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    Top Real Estate Questions for 2023

    By Gwinn Volen | February 11, 2023

    Is the Market Crashing?  No. The balance between supply and demand is what affects prices, and in the greater Jacksonville market, we are at 3 months of supply which still indicates a seller’s market (6 months is a balanced market). We expect inventory to rise some in the Spring, but supply will still remain relatively... Read More

    To Sell or Pass Down a Family Vacation Home?

    By Gwinn Volen | January 29, 2023

    By Gwinn Volen My childhood memories of being in the country are vivid. Whippoorwills singing and frogs croaking in the pond at night. The smell of horses, cows and freshly bush hogged pastures. Sleepovers with cousins and friends, and even after-prom parties in high school. Once my kids were born, they too got to experience... Read More

    Beaches Real Estate Market Finds Its Equilibrium

    By Gwinn Volen | October 25, 2022

    By Gwinn Volen We are moving towards a balanced market in Ponte Vedra Beach and its nearby communities. Real estate market health is best measured by months supply of homes. Months supply measures the number of months it would take to sell all the current homes on the market given the current sales pace. Six... Read More

    Coffee Shops in Ponte Vedra Beach: Welcome Foxtail Coffee Co

    By Gwinn Volen | October 4, 2022

    At long last, Ponte Vedra Beach has another coffee option besides Starbucks! Nothing against Starbucks of course, but the area has been in desperate need of more than just a Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts or diner alternative for the coffee lovers of Ponte Vedra Beach. Welcome Foxtail Coffee Co, a new neighborhood cafe, located in the... Read More

    Is the Sky Falling in Jacksonville’s Beaches Real Estate Market?

    By Gwinn Volen | August 17, 2022

    We have seen some changes in the real estate market in the last six weeks, but noting earth shattering or dire is happening. And if you click past the headlines in most of these articles you will see that experts are not predicting a housing market crash. A stabilization? Sure. A crash? No. There may be some Chicken Littles out there who feel differently, but the experts and the data aren't on board with the crash theory. Read More

    5 Real Estate Predictions for the 2nd Half of 2022

    By Gwinn Volen | May 20, 2022

    5 real estate market predictions from top Keller Williams real estate agent Gwinn Volen, who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Read More

    Top Real Estate Questions for 2022 for Ponte Vedra Beach and Surrounding Areas

    By Gwinn Volen | January 12, 2022

    Some of our top real market questions as we head into another likely record setting year. Will the market slow down? What does inventory look like? Read More

    Ponte Vedra Focus Annual Blog Writing Scholarship

    By Gwinn Volen | December 28, 2021

    Ponte Vedra Focus Annual Blog Writing Scholarship Sponsored by The Volen Group, Keller Williams Luxury International Scholarship Award: $1000 scholarship for the student who writes the most compelling community-oriented blog post to be published on the Ponte Vedra Focus blog:  Criteria: 500-1000 word article for the Ponte Vedra Focus blog, a community blog covering the... Read More

    October Real Estate Market Remains Strong in Ponte Vedra Beach and Surrounding Areas

    By Gwinn Volen | November 16, 2021

    The real estate market in Ponte Vedra Beach and surrounding communities continues to shock and awe agents, sellers, and buyers. Read More

    Halloween at The Francostein Manor: Meet Ponte Vedran Noelle Franco

    By Gwinn Volen | October 25, 2021

    For some Halloween is just a day for costumes and trick-or-treating.  For others, like Noelle Franco, it’s an entire season; and the season begins in August! Read More