January 2018

There are 4 blog entries for January 2018.

Jacksonville is home to a wide array of activities. There is something for everyone to do and enjoy — particularly children. Here are five Jacksonville activities that your kids will beg you to go back and visit.

1. Alligator Farm

The Alligator Farm is not only an excellent learning destination but it boasts many exhibits to capture the attention of children of all ages. In this zoological park, you’ll see every type of crocodile species as well as other animals including birds and Florida-native reptiles. There are a variety of shows and you can even watch as the animal keepers feed the alligators.

2. Kayaking

If you have older children who have a love of water and adventure, kayaking is a must-do. There are several excellent places to kayak

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Before you sign on the dotted line and purchase your Jacksonville dream home, it is crucial you are confident in your decision. You need to ensure the home has no hidden problems and there are no large expenses or disasters lurking in the background. Having a home inspection is common and highly recommended during the home-buying process. Here are four reasons you should always hire an inspector.

1. Discover Hidden Issues

One of the most common reasons many individuals choose to have a home inspection is to ensure everything is in working order and there are no potential problems. During a home showing, you are typically looking at the aesthetics and the functionality of the home. An inspector looks at the crucial components — the roof, electricity,

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While Jacksonville boasts over 840 square miles and is the largest city in the continental United States, finding the right neighborhood can become a challenge. There are numerous factors to consider so you can ensure your dream home is truly in the right location for your family, budget, and lifestyle. Contacting a Jacksonville real estate agent is the best option to help you determine the right neighborhood, but doing your own research can help narrow down the dozens of options. Here are five Jacksonville neighborhoods that may be worth your consideration.

1. Northside

If you have a young family or are a first-time homebuyer who doesn’t want a large, costly home, this neighborhood is ideal. It is close to downtown and boasts many attractions.

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Whether you are moving to your dream home on the other side of Jacksonville or you are moving across the country, moving your belongings is an extremely overwhelming task. However, by utilizing a few simple tricks, you can pack your belongings quickly and prevent items from breaking. Additionally, you may even save some money instead of purchasing expensive moving equipment. Here are several moving hacks that you desperately need as you prepare for a move.

Use Your Socks

Rolled-up socks make excellent cushions in small box crevices. They can cushion items and prevent belongings from rolling around.  You can also place rolled-up socks in large glass vases to prevent breakage instead of stuffing the item full of paper or expensive packing supplies.

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