jacksonville real estate

Get Ready For Taxes

What’s important to you as you prepare to file? Your situation can make a big difference in the tax you pay and the paperwork you have to file. The IRS is trying to get you off to a good start this filing season by listing some of the issues the Agency believes are important to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 30, 2023

Helpful Real Estate Related Tips For Tax Season 2022

Tax season is upon us and there are some real estate related updates that you don’t want to forget. Mortgage Insurance: As of today, for the 2022 tax year, private mortgage insurance (PMI) and mortgage insurance permiums (MIP) are no longer deductible. Previously, with the passage of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, you […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 18, 2023

Getting Your Home Ready For A Home Inspection

So you got your home under contract! Congrats – that’s great! So what’s the next step is always the first question that I hear from sellers. It’s the home inspection! Be sure that you are ready for the inspector. You probably did a lot of prep work to get your home on the market but […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 12, 2022

1648 Liberty Street Jacksonville FL 32206

Once the residence of Jacksonville Philanthropist, Dorcas Drake (whose name you will note on the transom over the front door), this updated historic home in Springfield won’t disappoint. **Bonus – NEW ROOF** Meet the neighbors or sip your morning coffee on the large front. porch. The foyer is a perfect place to drop your shoes […]

amandasearlerealtor | Oct 31, 2022

Smart Homes In The Marketplace – Is It Worth It?

I’m sure many of you are hearing more and more about smart devices in homes. Smart home devices allow the remote monitor and control of home features and are a booming industry. Smart home devices allow a home owner to control and monitor systems and items in their home via a smart phone or tablet. […]

amandasearlerealtor | Oct 25, 2022

The Atomic Revolution: Midcentury Modern Design On A Budget

Midcentury modern design is having a renaissance. The design concept, which came out of California in the 1950s and ’60s, is known for clean lines and contrasting colors. MCM was a limited trend that many Americans didn’t embrace. But today, there are countless online groups dedicated to collecting MCM furniture and accessories to recreate the […]

amandasearlerealtor | Oct 3, 2022

New Listing! 101 E 11th Street

Welcome to your own private, little bungalow on one of Springfield’s less familiar streets! The first thing you’ll notice is a welcoming front porch with its own porch swing waiting for you. The home retains much of its original character including hardwood floors, two fireplaces with Ionic columns, and trim throughout. As you enter, you’ll […]

amandasearlerealtor | Sep 9, 2022

How To Pick The Perfect House In 10 Minutes

Finding the perfect house isn’t easy. However, if you put in the work and you know what you’re looking for, it could be love at first sight. Finding the perfect house in 10 minutes doesn’t mean you search online and 10 minutes later you have the right house. Instead, it means doing the prep work […]

amandasearlerealtor | Aug 1, 2022

Reverse Mortgage: Right For You?

If you’re 62 years of age or older and want money to supplement your income, you might consider a reverse mortgage. You’ll be able to convert part of your home equity into cash without having to sell your home or keep paying your mortgage. In a reverse mortgage, a lender pays you what amounts to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jul 26, 2022

How To Present An Offer A Seller Will Love

Searching for a home is only one part of the process when you’re ready to move. After you find the right home, you have to make an offer the seller will accept. This may put you up against other home buyers, which can make the process stressful. Here are a few tips to help you […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jul 11, 2022

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