Founded in 1565, St. Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin in the United States. Forty-two years before the English colonized Jamestown and 55 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, the Spanish established at St. Augustine the nation's first enduring settlement.
Located in the northeastern part of the state, St. Augustine continues to thrive and prosper. It proudly preserves more than four centuries of history that include Spanish and English, Greek and Minorcan, Native American and African American influences. St. Augustine's 12,000 year-round residents share their community's history with approximately two million visitors each year. They find that there is even more to love about living here than the tourist could ever find on a short visit.
St. Augustine is located in St. Johns County, which is fast becoming known as a premier location for economic development. The area has created a business-friendly environment and enjoys rapid population growth and rising incomes. A beautiful, mild year-round climate adds tremendously to the high quality of life in St. Augustine, as does St. Johns County's top ranking among Florida First Coast counties in per-capita income and buying power.
The area is also perfect for those who love the outdoors. Boasting easy access to water sports, some great golf courses and plenty of sunshine, St. Augustine is a virtual outdoor paradise. St. Augustine real estate is affordable. Single-family homes, townhouses and condominiums are available in a wide range of styles and prices.
St. Augustine offers a wide variety of real estate options, including single-family detached homes, condominiums, townhouses and ocean front properties. Some of these beautiful homes feature scenic golf course or riverfront views.
Single-family homes in St. Augustine start in the low $100,000s with the average listing price running in the low $300,000s. Prices run as high as $4 million for some of the most spectacular luxury homes and estate properties in this part of the state. Houses with such features as magnificent views, fireplaces and swimming pools on marvelous lots are available in many of the area's lovely subdivisions.
Condominiums and townhouses also cover a wide spectrum of prices, with the low end starting at $75,000. Prices go up to $400,000 and more. Some St. Augustine condominiums have great community features and resort-style amenities such as swimming pools and tennis courts. There is a variety of land available for custom building, from farms to lots in great neighborhoods.
"Jamie Jo Cribbs : Your Real Estate Expert in St Augustine, Florida"
As a market expert familiar with all aspects of buying, selling and building homes, Jamie Jo creates Clients for Life. She is a hometown agent with knowledge of St. Augustine's neighborhoods, outstanding schools, historic districts, beautiful beaches, and our world famous golf communities. Jamie Jo brings experience, dedication and professionalism to each transaction. She continually monitors the market for changes and keeps her clients well informed.
She was the president and owner of a real estate corporation, owner and CFO of a construction and development corporation, and a multi-level investment coordinator. Jamie Jo is a current member of the St. Augustine Board of Realtors, Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. A well respected member of her community, Jamie Jo has enjoyed volunteering with local Parent Teacher Organizations, School Advisory Councils, and being a past member of Ancient City Soccer Association.
St Augustine Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of September 1st, 2014: homes priced around $284,718 compared to $287,782 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -1%. For Tuesday, September 2nd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.06%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.17%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.62%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.67%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in St Augustine FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in St Augustine to help you find the best home!