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By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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As a workaholic Realtor in Gainesville Florida since 1999, I am still learning every day.  But I have found a great way to relay my opinion of our current real estate market in Gainesville.  If people ask me how things are with real estate, I love to share my opinion. It is a Price War and a Beau...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 1
Haile Area - Detached, Single-Family Homes Sold April 1 through May 31, 2009   Number of homes sold: 13 List Price Average:            $401,529 Sales Price Average:          $380,394 List to sell variance:           95% Average Days on Market:    162   Average price by number of bedrooms:        ...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
                                        Haile Area – Detached, Single-Family Home Sales – January 1-March 31, 2009Total homes sold 1Q09:    18List price average:               $324,308Sale price average:              $303,108List to sell variance:             94%Average Days on Market:      134Av...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
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Located in Southwest Gainesville, Haile Plantation is an award-winning New Urbanism development.  The community is named after Thomas Evans Haile, a Sea Island cotton grower who moved from South Carolina with his family and 66 African slaves to establish a cotton plantation in the area in 1854.  ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
Comments 1
OK....is that western TV tune stuck in your head now?? I know...it should be RAW HIDE...not Roll ON Sorry, I just needed a comic relief - because.....I am as busy as can be !!  To be honest, I am so busy with ACTIVE BUYERS and MOTIVATED SELLERS.  The combination of those two important factors has...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
Heartening news out of the Research Studies Group at the University of Florida....for the first time since 2006, when the economy first began slowing down, it appears as if the Florida real estate market may very well be nearing the end of its steep slide.   Full article, along with video, may be...
      NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDITFrequently Asked Questions    In 2008, Congress enacted a $7500 tax credit designed to be an incentive for first-time homebuyers to purchase a home.  The credit was designed as a mechanism to decrease the over-supply of homes f...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
Florida Sales Report - March 2009 Existing Condominiums     Realtor Sales Median Sales Price Statewide & Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)    March 2009    March 2008    % Chge    March 2009    March 2008    % Chge STATEWIDE* (1)       4,388 3,503   25 $108,700   $172,300 -37 STATEWIDE-YEAR-T...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
  Florida Sales Report - March 2009 Single-Family, Existing Homes     Realtor Sales Median Sales Price Statewide & Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)    March 2009    March 2008    % Chge    March 2009    March 2008    % Chge STATEWIDE* (1)          13,085   10,080   30     $141,300 $201,700 -...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
So you've decided to sell your house!  Preparing for a life transition can be a very exciting time and also JUST a tad stressful. :) As you are preparing your home for sale and readying for those all-important showings which will hopefully yield a buyer waving a contract around, keep this image i...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
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Home Sales in Northwest Gainesville January 1, 2009-March 31, 2009**information compiled from GACAR MLS sales statistics**Total homes sold in Northwest Gainesville 1Q09       99NW 39th Avenue Area – 43rd St. I-75             4North 43rd Street Area                                26NW 16th Ave/Blv...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
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Melisa Miller found her calling at age 14 or 15 on a church youth mission trip to Mexico, where she first hung drywall at an orphanage expansion.   Today, she leads a nonprofit organization of 400 volunteers who repair 25 homes a year for low-income homeowners around Gainesville.   Read the full ...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
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On April 25, 2009, Rebuilding Together North Central Florida joins thousands of volunteers throughout the nation in National Rebuilding Day 2009! Approximately 80 volunteers will donate their time on Saturday to provide free emergency repairs for 5 Gainesville area families in need. Sponsoring th...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
Southwest Gainesville Home SalesJanuary 1, 2009 to March 31, 2009 **Information compiled from GACAR MLS sales statistics.**Total homes sold in Southwest Gainesville 1Q09:    62    Broken down by area:Arredondo/Kanapaha        17    Haile Area            18    Idylwild             4    Newberry Rd...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
On Sunday, April 26, 2009, from 8 to 10 AM,  The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society at UF´s College of Medicine is hosting its first ever Trot for Tots, a 5K run/walk to raise money for the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation. A healthy, happy 3 year old, Sebastian Ferrero died  at Shands Hospital in Gaine...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
Just when I thought the Sparrow Condos website for residents couldn't get any better, I found this page!   Newly updated (since the last time I'd visited), not only does this Sparrow Condo webpage outline the amenities available to its residents, it also has great pics of the Sparrow community!  ...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
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I have to say, I have not seen many sites of condo communities that provide such wonderful up-to-date information for their residents!  I stumbled upon this link when I was dinking around on the Internets one day (because, frankly, I have no life).....thought I'd share it with you all!   http://s...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
I just saw this video and I filled up with emotion.....it expresses so well what Mahatma Gandhi said..... "You must be the change you want to see in the world"   Watching this brought me into my happy place, and I just wanted to share it with the rest of you.   Have a great day, and blessings to ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
Comments 5
The Flying Biscuit Cafe had its GRAND OPENING yesterday.  After leaving my Tuesday morning office meeting, I decided that I would sneak over to the biscuit before my next appointment.  I pulled in off of 43rd and before I even rounded the Hollywood Video corner, I noticed cars as far as the eye c...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
Comments 4
  The Alachua County Humane Society has been at its current location for over 30 years at 2031 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609.  The size of the current facility is somewhat limiting the amount of lives that they can save and they are seeking donations to help them towards their goal of a l...

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