Dee’s Key Notes (August 2020)

“Help Me Help You!”  A quick 4-3-2-1 safe and socially distant note from your friend, writer, and Realtor, Dee. Let’s dive right in. It’s already mid-August and I think we need some homemade lemonade, don’t you? Below are a few tips and recipes. Also, in this month’s DKN, I’ve wrapped up all 21 of those …

Safe Grocery Shopping

Staying home as much as possible is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID19, but certain tasks (grocery shopping and picking up medications) are essential, even during shelter-in-place orders.  Grocery shopping is very different right now. You've gotta be well-organized, carefully prepared, time efficient, and ready to return home, wipe down your goods, …

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 (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 …

Stuff to do, see, learn, listen, eat, drink, and enjoy around Jax

Special Events in Jax Some of the world’s most famous events, festivals, musical performances, and art exhibitions take place right here in Jacksonville. Here's what’s going on this month. Music: New Kids on the Block (Friday, July 12) Laughs: Comedy, Eddie B (Saturday, July 13) Gala: Nelson Mandela International Day Jax (Wednesday, July 17) Art: By The Water …

Why should I inspect my own home before I sell it?

10 Reasons Why a Pre-listing Inspection is a Smart Idea: Makes a good first impression with buyers by showing proof of your home’s condition. Allows you to more accurately price your home so it will sell for the best possible price. Helps you avoid surprises or unknown problems that could cause your sale to fall …

A Permanent Stacation

Bartram Springs in Jacksonville, Florida The heat of summer is here. Get going on your permanent staycation. Move in, unpack, and get ready to cool off. Grab your sunscreen and head up to the amenity center. Swim laps in one pool. Or play in the family pool with its tall whirling slide. Or lounge and …

Beautiful Jacksonville, FL home for sale

14510 Starbuck Springs Way, Jacksonville, FL 32258 A lot of home for $408,000 Located near the new Pavilion at Durbin Park and walking distance to the Bartram Springs amenities and elementary school, this elegant Jacksonville, Florida home has breathtaking 9', 10', & 12' ceilings, ceramic tile, separate living and dining rooms, decorative molding, and a …