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    Food & Photographs: Instagram Worthy Posts in St. Augustine

    By Admin | April 1, 2024

    by Peyton Palmer, Senior Student, Nease High School2024 Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Winner The Ancient City, St. Augustine, hosts two million visitors annually, and is home to many local hotspots. This national landmark encompasses a multitude of hidden gardens, restaurants, and roads perfect for Instagram posts or a formal photo session! Also, knowing where... Read More

    Ponte Vedra Beach Sand Renourishment Schedule 2024

    By Gwinn Volen | March 30, 2024

    The St Johns County $36M beach renourishment project for Ponte Vedra Beach, where sand will be pumped in from the ocean to help protect against storms and prevent future erosion, has begun. The dredging work started March 29 just north of the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club, and it will finish up in the 1300... Read More

    5 Tips to Get Your Home Market Ready

    By Jennifer Heller | March 16, 2024

    Thinking about putting your home on the market this spring or summer? These warmer months tend to be buzzing with activity from eager home buyers. Many are on the hunt to establish roots and settle in before the new school year kicks off. Let’s ensure your home stands out from the rest during this busy... Read More

    THE PLAYERS Championship Info and FAQ

    By Jennifer Heller | March 3, 2024

    Every March, Ponte Vedra Beach becomes center stage in the golfing realm as THE PLAYERS Championship brings golfers, fans and media to our coastal town.  Welcoming this annual tradition is nothing new to residents of Ponte Vedra Beach as the PGA Tour has called Ponte Vedra Beach home to this tournament since 1974.  This event... Read More

    Jacksonville Home Prices in 2023 and 2024 Predictions

    By Gwinn Volen | February 14, 2024

    by Gwinn Volen 2023 was a year of home price course correction and normalization after 2 years of extreme appreciation. At a national level, 2023 saw the lowest number of home sales since 1995, yet prices still increased 1%, to a record high. Quarterly Sales Price for Duval and St Johns County: 2019-2023 Duval and... Read More

    Demystifying Mortgage Down Payments

    By Admin | January 5, 2024

    by Aaron Bacus, First Coast Mortgage Funding Are you dreaming of purchasing a home in Northeast Florida but worried you don’t have enough for a down payment? It’s true, this is one of the most crucial aspects of the home-buying process but that doesn’t mean that home ownership is out of reach. As a seasoned... Read More

    Q3 Stats, National Trends & Adjusting Market

    By Gwinn Volen | December 4, 2023

    by Gwinn Volen LOCAL STATS Q3 stats indicate the Jacksonville real estate market is relatively flat. Sales prices were up 1.5% from Q2 and flat (0.0%) from Q3 2022. Closed sales are down -13.7% from Q2 and -9% from Q3 2022. Days on the Market is up 6.7% from Q2 and 14.3% from Q3 2022... Read More

    5 Reasons to Retire in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

    By Jennifer Heller | November 9, 2023

    by Jennifer Heller Retirement opens up a world of possibilities, especially when it comes to where you want to live. No more being tied down by work – you’re free to choose a place that truly suits your lifestyle. It could be a warmer climate, a coastal paradise, or somewhere more affordable. Of course, the... Read More

    Investment Properties in Ponte Vedra: Financing Your Second Home or Rental Property

    By Admin | October 24, 2023

    by Aaron Bacus, First Coast Mortgage Funding Ponte Vedra Beach, with its beautiful beaches and upscale neighborhoods, presents a compelling draw to real estate investment. Whether you’re envisioning a sunlit second home for family vacations or a rental property to tap into our thriving tourist market, understanding the financing nuances is paramount. As a local... Read More

    Francostein Manor’s Halloween Bash: Fun, Freaky and Frightening Food

    By Admin | October 9, 2023

    by Noelle Franco As we take on the spookiest month of the year and the witching hour approaches, we must plan!  Plan for decor by taking down the Halloween boxes from the attic then put the decorations up both inside and out. You’ve got to plan for the costumes too. Will you be Barbie or... Read More