Who's Buying Land in St Johns County?

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

Who's Buying Land in St Johns County?

Builder D. R. Horton just paid $8 million for 200 lots in the community of Murabella in St. Johns County, according to an article by the Jacksonville Business Journal. This comes on the heels of the unofficial word given to us a couple of weeks ago that D. R. Horton is also buying up all the lots in Aberdeen, another St. Johns County community which is next door to Durbin Crossing. The official word is that D. R. Horton bought five lots for $200,000, but our insider sources say there will be no more take downs in Aberdeen except by D. R. Horton. It looks like in exchange for the cash up front for the Murabella lots, the Developer is letting D. R. Horton buy Aberdeen lots in smaller groups.

So why is D. R. Horton buying lots in St. Johns County? Because the area is the hot bed for new construction in the Jacksonville area. Other Counties are experiencing higher volumes of new homes built and sold, but with the corridor of new homes between the Racetrack/210 and World Golf Village areas
, plus the Nocatee explosion, look for St. Johns County to lead the way in the next few years. Nocatee is the top selling community in the state of Florida this year and Durbin Crossing is right behind it.

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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
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Interesting. I guess his is prime area for commuters as well.  Plus the taxes may be less than Clay County or Duval County.

October 22, 2012 09:28 AM
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Sharon Alters
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Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

St. Johns County is such a central location and has the #1 school district in the entire State of Florida. Yes, prime area for commuters as well :)

October 22, 2012 09:58 AM
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Roy Kelley
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Looks like your home buyer clients will have  opportunities to purchase the very nice D.R. Horton homes.

Have an outstanding week.  Enjoy the colors of autumn with your camera in hand.

October 23, 2012 05:28 AM
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Teral McDowell
Residential Sales in Collin County, Texas
Keller Williams Central

D.R.Horton does build America and they like Realtors® so I hope you have many successful sales in those new neighborhoods.

October 23, 2012 01:44 PM
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Roy, they will have opportunities to purchase many D. R. Horton homes.

Teral, yes they do like us :) Thanks!

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