FOR SALE! 1736 Liberty Street Jacksonville FL 32206

This classic 1912 Springfield home is complete with double front porches, a deckin the fenced back yard for entertaining, and is just waiting for you to call it home and entertain your new Springfield neighbors.  the original hardwood floors in the living areas have recently been refinished, and there are two original fireplaces that keep … Continue reading FOR SALE! 1736 Liberty Street Jacksonville FL 32206

NEW LISTING ALERT! 1240 Market Street Jacksonville FL 32206

Newer 2 story home with 2 car garage & finished out loft above!!! Open floor plan with fireplace. Formal dining room and eat-in kitchen. Solid surface counter tops and 2 pantries. LOTS of upgrades including: built in bookcases (upstairs and down), box beam ceiling, wainscoting, plantation shutters throughout (see documents for flyer with full list.) … Continue reading NEW LISTING ALERT! 1240 Market Street Jacksonville FL 32206

Can You Sell Your Home Without Dropping the Price?

Every seller’s goal is to get the most amount of money for the value of their home. Which, in many cases, turns into a price war. Sellers would rather price their home aggressively and hope that buyers take the bait. Experts struggle with the mis-perception around pricing strategies. The more successful approach, they have found … Continue reading Can You Sell Your Home Without Dropping the Price?

Pricing Your Home to Sell in a Seller’s Market

No doubt about it, many Intown Jacksonville real estate markets are experiencing "seller's markets" (Murray Hill is the exception to this).  What is a "Seller's Market" and how does it affect your ability to sell your home and get the highest price possible? A "Seller's Market"  means that there are more buyers shopping than there … Continue reading Pricing Your Home to Sell in a Seller’s Market

Lack of Storage in Historic Homes

Lots of buyers get dissuaded from buying historic homes when they realize how small the closets are.  But this shouldn't be a negative thing - there are lots of things you can do as a homeowner to add additional storage to historic homes.Homes built before the 1950's generally had smaller closets because most people didn't … Continue reading Lack of Storage in Historic Homes

Intown Market Update for December

(Absorption Rate is a good indicator of what is going on – it shows the number of months it takes to for a home to sell). Avondale Absorption rate dropped to about 5 from November to December. That means average house was on the market 90 days. A average list price dropped slightly to around $180,000 … Continue reading Intown Market Update for December

Market Update for Intown Jacksonville

San Marco The absorption rate is down 10% and which has helped keep values steady. The median sale price to date this year is $229,000. Avondale Generally this market holds up pretty well.  The absorption rate is down 17% this year over last which has pushed values up 7%. The average sales price is currently … Continue reading Market Update for Intown Jacksonville

It’s a Wonderful Neighborhood

In case you've missed the plethora of holiday decorations already out in stores, or any of the numerous commercials, the holidays are just around the corner! Turkey Day is in less than 10 days and, before you know it, the rest of the holidays will already be spinning your Dreidel or climbing down your chimney. What … Continue reading It’s a Wonderful Neighborhood

Decorating For Halloween and the Holidays When Your House is on the Market

With the holidays coming up many homeowners like to go all out in decorating.  However, if your house is on the market then special consideration should be given to how you decorate. What not to do: Don't over decorate so buyers can't see the house when they are looking.  Remember buyers are there to take … Continue reading Decorating For Halloween and the Holidays When Your House is on the Market

Rent vs. Buy — What’s Best for You

"Should I buy a house or just rent?" That's a question that has been around for a long time and will likely remain a hot topic for many years yet to come. The reason there will never be one right answer is because the housing market is constantly changing and evolving just as we do. … Continue reading Rent vs. Buy — What’s Best for You