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    Building at the Beach: Five Valuable Custom Home Building Lessons

    By Admin | September 16, 2021

    By Karen Tyrrell It took 762 days from land purchase to move-in. 762 days. That sounds like a long time – and it IS a long time! In those 762 days….. We sold our home of 15+ years (which we loved) saying goodbye to the best neighbors ever Moved into a less-than-optimal rental situation I... Read More

    Meet Maria Salomon PTO President at Valley Ridge Academy

    By Admin | September 10, 2018

    Valley Ridge Academy in Nocatee has been open four years. The school has grown by leaps and bounds and is already loved by many. Maria Salomon is spearheading the PTO Board for a 2nd year and hopes to continue the inroads the PTO board made in making newcomers and oldtimers feel welcome. What made you... Read More

    Meet Jill D’Amato PTO Co-President of the New Palm Valley Academy

    By Admin | August 20, 2018

    The Nocatee community continues to grow by leaps and bounds. recognizes it as the 2nd fastest growing suburb in the US, and St Johns County is the 14th fastest growing county in the US.  The opening of the new K-8 school, Palm Valley Academy, in Nocatee is exciting news for the many new families... Read More

    Meet Leslie Bohsali PVPV/Rawlings PTO President 2018/2019

    By Admin | August 16, 2018

    PVPV/Rawlings is Ponte Vedra Beaches oldest elementary school. It’s well established with a fabulous history of strong PTO support. This year’s PTO leader, Leslie Bohsali, will continue the stellar parent support that makes the PVPV/Rawlings Sea Turtle community so special. Organized, intelligent, and on-task. What made you want to take on the job of PTO... Read More

    Meet Ocean Palms PTO President Kelly Simmers

    By Admin | August 10, 2018

    The PTO organizations are a critical piece of what makes Ponte Vedra schools so special. The PTO board members, indispensable. Kelly Simmers is starting her second term at Ocean Palms Elementary, and it is a much different landscape from last year, as the student population has been cut dramatically – ~1200 students down to 500 students... Read More

    Recycling List for St Johns County: What is Recyclable?

    By Admin | August 5, 2018

    NPR ran a story this week about the amount of work that goes into sorting out non-recyclables from all of the mounds of recycling well-meaning Americans dispose of each week. Now, CBS This Morning has a story about plastics and the problems it is causing in landfills, oceans and in recycling. Over half of what... Read More

    Meet Landrum Middle School PTO President 2018/2019 Mel Intemann

    By Admin | August 3, 2018

    What is it about Middle School that makes most everyone cringe? Awkward body changes? Personality morphing? Posing and pretending? The uncertainty of who and what you are? Who knows! Regardless, it’s a time we all go through. Ponte Vedra Beach’s Landrum Middle School is where it all happens in PVB.  This year’s Landrum Middle School... Read More

    Sick of the Beach? Summer Loving Links

    By Admin | August 3, 2018

    Since we live at the beach I never go. Instead, I choose to waste away summer inside, losing hours upon sunny hours in the deep web.  Here are seven things worth passing on: Peaches, Peaches Have you had all the peaches at Trader Joes? I buy a box a week. I love peach season so... Read More

    Nocatee Real Estate Market Review 2017

    By Admin | July 26, 2018

    Nocatee continues to be a growing and developing community with new home products coming on the market regularly. The Twenty Mile area, the newest area to be developed, is really taking shape. Two luxury home communities launched this year, The Vista and The Hammock, with custom home prices starting in the $900,000s. And Twenty Mile... Read More

    Top Moving Tips: Checklist Ideas and Must Dos

    By Admin | July 25, 2018

    By Russell Tully, General Manager of College Hunks for College Junk Moving Company, Jacksonville Buying or selling a home is stressful, but what can make it even more stressful? A poorly planned move and a bad moving company. With the right planning and research, a move can be managed with a limited amount of stress.... Read More