Living in Jacksonville Beach is a dream fulfilled for many people. It is the epitome of a beach town. By far the largest of the beach communities, Jax Beach (as called by the locals) provides for beach living mixed with fun family events for all throughout the year. Combine this with a tourist destination's restaurants, fast eats and night life, you have what many would consider a dream come true.
Jax Beach rests at the southern most of the major beach communities just above Ponte Vedra and is the most populated. The city holds many events during the year, monthly, yearly and special events. Events such as the Jax Beach Art Walk 2nd Tuesday of each month, the Right Whales event which welcomes the return of the Right Whales, surfing competitions, spring and summer are the festival and concert season and much, much more. All in all its a great place to live.
Many people, locals and tourists alike, head to Jax Beach for fishing, biking, lounging on the beach, golfing and enjoying the parks. It also boasts a fairly decent night life scene for those that like to get social in the evenings.
In 2013 Jacksonville Beach real estate property listings were consistently among the lowest for days on market. This reflects the demand for the area. Ocean front condos are very appealing to many providing easy access to the beach and amenities with low maintenance.
However, picking up beach front homes for sale could be a bit of a task, as these are premium properties that most people have a hard time letting go of, but there are always opportunities for those with tenacity.
If you are looking for investment properties in Jacksonville Beach, there are always opportunities. Many people look for fixer uppers and prepare the property for rent as the tourist season is year round. However, tourists are not the only source of renters. Many people want to make the beach their home so they opt to rent vs buy. Another great statistic for this area is that it has one of the lowest days on the market for property listings, allowing real estate investors an easier exit strategy.
Jax Beach has roughly 22,000 residents and growing at a rate of 1.77% since 2000 according to USA.com. It also covers two zip codes 32240 and 322550, if you ever want to filter a property listing search by zip code. Also according to USA.com statistics, the house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 61.90% and is much higher than the national average rate of 51.67%. This is based on 2010 data according to USA.com.
If you are looking for easy going, friendly, convenience combined with a beach, then Jacksonville Beach is a good fit. Check out some of the latest property listings below or sign up to receive real time alerts when new properties go live.