‘Pet-Friendly’ a Big Consideration for Millennial Home Buyers

Millenials buying home for dog

According to a recent National Association of Realtors report, millennials — defined by the report as adults age 36 or younger — comprise the largest group of today’s U.S. home buyers, at 34 percent. What’s a millennial? Roughly someone who began their adult years after the year 2000. It means the younger end of today’s Read More »

Area Real Estate Markets Expected to Remain Strong

Rosemary Messina, vice president for marketing at ICI Homes, said judging by the activity from the company’s online sales center, there is continued enthusiasm for new homes. We’re seeing the same enthusiasm throughout all our divisions. The strong real estate market is expected to continue in spite of hurricane season. If anything, people in older Read More »

ICI Homes Wins Five Awards at 2017 Jacksonville Area Parade of Homes

The Jacksonville Area Parade of Homes Banquet was held on March 18th, 2017. ICI Homes was the proud recipient of five awards. Silver: The Serena at Tamaya 400k-420k Category Silver: The Brooke at Outlook at Nocatee 560k-580k Category Gold: The Egret II at Amelia National 420k-440k Category Gold: The Egret V at Amelia National 540k-560k Category Gold: The Brooke at Tamaya 560k-580k Category

Laurel Awards: ICI Homes Takes Home Eleven Awards

ICI Homes took home eleven awards at this year’s Laurel Awards in Jacksonville.The 22nd Annual Laurel Awards Gala was held on Friday, March 17, 2017. The prestigious event celebrates top achievements in sales and marketing by NEFBA, Northeast Florida Builders Association and is presented to those in the industry who have demonstrated sales, building and design excellence.

For the past two years, the company earned the highest award, the Grand Laurel.This year, ICI was honored with the following awards:

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Going Gated? Visit Magnolia Preserve at Julington Creek

Targeting a new custom Florida home? Do you have the freedom to pick your location? If so, focus on Florida’s northeast corner, where Jacksonville and its surrounding communities offer a great selection of urban, suburban and quieter neighborhoods. Magnolia Preserve at Julington Creek Plantation is a spectacular, gated community we think will surprise and delight you. Read More »

Everyone Wants to Move to Jacksonville

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Jacksonville, Florida is a popular place to be. It’s a growing area thanks to a variety of new housing communities at all price points. Plus, it boasts a healthy job market compared to many metropolitan areas in other states. Forbes recently ranked Jacksonville as the second city on this awesome-places-to-move-to list, and we don’t need Read More »

Best Cities for Investment Property

If you’re searching for investment property, cross the state line into Florida and stop. A recent study by GOBankingRates.com, named three cities — Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville —among the nation’s top 15 great places to invest in real estate. Using rental properties to expand your portfolio is a smart move thanks to ongoing recovery from Read More »