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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 […]

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June Reports Show Jacksonville New Home Prices Rising

According to the latest report from the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors for June, the number of homes sold in Jacksonville dropped on a month-over-month basis, but that didn’t keep prices from continuing to rise. The median sales price was the highest since 2009 at $158,000 with the average sales price the highest since late […]

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First HGTV Smart Home Giveaway Now Open

Those waiting for their chance to enter HGTV’s first Smart Home giveaway don’t have to wait any longer. The custom built, eco-friendly Jacksonville new home is now move-in ready, and the giveaway contest is underway. Now through May 31, 2013, you can enter twice per day online, once at HGTV.com and once at HGTVRemodels.com. The […]

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Cost Effective Jacksonville New Home Repairs

During the holiday season, we often times focus all our money and efforts and buying presents for friends and loved ones. This holiday season, Jacksonville new home residents should also plan on spending time and money on keeping their home running smoothly and efficiently. Here are some top cost effective tips for making sure you […]

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Don’t Let Your Hunt for a Jacksonville New Home Hurt Your Credit Score

When looking at Jacksonville new homes, there is no reason to not shop around for home financing, too. There are some tricks that help protect your credit score when it comes to shopping around, since taking time to explore the weighty concerns of these big financial agreements can look to reporting agencies like you are […]

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 […]

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Jacksonville Real Estate Still Plagued by Foreclosures

Even as foreclosure filings across the country continue to decrease, some areas across the nation are still feeling the pressure. Jacksonville specifically is considered to be one of the top 20 cities with the highest foreclosure rates nationally for August. In Jacksonville, one in every 299 homes received a foreclosure filing during the month of […]

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Jacksonville Makes List of Improving Housing Markets

Jacksonville made the list of the improving housing markets for the first time in September according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) released today. 99 total cities made the list this month, which was an increase from 80 in August. The index aims to identify metro areas that have […]

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 […]