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Thanks for stopping by Dee's Key, a source for homeowners, sellers, renters, buyers, DIY'ers, house-hunters, my friends, my customers, friends of my friends, friends of my customers . . . Did I leave anyone out? Here, you’ll find information about real estate, staging, and home design—plus tips, quotes, links, photos, and a dash of stuff that …

Take a virtual stroll on the St Johns River

Need a little fresh air. A little sunshine? Be safe, stay home, and take a short, virtual stroll on the St Johns River. https://youtu.be/ux3FKhorkH0 I usually like going out to preview neighborhoods on Fridays. But, working from home so this video was shot a few months ago at Rivertown, St Johns, FL.

Dee’s Key Notes (March 2020)

“Help Me Help You!” A quick 4-3-2-1 note from your friend and real estate agent, Dee. I’m staying focused on eating frogs and sharing with you the next tips 7, 8, and 9 from the procrastinate-less-and-get-stuff-done book, Eat That Frog! (Here are last month’s tips if you need to jump back.) I lost traction this …

The Ache For Home

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."- Maya Angelou Having trouble finding your happy place? It's not easy in today's market. The inventory of homes available is low, making it even more challenging to compete once you find the …

Dee’s Key Notes (February 2020)

Help me help you! Click photo to watch the scene. A quick 4-3-2-1 note from your friend and real estate agent, Dee. I’m continuing with my Help-me-help-you plan this month and sharing with you tips 4, 5, and 6 from the procrastinate-less-and-get-stuff-done book, Eat That Frog! (If you want a refresher on tips 1, 2, …

Dee’s Key Notes (January 2020)

“Help Me Help You!” Just a quick 3-2-1 note from your friend and real estate agent, Dee. Hello, 2020! It’s that time again when I set goals, make lists, jot plans, clean out drawers, reorganize my stacks and piles, and prepare, yet again, to turn big ideas into reality. I’ll admit, my New-Year sparkle and …

Dee’s Key Notes (for December)

Just a quick 4-3-2-1 holiday note from your friend and real estate agent, Dee.If you’re short on time, just read this: Whatever you do or don’t do, celebrate or don’t celebrate, mix up or pare down, travel away or host at home . . . my hope for all of us is that the lights …

Dee’s Key Notes (for fall)

Some horrifying, hair-raising home decor trends of the past (just for fun) Fuzzy toilet seat covers (scariest one on the list!) Popcorn-textured ceilingsWallpaper borders (worse yet: wallpaper border on top of wallpaper)Floral chintz and artificial fruit (Okay, it was the 80’s)Round beds (oh my gosh, those 1960’s!) If these things are still in the cobwebs of …

Dee’s Key Notes (for September)

A few notes from your real estate agent and friend, Dee. 4 fun things to do around Jax  Here are a few fun things to do: Tonight, September 19th, Downton Abbey Premier Party; on Saturday, September 21st, Hispanic Heritage Celebration or 5k Run, Walk & Roll; and on Tuesday, October 1st, GUNS 'N ROSES Not …

Dee’s Key Notes (for August)

A few notes from your real estate agent and friend, Dee. Fun stuff to do around Jax  Starting tonight and through the weekend, here are a few fun things to do: Night at the Zoo, Riverside Arts Market, or Shrek the Musical.   School’s in! School starts on Monday, August 12. Here is the 2019-2020 school calendar for Duval or …