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By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
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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
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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
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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. ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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5/13/2008 Blues Creek is a neighborhood located in the NW quadrant of Gainesville, FL in the North 43rd Street area.  The community features a clubhouse, pool (both pictured below) and a tennis court for its residents.  Blues Creek is zoned for Talbot Elementary, an A-rated Elementary which I at...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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                                                  If you have not been to the Gainesville Downtown Farmer's Market (specifically known as the Union Street Farmer's Market due to its location), you need to quit procrastinating.  Every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. and running until 7 p.m., vendors ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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     Liquid Ginger is another one of Gainesville, FL's independently owned, ridiculously good restaurants.  The prices are phenomenal for the quality of food that is served, as well as the portions.  Unfortunately, Liquid Ginger does not have an online menu, but I will outline just a few of their...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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 The good news is that the Gainesville real estate market has remained relatively afloat as compared to the rest of the country.  However, we are being affected by the media's constant barrage of negativity and buyer's from out of town are having trouble digesting the fact that they are not going...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Are you a first time homebuyer?  You may be trying to decide if buying a home is the right move as compared to continuing to rent.  You have concerns about what kind of downpayment you're going to be responsible for, what your closing costs are going to be, what other costs are associated with bu...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Click to view Slideshow & Information for Haile Plantation Neighborhood Part 1: Community and Golf Course HAILE VILLAGE CENTER: The second portion of the slideshow features the Haile Village Center. Here residents can walk shady brick lined sidewalks and enjoy restaurants like The Third Place Pub...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Anyone living in a "college town" knows what the meaning of "TURN OVER" time.   At the end of each semester, you have students moving in and moving out....Turn Over Time. Property management companies that deal with rentals know this is their high stress season.  But, I don't want to talk about r...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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  Ichiban Sushi is my recomended sushi restaurant in Gainesville, FL. I have been going here for almost 8 years, and it has become a tradition to celebrate anything (a closing, birthday, etc.) by getting sushi from Ichiban.  There are other good places to get sushi in Gainesville such as Dragonf...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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  Chutnees is a fabulous Indian Restaurant in Gainesville, FL that features traditional Indian Cuisine in an elegantly decorated setting (click to view interior restaurant shots). Location: 3833 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352) 333-1133 Vegetarian Entrees start at $7.95  Other Entrees s...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
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Since using "del.icio.us" I have collected links to the majority of real estate news headlines in the Gainesville Sun for April, 2008. For daily doses, check out my Squidoo page.Stunted developmentSuperfund showdown: Any progress at Cabot-Koppers?City hears power plant options Center for girls t...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
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Why rent when you can own? This end unit Gainesville townhouse is move-in ready with brand new carpet and paint, kitchen cabinets and counters updated in 2005, an approximately 3 year old roof, 2 years new washer & dryer, and new tile in kitchen area.Each bedroom upstairs has its own half bath (i...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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 Dear Parents, Congratulations on your son or daughter being accepted to the University of Florida!  Now comes the stressful part: Moving them and all their worldly possessions up here!  When it comes to living arrangements, the most common options are 1st year in the dormRENTBUY Now, you may hav...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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This article is written with Florida residents in mind.  Laws vary from state to state and it is highly advised that you consult an attorney and CPA regarding how the following options can affect you.   Short sales vs. foreclosures: A lot of consumers don't understand the difference between a sho...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Welcome to Gainesville, FL, where the multitude of live oaks whisper secrets from their moss draped boughs, if only you take the time to listen.  We're a small college town with big city amenities and, I think you'll agree, BIG BEAUTY.  From bahia pasture to hardwood forests, to our magnificent s...

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