December 2016

There are 5 blog entries for December 2016.

Jacksonville is a very happening place all of the year long. We’ve got a number of great festivals and events that residents and visitors alike appreciate. The following is a list of just some of what we’ve got to offer in the first quarter of 2017.

Jacksonville International Auto Show – February 17-19 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center

Browse new vehicles, pop the hoods and sit in the driver’s seat and enjoy everything that is auto show has to offer for the entire family.

Seawalk Music Festival – February 25-26 at Jacksonville Beach

This completely-free and family-friendly event will feature music, food and so much fun. VIP seating is available at a cost. The line-up has yet to be announced, but going by past years, it is going to be

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Looking for the perfect house over the holidays? Look no further than these amazing Jacksonville beauties!

701 Great Egret Way, Ponte Verda Beach

This very exclusive listing features six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. It boasts almost 4,900 square feet and a number of amazing amenities.  With a gorgeous landscaped yard and beautiful details all over the exterior of the house, this home exudes curb appeal! Your grand entryway is flanked by a wrought iron, dual-level staircase and interesting rounded doorways and windows. The spacious kitchen will mean many nights of entertaining in style, or you can hang out by the screened-in outdoor pool. The walk-in closet will fit your entire wardrobe and leave more room for shopping. Priced at $1,024,000, it

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The concept of “easy money” is one that many Americans grapple with. We watch television shows and mistakenly believe we can do exactly what they are doing and make the money they are making with ease. Home flipping is a huge industry, but it doesn’t mean that it is easy to do or to make money. Is home flipping truly worth it? This article will give you some insight into what you need to know to become a successful flipper or to decide to take another route.

You need know-how

Flipping a home isn’t just about buying a run-down home, putting time and money into and moving along. You need to know the market, what homes are selling for in that location and what potential problems you may face. For example, overbuilding for the neighborhood can be a

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Gone truly are the days of relying on your real estate professional to provide you with all of the newest real estate listings. In are the days of searching for your dream home on the internet. This doesn’t mean you no longer need a real estate professional, as you’ll still need someone to show you the homes, guide you through the home-buying process and be your advocate during the purchase. Rather, by searching for your home online, you can be sure to show your real estate professional exactly what you want.

Smoke and Mirrors

When looking for a home online, you do have to remember that these homes are very well-marketed. Eloquent descriptions of updated kitchens, photos shot to make 10x10 rooms appear spacious and virtual tours with engaging

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If you are buying an older home, doing a home inspection is always important. You need to know what’s lurking behind those walls, especially when it comes to your electrical. If your inspector comes back with the report letting you know that you’ve got Knob and Tube, you may have yourself a real problem. Let’s discuss.

What is knob-and-tube wiring?

Also called K&T, is a very early type of electrical wiring that was installed during the 1880s until the 1930s. It was eventually displaced as the cost of installation was high and is only allowed in very rare cases in new installations.


What is the problem with it?

Most homebuyers who find out that they have knob and tube wiring will opt to replace it. The reason for this is that modern

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