Explore Gainesville, FL

By Mark Cohen
(Eyemark Realty, Inc.)
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Art Museums & Galleries in and near Gainesville Florida (North Central Florida)Appleton Museum of Art (Ocala)   www.apletonmuseum.org Artisan's Guild Gallery (Gainesville)   www.artisansguildgallery.com Eleanor Blair Art Studio (Gainesville)   www.eleanorblairstudio.com Fred Bear Archery Museum (...

By Mark Cohen
(Eyemark Realty, Inc.)
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Farmer's and Flea Markets in the Gainesville Florida Area (North Central Florida) Alachua County Farmer's Market (North Gainesville)   www.441market.com Bradford Farmer's Market (Starke)   www.BradfordFarmersMarket.com Butler Plaza Southwest Gainesville Farmer's Market (Southwest Gainesville)Hail...

By Mark Cohen
(Eyemark Realty, Inc.)
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Gainesville, Florida and Vicinity (North Central Florida)Natural & Human History Museums & Historical SitesArcher Railroad & Historical Museum (Archer)   www.afn.org/~archer/depot010.htm Bailey Plantation House (Gainesville)   http://historic.alachua.fl.us Black Heritage Trail   www.originalflori...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Yes, I already have the college football fever.   But hey GATOR FANS.....it's time to cast your vote for the ESPN TITLETOWN. It's time to vote for one of the ESPN Sports Center 20 TitleTown USA finalists. The winner will be announced during the 6:00 PM Sports Center broadcast on 28 July (Monday)....

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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Some of the government's new regulations seem bogus to me; just a band-aides to make themselves look good. For example, regulation against prepayment penalties. In the short term that might help some people sell a house in foreclosure. In the long term it forces lenders to use higher interest rat...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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Before Zillow.com, I paid nearly $100.00 for access to The First American Corporation's data base of recently sold properties so that I could get an idea of what a property's value was. Of course, I am not a Realtor, so this information was not as readily available to me. Then came Zillow. This s...

By Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans
( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc)
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  Are you always looking for a great investment?  Do you have any kids going to college or in college?  Well, don't let the picture to your right scare you. Just that many of us can relate to the movie Animal House and John Belushi. That is not what college is about. But how about another way to ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Real Estate Market Report for June 2008 - Gainesville, FL. You either love statistics or hate them.   I love numbers, so I thought I would share the Gainesville Real Estate market stats for last month. Total Homes Sold in June 2008 =  333 Price by Bedrooms   -2 3 4+ Condos  Total Sell Price Volu...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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  For those of you that have read my Active Rain Featured article Some Positive News For the Real Estate Industry, you know that I think spreading positive news about the real estate market (when it comes around) is a necessary thing to do.  With all the negative news in the media, it is nice to...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Gainesville is Great!! Here are some local statistics about the Gainesville-Alachua County MLS. If you are wanting to know more specific information about "YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD" or "YOUR SUBDIVISION",  please call me! As of June 30, 2008, this table shows the number of listings currently in our MLS ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Everyone has a wish list. On my first contact with a buyer, I like to take time to really understand what their needs and wishes are when looking for their next home.   I ask them to help me make their WISH LIST. A wish list can be a list of things they want in a home, and it can be things that t...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Pictured above is the Ivy House Restaurant (formerly Govindas Indian Cuisine) in the City of Alachua   I love old architecture: Victorians, Cracker Style - anything that speaks of time's past.  I came across a home for sale on the Gainesville, FL MLS that was apparently in the historic district,...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Three High Schools in Alachua County, FL are the BEST in U.S. !! Alachua County is home to three of the nation's top high schools, according to a recent ranking by Newsweek Magazine.    In Newsweek's annual "America Best High Schools" report: Eastside High was ranked 29th Buchholz High was ranked...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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    I'm planning on going to dinner with some friends tomorrow night at the Taste of Saigon here in Gainesville,FL.  I have been here one time and thought it was very good, but my friends have not eaten here yet.  I was trying to tell them where to find a menu they could peruse to see if they wan...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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  If you're looking for absolutely the BEST ice cream shop in Gainesville, FL, you've come to the right blog!  I have been going to Sweet Dreams for years.  Initially, my love affair with their fresh, creamy, sweet divinity began with Plantation Brown Sugar, an ice cream containing brown sugar a...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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  Because this is not as commonly known as a cardinal or bluejay, I wanted to make a thread exposing you guys to the Tufted Titmouse.  He is a small insect eater that is attracted to the suet feeder as well.  He is a grayish blue in color with a little black patch in between the eyes.  He sports...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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    SALES for Alachua County Homes since January 1, 2008- May 14, 2008: 85          2 bedroom (or less) homes sold 401        3 bedroom homes sold 201        4(+) bedroom homes sold SALES for Alachua County Condos/Townhomes: 195 total have sold this year   Average Days on Market for homes & cond...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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5/14/2008 I moved to Gainesville, FL in the middle of 4th grade and we moved to The Hammock on one of the last designated scenic roads in Alachua County, Millhopper Road.  Millhopper Road is home to Devil's Millhopper State Geological Site, which is a park containing a giant sinkhole you can walk...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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    The Top is one of my all time favorite restaurants in town.  I really like "different" food and get tired of the same old run of the mill stuff.  The Top definitely delivers.  My favorite appetizers from The Top are the corn fritter nuggets & garlic dipping sauce and sweet potato fries.  The...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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    La Fiesta is a mexican restaurant that is on my recommended places to eat in Gainesville, Florida.  I was going to the Newberry road location for years, but now there is one in NW Gainesville, which is in my "neck of the woods", so I go here.  Mexican is a pretty serious debate in this town. ...

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