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New Listing in Avondale with Guest House!

Categories: Avondale, Buyers, Deals, Deals, Deals!, New Listings!
Posted on October 5th, 2009

side view exteriorI’m proud to report that we have a wonderful new listing in Avondale with a fantastic guest house. The main house has 3Br/2Ba in about 2,910 Square feet and has been very nicely updated. Upgrades include a 5 burner gas cooktop in the kitchen, a fantastic vaulted ceiling family room with custom built cabinetry and fireplace,family room with fireplacegarage plantation shutters throughout and a lovely light filled breakfast room.

In addition to the great main house, you’ll be thrilled to discover that there is a new (2004) brick guest house PLUS large two car garage with extra storage. Because it’s new, the garage will easily accomodate large SUV’s. In Avondale, parking is at a premium and “guest houses” are often coverted garages. Come see this amazing space that has a living room with kitchen, bedroom, large walk-in closet and full bath. You won’t find a musty “coverted” garage here — it’s really fantastic!

The asking price is $719K which breaks out to about $211 per square foot if you take into consideration the 484 Square foot guest house. Call us today for more information about this fantastic property at 904-252-5181 or shoot us an email at [email protected]. Thanks for looking!

Written by Allison Steilberg // Discussion: Please leave a comment.

Monday Morning Market Report – Week Ending 10/4/09

Categories: Avondale, Buyers, Deals, Deals, Deals!, Market Update, Ortega, Riverside, Sellers
Posted on October 5th, 2009

Week ending Oct 4th sales data

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As I study this past week’s activity in the Avondale, Ortega and Riverside real estate  market, the thing that “jumps” out at me is the large number of price reductions. There were 19 price reductions in the past week.

 One of them was incredible. I wrote a post last week about an amazing price reduction on a piece of waterfront property on Woodmere drive. Last week it had been reduced to $675K which I thought was incredible!  It was reduced AGAIN this week to an even more amazing $599K! If anyone is out there reading my blog, PLEASE call me at 904-252-5181 about this property — it’s an amazing value!

There were 12 New Listings this week, one of which stands out as a great value. shirley avenue houseThe property is located in a very desirable little pocket called Fairfax Manor and is priced at only $178,000. The house has 4Br/2Ba’s in just over 1,300 sf and is on a 60 x 125 lot. The asking price is only $132 per square foot and it’s on Shirley Street between Herschel and Woodmere.
A 1,643 SF brick home on Shirley just sold for $190K at the end of September so there’s a “fresh” sale nearby to compare this to!

The next category we have is Closed Sales. We had 4 this week ranging from a 2,105 SF 3BR/2BA house at 1369 Hollywood Ave. that sold for $175K to a 2,064 SF 3Br/2Ba on Post Street that sold for $283K.

Finally, we had 3 Pending sales this week ranging from a 1,424 SF duplex in Riverside at 2577 Haldumar that was listed at $89,900K to an 1,897 SF 3Br/2Ba brick home at 5015 Ortega Blvd. The list price on this house was $339,900. Stay tuned to see what these houses sell for in the weeks to come!

Written by Allison Steilberg // Discussion: Please leave a comment.

Allison Steilberg

Realtor®
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty 3627 St. Johns Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32205 904-252-5181 (Allison)