Great news! Jax Daily Record reported on Tuesday, Jan 22 on the approval for the PGA Tour headquarters here in Ponte Vedra Beach. "The organization wants to complete its $75 million, YES, MILLION, global home in Ponte Vedra Beach in 2020. The tour headquarters will be 187,000 square feet at 5420 Palm Valley Road. The headquarters will consolidate more than 750 employees from 17 buildings in and around TPC Sawgrass PLUS 700 additional. It looks to be an amazing facility and this is very exciting news for those at PGA Tour. Get more information and see renderings at the full article here.
Did you know Jacksonville was ranked #9 in the Money Magazine Top 10 Best Big Cities to Live In? How exciting! No doubt the affordable cost of living plays a big role in grabbing the attention of newcomers to the area. As the largest metro area by landmass in the continental U.S. with projected job growth, Jacksonville and the First Coast are very appealing to those looking for a change of scenery. And could you blame them? Have you seen the white sandy beaches?
Jacksonville residents take advantage of 22 miles of coastal beauty with mostly public and pet friendly beaches featuring fine dining, casual restaurants, farmers markets and let’s not forget …. Surfing! Sports lovers will find lots to do with Jumbo Shrimp Baseball, Icemen Hockey and NFL Football. Something for everyone!
Those looking for change fall in love with Jacksonville, the impeccable weather, the year round sunshine and all there is to do here. If you’re looking for a change, look no further than Jacksonville and The First Coast!
Read full article HERE!
Pumpkin decorating ideas are popping up everywhere right now, with Halloween and Thanksgiving on the horizon and our obsession with pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin-scented everything cranking into high gear. If you're bored with the usual jack-o-lantern and want to pull off some more creative gourd decor, you need look no further than this list below.
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ATTOM Data Solutions' Q2 2018 Pre-Mover Housing Index finds that Chicago, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg and Atlanta posted the highest pre-mover index in the second quarter of 2018 in the larger-metro category. ATTOM says a high score is "predictive of a high percentage of homeowners moving in the third quarter."
Florida cities ranked by pre-mover index ranking
- Orlando-Kissimmee: 136
- Jacksonville: 136
- Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater: 133
- Lakeland-Winter Haven: 126
- Ocala: 109
- Port St. Lucie: 100
- Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville: 95
- Cape Coral-Fort Myers: 91
- Deltona-Dayton Beach-Ormond Beach: 90
- Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice: 87
- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach: 85
- Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent: 65
- Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin: 58
- Naples-Marco Island: 53
Read full article here
Sprucing up in the Kitchen!
If the only thing you're loving about your kitchen is the food coming out of it, it may be time for an update. Here's how you can add style and function to your kitchen at a variety of price points. Thanks HGTV!
11 KITCHEN REFRESH IDEAS FOR EVERY BUDGET includes fresh plants, coordinating accessories and even an area rug to just name a few! Take a look at the slideshow for more great, budget friendly ideas!
Ready for some August fun? Find out what's happening around town!
Hard to believe half of 2018 is already behind us and the Distinctive Real Estate July/August 2018 issue is now available. You can easily view a copy digitally right here... or call me and I will be happy to drop a copy in the mail to you. Enjoy the rest of summer an soak in the sun! #DistinctiveRealEstate #RelocateWithVal #WeKnowTheBeachesBest #ValerieHShaw #ValerieShaw
With hurricane season upon us, it's so important to be prepared and not wait until last minute to stock up on supplies. Getting your shopping done early is always your best choice. Stock up! Very interesting to see the Florida landfalls in the past 100 years! Now that Hurricane #Beryl has formed over the Atlantic Ocean the time is NOW to prepare! It's never too early to have your supplies ready!
Congratulations Michael Rogers on the purchase of your very first home! Loan application to close in JUST 20 days thanks to Teresa Hale with Homebridge Financial Services! Excited to hear about the happy memories you make in your new home Michael!
Just in time for TPC Fans, the Distinctive Real Estate May/June 2018 issue is now available. You can easily view a copy digitally right here ... or call me and I will be happy to drop a copy in the mail to you. Enjoy the week of golf in our beautiful city! #TPCWeek #DistinctiveRealEstate#PVHomesandLand #WeKnowTheBeachesBest
A Message from Jim Rogers
“You’re gonna hear me roar.” (Katy Perry) March may have come in like a lion, but consumer inflation was more of a whimper than a roar last month.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell 0.1 percent in March, below the expected gain of 0.1 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Lower gas prices at the pump were to blame for the first decline in 10 months. When stripping out volatile food and energy prices, Core CPI was in line with expectations at 0.2 percent. However, Core CPI rose 2.1 percent on an annual basis, a 12-month high ... (more)
If you would like to discuss mortgage information and all available opportunities, please get in touch. I'm happy to help. ~ Jim Rogers
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