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This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home in northwest St. Johns County's Shearwater community is up for grabs for $625,000. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today.
May 15, 2024

$400k a ‘low budget’ in Northeast Florida housing hot spots

Families are getting priced out of high demand and higher-priced real estate hot spots in Duval County and St. Johns…

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April 22, 2024

Why some retired Floridians are returning to work

Many seniors are finding they must work to keep up with inflation, house prices, insurance rates and home maintenance costs.…

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March 26, 2024

Home sales may carry smaller commissions

A lawsuit settlement could result in commissions falling to 3% or 4% compared with 5% to 6% now.…

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The new Johnson Commons at LaVilla townhomes are situated next to the new Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing Park. | News4Jax
March 15, 2024

First residents move into new LaVilla townhomes

The arrival of homeowners to Johnson Commons at LaVilla marks a milestone in the revitalization of the historic neighborhood.…

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March 11, 2024

Homebuying heats up in Northeast Florida

Increased activity in February is more typical of the spring buying season, according to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors.…

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Temisha Hill, president of Unified Community Investors, gives her opinion on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, about a planned resolution to condemn historic redlining. She described deeper problems she says permeate her community due to generational housing discrimination. | The Tributary
February 28, 2024

City Council resolution would decry housing discrimination

City Councilman Jimmy Peluso is crafting a resolution that would denounce redlining practices that have existed in the city for…

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A homebuilder in St. Johns County is accused of abandoning projects in Nocatee. | News4Jax
February 23, 2024

Nocatee homebuilder charged with fleecing buyers

Spencer Calvert, owner of Pineapple Corp., was arrested after people put down thousands of dollars on homes that were never…

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Jacksonville is the biggest city in the lower 48 states -- but only if you include the water. l Steven Ponson, WJCT News 89.9
February 5, 2024

Jax ranked among best cities for Gen Z homebuyers

Jacksonville ranked 15th of 100 cities as a place where Generation Z might have luck buying a home.…

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January 10, 2024

Buyers are finding more homes for sale in Northeast Florida

The number of homes on the market is up significantly, and they’re growing more affordable, according to the Northeast Florida…

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San Marco stands flooded after Hurricane Irma in 2017. | Jessica Palombo, WJCT News 89.9
November 16, 2023

Local senator proposes flood disclosures on home sales

Sen. Jennifer Bradley of Fleming Island filed a bill that would require property owners to tell buyers whether flooding has…

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A sign points to an open house in Fleming Island. | Randy Roguski, WJCT News 89.9
November 10, 2023

Homes are more costly than ever in Northeast Florida

Fewer homes are selling; they’re sitting on the market longer; and prices remain high, according to the Northeast Florida Association…

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October 18, 2023

Atlantic Beach home sells for record $9.3 million

The 5,246-square-foot oceanfront home is the most expensive ever sold in Duval County.…

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Rental increases are slowing in Jacksonville. | Ben Brown, Jacksonville Today)
September 27, 2023

Rent increases are back to normal, but prices are still high

The average rent in Jacksonville increased just over 1% in the past year, one of the smallest increases in Florida.…

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September 26, 2023

Building permits at a high for single-family homes

A total of 1,358 building permits were issued for single-family homes in Northeast Florida in August, the best month so…

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September 12, 2023

Oceanfront home sells for record $19 million in Northeast Florida

An oceanfront Ponte Vedra Beach home is now the most expensive ever sold in Northeast Florida, exceeding the previous record…

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This home is for sale on Moss Creek Drive in Fleming Island. | Randy Roguski, WJCT News 89.9
August 14, 2023

Homes are less affordable than ever in Northeast Florida

Higher interest rates have cooled the torrid real estate market on the First Coast. The region’s “affordability index” was the…

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Atlanta-based Ashton Woods is expanding its operations into Jacksonville. | Jacksonville Daily Record
August 8, 2023

Homebuilder Ashton Woods moves into hot Jax market

Ashton Woods has operated in the Orlando and Tampa areas for years. The company described Jacksonville as one of the…