Davidson Realty sponsors an annual baseball-themed contest in which the firm’s Realtors split into “teams” and compete to be champions in production and sales. This year’s championship team is the Red Sox. Each month we profile a top producer from that team.
Team Member: Jennifer Todd
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Years in Real Estate: 21
Certification: Broker Associate (more…)
“At the moment when you feel like you have reached the point of absolute exhaustion, inspire yourself to take one last step, and that is when you have successfully arrived to the next level.” Master Jin Kwon
This quote really inspires me because it is so rare to see true mastery in sports, the arts and business. It is fun to have college and professional football back and the final days of baseball for this year.
The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors market stats for August continue to show a strong local real estate market. The closings and pending sales are up, the median and average sales price are up and the inventory of homes for sale and percentage of distressed properties are down. All of these trends are very positive. (more…)
We would like to congratulate Anita McNeill on earning the prestigious Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation from the National Association of Realtors.
In Florida, the GRI designation requires 105 hours of coursework on varying topics like real estate law, best practices, finance, risk reduction, regulatory standards, technology and sales.
“To be successful in real estate, you have to convey knowledge about the intricacies of the business,” said Anita. “By obtaining my GRI designation I have equipped myself with powerful knowledge and I am able to help buyers and sellers with confidence.” (more…)
Please help us welcome yet another fantastic agent in Mike Kohli! Prior to pursuing real estate, Mike spent many years in the pharmacy and textile industries.
“Mike has solid knowledge of the Northeast Florida market and an unwavering dedication to professionalism and customer service. We are thrilled to have him on our team,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson.
Mike was raised in India and moved to the U.S. at age 20. He holds degrees in Chemistry and Pharmacy. Mike was a pharmacist in Chicago before relocating to Jacksonville in 1983. After several more years in pharmacy, he joined with business partner Vijay Singh to launch a high-end silk business specializing in soft furnishings. (more…)
Increases in new construction throughout Northeast Florida have left home buyers with an important decision: buy new or go with a previously owned home. While it is a personal decision, there are a few guidelines that can help buyers understand the differences in the buying process and avoid issues.
According to Bank of England Production Manager Troy Silhan, the process is essentially the same from pre-approval through closing with a few minor distinctions. Says Troy, “These small differences won’t be an issue as long as you follow a few simple guidelines: determine your priorities early, utilize your Realtor’s expertise, and understand your contract thoroughly.” (more…)