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    Interior Designs Stores at the Beach

    By Willow Logue | March 18, 2023

    In need of a little spring refresh, a whole house redo or a present for a friend? These local shops, and the interior designers associated with them, are perfect for all three.  Boxwood & Birch – Ponte Vedra Beach: Boxwood & Birch recently renovated and expanded  to include tableware, women’s luxury small goods such as... Read More

    What is a Homestead Exemption?

    By Jennifer Heller | January 4, 2023

    What is a Homestead Exemption? In the state of Florida, if you own a home that is your primary residence, you can file for a Homestead Exemption. This exemption places a maximum property tax increase on your home of just 3%. It’s important to note that there are other exemptions you may be eligible for... Read More

    The Perfect Three Season Home in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | October 7, 2022

    The Perfect Three Season Home in Ponte Vedra Beach By Gwinn Volen, The Volen Group at Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners Introducing 352 Ponte Vedra Boulevard in Old Ponte Vedra Beach:  Directly Across from the Ocean with a Pavered Beach Access. Just one block from the prestigious Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is a Cape... Read More

    9 Things to Know About a Home Warranty

    By Jennifer Heller | November 6, 2021

    Did you know homeowners should anticipate an annual expense of up to 4% of their homes value for annual maintenance expense? Unfortunately, with the current state of the market, many homeowners are left with little or no savings in the bank after their purchase. Experts average that 7 out of 10 homes will experience a... Read More

    Real Estate Spotlight: Old Ponte Vedra Home For Sale

    By Jennifer Heller | August 9, 2021

    Perfect multi-generational home in Ponte Vedra’s most desirable neighborhood With inventory remaining incredibly low at just 1.2 months supply in Ponte Vedra Beach (six months of supply is considered a balanced market), we don’t expect this new listing to last long. Built on a high and dry lot in the Old Ponte Vedra neighborhood, this... Read More

    Ponte Vedra Beach Rentals: A Resource List

    By Jennifer Heller | April 24, 2021

    So, you are moving to Ponte Vedra Beach or Nocatee and can’t find the right house to purchase? Or maybe you want to get a feel for the area before committing to purchase? The schools, the taxes, the weather….all of these things are drawing you to the area. A rental will be a quick and... Read More

    Building at the Beach: Hardware, Door Knobs, Cabinet Pulls, Oh My!

    By Jennifer Heller | February 26, 2021

    By Karen Tyrrell We’ve covered a lot in this journey so far, including preparing to bid the job, hiring a designer and landscape design.  Now it has been approximately 6 months since framing started on our home and boy are we in the thick of it.  My head is still spinning with choices and there... Read More

    January 2021 Real Estate Stats Show More of the Same: Low Inventory and Frenzied Buyers

    By Gwinn Volen | February 3, 2021

    By Gwinn Volen January’s real estate statistics are in, and our market continues to see incredibly low inventory, creating a frenzy when a home hits the market. News reports show that more than 1,000 new residents are moving to Florida daily. This is evident in the multiple offer situations we are seeing, at every price... Read More

    Building at the Beach: Landscape Design with Jennifer Waldrop, Vie Plant & Garden Design

    By Jennifer Heller | January 23, 2021

    By Karen Tyrrell Oh, to have a vision and a green thumb. Though my in-laws can spend hours toiling away in the yard, that knack for gardening and lawn maintenance has skipped this generation in our family. In our own home building project, we are now at the point where we must decide on the... Read More

    Building at the Beach: A Conversation with Interior Designer Kelly Cook

    By Gwinn Volen | December 18, 2020

    By Karen Tyrrell Today we delve into the mind of an interior designer! When my husband and I started on this home building project, we knew we needed someone with a skill set that involved architecture and the ability to put what we were envisioning and describing on paper. We needed a design firm that... Read More