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Baptist Clay Medical Campus

Baptist Clay Medical Campus

Baptist Clay Medical Campus The Baptist Clay Medical Campus is scheduled to open in May 2013. Contractors are finishing the last touches on the landscaping outside the buildings. Fleming Island residents have long waited for their own Emergency Room and it is almost here. 1771 Baptist Clay Drive Fleming Island FL 32003 904-516-1000 Back in…Read More »

Florida Migration Patterns

Florida Migration Patterns Atlas Van Lines has published their Annual 2012 Migrations Patterns Report based on the number of moves scheduled with during last year. From this Report, we see that Florida is back to a balanced state, with equal residents moving in and out during the year. This means that Florida is a popular state,…Read More »

Some Good News for Homeowners

Some Good News for Homeowners There are a couple of good news items for homeowners in the recent budget fiscal cliff deal negotiated in the wee hours of  the new year. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2013 gives a break in these two categories: Mortgage Insurance Tax Deduction Homeowners who are paying Mortgage Insurance…Read More »

Short Sale Relief Continues for Your Fleming Island Home

short sales and your home

If you have been considering a short sale for your Fleming Island home, you’ll be excited to know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 was extended through the end of 2013. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extends mortgage cancellation relief for home owners and sellers through disallowing taxes on the portion…Read More »

Too Big? Too Small? Choosing the Size of Your New Fleming Island Home

Tumbleweed tiny house - an option for your new home?

Trends in home buying are based on averages, the medium between extremes, and your new Fleming Island home needs to be neither too big nor too small. Today’s economy has spurred the need for downsizing and created a market for the so called “tiny home.” However it wasn’t too long ago when every new home…Read More »

Creating Art Displays in Your Home

If you’ve ever remodeled or purchased a new house, you know that blank walls in your home can seem daunting. While furniture and other items can add warmth to your home causing the wide wall expanse to diminish, there is definitely a need to add some excitement to your walls to make the house seem…Read More »

NEW WAY TO MEASURE HOME VALUES COMING FOR FLORIDA

NEW WAY TO MEASURE HOME VALUES COMING FOR FLORIDA The Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association are pursuing a new way to measure the value of homes by taking individual properties and tracking their sales prices through the years. The current method of valuing median home prices by averaging all home sales does…Read More »

Consider Walkability When Purchasing Your Home

Use www.walkscore.com when purchasing a home

Consider Walkability When Purchasing Your Home. There is a lot to consider when purchasing a home in the Jacksonville area and location is key.  However, location means more than just city and state – it also refers to the ease of accessibility to local businesses and schools.  Are you aware that you can actually see…Read More »

Keeping Cool in Your Home Despite the Heat

your home and summer heat

Summer heat comes in waves and can put a damper on fun. To keep the good times rolling despite the heat, the following tips (some slightly unorthodox) may help you to cool off inside and outside your home. Inside Your Home Close Your Window Coverings – Anything you can do to decrease the sun’s rays…Read More »

Owning a Second Home – a Dream or a Reality

owning a second home - dream or reality

Have you dreamed about owning a second home? Perhaps you find yourself in a position where it would make sense to have another home in a vacation location or a condo near family or friends. If your life and finances make owning a second home an option, you’ll be interested to know that there are…Read More »

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