Foreclosures – What Is A Foreclosure

Unfortunately since the mortgage meltdown, foreclosed properties have become more common. Many home buyers see this as an opportunity to find a great home for a bargain price. While foreclosures can offer some nice discounts, understanding how foreclosures work and how this affects the buyer is critical to ensure you are getting a good deal … Continue reading Foreclosures – What Is A Foreclosure

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Turn key + completely updated Tuscan courtyard living! Entire home is built around an enclosed center courtyard with door/window access from all 4 sides. Kitchen features honed Carrera marble Island with sealed cherry butcher block counter top, all Thomasville wood cabinets with pull out drawers + shelves, 2 pantries, and an over sized porcelain sink. … Continue reading NEW LISTING ALERT! 6975 Oakwood Dr. Jacksonville FL 32211

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

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

How To: Keep Your Wood Floors Beautiful

One of the most popular home upgrades buyers and homeowners look for is wood flooring. As beautiful as they are, if not maintained they can be a very large expense. Having to either take the extra time to refinish wood floors personally or to spend significantly more money (sometimes several thousand dollars) to hire a … Continue reading How To: Keep Your Wood Floors Beautiful

HUD Homes: Have You Explored this Opportunity?

Let me start by saying that HUD homes for sale have nothing to do with HUD rentals.  FHA mortgages are insured by HUD.  When an FHA mortgaged property goes through foreclosure, the lender will take out its insurance policy with HUD.  HUD will then pay the lender and the property will become HUD's to resell, … Continue reading HUD Homes: Have You Explored this Opportunity?