LOW MARKET INVENTORY DRIVING UP PRICES: WHY FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING IN MURRAY HILL, GREEN COVE SPRINGS, ARGYLE & AVONDALE:

LOW MARKET INVENTORY DRIVING UP PRICES: WHY FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING IN MURRAY HILL, GREEN COVE SPRINGS, ARGYLE & AVONDALE:

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER LOOKING TO PURCHASE BUT CANNOT AFFORD IT? READ THIS!

Spring is officially here and thousands of buyers are all encountering the same problem when it comes to house hunting: extremely low inventory. All sellers are facing the same problem as well: if I sell my current home I will be homeless – resulting in scarcity to sell their current home and buy a new one.

The bottom line: there just aren’t enough affordable homes to go around and buyers are being outbid by CASH offers. Here’s the deal: sellers are in the driver’s seat due to current market conditions. We want you to be able to find your dream home and win the bidding war! Check out our exclusive* Cash Buyer Program to turn YOU into a cash buyer and automatically provide you with a competitive advantage in today’s market!

Many first time home buyers are looking to move on the east-side of JAX for location purposes. Buyers want to be near the beautiful beaches, the intracoastal, and some of Jacksonville’s top communities. However, the price on the east side of the St. Johns River is much higher than that on the west side. WHY? Location! BUT what many buyers don’t know is just how many east siders are beginning to move to the west side!

Some of the most popular, up-and-coming communities in Jacksonville’s west-side district include Murray Hill, Green Cove Springs, Argyle, and Avondale! Each of these communities are becoming highly sought-after by first-time home buyers, Gen Z’s and homeowners wanting to move away from the hustle and bustle of the beaches!

Murray Hill is one of the coolest neighborhoods in JAX! It’s becoming increasingly popular for its hipster vibe! Located between Riverside and historic Avondale, this reformed neighborhood has become the hot spot! The streets of Murray Hill are filled with young entrepreneurs opening new coffee shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars!

This neighborhood is so picturesque, make sure you snap a shot of the many neighborhood murals & walk over to the historic Murray Hill Theatre to catch a show!

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Murray Hill Mural

Green Cove Springs is located along the St. Johns River in Clay County! Green Cove Springs locals love this community for its rich history and endless outdoors activities! This is the perfect family-friendly neighborhood of your dreams! This beautiful community is home to Green Cove Spring Park – one of its most popular attractions. The park includes a spring-fed pool that’s replenished with a continuous stream of cool water! You can find picnic tables, a playground, and locals walking their dogs or enjoying the scenery of the river on the pier!

Green Cove springs offers many campgrounds, museums and art galleries such as  Cowabunga Comics and Art Gallery along Walnut Street. Enjoy antique shops and local cuisines or a cup of brew at Spring Park Coffee!

Argyle is located in Duval County and is just a quick drive to the poplar Orange Park! Living in Argyle Forest offers residents a dense suburban feel. Many families reside here as it is a more quiet community. Argyle offers many activities and fun family friendly outings such as: Bungee Jumping , Laser Tag, Bowling and Arcade at Splitz , The Orange Park Famers’ Market , & hundreds of amazing restaurants and shopping centers!

Avondale is one of Jacksonville’s most popular and unique neighborhoods to reside in! It has attracted a young demographic as bars, restaurants, coffee shops, markets and boutiques began to make their appearance. It has a nice suburban feel yet, a mix of history, culture, charm, and modern design! Avondale is one of Jacksonville’s oldest neighborhoods that has been revamped and brought back to life! The world-class Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens is located in the Riverside neighborhood as well as the weekly Riverside Arts Market. There are many amazing local cuisines to choose from as well as aesthetic rooftop bars! You can find the best rooftop bars here:

Each of these communities are the becoming more and more popular each day as the market remains the same – expensive and hard to win the bidding war. Have you ever considered moving to any of these communities? Maybe you have or maybe you have not heard much about them. Whatever the answer is, I have no doubt you will find your dream home here. Call me today at 904.544.5252 for a private showing of a home in these communities OR if you want to learn more about them! Don’t try to navigate this market alone – let the real estate professionals at The Phil Aitken Home Team help you.

For more information, contact The Aitken Home Team today and start packing!

Phil Aitken, Owner/Broker
Phil Aitken is the Owner/Broker with Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty - Phil Aitken Home Team and has over 13 years of Real Estate experience. Phil’s faith and desire for his family’s continued security fuel his business growth and leadership. The Phil Aitken Home Team continues to profoundly impact the people of Jacksonville via supporting several faith-based organizations. Phil gives back a portion of every real estate transaction to The Tim Tebow Foundation and Rethreaded. Find Phil's full story here.

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