September 2018

There are 4 blog entries for September 2018.

If you love to let your creativity escape with a paintbrush, a pencil, or even a musical instrument, you will stay busy with the plethora of activities in Jacksonville. There are many activities and events that creative and artistic individuals will enjoy throughout the year. Here are just four Jacksonville activities you definitely don’t want to miss.

1. Downtown Art Walk

Mark your calendars on the first Wednesday of each month for the Downtown Art Walk. Grab a map of the event and enjoy a self-guided tour of downtown Jacksonville to view local art exhibits, markets, and numerous pop-up galleries. Gather all your art-loving friends and make it an exciting night with the live music and delicious food trucks as well.

2. Riverside Arts Market

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When you purchase a home, paying for a large down payment is usually at the front of your mind. However, this isn’t the only large expense that you should prepare for. Most individuals will pay between 1% to 5% of the home’s purchase price just in closing costs. In Jacksonville, the median listing price for a home is approximately $210,000. This means that you can expect to pay $2,100 and 10,500 in closing costs alone.

Here are some common closing costs that you will |see.  

Lender Fees

Many of your closing costs will cover various lender fees. These are fees that pay the cost of processing and receiving your home’s financing. These fees will vary depending on your particular lender, your loan amount, and even your location. Several lender

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Whether you just purchased your first home in Jacksonville or you are considering selling your home in the near future, turning your home into a smart home should be at the top of your list. Unfortunately, many individuals avoid these simple upgrades for fear of cost or the benefits they actually provide. However, there are several products that can instantly impress, save energy, provide convenience, and won’t break the bank. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat is one of the most common smart home features you will find installed in many homes throughout Jacksonville. These devices allow you to cut down your home’s energy usage by scheduling the cooling of your home. Many products can even

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The fall and winter season are a favorite among many individuals but when placing your home on the market, these seasons can be difficult to entice and impress buyers. But it certainly is possible. Here are a few simple ways to add curb appeal during these colder months.

Keep Trim Looking Great

When enhancing the curb appeal of your home, you want to focus on the small details. The trim around your home is an excellent place to start. If the trim is starting to look worn down and weather-beaten, add a fresh coat of paint. Also consider features such as shutters, a front porch, and even your door.

Spruce Up the Entryway

You want to impress buyers the minute they walk onto your property. One way to do this is by creating a beautiful front

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