Jacksonville metro area among top U.S. markets for residential construction permits in 2019

Jacksonville ranks among the top 20 metros for the number of residential building permits issued to developers, according to a recent report by Apartment Guide. The Sunshine State is red hot for building permits as all four of the state’s major metro areas made the top 20. Tampa Bay led Florida at the No. 11Continue reading “Jacksonville metro area among top U.S. markets for residential construction permits in 2019”

Awesome Holiday Cookie Recipe

Brown-Butter Crinkle Cookies These little cookies have a nutty undercurrent of brown butter. Their artfully crinkled surfaces are the result of rolling the dough in two kinds of sugar before baking. Granulated sugar helps the powdered sugar cling to the surface. As the cooking bake and spread, their surface cracks, creating a zigzag of sugarContinue reading “Awesome Holiday Cookie Recipe”

8 Home Design Trends That We’re Looking Forward to in 2020

As the year winds down and fall begins its slow descent into winter, many Southerners are bracing for the cold. In the design world, however, things are just heating up. Not only are the new year’s hottest hues making their grand debut, but trend experts are also gearing up to make their anticipated predictions forContinue reading “8 Home Design Trends That We’re Looking Forward to in 2020”

5 Great Spots for Saltwater Fishing in North Florida

Saltwater fishing in North Florida takes advantage of one of the richest, and most diverse areas for fishing in the world. The list of available species includes tarpon, cobia, sea trout, redfish, flounder, sailfish, snapper and grouper, bluefish, jack crevalle, an occasional snook, and many others. There is really no bad time to fish this area,Continue reading “5 Great Spots for Saltwater Fishing in North Florida”

Why we use the Zip System

HOW DOES IT WORK? The technology behind ZIP System sheathing helps eliminate gaps in what is known as the ‘building envelope’, reducing air leakage from areas such as wall joints. ZIP System Wall sheathing is so advanced; it eliminates the need for conventional housewrap, once and for all. FOR A HOMEOWNER, A TIGHTER HOME MEANS:Continue reading “Why we use the Zip System”

14 Best Things to do in North Florida

Featuring a mix of white sand beaches, natural springs and state parks, North Florida is home to some of the Sunshine State’s most beautiful, untouched landscapes. Aside from its natural beauty, it also boasts historic landmarks and family-friendly attractions without the crowds of tourists you’re used to in other parts of the state. From outdoorContinue reading “14 Best Things to do in North Florida”

Saint Augustine, FL is the best place to live in Florida

St. Augustine was chosen as the overall best city in Florida to live in by Money magazine. That kind of recognition has led tens of thousands of people to move near St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra in the last several decades. St. Augustine is a viable place and is also a pretty place with aContinue reading “Saint Augustine, FL is the best place to live in Florida”

A Custom Home for around $100/ft !

Yes! You read that correctly. At Coast Homes, we pride ourselves on offering a great built home for an unbeatable value. We are able to accomplish this by taking advantage of the fantastic relationships that we have developed with our trade partners. The savings that we earn are second to the leverage that we haveContinue reading “A Custom Home for around $100/ft !”