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By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
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Gainesville Real Estate Foreclosures Market Update - Data released from September 2009 Gainesville Foreclosures The following foreclosure actions occured in September 2009 in Gainesville, FL Default Notices: 98Sheriff Sale Notices: 29Bank Repossession: 22 Bank Owned (REO) means the lender has al...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Local Gainesville, FL Real Estate Market Conditions October 17, 2009 Pending home sales have increased for seven straight months, the longest in the series of the index which began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicato...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
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Despite the rain clouds over central Florida, we are enjoying our homecoming weekend celebration. Gainesville residents and thousands of fellow returning gators celebrated at the Homecoming Parade and Gator Growl today. Tomorrow, we'll pig-out at the barbeque before the big game.   More Homecomin...

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The Difference Professional Photography Makes - Gainesville Real Estate Listing Example   After several disappointing listing photo shoots, we decided to hire a professional. Not only does it free up our time to do more real estate and income-producing activities, the results are 100 times better...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Found this little guy in Haile Plantation this afternoon.         Referencing this way cool handy-dandy chart with full-color photos (after our whole wrangling episode) leads me to believe it could be a green garter snake.    What kind of snake do YOU think it is?

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Fall Open House and Plant Sale - Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - Gainesville, Florida     On October 10 and 11, 2009, the Fall Open House and Plant Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Florida, celebrated its 14th year. The event featured the Gainesville Orchid Society's annual show, a...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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What is selling in Haile Plantation?   An analysis of absorption rate for homes sold in Haile Plantation reveals the following:   Number of homes for sale in the Haile Plantation area:  120 Number of homes sold in the Haile Plantation area during September 2009: 16 Number of months it will take t...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Gainesville Parks: Westside Park and Recreation Center Located in Gainesville Florida, Westside Park and Recreation Center offers a multitude of facilities and programs. There is something for everyone! Do you like to walk? Try the 1.5 mile trail. Want to learn how to swim or play tennis? Sign u...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
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2009 Fall Parade of Homes, Gainesville, FL Gainesville's Fall 2009 Parade of Homes continues this weekend, Saturday, October 11th and Sunday, October 12th from 1pm - 6pm. Admission is free and you can start the tour at any location. Neighborhoods in the tour: Arbor GreensBelmontCottages of Countr...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
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Neighborhood Profile: Countryside at the University, Gainesville, FL Visit AllisonAbles.com to view all of the Homes for Sale in Countryside at the University. Since the beginning of 2009, 3 sales have occurred between $111,000 and $126,000. These 1,177 square feet, 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom condos a...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Haile Plantation Community Garden     Tucked away behind the horse pasture in Haile Plantation is a community garden.   Open to residents for a cost of $10 a year, the Haile Plantation community garden offers a serene setting in which to get back to nature.  The prime growing season is October th...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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Haile Plantation Real Estate - Have We Hit Bottom? First off, just let me say that I am NOT an economist. I am NOT an analyst. I am a REALTOR who loves geeking around with the monthly/quarterly/annual sales figures.   Basically, I have no life.   Given those cautionary CYA notes, I just had to sh...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
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In my real estate career, there is always something new to learn about every day.  I have a client that I helped lease a very nice home recently, and yesterday she called me to ask "why are people knocking on my door asking to see the home?"   She told me the latest gentleman at the door, said it...

By Allison Ables, Gainesville Realtor
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Haile Plantation Homes - Gainesville, FL Real Estate Market Update   September was a great month for Haile Plantation real estate. 20 homes sold for an average of $246,140 after 100 days on the market, or a little more than 3 months. Pending home sales in this area continue to break the trend and...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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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...

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Allison Ables and her team have added a condos section to the Gainesville real estate website. Buyers and sellers interested in Gainesville Condos will soon be able to get information on current units for sale, pricing, homeowner association fees, location, rental rates, and more! Stay tuned for ...

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It's that time of year again - the Fall 2009 Gainesville, FL Parade of Homes starts next weekend! Dates and Times:Saturday, October 3, 2009, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sunday, October 4, 2009, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday, October 10, 2009, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sunday, October 11, 2009, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Spons...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
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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...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
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Yep, it's still 92 degrees today.  Ugggg, I am ready for fall weather.  This is just one of many, Banana Spiders that have taken up lodging around my house.   We always know we are at the end of summer when the Banana Spiders are as big as my hand (yes, a little exaggerated- but not much)....but ...

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