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EXCELLENT article on buying foreclosures.  If you are looking to buy Gainesville bank-owned properties, give me a call....there are lots of deals available!Finding Your Dream Foreclosure: What to Know When You’re Buying an REO Property RiSMEDIA, October 5, 2009—Amy hoak (MarketWatch/MCT)—Buying a...
Due to financial circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to buy the house we contracted for. Since we couldn't come to terms with the homeowners re extending the lease, we found ourselves packing up 3500 square feet of stuff and moving right around the corner over a period of 4 days.  He...
Sobering analysis....hang on tight, kids.This is one of those posts where I wish I didn't have to write it, but felt it was so important to my readers that I would be remiss not to at least talk about it. Everyone out there probably knows somebody who is behind on their mortgage payments, looking...
Autumn: The thing I miss most about living in Sewickley, Pennsylvania.  This pic was taken in our front is still for sale if anyone is interested!    
Gainesville Day Trip: Anastasia State Park - St Augustine, Florida Less than two hours from Gainesville along the Atlantic Coast lies Anastasia State Park.  Located in St Augustine, this nature's wonderland offers kayaking, four miles of pristine powder-sand beach, an award-winning campground, an...
Gainesville Day Trip: Kayaking in Crystal River, Florida   Located less than 90 minutes from Gainesville near the Gulf Coast is Crystal River, home to one of the largest populations of manatees in the world. The most surprising thing about this kayak trip is how thin a veil separates the wilds of...
Great-tasting, low-hassle, healthy meals .... what are some of your favorite recipes?   I don't know about you all, but if I don't have any idea of what to make for dinner by 1 PM, chances are I'll be in the frozen foods section of Publix later in the afternoon getting one of those Stouffer's Fam...
Life in Haile Plantation Thomas Evans Haile and his wife Serena Esther Haile brought their 5 children and their 66 slaves  to Alachua County from Camden, South Carolina in 1854 to establish a Sea Island cotton plantation which they named Kanapaha.   According to the book "Florida's Antebellum Hom...
Excellent (though depressing) info....Has your short sale or loan modification been turned down and you have no idea why? Let's examine some of the reasons. These reasons may not make you feel any better or maybe they are just excuses by your lender, however there are a few things you may not eve...
Our house has been on the market for 16 -- that's right, count them ---  six-frickin-teen -- months.  In that time we have dropped the price 100 grand. Zillow says it's worth almost double what we're asking for it. Two-story colonial, slate roof, gorgeous sunroom w/pergola, looking out over priva...

Coleen DeGroff

Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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