Buyers

Faces Of Jax: Good Dough

For “Faces Of JAX” this month I am featuring a Good Dough – a gourmet donut shop located in San Marco. Describe your business: Good Dough is a neighborhood  artisan doughnut shop started in Jacksonville. Our doughnuts are handmade from scratch in small batches using real, high quality ingredients with a focus on exceptional local ingredients—from our signature doughs to our glazes and […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 7, 2021

What Does The Feds Recent Announcement About 0% Interest Rates Mean For Mortgages?

Recently, the Federal Reserve announced that federal funds rate staying at 0% probably until 2023.  I’m getting a lot of inquires about what does this mean for mortgage rates?  Alex Stewart from Bank Of England, one of our preferred lenders, sent out this video to the Realtors that he frequently works with.  I thought was […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 22, 2020

6 Tips For Buying A Luxury Property

Buying a luxury property is quite different compared to buying an average home. Luxury is usually defined by a sales price of $500,000 or more. A property doesn’t require a specific size, design or style to be put into the luxury category. Jacksonville, Florida has a flourishing luxury market, which has gained plenty of popularity […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 22, 2020

Faces Of JAX: BARK

This month for my Faces Of JAX Series, I chose to highlight one of my favorite local businesses + one we frequent often: BARK – a local pet boutique with grooming + boarding.  They have several locations now too which makes their services even easier to take advantage of.  What is BARK/how would you describe it to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 22, 2020

I Don’t Like My Realtor, What Should I Do?

When you decide you don’t like your Realtor, it may be time to fire them. This isn’t an easy thing, especially if you don’t handle conflict very well. Maybe your agent has stopped returning calls or simply isn’t putting in the time to get your home sold or find the right home for you to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 21, 2020

5 Warning Signs You Will Have Buyer’s Remorse

Buying a home is a huge deal and usually the largest purchase you will make in your life. The last thing you want is to have buyer’s remorse after you’ve signed the papers. Here are a few warning signs that you might be setting yourself up for buyer’s remorse with your home purchase. You didn’t […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 21, 2020

Why You Should Work With A Realtor When Buying New Construction

REPRESENTATIONThe builders site agent will always represent the builder and their best interests. Bringing your personal Realtor® to a new home builder is an extra set of eyes, ears + experience that will assist you in asking the right questions and making sure this particular builder is the right fit for you and your needs. […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 18, 2020

Common Closing Costs For Buyers

You’ll likely be responsible for a variety of fees and expenses that you and the seller will have to pay at the time of closing. Your lender must provide a good-faith estimate of all settlement costs. The title company or other entity conducting the closing will tell you the required amount for: Down payment Loan […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 18, 2020

1951 N Market Street, Jacksonville, FL Get Directions Click Here   Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Walk Score   $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 1930 Square Feet   Live an Urban Loft Lifestyle in this converted 1924 Elementary Schoolhouse. This unit is one of three […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 17, 2020

This month, I wanted to highlight some long time investors whose experience highlights a very specific type of investing.  There are many ways to invest and they have perfected the art of investing in a home that needs a lot of work but is in a good location, acquiring it at a great price, renovating it, […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 17, 2020