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    Florida Homestead Exemption: Everything you need to know!

    By Demi Judd | December 31, 2023

    Everything you need to know to file for Florida Homestead Exemption The Florida Homestead Exemption is a benefit available to homeowners in the state of Florida, aimed at providing property tax relief to permanent residents. If you’re a first-time homebuyer in Florida, here’s an explanation of the Homestead Exemption: What is the Florida Homestead Exemption?... Read More

    Nights of Lights 2023

    By Demi Judd | November 27, 2023

    25 MUST DO THINGS IN ST AUGUSTINE DURING THE NIGHTS OF LIGHTS DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PARADE TAKE A PICTURE AT PLAZA DE LA CONSTITUCION LITE UP CHRISTMAS RED HOLLY JOLLY TRAIN RIDE: LOCAL RESIDENTS RIDE FREE TAKE A PICTURE AT PARQUE DE MENENDEZ HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDEHOLIDAY GHOST TOUR BREAKFAST AT MAPLE STREET BRUNCH AT... Read More

    What Builders Don’t Want You to Know!

    By Demi Judd | November 2, 2023

    What Builders Don’t Want You To Know! First before we get into what they don’t want you to know, let’s talk about those incentives they are currently offering from now until January! All builders are different, it all depends on the type of home you are looking for, your budget and location desired! Here are... Read More

    New Schools Coming to St Johns County

    By Demi Judd | November 2, 2023

    St Johns County Schools: New Construction Coming Soon K-8 School OO 1455 Twin Creeks Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32095 K-8 School OO will serve kindergarten through 8th grade and will be located on approximately 40 acres on Twin Creek Drive within the Beacon Lakes portion of the Twin Creeks DRI development in northcentral St. Johns County. ... Read More

    Mortgage Rates: Past, Present, Future

    By Demi Judd | September 27, 2023

    Mortgage Rates: Past, Present and Future. If you’re hoping to buy a home this year, you’re probably paying close attention to mortgage rates. Since mortgage rates impact what you can afford when you take out a home loan – and affordability is a challenge today – it’s a good time to look at the big picture of where... Read More

    Is purchasing a home a better financial step than renting?

    By Demi Judd | September 27, 2023

    Is Purchasing a Home a Better Financial Step than Renting? Purchasing a home can be more financially stable than renting a home in the long run for several reasons, but it’s important to note that the financial stability of buying versus renting can vary depending on individual circumstances and market conditions. Here are some potential... Read More

    Local Pumpkin Patches in Northeast Florida

    By Demi Judd | September 25, 2023

    Pumpkin Patches in Northeast Florida St. Johns County Coastal Crown Produce – 2023 permanently closed pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs6200 State Road 13 North, Saint Augustine, FL 32092. Phone: 904-400-4483. Alternate Phone: 805-405-4548. Email:coastalcrownproduce@gmail.com. Open: UPDATE for 2023, Their website and Facebook page are gone, so... Read More

    Fall in Love with Northeast Florida

    By Demi Judd | September 25, 2023

    Northeast Florida offers a variety of family-friendly activities to enjoy during the fall season. Here are ten options to consider: Pumpkin Picking: Visit a local pumpkin patch like Amazing Grace Crop Maze or Congaree and Penn to pick your own pumpkins for carving or decorating. Corn Mazes: Many farms in the area create intricate corn... Read More

    Hurricane Season

    By Demi Judd | August 28, 2023

    HURRICANE SEASON IN ST JOHNS COUNTY & HOW TO PREPARE: Create an Emergency Plan: Determine evacuation routes and shelters in your area. Decide on a communication plan for your family members. Prepare an Emergency Kit: Non-perishable food items (canned goods, dried fruits, nuts, energy bars). Water (1 gallon per person per day for at least... Read More

    Pros & Cons of Buying a Home Before the Wedding

    By Demi Judd | August 15, 2023

    Pros & Cons to Purchasing your First Home BEFORE the Wedding Whether or not you should purchase a home before getting married depends on various factors including your personal circumstances, financial situation, and relationship dynamics. Here are some pros and cons to consider when purchasing a home when you are engaged: Pros: Investment: Buying a... Read More