doctor's Lake which opens into the St Johns River. Active homes range from $170,000 to $1,599,000. Frank and I are Eagle Harbor residents. (0 comments)
Fleming Island Florida Waterfront Homes for Sale July 4, 2009 - 07/04/09 03:18 PM
Fleming Island Waterfront 43 Active 10 Short Sales 0 Bank Owned Fleming Island is bordered by water on all sides - there is a portion that was blocked by a storm years ago that is swamp - and there are always homes for sale on navigable water, either canal or waterfront on the St. Johns, Doctor's Lake, Swimming Pen Creek or Black Creek. 23% of Waterfront properies are Short Sales. Actives homes range from $300,000 to $1,950,000. If you are interested in purchasing a home on Fleming Island, we are ready to help you. We have the latest information on (0 comments)
Fleming Island Florida Homes for Sale July 4, 2009 - 07/04/09 03:10 PM
Fleming Island boasts many beautiful communities, including Eagle Harbor, Fleming Island Plantation, Pace Island, and Hibernia Plantation among others. As of July 4, 2009, here are the statistics on Homes for Sale on Fleming Island. Fleming Island 339 Active 69 Short Sales (Title still held by Owner) 12 Bank Owned (Foreclosed, REO) 23% of all homes for sale on Fleming Island are Short Sales or Bank Owned. Active homes range from $139,000 to $1,950,000. Eagle Harbor 97 Active 14 Short Sales 1 Bank Owned 15% of all homes for sale in Eagle Harbor are Short Sales or Bank Owned. Eagle Harbor (0 comments)
Jacksonville Florida Is One Of Top 25 Cities To Buy A Home - 07/03/09 12:49 AM
According to an article posted by Forbes.com June 22, Jacksonville Florida is one of the 25 best cities in America to buy a home. House prices increased 0.4% between February and March of 2009. We agree! The Jacksonville Florida area combines a great quaity of life with a diverse economy and fantastic geography. It could be argued that our area has more waterfront property than any other city in Florida. Values are down over 15% from the height of the market and first time home buyers have a great selection to pick from. Move up buyers have many great bargains as (13 comments)
IT'S A BUYER'S MARKET...FULL OF LANDMINES - 07/01/09 11:28 PM
It's a buyers market, right? Buyers have more houses to choose from than ever before. Buying a house should be a snap, shouldn't it? Look out for the landmines along the way...
NOTE TO SELLER...BRING MONEY TO THE TABLE OR SHORT SALE? Sellers who bought within the last few years are stressed to the max when time comes to sell. They are upside down. Buyers may encounter a Seller influx as to what to do - bring money to the table or short sale? The Seller may be priced just high enough to avoid the short sale. The (25 comments)
Florida Offers Advance $8000 Down Payment on Tax Credit - 07/01/09 07:55 PM
Florida joins a handful of states offering a downpayment assistance advance for the $8000 tax credit. Starting today, the $8000 down-payment assistance is available to qualified homebuyers. Buyers can benefit upfront from the Federal tax credit and not wait until after purchase and when they file their tax returns. Florida's State legislature set aside $30 million for the Florida Homebuyer Opportunity Program. This program is available for first-time buyers and those who have not owned a home in the last three years. There are income limits - $75,000 for individuals and $150,000 for married couples. There are other details for the (5 comments)
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