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New Home Hot List: 5 Ways to Maximize Energy Efficiency

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 26, 2015 4:00:40 PM


A recent study by the National Association of Homebuilders revealed more and more millennial homebuyers are making energy efficiency a priority. The study states 84 percent of these young buyers are willing to pay up to 3 percent more for an energy-efficient home, as long as they see a return on their investment via reduced power bills.

 

No matter your age or demographic, saving energy at home is always a good idea. And a new construction home is the perfect canvas to implement several of the energy-saving technologies and features available for homes today.

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Topics: Nocatee Builders, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, Energy Efficiency, Smart Home Technology, Tech-friendly New Homes, New Home Search, Millennials

6 Things Only Master-Planned Community Residents Understand

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 19, 2015 4:33:00 PM


Yes, life in a master-planned community (MPC) is different than your average suburb or neighborhood. Maybe that’s why MPCs are so popular, with the top 50 master-planned communities in the country taking 5 percent of 2014’s total new-home sales

 

For those who want to learn more about living in an MPC, who better to ask than a resident? We did, and here are the top 6 things MPC residents say you should know about life in one:

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Topics: Nocatee Greenway Trails, Resident Testimonials, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Sense of Community, Affordable Homes, Health and Wellness

St. Augustine Turns 450: Your Guide to the Festivities

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 17, 2015 1:50:00 PM

It’s not every year that the oldest city in the nation celebrates such a huge milestone—a birthday that’s so epic it’s been 450 years in the making.

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Topics: Nocatee Adults, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Outdoor Music, Location, Nocatee History, Growing Families, Dining at Nocatee, Empty Nesters, Established Families, Reasons to Move South, Festivals

12 Things You May Not Know About the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 6, 2015 11:49:51 AM


Whether you’ve lived here for decades or are simply contemplating a visit, the First Coast is a very interesting place to be, and always has been.

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Topics: St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Jacksonville, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Parks, St. Johns County, Live-Entertainment, Nocatee History, Growing Families, Water Recreation, Outdoor Recreation

Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery Joining New Businesses at Town Plaza Offices at Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 5, 2015 10:10:00 AM


NTC Office, LLC, a venture of Silverfield Group and Morales Group, is pleased to announce the initial occupants of Town Plaza Offices at Nocatee. Planned as a four building, 30,000 square foot professional office condominium project, Town Plaza Offices at Nocatee will soon welcome a software development company, a financial advisor, a pediatric dentist and orthodontist, plastic surgery group, and a psychologist. 

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Nocatee Growth, Ponte Vedra, Nocatee Retailers, New Home Search, Town Plaza Offices at Nocatee, Business News, Medical Services, Financial Services

5 Family-Friendly Camping Spots Near the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 30, 2015 4:31:00 PM


There’s only a month or so left of summer (from a school perspective). And what better way to make some lasting childhood memories for your kids than a family camping trip?

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Topics: Nocatee Nature, Family Fun, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Kids Activities, Growing Families, Empty Nesters, Water Recreation, Weekend Retreats, Camping, Outdoor Recreation, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

St. John Paul II Mission Church Breaks Ground for New Multi-Purpose Building at Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 28, 2015 2:05:00 PM


Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine will join the Catholic faith community of St. John Paul II Mission Church for a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, August 8, at 11 a.m. 

The ceremony will take place on the 35-acre property site donated by the Davis family to the diocese. The site is located at 127 Stonemason Way, Jacksonville, Fla., near Valley Ridge Blvd., east of The Villas at Nocatee and west of Kelly Pointe at Nocatee.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Northeast Florida News, Nocatee Growth, St. Augustine, Growing Families, Churches

Bring the Outdoors in with These Home Features

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 24, 2015 10:14:00 AM


Face it, as much as we love life in the Sunshine State, sometimes a little break from the heat is required. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the great outdoors from inside your home. Here are a few tips to help you become one with nature, no matter what the thermometer says.

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Topics: Nocatee Builders, Nocatee Nature, Design Trends, Nocatee Realtors, Energy Efficiency, National Association of Home Builders, Growing Families, Luxury Home Buyers, Upgrades, Real Estate Trends, New Home Search, Upsizing, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

Nocatee Named Best Master-Planned Community of the Year by Southeast Building Conference

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 23, 2015 4:49:00 PM


Nocatee has won the Southeast Building Conference’s (SEBC) Excel Award for Best Master-Planned Community of the Year. Given July 17, the Excel Awards honor professionals making major contributions to the residential homebuilding and commercial construction industries through superior, innovative and creative sales and marketing.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Northeast Florida News, NEFBA, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, RCLCO Rankings, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate Trends, New Home Search, Business News, SEBC

Music, Movies & More: Summer Freebies You Won’t Wanna Miss

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 14, 2015 4:48:00 PM


Summertime is in full swing. And as fun as that may be for kids, it can leave parents’ wallets longing to hear school bells ring once again.

The First Coast has several activities to help kids stay entertained without breaking the bank, including:

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Topics: Family Fun, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Summer Fun at Nocatee, Growing Families, Relocation, New Home Search, Established Families, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

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