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By Diane Grady
(Endless Summer Realty)
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  Sunday night, after a glorious Saint Augustine weekend, cool breezes, brilliant sunsets and wonderful sunny days, I took a walk on the white sand beaches of Anastasia Island. The beach was somewhat busy for 7:30pm but certainly not crowded. Just locals and tourists enjoying the beautiful envir...

By Diane Grady
(Endless Summer Realty)
Comments 2
While I was attending the Tony Robbins Business Mastery event, Tony gave us a huge example of the difference between million, billion and trillion, just to wake everyone up a bit regarding exactly how much debt our country is actually in. Most people kind of lump million, billion and trillion int...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 3
My fiance, Dan, has lots of "stuff".  From the ugly gun metal grey desk (circa 1950?) to a full sized skeleton and, I am not kidding, every bed pillow he has ever owned in his life.  I'm talking at least 12 pillows! I'm not much better, but, of course MY "stuff" is all good "stuff".  However I am...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 0
Many know that the Department of Veterans Affairs guarantees home loans for vets that make it possible to buy a house with little or no money down. Word of caution, if you are planning to use your VA benefit for a Foreclosed home in St. Augustine, you might want to read this article.  Some requir...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 1
Dan and I have discovered a great new restaurant at St. Augustine Beach, Haszard's Open Pit Beef  .  At first the name threw me... but we discovered, the owners Tim and Sharon Haszard are from the Maryland area where open-pit beef is all the rage! We are including Haszard's in our weekly St. Augu...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 3
Market Report for Homes for Sale in St. Augustine – Sea Colony St. Augustine Beach . The Neighborhood of Sea Colony in St Augustine Beach is unique, an upscale oceanfront community, located on St. Augustine’s Anastasia Island. Nestled among natural vegetation and sculpted landscaping, residents e...

By For Buyers Only Realty, Sharon Stevens & Dwight Cole
(FOR BUYERS ONLY REALTY )
Comments 0
It finally appears seeds are being planted for a housing recovery. Fannie Mae’s monthly survey reported that Americans expect home prices to drop just 0.5% in the next year. Some reported this as a negative because a 0.7% price gain was expected last month. But other analysts see this as a bottom...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 1
Most of the homes in my neighborhood, Marsh Creek Country Club, were built in the early 90's. I've noticed a lot roofs in the process of being replaced. I found this article from eHow (awesome site for simple home solutions.) If you are planning to cover the roof of your house with asphalt shingl...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 2
Leasing with the Option to Buy –Is it right for you? I have had a lot of inquiries about “Leasing with an option to buy”. What is it exactly? This is my interpretation. A renting tenant signs an agreement with a landlord stating that the tenant can buy the property at the end of a prearranged tim...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 0
Market Report for Homes in St. Augustine – Marsh Creek Country Club: Marsh Creek Country Club is located on Anastasia Island just 5 miles south of historic St. Augustine, Florida. Nestled just off A1A you will find this gated community filled with lovely homes, wonderful people and a lifestyle yo...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 2
An experiment in html code. Trying to get some cool weather stuff posted in my blog. Unfortunately, it is just a linked image. Well, click on it and check out the weekend weather for the St. Augustine 4th of July celebrations.

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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4th of July in Vilano Beach, FL Welcome to the busiest weekend in Porpoise Point, the wonderful waterfront neighborhood in Vilano Beach, FL. It is one of the best places to view the St. Augustine fireworks from the St. Augustine inlet at Porpoise Point, and a great place to spend the day at the b...

By Carol Tunis, Carol Tunis...a "HouseSold" name!
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 0
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...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 0
I love the 4th of July in St. Augustine!  There is not a better place to celebrate than in Nations Oldest City. Get an Early Start with Fireworks at the World Golf VillageIf you want to start off your Fourth of July weekend early, head to the World Golf Village already on Friday, July 1, 2011. Th...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 1
It was mixed news this week in the real estate market. While new housing starts were up after a month of declines, existing-home sales were down 3.8 percent from April. What will the rising initial jobless claims mean?  Boy oh boy...do you ever feel like you are on a roller Coaster? What is going...

By Carol Tunis, Carol Tunis...a "HouseSold" name!
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 1
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...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
Comments 3
Do you remember, not so long ago, buyers were lined up chomping at the bit to purchase your property? Bidding wars not low-ball bids were the norm in the Sellers Market. Awww, those were the good old days, as they say. Today ... the tables have turned, the bubble has popped and it is definitely a...

By For Buyers Only Realty, Sharon Stevens & Dwight Cole
(FOR BUYERS ONLY REALTY )
Comments 1
June is National Homeownership Month, but the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA), an organization of real estate professionals who advocate for home buyers, cautions that, for some, this may not be a good time to become a homeowner. According to 2011 NAEBA President Michael C...

By Carol Tunis, Carol Tunis...a "HouseSold" name!
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 6
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...

By For Buyers Only Realty, Sharon Stevens & Dwight Cole
(FOR BUYERS ONLY REALTY )
Comments 0
Last Tuesday another housing market obstacle appeared in the form of Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Index for March. Prices for 20 major metro areas dropped 0.8% for the month and were down 3.6% from a year ago. These numbers had some folks claiming the double dip in housing prices had...

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