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The French Realty Group, specializing in Florida Short Sales and Foreclosures, have closed a Short Sale with Seterus, Inc. Short Sale Approvals often include language stating that the short sale lender reserves the right to collect the outstanding debt from the homeowner. This letter actually states that the deficiency is being waived. The following paragraph is a direct quote from the approval letter. Upon completion of all Terms and Conditions listed in this Agreement, we will execute a release and discharge...Continue Reading!
Imagine a stroll down an oak lined shady street, pondering which of the several charming restaurants sprinkled throughout the Shoppes of Avondale will be your destination for Sunday Brunch... The nearly 60 new residents of the Riverside/Avondale neighborhood since January 2013 are enjoying this luxury as we speak! This number is up 77% from 2012's first quarterly report. With an average absorption rate of 5.2, it is still the time to buy in this trendy and desirable historical community! Out of...Continue Reading!
7763 Royal Crest Drive With 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 3,306 square feet, this family friendly home will not last long! James Island is conveniently located between Gate Pkwy and Burnt Mill Road; less than a 10 minute trip to entertainment, shops, and dining including Saint Johns Town Center. Gated and manned, James Island is secure and secluded from the hustle and bustle offering a private community pool, clubhouse, and several athletic facilities including tennis and basketball courts, soccer fields, and even...Continue Reading!
Short Sales have been a hot topic among the real estate community since the fall of the market. Everyone seems to have an opinion from the guy down the street to Attorneys. Whose word do you trust? A friend? The family attorney? I highly recommend that you take all opinions as well as experiences with a grain of salt. The two people who can most help you when deciding whether or not a short sale is for you are an attorney who specializes in...Continue Reading!
This adorable 3/2 in Southside has it all: location, condition, and price! Curb Appeal! Open Layout Dining Room Spacious Master Second Bedroom Third bedroom (great space for an office!) Large back yard- so much potential! Want to see more?!?! Let us know! More Info: Full MLS Report Or… leave a comment Or… contact me! More Features: Jax Beach House Adorable Avondale Bungalow Southern Lifestlyle Home in Murabella For Sale in Avondale? More for Sale in Avondale Facebook Features Continue Reading!
A brief over view of the national real estate market, pricing trends, mortgage rates, and how to sell your home faster and for more money. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw0qZ_73490&feature=share&list=PL70FB5BC074D3E360 While it is important to know and understand where the real estate market is nationally, it is even more vital to know and understand where the local real estate market is heading! Check out our market insider for the stats in your area! Looking the best deal? Contact us for a list of foreclosures and best buys! Click...Continue Reading!
Short Sales are here to stay... at least for the next few years. Something that was once unheard of by many agents today, has become a defining part of the Jacksonville Housing Market. Despite this, many buyers and even sellers do not understand the impact, the process, or what to expect. Through this two part series, you will get a basic understanding and a general expectation of both buying and selling short sales. Buying Short Sales There are many things to consider...Continue Reading!
Buyer's search for homes today is much different than how it once was. Buyer's begin their house hunt online. They start by refining the search results to fit their criteria. Many times, their first judgement of a home is based upon the number and quality of pictures and whether or not there is a personal tour. Out of those homes they look at the ones that fit their wants and needs. (i.e. number of bathrooms, bedrooms and square feet). Then,...Continue Reading!
The housing market in Avondale/Riverside is moving! Year to date there have been 30 closed sales in the Avondale/Riverside area. We are still seeing seller concessions, but these are getting less and less and we are even seeing some homes in this area selling for asking price. The current absorption rate for this area is 6.32 months this has moved over 1% since the end of February! This suggests that not only has this market stabilized, but it is making positive movement toward...Continue Reading!
Fantastic, courtyard home on a cul-de-sac! Courtyard Entrance Foyer/Entry Way Formal Dining Love how the sliding glass doors and the sky lights let the outdoor in! Family Room with fireplace, double sliding doors, and high ceilings! And a wet bar! A winding staircase leads to the master suite! Master Suite Master features a cozy fireplace and a private balcony! Start your morning on your private balcony with a cup of coffee! The master bath is spacious! Relax after a long day at work in the soaker tub! Walk in closet is not only...Continue Reading!