Explore Gainesville, FL

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
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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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
(Classic Properties)
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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...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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I spend part of each day reading the real estate section of several websites and recently discovered the social linking network, "del.icio.us". So, for a few weeks I have been adding links each day as I surf my usual news sites. Today, I am sharing my del.icio.us with you! Since I'm reading thes...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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I currently have a townhouse listed in Gainesville, FL that is priced at $119,900.  View townhouse listing.I had a lender I work with estimate the monthly mortgage payment which includes Principle, Interest, Taxes and Insurance (home owner's insurance), or PITI.  She also included the condo assoc...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Gainesville, Florida real estate Blog Index featuring Gainesville Listings, Buyer/Seller Resources, Area Info, Photos/Slideshows & Restaurant Profiles.   An eye for real estate  View my listings MY ARTICLES: Gainesville/Alachua County area SLIDESHOWS and area INFO: Slideshow of Alachua County/Gai...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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That's right, folks!  To add another positive bit of news to Gainesville, FL's lengthy catalog, we have made the list of the top 7 most recession proof cities to retire in America according to this article on MSN money.The article cites the University of Florida with being the dynamic factor that...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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The weather is perfect right now in Gainesville, FL for anyone looking to get a produce, herb or flower garden started, if you haven't already! I'm curious to see who is out and gardening and what you're planting!We have a fenced in area (to try and dissuade the critters from rooting for grubs!) ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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So aside from great food, places to golf, having the excellent University of Florida institution, 4 hospitals (including Shands) and a myriad of entertainment options and State Parks to visit and the prestigious title of #1 City to live in the nation according to Cities Ranked and Rated 2007 edit...

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