Northeast Florida real estate market shows healthy gains this summer

For the Times-Union

The real estate market in Northeast Florida is thriving. Record low interest rates are motivating buyers while limited homes available for sale and price appreciation are providing sellers with a unique opportunity to maximize their homes’ value and earn more profit. During the month of August, 26 percent of homes in Northeast Florida sold over list price.

“In my nearly 20 years in the business, I have never seen a market like the one we have been experiencing since June,” said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty President and CEO Christy Budnick. “We are experiencing a fast-paced market with multiple offers on homes for sale in all price categories.”

Realtor Zack Williams received seven offers on his Montclair Drive listing, which went under contract in three days and sold for $5,000 over the $365,000 listing price. There were eight offers for Realtor Sarah Rothstein’s listing on Invermere

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Jacksonville real estate market shows healthy gains this summer

The real estate market in Northeast Florida is thriving. Record low interest rates are motivating buyers while limited homes available for sale and price appreciation are providing sellers with a unique opportunity to maximize their homes’ value and earn more profit. During the month of August, 26 percent of homes in Northeast Florida sold over list price.



diagram: Shown is the outdoor living area at 3751 Montclair Drive in Jacksonville. Listed by Realtor Zackery Williams, the home received seven offers, went under contract in three days and sold for $5,000 over the $365,000 listing price.


© Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty
Shown is the outdoor living area at 3751 Montclair Drive in Jacksonville. Listed by Realtor Zackery Williams, the home received seven offers, went under contract in three days and sold for $5,000 over the $365,000 listing price.

“In my nearly 20 years in the business, I have never seen a market like the one we have been experiencing since June,” said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty President and CEO Christy Budnick. “We are experiencing a fast-paced market with multiple offers on homes for sale in

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Healthy Homes And Hearts In Rheumatic Fever Initiative

  • Expand the Healthy Homes initiative for housing
    basics like heaters, curtains, bedding and floor
    covering
  • Strengthen healthy home compliance and
    enforcement efforts by Tenancy Services
  • A national
    register to actively track and treat rheumatic fever
    patients

Healthy homes, healthy children and
healthy hearts are the focus of a new policy designed to
drive down our rates of rheumatic fever.

Labour Leader
Jacinda Ardern says the prevalence of rheumatic fever is a
national shame.

“Rheumatic fever is a disease we
should not have in New Zealand,” said Jacinda
Ardern.

“While good progress has been made to tackle
the conditions that lead to ‘strep throat’ and
consequential rheumatic fever, we need to keep up the
momentum. We will drive greater resources into efforts to
eliminate this illness and protect our most vulnerable
communities.

“It is unacceptable that poor quality
housing

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PulteGroup Reimagining Homes for Healthy, Work from Home Living

All Pulte Homes to be designed around six consumer-inspired healthy living concepts amid COVID-19 environment

National homebuilder PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced a new series of Pulte Homes features designed to meet the needs of today’s homebuyers navigating the “new normal.” Based on the results of in-depth consumer research, these innovative offerings are focused on healthy living at home, added storage opportunities and creating an environment for increased home-based activities, including work, exercise, learn and play.

“The pandemic has clearly changed what people want and need from their homes,” said John Chadwick, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PulteGroup. “In addition to being a place to eat, relax, and sleep, homes must now support working and/or learning from home, help to keep us healthy, be able to store more vital supplies, and provide space for indoor and outdoor play; all things Pulte Homes is now offering.”

As Pulte

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