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Duval County Schools of Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 24, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Education is an important cornerstone of the Nocatee lifestyle.

Many growing families join the community because of the area’s top-rated schools. With continued population growth, county lines have been crossed to offer new school districts for Nocatee families. The once St. Johns County exclusively zoned community has extended school zones to include Duval County.


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Topics: Nocatee Families, Nocatee Schools, Nocatee students, Growing Families, New Home Search

Master-planned Communities are a Smart Financial Move for Seniors

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 23, 2014 11:36:29 AM

According to a recent survey by the Demand Institute, nearly half of Americans ages 50 to 64 plan to move within the next five years. Many of them have the goal of downsizing (at least in housing costs) in mind.

Whether the desired location is an active adult community or simply a home with a smaller footprint, master-planned communities offer seniors and those planning for retirement a range of benefits including:

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Topics: Del Webb Ponte Vedra, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Energy Efficiency, Relocation, Empty Nesters, Retirees, New Home Search

10 First-time Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 21, 2014 4:02:00 PM

When searching for your first home, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. There are so many possibilities — from home styles and locations to decor. You may already have a Pinterest board or two dedicated to what your ideal home could look like.

In order to help you find the perfect fit as painlessly as possible, be sure to avoid these first-time homebuyer pitfalls:

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Topics: Jacksonville, Relocation, First-time Home Buyers, Home-buying Tips, New Home Search, Single Professionals

Five Myths About Active Adult Communities

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 16, 2014 8:25:00 AM

Baby boomers make up 35 percent of the population, with more and more of them turning 55 every year. This leaves a lot of questions and opportunities when it comes to the housing market. As these newfound seniors contemplate where to spend their golden years, active adult communities could be the answer for millions.

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Topics: Master Planned Community, Del Webb Ponte Vedra, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Active-Adult Living, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Affordable Homes

How Historic St. Augustine Does Halloween

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 14, 2014 11:59:00 PM

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, St. Augustine has a long and rich history of celebrating the paranormal year-round. As the oldest city in the country, it’s seen more than a fair share of violent battles throughout it’s rich history, which only adds to the excitement when it comes to spirits running amuck.

Here are a few fun ways to celebrate Halloween, ranging from spooktacular to kid-friendly:

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Topics: Family Fun, Shopping, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Holidays at Nocatee, Location, Growing Families, Empty Nesters

The 2014 “Fall Festival” and Nocatee Farmers Market this Saturday!

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 14, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Looking for something to do this weekend? Every third Saturday of the month, the Nocatee Town Center hosts a local farmers market with a unique theme. On Saturday, October 18th, from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m, residents and community guests alike are invited to the Fall Festival and Nocatee Farmers Market.

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Family Fun, Nocatee Farmers Market, Local Vendors, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Live-Entertainment, Nocatee Fall Festival, Growing Families, Nocatee YouTube Channel

Retirees Reinvent Themselves with New Businesses

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 9, 2014 11:13:00 AM

The booming generation of boomers is full of active adults who don’t want to sit around with nothing to do but kill time. AARP estimates that half of all baby boomers will be looking to start a business in retirement, and that 31 percent of future retirees enjoy their work and plan to stay on after retirement age.

This is good news for retirees in Northeast Florida because Jacksonville was recently named the number one U.S. city in which to start a business by Wallethub.com.

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Topics: Nocatee Residents, Jacksonville, Employment Opportunities, Active-Adult Living, Downsizing, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Business News, Wallethub.com

Color In Motion 5K to hold Jacksonville event at Nocatee for 3rd Consecutive Year!

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 8, 2014 10:44:44 AM

Nocatee residents will again welcome Color In Motion 5K festivities this fall! Competitive and beginner runners alike, mark Saturday, November 8th, on your calendars.

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Topics: Nocatee Events, Nocatee Nature, Jacksonville, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Color In Motion 5K, Growing Families, First-time Home Buyers

Jacksonville named among ‘Best 20 U.S. Cities for Culture’

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 6, 2014 2:33:00 PM

From museums to historical parks and music festivals, the River City’s cup runneth over when it comes to culture. Business Insider recently featured property research company Property Shark’s list of the “Best 20 U.S. Cities for Culture.” Rankings were based on the abundance of arts, culture and recreation attractions per capita. Coming in at number 11 on the list, Jacksonville has one cultural attraction for every 2,483 people.

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Topics: Jacksonville, Restaurants, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Relocation, First-time Home Buyers

Jacksonville Among Most Affordable Housing Markets for Millennials

Posted by Nocatee Community

Oct 2, 2014 3:12:00 PM

Although it may seem that millennials aren’t interested in owning a home, a recent study concluded that homeownership is still a vital component of the American Dream for this important generation. The “Great Delay” is a term used to describe the trend where millions of adults between 18 and 34 are holding off on purchasing a new home.

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Topics: Jacksonville, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, eBook, Relocation, First-time Home Buyers, Affordable Homes, New Home Search, Millennials

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