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A guide to Jacksonville’s housing market

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The house is being built. They are selling and being demolished to pave the way for more.

Rents are rising, people are moving, others are investing.

New housing options are coming and some have been cleaned up

Therefore, there is a lot of discussion in the northeastern Florida housing market. Here you can find the highlights of the Florida Times-Union’s ongoing coverage.

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Home to the fast-growing housing market

Home prices in the Jacksonville area rose 8.3% in March, with high-demand homes for sale | Typical Duval County homes, listed for $ 325,000 in March, increased 8.3% from the previous month. Realtor.com data.. Media prices were $ 406,000, up about 26.6% from March 2021. This is compared to $ 572,450 in St. Johns County, $ 377,450 in Clay County, and $ 536,578 in Nassau County.

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Jacksonville homebuyers will have higher mortgage rates in 2022. | In mid-March 16, the Federal Reserve plans to raise short-term interest rates by a quarter percentage point to 0.5 percent, “we expect a continuous hike. It will be appropriate.” The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate in 2022 is projected to be around 4.5 percent, well above the low to moderate 2 percent range seen in 2020 and 2021.

When Zillow leaves the Jacksonville housing market, other “iBuyers” will move in. | Zillow, the online real estate market, may be out of the world of instant buyers (or iBuyers), but other traditional realtors are beginning to immerse themselves in the potential of this home sales tool in the Jacksonville area. I am. iBuyer is an OpenDoor-led corporate real estate transaction model that basically buys a home from an individual seller with the goal of turning it over for profit.

Home buyers feel pressure from competitive markets and bid wars with investors | Last year, in the Jacksonville Metro area, 22% of homes purchased were purchased by investors. This is twice the rate in 2015. Jacksonville is the fourth largest metropolis for home buyers, with 25% each and 24% in Miami, after Atlanta and Chicago. The highest percentage by zip code was purchased at 32209 (New Town, Moncrief Park, Magnolia Garden) 54%.

Custom homebuilders are optimistic about the hot Duval home market | Unlike mass construction of homes in communities and subdivisions, custom homebuilders spend more time on each project, often working in less than 10 homes a year. The positive thing is that there isn’t a shortage of people in Florida who want a new home, and Jacksonville can afford it. Many who want custom homes are downsizers or retirees and are pleased that the housing market is stable and is beginning to show signs of moving out of the pandemic.

Rents are rising as much as home prices

Rental markets are being sought in Jacksonville and Florida as home sales skyrocket | According to the CoreLogic Single-Family Rent Index, US single-family rent growth has increased by 8.5% nationwide since July 2021. This is the fastest year-on-year increase in 16 years. According to a study by Stessa, a web-based platform for real estate investors, Jacksonville was ranked as the fifth best metropolitan area to buy rentals in the United States.

Prices from Florida: Jacksonville Tenants Fight Rapid Increase In a February year-over-year report from Realtor.com, average rent in the US rose about 17% from studios to two-bedroom apartments, above current inflation rates of about 8%. Rents are increasing at an even higher rate across Jacksonville, with some moving from Florida or becoming homeless. City and state lawmakers continue to work to pass rent stability ordinances and freeze rent increases.

Jacksonville’s inflated rent has received national attention with a 60-minute report | Jacksonville Special report from CBS 60 Minutes.. Leslie Stahl talked about a couple in Jacksonville who experienced a 15% increase in national rent last year, almost double the overall inflationary rent, and a 30% increase in rent. As a result of the swelling of the housing market, more locals may be trying to infringe on home ownership. But the cost is also rising.

The host of Jacksonville Airbnb brought in a whopping $ 28 million last year | People are taking advantage of Airbnb’s popularity in the state as both hosts and guests. In a recent report from the Online Vacation Rental Marketplace, Florida was ranked as the second highest state for new host revenues in 2021, with California first. Across the state, the new host brought $ 265 million, including $ 28 million for Jacksonville.

Need affordable housing

Jacksonville’s First Small Home Community Answers To Affordable Homes The first small home community in Jacksonville opened in October 2021 and has 50 rental homes on Navaho Avenue on the West Side, each with 500-600 square feet of space. The community was developed by Jacksonville’s habitat for humanity.

Affordable apartments planned on the site of the old Lake Forest Elementary School Ability Housing plans to develop affordable housing at the former Lake Forest Elementary School on Edgewood Avenue West near Jacksonville’s Interstate Highway 95. The complex has been in operation for at least three years and requires approximately 160 units. Four-fifths of the complex is rented to people who earn less than 60% of the median income in the region. This is a $ 32,820 annual cutoff, according to recent census data. The rest is borrowed at the market price.

The proposed Christian community envisions senior citizens in Jacksonville living away from the land. | Mission Seniors have proposed a self-sustaining Christian housing community for middle-income seniors. Jacksonville’s nonprofit envisions G3 Village as an easy-to-walk community with seven four-story “living” pods connected to the main building with several facilities. “Agri-Village” includes a greenhouse and an agricultural space with livestock.

$ 94 million rehabilitation of Jackson Bill Four complex completed Millenia, the owner of four historically distressed apartments in Jacksonville, has spent nearly $ 100 million refurbishing them with several partners. All the complexes have a new name for fresh slate. Eureka Garden is now Valencia Way. Moncrief Village is now Weldon. Southside Apartments is now Palmetto Glen. Washington Heights has been renamed Callaway Cove.

More housing options are coming

Take a look at other housing projects set up to bring thousands of new apartments, condos and town homes to Jackson Building.

Downtown: A new senior living apartment scheduled to open in August in the cathedral district of downtown Jacksonville

San Marco: New 345 luxury apartments and parking lots to replace the old Florida Baptist Convention site in San Marco

San Marco: Construction of a luxury condominium in San Marco will begin by the end of the year, according to developers

San Marco: Eastborough Apartment Community Bringing 226 New Homes to San Marco in Jacksonville

San Marco: A gorgeous town home community moving forward in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco

South side: Luxury condominiums, retail stores and restaurants planned for Morocco Shrine Center in Jacksonville

South side: The development of the San Pablo Parkway features the future in addition to 304 luxury condominiums, retail stores and office spaces. Hotel beach: $ 60 Million North Beach Area Luxury Condominium, Retail Project Approaching Final Stage

North Side: Luxury condominium planned near River City Marketplace in Jacksonville

Beach: Luxury condominium development Azure was almost sold out before construction began

Springfield: Redevelopment of the former Jacksonville Jewish Center may begin in late 2022

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