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By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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It looks like we will have fabulous weather for a fun-filled weekend in beautiful Gainesville Florida!  Saturday and Sunday brings us the 28th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show.   This is Gainesville's PREMIER FALL EVENT! The event is presented by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Re...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Getting Flocked, Selling Houses, and Giving St. Joseph a Break   When it comes to selling houses, St. Joseph is no longer the only game in town.  That's right. If you're a desperate homeowner willing to try anything, but squeamish about burying Jesus's stepdad upside down in your front yard to ne...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Another great thing about living in Gainesville!   Located smack dab in the middle of North Florida, Gainesville is close to all kinds of nature-related activities.  My favorite one, by FAR, is kayaking.  Athletically challenged to the point of not even being able to throw a Frisbee, I have alway...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Real Estate Market Snapshot - Tuesday-Sunday, November 3-8, 2009 - Gainesville, FL If everyone's first week of November was like mine, it will be a fabulous holiday season! 30 yr fixed rates ticked up to 5.22%. Here's a re-cap of what happened recently in the Gainesville, FL real estate market: N...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Here is the latest news regarding the HOMEBUYER TAX CREDIT CHANGES on November 5, 2009.   The National Association of Realtors has provided this table showing the changes.  This has passed the Senate and the House and NAR assumes the President will sign the bill within the next few days. UPDATED....

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Real Estate Market Snapshot - Monday, November 2, 2009 - Gainesville, FL The month of November is off to a great start! And what AMAZING weather we had today - hopefully winter is finally here to stay. 30 yr fixed rates ticked down to 5.16%. Here's a re-cap of what happened today in the Gainesvil...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Real Estate Market Snapshot - Sunday, November 1, 2009 - Gainesville, FL A quiet day here in the Gainesville real estate market! I guess everyone is recovering from an exciting weekend with football rivalries, candy overdoses, and a time change. 30 yr fixed rates ticked up to 5.18%. Here's a re-c...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Gainesville MLS - Bad Photo of the Day - Sunday, November 1, 2009 Thanks to professional photographer Scott Lawler for his commentary. What most agents would emphasize as an important selling feature is being used here to support miscellaneous odds and ends. These personal items should have been ...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Real Estate Market Snapshot - Saturday, October 31, 2009 - Gainesville, FL Happy Halloween - hopefully all of you had a safe and candy-filled holiday evening! Wow, what a game in Jacksonville and congratualtions to Tim Tebow for his record-breaking performance. AND Don't forget to change those cl...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Real Estate Market Snapshot - Friday, October 30, 2009 - Gainesville, FL This weekend brings Halloween, Florida-Georgia, and a clock change. Buyers are scrambling to get under contract in time to get the first time home buyers tax credit and mortgage rates are low, low, low! Here's a re-cap of wh...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Our biggest fundraiser of the year was held last night and it was great fun.   RE/MAX Professionals Inc. makes this our premier event called " Art Through the Eyes of A Child".  This years theme was "Under the Big Top". All the kids at Shands Hospital create wonderful peices of artwork, pottery, ...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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GAINESVILLE MLS - BAD PHOTO OF THE DAY - October 30, 2009 Thanks to professional photographer Scott Lawler for his commentary. Not only are the walls not adjusted for vertical alignment, the whole room is askew. Its a poor perspective of the room - looks like it was cut in half. The couch cushion...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Life in Gainesville's Town of Tioga Located along the UF/Shands corridor of Newberry Road, Gainesville's Town of Tioga seems to be weathering the choppy economy better than most. According to a spotlight article on the Town of Tioga which appeared in the August 28, 2009 edition of the Gainesville...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Let's all have great fun for Halloween this year!  We should have good weather, and it would be great if we had a touch of fall weather.....(come on cold front, send us a cool breeze). I never get any trick or treaters at my home, so I will be at my mom's neighborhood, helping give out the treats...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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UNDER CONTRACT: 929 NE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL after 26 days on the market and multiple offers! Congratulations to one of my sellers in the Duck Pond area of North East Gainesville, FL. After 26 days on the market and a tough start with several new foreclosure listings, we are under contract and...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Halloween Happenings around Gainesville   Looking to expand beyond tooth decay on Halloween?  These local Halloween events around Gainesville just may fit the bill:   Friday, October 30 (in case one day is not enough)   Historic Halloween Haunt: Matheson Museum, 513 E. University Avenue (378-2280...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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While driving out Millhopper Road yesterday, I saw the most unique Halloween decoration in someone's yard.....and I didn't have my camera with me.   So, today I made sure I  had my camera.   I thought it rated a photo to share. I don't know the owners that live in this home, but it sure get's "tw...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Educating Real Estate Agents On How To Use Modern Technologies To Better Their Business Will Never Be The Same! On November 17th, 2009 dozens of the most respected educators in the real estate industry converge to host the first of its kind, Virtual Real Estate BarCamp. Virtual Real Estate BarCa...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
(Allison Ables Real Estate)
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Haile Plantation Fall 2009 Events: Halloween Hauntings at Haile Pasture Saturday October 31st 4-8pm Free admission! Didn't get tickets to Florida-Georgia? Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? Join us at the Haile Pasture for a Haunted Trail Walk, Hot Cider, Yummy Chili, and lots of G...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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"It's Like Christmas in October": The Haile Village Oktoberfest   The Haile Village Oktoberfest is the biggest private party held in the area each year (not counting Gator tail-Gators, of course).  Drawing approximately 4,000 visitors a year, The Haile Village Oktoberfest lights up the night of t...

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