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By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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Today's St. Augustine Record - Front Page News - "Home Sales Rebound".  What music to this agents ears!  Good news about the real estate market on the front page. The Record also reported "this recent activity comes from low mortgage rates and low home prices.  But David A. Denslow, a professor a...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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St. Augustine entrepreneurs are scoffing at the reports that retail sales are the weakest in four decades.  With the news that stores are closing their doors (Macy's New Year shocker!) the St. Augustine Record announced four new ventures!  Jade Tree, located on Anastasia Blvd. is a cool new flowe...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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I am not so sure the title of this blog is an accurate statement, but there is a new movie now under production in the Nations Oldest City.  "Resurrection Ferns" stars a local teen playing a 12-year old girl from Milwaukee.  Hanna runs away to see the wild horses in Cumberland Island and has many...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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For those of us who travel the Bridge of Lions between Anastasia Island and Downtown St. Augustine, please note there will be another detour.   The north end of Dolphin Dr. and its intersection with Anastasia Blvd. will be closed three days starting tomorrow January 8, 2009.  The closure is due t...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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Breaking News from St. Johns County (including St. Augustine)... Golf Carts have been approved for county Roads.    Last night, the St. Johns County Commission passed an ordinance that opens county roads to golf cart traffic.  St. John's County is one of the first counties in the state to have su...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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I was honored to have been selected as the 2008 St. Augustine Women's Council of REALTORS® Businesswoman of the Year. The following is from a press release written by Heather Naughton, Public Relations Director with the Women's Council of REALTORS®: "This annual award recognizes a Realtor who is ...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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One of the most popular events in St. Augustine is the monthly First Friday Art Walk.  This trendy cultural event is held each month from 5 - 9pm.    Tonight marks the first Art Walk of 2009 and will be the place to be in St. Augustine.  Art Galleries of St. Augustine (AGOSA) represents the fines...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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Barbara Jenness was selected as the 2008 REALTOR® of the Year for the St. Augustine Regional's chapter of the Women's Council of REALTORS®. This is the first year a separate award for REALTOR of the Year and Affiliate of the Year was done. Seymoine Schmidt, with Colonial Bank, was selected as the...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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Ah, the good old days.....buy low, do a few fixes here and there and then sell for a nice profit.  Fix it and keep it is more like it now a days.  The National Association of Realtors reports that the typical first time home buyer plans to stay in that home for 10 years, up from seven years in 20...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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Christmas on Vilano was held on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at the Vilano Pier Pavilion in Vilano Beach, FL. The Church at Vilano hosted the event.  It brought the community together for a gathering to celebrate music and dance.  Betty Anne Schlegel and Eileen Holden were the co-directors. Betty An...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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A friend of mine is traveling (driving) north to spend Christmas with his family.  We spoke several times during the trip and he reported some gas stations offering regular gas under $1.50 a gallon.  Holey moley!  What a difference a few months makes!  (I traded in my gas guzzling Expedition for ...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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When I am not busy selling Homes in St. Augustine, I am taking advantage of all the wonderful events that are offered in this wonderful city.  With the Holiday season in full swing, there are many activities planned in the St. Augustine area.   Here is a listing of what to do in the Nation's Olde...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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When I first attended a WOMEN'S COUNCIL OF REALTORS function, their Annual Charity Golf Tournament, I had fun, a LOT of fun.  But I wasn't sure how my association with this group would benefit me in my business.  I had the classic WIIFM mentality, how will joining a club designed for women help m...

By Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Riverside Homes)
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Winter Wonderland 2008 The NEW St. Augustine Amphitheatre offers great events such as concerts and movie nights for the kids through out the year.  However, now thru January 4th it is transformed into a Winter Wonderland.  Admission is FREE (we love FREE events) and each evening you may enjoy: Sn...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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At the North Shores Improvement Association meeting on Monday, November 10, 2008, Farid ("Fred") Ashdji presented his conceptual plans for a Wyndham Hotel in place of his Town and County Motel. It will feature a "new" art deco design, meaning he hopes future architects will emulate his design. He...

By Mitchell Jamel, e-PRO Realtor
(Brite Real Estate Professionals - Saint Augustine Florida)
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  St Augustine Florida deals of the week will now include additional Incentives found only on AR and thru Mitchell Jamel e-PRO Realtor with Brite real estate professionals in St Augustine Florida Closing cost paid - up to $8,000 with approved lender Home owners Insurance paid (First Year) HOA Pa...

By Mitchell Jamel, e-PRO Realtor
(Brite Real Estate Professionals - Saint Augustine Florida)
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Interested in St Augustine Florida real estate? Bank owned real estate is a great way to purchase your first home and or second home Bank Foreclosures are Priced right 3br 2 1.2 bath townhouse on the Island for $139,000! wow Homes, Condos & Townhouse in some of the best communities in St Augustin...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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On Monday afternoon, November 3rd around 5 p.m., we watched a seaplane taxi up the Intracoastal around Porpoise Point and up to Vilano. It had just landed after having flown over the area. Here's a photo I took.   Seaplane in Vilano 1 I now learn that the seaplane had an accident yesterday, Novem...

By Mike Linkenauger, Short Sale Realtor - Jacksonville FL
(LinkUp Realty)
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FREE SAINT AUGUSTINE FLORIDA SHORT SALES  EXPERTS (904)635-8822 Stop Foreclosure FREE www.firstcoastre.com/professional589.shtml Our St. Augustine FL Short Sales help avoid and stop foreclosure of homes! You DO NOT have to be in default to do a short sale!  This is a common myth in the industry. ...

By Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate
(Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL)
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In northeast, Florida we all talk about "Mayport" shrimp. Mayport is a coastal village north of St. Augustine and east of Jacksonville on the St. Johns River right where it meets with the Atlantic Ocean. That makes getting out to the ocean and to the shrimp a breeze. It is home to about 20 of the...

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