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    Northeast Florida Women Veterans: Helping Women Rebuild and Transition to Civilian Life

    By Gwinn Volen | April 30, 2024

    Duval County boasts the largest population of women veterans in Florida, and Florida itself has the second-largest population of women veterans in the US. The Northeast Florida Women's Veterans organization, established in 2012, was founded to address the specific needs of women veterans. Read More

    Escape to Nature: A Day at River to Sea Preserve 

    By Jennifer Heller | April 25, 2024

    by Cindy Moody Just an hour and ten minutes from Ponte Vedra Beach lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered: the River to Sea Preserve just south of Marineland. This coastal sanctuary is perfect for nature enthusiasts, beachcombers, and adventure seekers alike, offering a variety of activities and amenities to enjoy. If you’re into... Read More

    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