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Tips for Preparing for Retirement from Equifax

Whether or not retirement is on your immediate radar, if it is within a few years for you, it’s no doubt something that’s on your mind. Preparing to leave the workforce, downsizing into a smaller home (maybe finding a home in a Jacksonville active adult community) and budgeting to live off of savings will all […]

Jacksonville Named in Top 10 Cities with Lowest Taxes

Good news for Jacksonville real estate owners: the city was recently named by MarketWatch as one of the top 10 cities in the United States with the lowest taxes. As with all Florida residents, individuals and families living in the city don’t have to pay state or local tax income. The majority of the state’s […]

Save the Best for Last with Color

When you walk into your local home improvement store, chances are you’re drawn to the paint samples section. However, before you rush into a paint color spree, make sure you’ve planned out the rest of your space. In comparison to paint colors, most other interior finishes come in a limited number of colors. You need […]

New Service Leads to Expedited Jacksonville Real Estate Roofing Repairs

Good news for Jacksonville real estate residents who need help when it comes to repairing their roof, Roof Links Inc. is now offering same day repair assessments for homeowners and business owners. The new business offering is aimed at helping citizens in northern Florida obtain roofing services much quicker during and after the hurricane season. […]

Challenges Ahead for Downtown Jacksonville Apartment Growth

Many beautifully constructed, historic building pepper the streets of downtown Jacksonville, and at a time when the real estate market is starting to improve, many builders are considering these prime Jacksonville real estate opportunities. One of the most sought-after buildings currently is the former public defender’s, the Groover Stewart Building at 25 Market St. Several […]

Choosing Paint Products for Dummies

Have you walked down the paint aisle of your local home maintenance store lately? If so, you were probably overwhelmed with paint options from Latex and Acrylic to Low VOC and Eggshell. With so many choices, how do you choose the right one for your project? The easiest solution is to talk with a representative […]

First HGTV Smart Home Being Built in Jacksonville

Just about everyone these days is thinking green when it comes to building their new home. We’re excited to announce that Jacksonville will be home to the first HGTV Smart Home, which will be built in the beach community of Paradise Key South Beach. The Jacksonville new home will feature typical Florida architecture influences in […]

Color and Design for Aging Eyes

As you get older, you may have noticed that things don’t look the same way they used to. Colors that were once vibrant, may now seem muted. No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you though, they’re just changing. As we age, cells in the retina decline which causes the contrast levels between colors to […]

Downtown Jacksonville Experiencing Population Growth

Looking to buy or rent in a beautiful, urban location? Downtown Jacksonville offers historic beauty, culture and convenience all with riverfront views and with 2,365 homes in residential communities. According to The Florida Times-Union, Downtown Vision, a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining a healthy downtown Jacksonville community, reported that 89 percent of the […]

St. Augustine Housing Market is Recovering According to National Economist

Times are tough, but good news is, the housing market may be improving. According to a leading national economist, the St. Augustine housing market has been recovering with a 10.4 percent increases in overall sales. “Locally, the market is beginning to stabilize,” Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist and senior vice president of […]