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Monday, September 09, 2019   /   by McCall Schilling

Dorian’s Gone – Is it OK to Leave Hurricane Shutters Up?

Interesting article about the nitty-gritty behind hurricane preparedness!



It’s hurricane season and some homeowners who put up hurricane shutters want to leave them there “just in case.” But that’s not always wise – or legal.  

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – After getting a scare from a storm such as Hurricane Dorian, people who had to put up shutters on their homes have a dilemma: When should I take them down?
Many people know that peak hurricane season lasts until Nov. 30, and some folks watch storm maps (and that current disturbance forming off the coast of Africa) religiously, so is the hassle of taking shutters down (and maybe putting them back up again) worth it?
Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue warns people to take their shutters down as soon as possible after a storm passes. “It’s important to remove shutters and wood covering your doors/windows.”
They say if you can’t remove all of the shutters, at least rem ...

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Friday, August 16, 2019   /   by McCall Schilling

The Cheapest and Priciest Places to Live in the U.S.

Jacksonville is ranked the #25 cheapest place to live in America! ?? This is based on a recent study by move.org! Does this surprise you? Compare Jax to the most expensive cities on the list!! ?? Anyone want to move to SF?

The cheapest places to live in the U.S. are El Paso, Texas, and Lincoln, Neb., according to a new study by Move.org that ranks cities based on cost of living. In El Paso, the average cost of living is $1,182.96 per month and, in Lincoln, it’s $1,291.50. On the opposite end of the spectrum, San Francisco (at a $4,210.60 average cost of living per month) and New York (at $3,956.11) have the highest costs of living in the nation.Move.org analyzed the living costs in 75 of the largest U.S. cities and ranked them based on affordability. In evaluating the cost of living, they factored in rent for a one-bedroom apartment, average utility and internet costs, fuel prices, and food.

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Thursday, August 01, 2019   /   by Wendy Hughes

Jacksonville's Women Connecting Women Event Seeking Nominations | Oct 24th 2019 Event

On October 24th the Women Connecting Women brings together over 258 female professionals from the greater North Florida area, along with many female networking groups. 

We honor 6 Hidden Gems- women who are inspiring role models advocating for women and who have not received any awards in the past 2 years.

For more information and to nominate a colleague, visit https://pwcjax.org/women-connecting-women/

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Monday, July 29, 2019   /   by McCall Schilling

Welcome to the Beachwalk community | St. Johns Florida

Alia from Hughes Group Jax takes a trip to speak with Greg Souris from Americrest Luxury Homes at the new Beachwalk Oasis of St. Johns. This new community of over 700 homes will be THE PERFECT resort style neighborhood with every amenity you can imagine! Watch this quick video to learn more about the newest neighborhood buzzin’ in Northeast Florida. Music by Bensound.

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