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Lazy Tides River at Nocatee's Splash Water Park

10 Ways to Celebrate July 4th on the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 30, 2015 9:48:00 AM


There aren’t many cities as reflective of America as Jacksonville. According to a new WalletHub study, the River City ranks 5th among Metro Areas That Resemble the U.S., based on ethnic makeup, as well as educational and housing characteristics. Combine that with the fact that the nation’s oldest settlement is practically in our backyard, and it’s no wonder the First Coast is over the top when it comes to celebrating July 4th.

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Topics: Family Fun, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Holidays at Nocatee, Summer Fun at Nocatee

6 Things You May Not Know About Crosswater Hall, Nocatee’s Wedding Venue

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 24, 2015 10:55:00 AM


Now that wedding season is upon us, we’d like to share some things you may not know about the premier venue right here in our community, Crosswater Hall.

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Topics: Ponte Vedra, Nocatee Welcome Center, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Crosswater Hall, weddings, WeddingWire, First-time Home Buyers

Feel Like a Kid Again: 6 Ways Master-planned Communities Can Help

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 17, 2015 4:53:00 PM


Master-planned communities (MPCs) are designed to provide year-round enjoyment for all ages of residents—from growing families and retirees to empty nesters and young professionals. No matter where you are on the lifestyle spectrum, summer is officially here. And that means it’s time to summon your inner child and enjoy what your community has to offer.

 

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Topics: Splash Water Park, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Preserve, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Health and Fitness, Walkable Communities

Cypress Park Now Open to Nocatee Residents

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 12, 2015 12:00:00 PM


Cypress Park is the newest amenity center to open in the Nocatee community. Various aquatic and park features include a shallow-entry family pool, sports play-field, dog park, residents’ clubhouse, playground, event lawn and surrounding trail-ways.

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Topics: Development Update, Nocatee Recreation, Nocatee Parks, Neighborhoods, New Amenities, Growing Families

4 Reasons to Live in a Walkable Community

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 11, 2015 10:10:00 AM


If the idea of keeping your car in the garage outside of commuting to work appeals to you, you aren’t alone.

Walkable communities are one of the largest trends in real estate in the last decade, and for good reason. Recent studies have proven that walkable communities are better for your waistline, brain and even the local economy.

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Town Center Neighborhoods, Nocatee Parks, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Real Estate Trends, Health and Fitness, Established Families

7 Cures for the Summer-time Moves

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 2, 2015 4:34:00 PM


Moving in the summer can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s convenient if you have children who will need to change schools, but hot temps can give packers and homeowners pause.

 

According to truck rental company U-Haul, 17 to 20 million people in the U.S. may move this summer, with nearly 45 percent of those moves occurring between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Here are SEVEN tips to help ensure smooth moving all summer long:

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Topics: Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Perks, summer, Summer Fun at Nocatee, Growing Families, New Home Search, Moving Tips, Established Families

6 Ways Northeast Florida Takes the Fear Out of Retirement

Posted by Nocatee Community

May 26, 2015 4:04:00 PM


Face it, retirement can be tough. Although many of us sock away money every month and daydream about all of that free time, the reality is, living off of your nest egg is a scary proposition for many Americans. And according to a recent study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, only 31 percent feel confident they’ve saved enough for retirement.

 

No one can predict inflation rates or fluctuations in the stock and housing markets, but there are a few factors that can give retirees some financial relief—and they all come down to location, location, location.

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Topics: Jacksonville, Del Webb Ponte Vedra, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Affordable Homes, New Home Search, Job Creation

RE/MAX Unlimited Now Open in Nocatee Town Center

Posted by Nocatee Community

May 19, 2015 4:44:00 PM


RE/MAX Unlimited has officially opened their new office in the Nocatee Town Center. Brenda and Ron Horst, local real estate veterans and owners, are proud to be a part of the vibrant community as the first real estate office to open in Nocatee.

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Town Center Retailers, Real Estate, grand-opening events, Nocatee Realtors, Real Estate Professionals, New Home Search

7 Reasons Why Retirees and Master-Planned Communities Are a Great Fit

Posted by Nocatee Community

May 18, 2015 2:21:00 PM


While the market isn’t fully recovered from recent years, it’s getting very close. According to real estate experts at RCLCO, master-planned communities (MPCs) continue to thrive, especially in Florida where the state is experiencing increased job and household growth.

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Topics: Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, Resident Testimonials, Master Planned Community, Del Webb Ponte Vedra, Resident Clubs & Interest Groups, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Active-Adult Living, Empty Nesters, Retirees

New York Times Report: St. Johns Healthiest County in Florida

Posted by Nocatee Community

May 14, 2015 10:24:00 AM


The New York Times Quality of Life Study (June 2014) ranked St. Johns County as the highest in Florida.

Out of the 3,135 counties in the United States, St. Johns County came in at the top 4 percent nationwide with its 113th ranking. The study looked at various quality of life indicators, including education, median household income, unemployment rate, life expectancy  and obesity.

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Topics: Nocatee Schools, Nocatee in the News, St. Johns County, Growing Families, Relocation, Real Estate Trends, Established Families

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