Jacksonville is Florida’s largest city by population, and it holds the designation of being the larges city by area in the contiguous United States. The city is known for its deep water port and two U.S. Navy bases, and is also the headquarters of four Fortune 500 companies: CSX Corporation, Southeastern Grocers, Fidelity National Financial, and Fidelity National Information Services. Jacksonville is also a popular tourist location with nearly three million visitors annually.
Home sales in Jacksonville are reaching high levels the city hasn’t seen in years. Jacksonville’s existing home sales are up 10% from the previous year, and the median sale price has increased by more than 10% as well. Market experts continue to be optimistic about the future of Jacksonville real estate as REO inventory comes off the market and first time home buyers join the marketplace again.
With a hot home sales market, you’ll need a qualified real estate expert by your side whether you’re buying, selling, or investing. We’ve found 15 of the best Realtors Jacksonville has to offer: real estate professionals with experience, awards, and satisfied clients. And while any one of them would be a great choice for your next real estate transaction, we want to know which one is truly the best of Jacksonville. That’s why we’ve included a poll at the end of this article. Please vote to tell us which Jacksonville realtor you think is the best! But don’t delay, as the poll closes in 30 days.
Howard Flaschen is a former regional trainer for one of the largest home builders in the country. He is an experienced Realtor and is often recognized for his excellence with awards from the North East Florida Builders’ Association and a contribution to the Tough Market New Home Sales book. Flaschen takes a solution focused approach to clients and is always ready to listen and work to understand what they need. Clients say he is respectful, no nonsense, and shows great knowledge of real estate and the Jacksonville area.
Frank Whibley has been a resident of Jacksonville since 1984 and a Realtor since 2004. Before becoming a Realtor, he worked as a new home sales consultant for a custom home builder — a role that has given him insight into home values. He’s quick to answer his phone and return calls, and he’s made “people before property” his motto. Clients say he is knowledgeable, helpful, and pleasant, and always puts his customers first.