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Win A Free Springfield Scoops Ice Cream Cone

We're celebrating the late summer opening of Scoops Ice Cream Shop in Springfield with your chance to win a pair of cones. Springfield, Jacksonville's treasured historic neighborhood just keeps getting better and better as more new homes are built by TerraWise and more great shops and stores open on North Main Street. The latest is Scoops opening just in time to celebrate a delicious cold ice cream cone on a hot late summer afternoon. They feature some very clever and delicious flavors along with all the classics. ...
 

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TerraWise Quick Move Homes Can Be Personalized

There is nothing like owning a brand new home. Particularly in historic Springfield where opportunities to build are limited and rehabbing older homes to get that new feel is complicated and expensive. And where few existing homes come on the market, it can take a while to move in regardless of which option is taken. We keep quicker move-in homes in the pipeline at Springfield. They offer buyers a faster track into a brand new home while still al ...
 

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Net Solar Metering - The Other JEA Debacle

JEA Killed Private Solar With Net Metering Changes

The TerraWise team was recently interviewed by Branden Bern from WJCT for a story about the JEA Solar Net Metering program on his popular ADAPT Florida podcast. As one of the top solar builders participating in the former JEA Net Metering Program, TerraWise was at the forefront of the surge in new homes with PV Solar Power Systems. Unfortunately, JEA abruptly changed the program in early 2018 cutting the rate it pays homeowners for power ...
 

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Carrying On The Hands On Builder Tradition

TerraWise Homes was founded as a niche home building company to deliver the most energy efficient homes in Jacksonville. From the beginning, company founder David Shacter led the team with a hands-on approach to building homes. The next generation of TerraWise leadership brings the same commitment to energy efficiency and involvement in every aspects of construction. "All home builders have to be great conductors first, orchestrating a complex process that includes participation by many subcontractor players," says pr ...
 

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Record Home Sales First Six Months 2020

11 Homes Sold So Far In 2020

The first six months of 2020 mark one of the strongest periods of home sales in the history of TerraWise Homes. So far this year there have been 11 homes sold in historic Springfield where TerraWise is the leading builder of new homes. The company is also headquartered in the neighborhood. "We have just been blown away by the interest from buyers so far this year," ...
 

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Construction Times Have Improved To Build A TerraWise Home

TerraWise Homes, like many other home builders, experienced extended construction delays a few years ago due to the high demand and labor shortages in Florida. Since then, we have been able to greatly improve on our construction process and establish relationships with excellent subcontractors. "We streamlined the construction processes, refined our floor plans and focused our subs on scheduling to improve delivery times for our buyers, "says TerraWise President Nathan Lambert. "That said, everyone on the team is comm ...
 

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TerraWise On Your Lot Builder Program

TerraWise Homes Can Help You Build On Your Lot

TerraWise can bring its energy efficient designs and construction knowledge to build a home on your lot. We provide On Your Lot service in a wide area around Jacksonville for those who already own a lot and are looking to construct an energy efficient home in the areas where we build. Learn more about the program. ...
 

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TerraWise Homes Model Open Daily In Springfield

TerraWise Sweetwater Model Open Again Daily

With businesses around the state going into the next phase of opening under the Governor's order, the Model in Springfield is now open daily showcasing one of our best selling Springfield Models, The Sweetwater. Come by our model home any time during working hours or on the weekends during ...
 

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TerraWise Sweetwater Open Concept Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour Sweetwater Open Concept Plan In Springfield

TerraWise has an optional Open Concept floor plan of its highly popular Sweetwater in Jacksonville's historic Springfield Neighborhood. "This plan emerged from customers who loved the Sweetwater but were looking for a more open concept," says company president Nathan Lambert. "The concept integrates the kitchen directly with the great ro ...
 

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TerraWise Springfield Carriage House Virtual Tour

3-D Virtual Tour of a Garage Carriage House in Springfield

With more families working and schooling at home, and many households with multiple generations under the same roof today, inquiries about adding a garage/carriage house in Jacksonville's historic Springfield are growing. Many of the older existing homes and available lots in historic Springfield have enough room to add a garage. These ...
 

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Virtual Tour TerraWise Halifax In Springfield

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Talbot-A Virtual 3-D Tour Historic Springfield

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Virtual 3-D Interactive Model Home Tours

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TerraWise Homes Open For Business

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Halifax Ready Home Ready Now For Savings

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Talbot Ready Home 1332 Ionia St. Price Reduced

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Springfield Open House Tour Sunday 3-15

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Springfield Open House 1454 N. Pearl Street Sunday N-3P

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Springfield Open House 10/13 from 1-3P

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New Carrabelle Plan Available For Construction In Springfield

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Public Invited To Help Name Newest TerraWise Home Plan

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Jac Shacter Walks The TerraWise Talk

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HERS Ratings Require Homeowner Participation

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TerraWise Lemonade Stand For Historic Springfield Home Tour

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New Sales Specialist Joins Team In Springfield

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Temporary Telephone Change

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New Leadership Announced For TerraWise Homes

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New Custom Spec Home Underway In Springfield

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Closeout For TerraWise Homes in Cedarbrook and Cedar Bay
TerraWise is closing out new home sales in Cedarbrook and Cedar Bay on Jax Northside with special offers on two spec homes ready now.
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Labor Shortage Slowing New Home Construction
TerraWise homes shares insights on the labor crisis that is causing extensive delays for new home construction in Northeast Florida.
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Another New Restaurant Coming To Springfield
Link to the Daily Record story about Bleu Chocolat restaurant coming to the former Three Layers Cafe building in historic Springfield near downtown Jacksonville.
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See Our Ad In Edible Magazine Mar-Apr 2018 Issue
TerraWise Homes has an ad in the Edible Magazine Mar-Apr 2018 Issue which has Jack Johnson on the cover and interview inside plus more great articles. Learn more.
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David Shacter Discusses Solar Homes On First Coast News
Learn more about Solar Powered Net-Zero energy homes in this First Coast News interview with TerraWise Homes CEO David Shacter and watch the video clip.
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Team Celebrates Springfield With Signature Beer at Hyperion
TerraWise Homes and Hyperion Brewery in Jacksonville's Springfield neighborhood teamed up for a limited edition Terra-Weisse beer which begins public pouring Dec 8th.
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Net-Zero Energy Homeowner Video Interview
TerraWise Home's CEO David Shacter interviews Springfield homeowner Andrew Alvis who shares actual electric bill from his Net-Zero Energy Home in a short video.
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Solar Powered Net-Zero Energy Homes Video
Short video features TerraWise Homes CEO David Shacter as he shares the design of a Solar Powered Net-Zero Energy Home. Learn how to save thousands on electric bills.
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Hurricane Irma Aftermath

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Cedarbrook 2017 Sales Special
Receive a free GE appliance package and save up to $2,700 during the Summer 2017 Kickoff sale on TerraWise Energy Efficient homes in Cedarbrook. Learn more.
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Meet Home Buyers The Stevens Video Interview
TerraWise Homes residents Eric and Heather Stevens share their story about discovering the Mid-Century Modern designs TerraWise Homes has revived in Cedarbook.
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Construction Unearths Family History in Historic Springfield
During irrigation system being installed at TerraWise Homes model 1221 North Liberty Street the crew uncovered an old gravestone of Martha H. Troeger. Read more.
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WJCT Lunch & Learn Program
Get free tickets to the TerraWise Homes WJCT Lunch & Learn event May 24th in Jacksonville. It's free but RSVP is required. Learn more here.
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Wekiva Has Innovative Architecture & Floor Plan

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The Satilla Butterfly Revival

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New Retail Coming To Springfield

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A Tale Of Two Satillas
See how TerraWise Homes takes the same floor plan and creates two completely different looking homes side by side at their Cedarbrook community in Oceanway.
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Melody Shacter Voted Small Business Leader
Learn more about the Jax Chamber Small Business Leader of the Year award for Melody and see a short video interview with her on the TerraWise Homes Blog.
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Cedarbook Phase II Homesites Released
Terrawise Homes has opened its Cedarbrook Phase II homesites for sale. These 15 are some of the best in the entire master planned community. Learn more.
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Paul Kosmowsky Video On Buying & Living In Springfield
Here why Paul Kosmowsky chose historic Springfield and a TerraWise energy efficient home when looking for a place to live near his downtown Jacksonville job.
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Oceanway TerraWise Buyers The Johnsons Video Interview
Meet Oceanway homes buyers, The Johnsons, and discover why this multi-generational family chose to build with TerraWise Homes in this short video interview.
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Meet Melody Shacter TerraWise President In Short Video
TerraWise Homes President Melody Shacter shares the vision for bringing Net-Zero Energy Homes to Northeast Florida in this short video interview. See it now.
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Net Zero Energy Home Video Shows Energy Saving Home Design
Watch this video to see how a Net-Zero Energy Home is designed and achieves the highest possible energy efficiency from TerraWise Homes Founder David Shacter.
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Vote Yes In August For Solar Amendment 4
Learn why you should vote yes for Amendment 4 in August and no for Amendment 1 in November to make solar power a priority in the Sunshine State of Florida.
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Sweetwater Model At Springfield Video Preview
Watch this short video of TerraWise Homes' Sweetwater Model. Then, see it in person at 1221 North Liberty Street in historic Springfield. Open daily.
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St. Johns Model at Cedarbrook Video Preview
Watch the video preview of the St. Johns model at Cedarbrook in Oceanway from TerraWise Homes, Jacksonville's only Net-Zero Energy builder.
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Taking Position On JEA Ill-Founded Solar Policy
Read the FTU Lead Letter in 4-16-16 Florida Times Union from David and Melody Shacter of TerraWise Homes and learn why they are opposed to JEA staff solar policy..
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Terrawise Homes For "New Empty Nesters"
David Shacter shares insight into his home designs for TerraWise Homes on his blog. This article discusses how he designed the Wekiva plan for Empty Nesters.
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How To Verify Builder HERS Ratings For New Homes
Buyers of new homes serious about energy efficiency should look for HERS ratings when considering purchasing or building with a builder. Learn how to verify here.
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