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This cute 2 bedroom/1 bathroom vintage beach bungalow is the lowest priced single family home in Jacksonville Beach!Features include newer electrical, plumbing and roof (per seller, upgrades done within past 10-12 years), original heart pine floors, fireplace (needs flue repairs), dining room, ki...
Not sure what everyone else did for Make A Difference Day, here's what we did in NE FL.We have a STRONG community affairs dept of our Realtor board, and our local liasion has managed to get the Beaches division alone to complete 40 wheelchair ramps in 2007.We typically do one a week from Jan thro...
I chair the weekly Beaches Realtor Council meetings, and we had a real estate attorney this morning, who shared some interesting facts about Jacksonville, and gave us a much-needed pep talk.  Here are snippets of the conversation: Jacksonville has amazing job growth, in all sectors of the workfor...
I have a friend who relocated this year, from Jacksonville to Tampa, right after they had a bought a new house, on navigable water.Apparently, they did some work (hardwood floors, new 10,000 lb boat lift), and felt justified when they listed it at $699K. They bought in February 2007 for $596K, an...
Does anyone else have the feeling that 4th Quarter will be the best quarter of the year?I'm particularly optimistic as I've met with several first time homebuyers and investors recently who all realize it's a terrific time to buy right now, and all of them want to buy before the end of the year.A...
This is from "1,200 Great Sales Tips for Real Estate Pros", published by NAR:Stress can't be eliminated, but it can be managed.  Try these remedies if you're going into overload:Get to know your stress triggers.  Inventory your activities for a week, noting the circumstances and people that cause...
Here's a quiz I recently read in 1200 Great Sale Tips for Real Estate Pros, published by NAR:Assign the number that applies to you for each statement.  Then total your numbers for a composite score that will reveal how well you're juggling life's demands.Rarely=0, Sometimes=1, Frequently=2I say n...
I went to a real estate investors' meeting the other night, thinking I might find some useful information, and make a contact or two.  I was invited by a hard money lender I had met at another networking function. I was one of several Realtors there, however, I appeared to be the only "retail" on...
I visited a notable new community in my area today: Nocatee, and talked with a site agent about the traffic, and business in general.She shared all the subdivisions increase traffic once their models are open (no surprise), and this community's models were 3 weeks behind schedule.The builder is o...
I have the buyer's side on a transaction which included $1000 in repairs. The only item that came back from the home inspectors' report was the A/C needed to be serviced, and the seller declined having this done on his dime. I was stumped and talked to other Realtors on AR as well as in my local ...

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