Jacksonville Real Estate Blog

  • Current Color Trends — Sophisticated Gray

    BY Lisa Duke

    Out with the old ... beige, cafe au lait, pale mocha, bone ... favorite neutrals for the past decade, may give way to more sophisticated gray-based neutrals. So you might ask, isn't gray just black and white mixed? Well, yes and no. Know Your Unde...

  • Pamper Your Home with More Spring Cleaning Tips

    BY Lisa Duke

    We all love a good pampering. Your home is no different. A little spring sprucing gives you house that extra special attention it needs. Whether you start on the inside or the outside, give your home some special treatment and it will reward you with...

  • Ideas for Dry-Scaping

    BY Lisa Duke

    You've decided to make your new home as ecologically sustainable as possible. You've changed out the toilets for low-flow versions and added insulation, installed bamboo flooring, energy-efficient windows and natural gas appliances. Now, it's time to...

  • Spring Means Servicing Your Air Conditioner

    BY Lisa Duke

    In preparation for warmer summer days, spring is the perfect time to have your air conditioner serviced. With regular service, air conditioning units can continue to function in the most efficient and effective way possible. Neglected units are more ...

  • Sometimes it’s best not to call back

    BY Lisa Duke

    Sometimes it’s best not to call back 19 area codes that appear U.S.-based are really international. Scammers that entice people to call back can charge the caller over $20 per minute. Sometimes it’s best not to call back NEW YORK ...

  • Apple plans larger iPhones

    BY Lisa Duke

    Report: Apple plans larger iPhones NEW YORK – Jan. 27, 2014 – Apple plans to launch two larger iPhones this year and probably will avoid using the plastic exterior design of last year’s 5c model, which has not sold as well as expected, The W...

  • Favorite Features from 3 Dream Homes

    BY Lisa Duke

    Thanks to those visually stunning video tours, the HGTV Dream Homes have become top-of-mind for buyers looking for the latest and greatest in home design. Each year’s home showcases innovation in concept, layout, building materials and design. H...

  • Welcome Aboard CJ Wright!

    BY Lisa Duke

      Please join us in welcoming CJ Wright to Lisa Duke Realty! The entire Lisa Duke Realty team is very excited about the arrival of CJ and cannot wait to see her get to work. CJ is known for the incredible way she serves her customers and ...

  • Turning Your Home into Your Retirement Plan

    BY Lisa Dunn

    It is a very good idea to include your home and buying a second home in your retirement plan. Now is a great time to buy, so even if you are not quite to retirement age, why not buy now and begin building equity? This will also give you the chance to...