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Category: Community Blog

    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

    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

    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

    What and Where to Read at the Beaches

    By Admin | September 29, 2023

    Do you love the smell of a bookstore? Does the idea of curling up on the sofa or in bed with a good book on a rainy afternoon with hot tea and your dog and/or cat on your lap while everyone is away and you probably should be doing something else but you’re not because the book is getting... Read More

    As-Is Home Sale: Pros, Cons, and Considerations

    By Jennifer Heller | September 27, 2023

    Selling a home can be a complex and often stressful process, especially when it comes to making necessary repairs to close the deal. However, in certain situations, the option of selling a property “as-is” can be an appealing alternative. When you sell a home as-is, you’re essentially telling potential buyers that they will receive the... Read More

    Senior Living: Smart Steps for Aging in Place

    By Jennifer Heller | September 13, 2023

    Are you thinking about the idea of “aging in place?” Well, it’s a pretty important decision, and the first thing you need to do is check if your current home can be adjusted to fit your needs as you get older. Let’s break it down for you. As we all get older, we face this... Read More

    BUSTED: Uncovering 3 Common Workout and Fitness Myths

    By Admin | 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