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    Mortgage Broker vs Banker: What’s the Difference?

    By Jennifer Heller | October 12, 2022

    By Aaron Bacus, First Coast Mortgage Funding Why Mortgage Brokers may be better…from the perspective of a mortgage broker! Wholesale Loan Shopping vs. Retail Loan Shopping Brokers have the ability to shop multiple lenders. Opposed to big bank retail lenders, mortgage brokers have a diversity of lenders to choose from which allows them to find... 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

    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

    Tulua Bistro in Jacksonville Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | July 17, 2022

    Although I have only been a resident of Atlantic Beach since March 2021, I am not new to the Beaches area. As a “townie” since my move from New York to Jacksonville, I’ve made the commute to Ponte Vedra Beach and the beaches community since 1991 and have fallen in love over three decades with... Read More

    Piece of History for Sale in Neptune Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | June 22, 2022

    What’s not to love about Neptune Beach? Neptune Beach is truly a small, coastal community perfectly positioned between Jacksonville Beach and Atlantic Beach. One of the biggest draws to this beach town is the laid-back beach atmosphere perfect for residents of all ages to enjoy anything and everything beach related. Neptune Beach hotspots includes the... Read More

    Build in S. Jax Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | June 3, 2022

    FEATURED LISTING: Vacant Lot at 34th Avenue South Everyday in real estate it becomes harder and harder for buyers to find a home. New listings come on the market and are quickly booked for showings and offers immediatelly follow. It can be disheartening and frustrating for many. If you find yourself in this same situation,... Read More

    A Slice of Goodness: Pizza at the Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | June 2, 2022

    A Slice of Goodness by Gabrielle Monk The perfect slice. Cooked to perfection. Savoring every bite. Plain. Pepperoni. Meat lovers. Veggie. Chicago style. New York style. How do you describe pizza and what is your favorite topping? Who has the perfect pizza in the Jacksonville area? I have a feeling if you ask ten people,... Read More

    Bored in Jacksonville? Three Splendid Day Trip Spots Less Than Two Hours Away

    By Jennifer Heller | May 27, 2022

    By Avi Patel, Stanton College Preparatory School, Class of 2022 Have you ever felt bored living within the confines of the 904? Did you need a break to escape the daily toils of 9 to 5 work in the River City? Do you have guests from out-of-state guests, and can’t find anything exciting in Jacksonville... Read More

    Summer Camps at the Beach and Around Town

    By Jennifer Heller | May 24, 2022

    With school years coming to an end Moms and Dads in Duval and St. Johns County may be scrambling last minute to find a suitable and fun summer camp for the littles. Let’s face it, keeping the kids occupied over the summer is priority numero uno so we thought we would put together a quick... Read More