Jacksonville Real Estate Blog

  • Holiday Staging Tips

    BY Lisa Duke

    Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you don’t put up a decoration o...

  • Should You List in Winter?

    BY Lisa Duke

    The nights are getting longer, temperatures are dropping and the holidays are approaching. That means you should wait to list your home for sale until next year, right? That isn’t necessarily true. While spring and summer tend to be the hottest s...

  • Welcome Dixie and Ronne!

    BY Lisa Duke

    Lisa Duke Realty is thrilled to announce the latest additions to our team. Please join us in welcoming Dixie Robinson, GRI, Broker Associate, and Ronne Williams, Broker Associate. Dixie and Ronne work as a wonderful team and have combined their le...

  • What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

    BY Lisa Duke

    You’ve probably been told that if you’re buying or selling a house, you should work with a professional real estate agent. But do you know what real estate agents actually do for you? We understand that it can seem kind of mysterious. Here’s ...

  • Smells That Sell

    BY Lisa Duke

    You’ve de-cluttered, re-painted, made repairs and updated your home’s curb appeal. That means you’re ready to sell, right? Not necessarily. Although all those tasks are essential for getting your home in shape to sell, don’t overlook one im...

  • Hurricane Prep: What You Need To Know

    BY Lisa Duke

    As a storm approaches, there are things you can to do to best prepare your family and your home. We shared several tips for hurricane preparedness in this article here! We have gathered more information so you have all the resources available at y...

  • Preparing for a Hurricane

    BY Lisa Duke

    With Hurricane Irma on a track to potentially hit Florida within the next week, and Governor Scott ordering statewide closures this Friday, September 8th, we wanted to share these tips that will aid in your hurricane preparedness. 1. If you have...

  • Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a house – especially for the first time – can be a huge undertaking. It’s a complex process, making it easy for mistakes to happen along the way. If you’re buying a home, here are some common pitfalls you should avoid. Not getting...

  • How to Relax When Buying a Home

    BY Lisa Duke

    Buying a home can be stressful! From collecting all your financial documents to making it through the inspection process, so much can happen to cause anxiety before closing day. It’s enough to make even the most relaxed person feel tense. If you...

  • Why is Your Home Not Selling?

    BY Lisa Duke

    Has your home been on the market for quite some time with no offers? Have you been watching while other homes in your neighborhood sell within days of listing? Are you frustrated and worried that you may never find a buyer? If you’re having troubl...