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The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Unveils the New Golf Course

Posted on by Lisa Barton

The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach unveiled its newly renovated golf course on On October 22, 2016. After a year-long renovation, The Plantation, a gated community of 600 single family homes in Ponte Vedra Beach, opened its golf course to members of the media and the greater Jacksonville community to rave reviews. Billy Horschel, PGA Tour Professional/Plantation Member and Greg Letsche, Golf Course Architect participated in a question and answer session followed by a ceremonial ribbon cutting and tee shot. 

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9 Reasons Why Some Homes Sell Faster

Posted on by Lisa Barton

You just listed your house and so did your next door neighbor. A week passes by, the neighbors have had four showings opposed to your one showing. Now you begin to question yourself, as well as your realtor. What are you doing wrong and how can you pick up the foot traffic?   

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Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches Real Estate Third Quarter 2016 Update

Posted on by Lisa Barton

First, are we in the midst of another housing bubble? This is a question we hear pondered frequently by the media and I thought it would be helpful to make a comment along with this local analysis. Better yet, let’s hear from the recent report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University: “Now in its seventh year, the US economic recovery shows signs of flagging in the face of a strong dollar, a weakening global economy, and low energy prices. But as household growth continues to gain momentum, the housing sector should be an engine of growth.” Later in the report, “The bigger question is whether the housing crash diminished the general appeal of homeownership. The available evidence suggests that it has not. For example, a 2015 Demand Institute survey of more than 5,000 households found that 89 percent of respondents under the age of 30 owned a home, would buy a home on their next move, or would buy a home in the future. The shares of respondents with similar responses exceeded 80 percent in all other age groups as well.” 

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