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from renting to owning


          Just Like that!




          By Meeka Cook

          In mid-January, keliot and           purchase for less than they would
          Maria Davis and their five-year-     be looking at for rent.
          old daughter, Emily, moved to
          Jacksonville from fort leonard       Nelson said, “While showing
          Wood, Missouri. They were very       them the property, I shared a
          excited about the relocation         story of another young military
          where keliot (active-duty Army)      lady that I assisted purchasing a
          would work as a recruiter.           home with a nearby builder and
          Anxious to get settled, they         how she received a Homes for
          instantly set their sights on        Heroes Rebate. They gave me the
          looking for a rental.                time, a total stranger Realtor in     program which we are so thankful
                                               a new city, and listened to what      to be a part of, and get into
          Maria made a list of available       I wanted to share. I was able to      the home for less money than
          rentals, and the couple began        help them understand that as a        renting, they decide they would
          their search. This search brought    military service family, they had a   look into it.”
          them to the office of Navy           benefit that a civilian like myself
          to Navy and Nelson ortega.           did not have, and that is being       keliot and Maria were intrigued
          As Nelson listened to what           able to use the VA loan benefit.      by the prospect of buying and
          the couple was looking for (a        once I was able to explain to         not having to move again, a year
          3-bedroom, 2-bath rental), he        them that they could purchase a       down the road. They agreed to
          realized that he could probably      home and even receive cash back       visit a showroom at a nearby new
          get them into a new home             through the Homes for Heroes          community being developed by




          rECEnt LIstIngs



          sold Price   Address               City         Zip       sqft    beds    baths  subdivision    days on Market

          $165,000.00   6324 MoRsE AvE       JACksoNvIllE  32244    1534    3       2     CyPREss GARdENs  0
          $257,000.00   1368 AZTECA dR       JACksoNvIllE  32218    1919    3       3     lExINGToN PARk  1
          $286,000.00   12425 Collinswood dR  JACksoNvIllE  32225   2472    4       3     CollINsWood     1
          $260,000.00   4554 RosEWood AvE    JACksoNvIllE  32207    1335    3       1     sAN MARCo       2
          $239,500.00   10646 CRAIG dR       JACksoNvIllE  32225    2100    4       2     ATlANTIC blvd EsTATE 2
          $237,500.00   5437 CuMbERlANd foREsT lN  JACksoNvIllE  32257  1691  3     2     CuMbERlANd foREsT  2

          $195,000.00   8200 HIGHfIEld AvE   JACksoNvIllE  32216    1340    3       2     souTHsIdE oAks  3
          $237,500.00   1914 suWANNEE RIvER dR  flEMING IslANd  32003  2033  4      2     RIvER bENd EsT  3
          $290,000.00   3386 HAMPsTEAd dR    JACksoNvIllE  32225    1779    3       2     CobblEsToNE     3
          $309,000.00   30 HIllER lN         PoNTE vEdRA  32081     1626    3       2     GREENlEAf lAkEs  3
          $200,000.00   1658 sPRING oAks lN  JACksoNvIllE  32221    1530    3       2     sPRING bRANCH   5
          $231,000.00   3656 doublE bRANCH lN  oRANGE PARk  32073   2288    4       2     sPENCERs CRossING  5


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