Most non-residents surely don’t think of our state in terms of freezing weather. That’s because the image we see portrayed in popular culture depicts it as a sub-tropical paradise, where the sun shines brightly all year round and everyone’s tan is perfect. In truth, your Northeast Florida home may be briefly exposed in the winter…

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Visitors who return year after year – and the lucky people who live here – know that Northeast Florida’s idyllic Amelia Island is a unique and very special place. And that holds true for the holidays as well, when festive events abound and there’s a magic in the air that fills your heart with the…

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Tips to Pet-Proof Your Florida Home This Holiday Season

At Artisan Homes, we look forward to enjoying holiday celebrations at this time of year with our families and friends.  And we believe that decorating your Northeast Florida home is a wonderful way to express both tradition and your individual personality.  But as you enjoy the many pleasures of the season, please keep the health…

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Fight Fall Allergies in your Northeast Florida Home

If you’re one of the estimated 40 million people in this country whose allergies flare up when Autumn arrives, this time of year can be very unpleasant.  While many associate allergies with spring and the pollen produced by flowering plants, Fall can actually be the worst season in which to deal with them.  And those…

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There have been houses in St Augustine Florida, since 1565. There’s no question that it’s the “Nation’s Oldest City”. And those in the know will tell you it’s one of the most haunted. Visitors have been arriving there since Henry Flagler built the railroad in the 19th century. Some settled in the town, falling in…

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Many people will tell you that Halloween is their favorite holiday. And that’s not just the excited trick-or-treaters going door-to-door anticipating candy and other treats. It’s also those adults who have chosen to own a Northeast Florida home. For them, each Halloween evokes wonderful childhood memories of the weather turning cooler, family trips to find…

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New Construction Homes in Callahan Florida

Way back in 1854, when Daniel Callahan helped to build the Florida Railroad west from Fernandina through Nassau County, he surely had no idea that the Jacksonville area would grow so large and the little town that started as a depot would become one of its hottest real estate markets. Buyers of new construction homes…

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Yulee FL Real Estate

Even regular visitors to Amelia Island, “the Florida beach with a Southern accent”, may never have ventured west to explore the unique charms of Yulee. Located twenty miles inland, along the St. Johns River, the town is certainly no secret to home buyers, who have recognized Yulee, FL real estate as an excellent investment. The…

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Founded in 1811, Fernandina Beach has been home over the years to pirates, Gilded Age millionaires, bootleggers, shrimpers and countless other colorful characters. It’s a uniquely charming Victorian seaport village – technically part of greater Jacksonville but still holding tight to its own identity. Historic Downtown is known for the eclectic and independent shops you’ll…

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