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New things are popping up in Nocatee all the time!

We get phone calls and emails everyday from people around the country who are interested in homes for sale in Nocatee. This incredible development in St. Johns County began construction in 2010 and has been expanding its amenities and home offerings ever since. You can find a home for nearly any single or family in Nocatee, from single family pool homes to condos. The amenities are constantly being upgraded. You'll find parks and walking paths, pools, splash parks, dog parks, plenty of preserve trails and kayak launches. Residents also have access to fitness facilities and neighborhood-wide events and activities. With so much going on in Nocatee, it's hard to believe that it's still growing and…
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If it is time for your bathroom to get a renovation, you are likely already thinking of what style you have in mind for the update. One of the major parts of that design is your tile. Here is a quick guide to choosing the best tile!

1. Pick Out Your Favorite First.

When looking at tile options, you will likely find one that you immediately fall in love with. If you find yourself picturing the rest of your bathroom based off a tile, choose that tile and use it as your starting point.

2. Keep It Simple.

Depending on your bathroom, you might have floor tile, wall/accent tile, and bath tile. Try to use no more than 3 different types of tile, and do your best to keep it to 2. You will have trouble matching tiles the more you choose and tiles that

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 Homes for Sale in Silverleaf One of the largest master-planned communities in St. Johns County is underway! With more than 8,500 acres and 7 miles of roadway, SilverLeaf homes are selling!  What makes these homes unique is the master builders who are signed on the build them for you. We love SilverLeaf because the quality we hope our clients to expect is consistently delivered within this development. Dreamfinders, MasterCraft, Riverside Homes, and Ashley Homes all take credit for these beautiful homes. You will be blown away by the attention to detail and the craftsmanship. Both on-trend and classic are available, whether you're hoping from a traditional home or one with more flex spaces than you can shake a stick at! Zoned for more than 10,000 dwellings, SilverLeaf has…
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Jacksonville Beach Homes for Sale Beach towns in Florida range from sleepy to bustling. What makes Jacksonville Beach so special is that it's both! From free to ritzy, just about anyone can find something to do and see there. The top 5 things to do in Jacksonville Beach are all easily accessible. A short journey from Jacksonville or St. Johns County, Jax Beach feels far from the big city. From hotels and restaurants to nature preserves and history, this coastline is unlike any other. 1. The Jacksonville Beach Pier A beautiful boardwalk lines the stretch of Jacksonville Beach and meets up with the pier, which stretches out into the Atlantic Ocean. It's one of the most beautiful and notable landmarks in the city. The boardwalk is more than a quarter of a mile long…
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 St. Augustine homes for sale How lucky are we to live near such an historic city? St. Augustine was founded in 1565 and to this day remains known as the "Nation's Oldest City." Thankfully, the city has maintained much of its early history in the form of architecture and landmarks. If you live there, you know, but if you're considering moving to St. Johns County or Jacksonville, we'd like to suggest you go check out some of the coolest things about this city - and they're all free or very affordable! The beaches are the most obvious place to visit in St. Augustine. A beautiful pier, plenty of restaurants, and over 40 miles of sand await you to melt away the stress of a day. But right behind that is what is affectionately referred to as, "The Fort!" The…
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Durbin Crossing Homes for Sale

Durbin Crossing is a beautiful community in St. Johns County. Nature preserves, lake views, and open space add to the beauty of a place filled with the hustle and bustle of daily life. Amenities centers offer pools, tennis courts, a gym, an activity center, and more activities, events, and social gatherings than you can shake a stick at! If you're looking for an actual sense of community, this is a community for you!

Now, nearby, the Durbin Creek Crossing shopping center is underway! The Ferber Cos. has broken ground on what will soon be a retail space spanning 70 acres and more than 250,000 square feet of places to shop! Because the St. Johns County area is growing so rapidly, the infrastructure and retail spaces are growing right along with it! 

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real estate hurricane season covid-19

Florida is already preparing for Hurricane Season, but this year it's preparing a little differently.

  While COVID-19 has required millions of people around the country to shelter in place for health reasons, us Floridians are no stranger to spending a few days cooped up in a house during hurricane season. (And don't forget, we usually stay home without electricity or the internet, so this has been a veritable vacation for those who are healthy and can work from home.) However, what's becoming concerning is the idea that not only will our immunocompromised and elderly populations continue to be stuck at home, but they'll also be facing a possible shortage of access to medical supplies if an active hurricane season does rear its ugly…
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covid19 and real estate Jody is a certified Military Relocation Professional. She received a call from an out-of-state Realtor asking if Jody could help her military children move to Jacksonville. Jody was faced with there challenges: they were first time home buyers, they were moving from Oregon and had to find a home close to where they would be stationed, and they couldn't physically come to tour homes.  These buyers were relying solely on Jody to make the largest financial decision of their lives! She listened carefully to their needs, lifestyle, and budget. She first got them pre-approved by a lender and then sent them listings that she felt were a good fit. She also toured the listings and took extra pictures and videos so they could get a feel for the flow of…
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coronavirus and real estate Jillian Brough knew that she would always go above and beyond for her clients, but when Covid-19 hit, she took it to the next level.  A home she'd already helped her client to purchase merely had to finish the transaction with a closing date at the title company. However, because her client couldn't safely attend the closing, Jillian made a way. She emailed digital copies of the closing paperwork to her clients and then sat with them on the phone to go over each page as they signed them on their computer screens. As soon as the transaction was complete, Jillian picked up the keys and drove them over to the new house with her closing gifts. She set them out on the counter, took a picture, and then proceeded to sanitize the home and key so her…
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covid19 and real estate Ben Glynn met a couple over the internet who were in the military, stationed outside of Las Vegas. They knew they wanted to retire in Jacksonville in 3-5 years, but they wanted to purchase a home now and rent it out until then. Ben set them up a home search and did video tours of each home. When the couple found one they liked, Ben was able to help them make an offer. Since he was acting as a single agent, he had the added capability of advising them to offer less than the listing price as he felt it was priced a little too high. When they did and the counteroffer wasn't what they'd hoped for, Ben suggested they keep an eye on the home for the next few months. Ben checked the home's price every day for 2 months until it dropped far enough in price…
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