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By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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June 16, 2009 There are 127 homes presently available for sale in the Haile Plantation area. The homes range in price from $125,000 for a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom home all the way up to a 5 bedroom/3.5 bathroom executive home listed for more than $2.5 million. There are 44 3 bedroom/2 bathroom homes ...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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A favorite with locals, the Haile Village Farmers Market in Haile Plantation happens every Saturday throughout the year from 8:30 until Noon.     White canopies dot the tree-lined boulevard where area farmers and local vendors display myriad offerings including organic baked goods, freshly picked...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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As of today (June 12, 2009) there are 144 short sales available in the Gainesville area market.  They range in price from $69,000 for a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom home in Southeast Gainesville all the way up to $649,900 for a 5 bedroom/4 bathroom executive pool home in Southwest Gainesville.   How do I...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Newsweek magazine just released its annual ranking of the 1,300 top public high schools throughout the United States.  Here is how Gainesville's high schools fared:   Buchholz High School: #86 (2008 ranking: #112)   Eastside High School: #20 (2008 ranking: #29)   Gainesville High School: #377 (20...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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Currently there are 142 homes listed as short sales in the Gainesville Florida area.  They range in price from $69,000 all the way up to $649,900 for a 4500+ square foot executive pool home. What is a short sale, and why should I care? A short sale happens when a homeowner ends up owing more on t...

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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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                                        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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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...

By Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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      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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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  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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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
(Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors)
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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...

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