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Located in desirable St. Augustine Beach, you'll find the gated community of Anastasia Dunes!  One of the newer subdivisions located here with plenty of lots to chose from!  The community offers secluded living among nature and only two blocks to the sandy white beaches! Anastasia Dunes is compri...
A big thank you to Diane Phillips, a Realtor in the Maryland area.  These wise reasons apply to all sellers, whether they are in St. Augustine, FL or MD or anywhere! 3 Good Reasons Good Condition (or better) is important to the sale of your house We, most of us, live in our homes a lot differentl...
Southwood subdivision is located just south of downtown St. Augustine, FL and was developed in the 90's by SeaGate Homes.  SeaGate Homes was founded in 1994 and is still a family-owned and operated company, known for their 15 year structural warranty and pride in their construction of concrete bl...
That's what it's going to take to blow out the 450 candles on the cake, commemorating St. Augustine's 450th birthday on September 8, 2015! We pride ourselves for being the nation's oldest city founded in 1565!  And what a party we're planning!  St. Augustine, FL is a terrific place to live, work ...
If NOW isn't the time to jump in and make your home purchase, I just don't know when it would be!  You would be helping the housing mess get cleared up and probably allow you to live cheaper than paying rent! With the interest rates so low, it's almost like the Fed's are giving away the money!  I...
1.)  LEAVE!  Homebuyers will feel like intruders if you remain home while it's being shown.  Don't hang around outside!  Go for a walk, a ride, for a cup of coffee, but GO! 2.)  You can't sell the home if you make it hard to show!  Avoid the urge to have a 24 hour notice given or worse!  No showi...
Have you ever wondered who or why home color trends come about?  I did on the day I showed this particular buyer homes from all decades, as St. Augustine has homes going back to the 1800’s!  Although we weren’t looking at historical homes, we were investigating homes from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s on ...
The stats are out! St. Johns County School District has ranked in the top spot in the state of Florida for the 3rd year in a row! Now, that’s amazing! What’s more, is that the 2nd spot lagged 18 points behind!St. Augustine preparing for it’s 450th birthday in 2015, the oldest in the country, rich...
Who says the real estate market is dead? I just listed a bank owned home, stripped of the total kitchen, building permits that have not been closed out and foundation cracks throughout the main floor! Now, I must say that it takes a special buyer as the financing may be tough to get So, the price...
I'm listing a concrete block home in Palm Coast, FL.  Although it's not that old, it has fallen on tough times.  Another broker had it's stab at trying to short sale it, to no avail.  It sported a beautiful kitchen with 42" cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances and dressed to the nines in r...

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Sometimes I'll write about specific areas from Ponte Vedra Beach to St. Augustine Beach to Flagler Beach and all areas in between! Sometimes I'll write about a thought or a sore spot or good deed! I hope you enjoy!