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    BUSTED: Uncovering 3 Common Workout and Fitness Myths

    By Gwinn Volen | September 6, 2023

    Fitness and the internet can be a dangerous place to be, especially when we are trying to figure out where to start. We are all guilty of seeing someone online and thinking to ourselves, "man, I'd love to look like they do," and thinking if we just do the exact same thing, we'll achieve the same results. Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it doesn't quite work like that. As a Certified Personal Trainer, I'm here to point you in the right direction and bust some of the most common fitness myths. Read More

    NE Florida Q2 Real Estate Data Shows Solid Market

    By Gwinn Volen | July 31, 2023

    By Gwinn Volen If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in St Johns County or Duval County, a look at the latest local real estate market statistics may offer you some insights. The NE Florida real estate market is holding strong. Real estate is a network of micro-economies, and NE Florida, unlike... Read More

    Top 5 Favorite Restaurants in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Gwinn Volen | June 2, 2023

    Welcome to Ponte Vedra Beach, a coastal paradise known for its beaches and upscale living. It also has a small but fabulous food scene. As a longtime resident, self-proclaimed foodie and busy real estate agent, I often grab lunch or dinner while on the go, but I still love to explore all the restaurant options... Read More

    Q1 Real Estate Sales: Real Estate Market Restrained and Yet Prices Are Inching Up

    By Gwinn Volen | May 11, 2023

    By Gwinn Volen Analysts and talking heads have speculated for months now that the real estate market could crash. The western half of the US has seen some bigger declines, but a crash is definitely not the case in NE Florida. The reason for this is that supply remains low in our area. An over-supply... Read More

    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