Amelia Island and Statewide Florida Real Estate News Digest

Florida housing market recovery continues with more closed sales, higher pending sales, higher median prices for single-family homes (up nearly 16% from previous year), and reduced inventory.

FLORIDA’s SUNKEN TREASURE: Amelia Island Crew Hunts For Spanish Ship Worth $2 Billion

Sitting off the coast of Amelia Island is a treasure recovery vessel, the Polly-L. Treasure hunters are looking for a Spanish ship, the San Miguel, thought to have sunk in 1715 and possibly worth $2 billion.

Florida Gardening Topics: Peonies, Kumquat, East Palatka Holly Plant

GARDEN TALK Q & A: Environmental Horticulture Agent III, Rebecca Jordi, addresses questions about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida.

Fernandina’s Economic Environment: Ideas To Rekindle Flame

City commissioner, Pat Gass, wants to figuratively turn up the gas to ignite changes within Fernandina Beach. Steve Nicklas suggests his ideas to help rekindle the economic flame.

Coastal Nature: Share the Shore with Wildlife

Love nature and being outdoors? Love to take photos? Keep these things in mind when observing coastal wildlife.

Amelia Island Resort Hosts Golf Channel’s “Big Break Florida” Series

Watch trailer for “Big Break Florida” TV series on the Golf Channel. Episodes of this golf reality show were filmed at Omni Amelia Island Plantation on this barrier island at the Florida-Georgia border.