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Bring Home the USS Adams! Don’t Let Another Jacksonville Legacy Become Razor Blades Like the USS Saratoga!

 BRING HOME THE ADAMS! Only you can save “The Charlie Deuce” from the scrap heap! Don’t let another Jacksonville legacy become razor blades like the USS Saratoga! While the fight to save historic homes and buildings has captured the hearts, minds and headlines of Jacksonville, our Jacksonville Naval history is being quietly sent to the scrap yard.  So real is the risk that a scrap yard has been identified, International Shipbreaking in Brownsville, Texas.   How perverse … [Continue Reading...]

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David Neves Realtor Rides

Turn Down the Music, Don’t Smoke Cigars in the House, and Take the Dog out! Here’s How David Neves of Watson Realty Has Managed His Trio of Passions since 1989! David Neves lives in World Golf Village, is a cigar aficionado, a dog lover and addicted to the boom-boom blare of a super sound system. How does David indulge himself in his passions without being a nuisance to his neighbors?   David hits the road in his Realtor Ride! David purchased his 1989 BMW 325IS … [Continue Reading...]

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Outstanding in the Field

Bald Home Inspector Discovers Lost Secret to Health, Happiness and Longevity. Search to Cure Male Pattern Baldness Continues, Millions of Men Remain Hopeful. You are no doubt familiar with the saying “you are what you eat”, but do you know how that phrase came to into common use? The earliest reference is credited to the French Dr. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin who wrote in 1826 “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are”.  In 1863 German philosopher Ludwig … [Continue Reading...]

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Newsletter Marketing by Shaun Buck

Okay, you want the truth about Shaun Buck’s book "Newsletter Marketing" here's the truth...I've had doing a newsletter on my to-do list since 1994 when I started HomePro Inspections! I got Buck's book and within 30 days had a four page, full color newsletter published, printed and mailed to 500 real estate professionals. That July 2013 inaugural newsletter was extra special in that on the cover was a feature story with real estate agent and star of TV’s Shark … [Continue Reading...]

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Fuel Your Group with Turnip Soup!

Experimenting with new foods to create different dishes is something Wally and I really enjoy. Since most everything we eat is grown local at KYVfarm.com  or BlackHogFarm.com, we eat whatever is fresh from the field each week.  We don’t decide WHAT to eat, we decide HOW to eat whatever is fresh and local.  When turnips showed up, it was time to cut’em up, spice’em up, cook’em up and eat’um up.  Delicious and nutritious!        Ingredients 1 … [Continue Reading...]

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Barnes & Noble Bust, Wally Now #1 on Amazon!

Life for all of us in the real estate professions has changed dramatically over the past decade. Dramatic as they have been, our challenges pale in comparison … [Continue Reading...]

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You’ve Got Mail…….but how do you know WHEN it arrives?

Remembering back to my Naval Academy days there was no time of day as much anticipated as the delivery of the daily mail. Someone from back home was thinking about us, it was great.  We were so eager to here … [Continue reading...]

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What’s in A Domain Name?

3 Easy Ways to Use Domain Names to Help Homebuyers and Sellers Choose YOU! Remember the dot com craze when internet nerds were selling domain names for millions? Toys.com was auctioned for $5.1 million, … [Continue reading...]

Google’s Sergey Brin is an All Cash Buyer!

Use HomePro as a Google Helpout

  If Google Founder Sergey Brin was looking to buy a home in Jacksonville, who would he trust to get his real estate questions answered? Sergey Brin would begin his search exactly the same way that … [Continue reading...]

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Barbara Corcoran tells Wally how she Trumped Trump!

Her story starts much like many realtors we all know, she was a school teacher who took a part-time job as a real estate agent. Recently while in Orlando, I had the special pleasure of sitting down to hear … [Continue reading...]


Keep Your Home Safe During Hurricane Season- 5 Ideas from Jacksonville Home Inspector Wally Conway

Protecting your home can be a task outside of hurricane season, let alone when it starts up June 1. With the NOAA predicting up to 20 named storms this year if you haven't gotten your house ready for hurricane … [Continue reading...]


Easy Answers to End Clutter in Your Closets and Garage for Jacksonville Homes

There are many different ways to customize a closet in your Jacksonville home. The best way to start is by pinpointing what your individual needs and design tastes are. From there, a Tailored Living closet … [Continue reading...]


Chinese Drywall Victims Get Aided by US Congress and Senate

U.S. Representatives Ted Deutch (D-FL), Scott Rigell (R-VA), Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Randy Forbes (R-VA), Bill Posey (R-FL), Rob Wittman (R-VA) and U.S. Senators Mark Warner … [Continue reading...]

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