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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...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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The Gainesville area has another feather in its cap today!   A front page article , by Nathan Crabbe, in the Gainesville Sun today provides all the details about Gainesville's latest HONOR. The Smithsonian.com List shows Gainesville, FL as one of fifteen cities where "cultural-attuned retirees" s...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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To take advantage of the national advertising for Century 21: April OPEN HOUSE month, I held an open on a townhouse I have listed here in Gainesville, FL. Of course the seller of this property asked if I had considered doing an open house and I was way ahead of him as I had been planning this! Th...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Buyers: Please stop by to preview this wonderful Tiffany Townhouse. The location cannot be beat, with close proximity to UF and SFCC and on the bus route!Agents: If you're showing condos/townhomes this weekend, I'd love for you to stop by with your customer to preview this unit! There will be a l...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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This weekend marks the 39th annual Spring Arts Festival in downtown Gainesville, specifically the NE 1st/Duckpond area of town.Link to Google Map for location of Spring Arts Festival WHEN:Saturday, April 5th, 9 am to 5:30 pm Sunday, April 6th, 1 pm to 5:30 pm Link to Downtown Spring Arts Festival...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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This week has given me a great dose of Spring fever! Spring Bloomers are everywhere around Gainesville, Florida.   All types and colors of AZALEAS are strutting their stuff and I had to share and brag about my front lawn. The winter frosts and freezes are gone, and my lawn is starting to prove th...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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A 1031 Exchange, also referred to as a "Starker Exchange" is a method to defer payment of capital gains on the sale of your investment property.  It involves taking the proceeds from your relinquished investment property and using them to acquire another like-kind property.Some basics you need to...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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One of my clients told me about a Great Event this week at the Florida Museum of Natural History.   My son is loves "cool" science stuff and watches several shows on Science Channel so this is right up his "cool stuff" alley.   We plan to attend this event at the Florida Museum of Natural Histoy ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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FHA is a wonderful loan program that is commonly used among first-time homebuyers.  FHA offers financing in the amount of 97%, is not supremely credit score driven, and allows up to 6% seller contributions (on a $100,000 property that amounts to up to $6,000! Seller contributions can be used to p...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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We get so wrapped up in our daily lives, that it is easy to forget about the elements in this world outside out immediate bubble.  Sometimes we take a glimpse past this bubble and realize there is a larger picture than our own, and in that moment we think "maybe I'll volunteer at _____" or "Next ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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This probably won't be very difficult for anyone that lives near this restaurant and has seen this.  Now, I might be missing something, but I am pretty sure STYEL is NOT, in fact, a word.  YES, I did google it to see if it were some type of "classy" thing they were trying to do ala the "theatre" ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Haile Plantation is a beautiful neighborhood in the SW section of Gainesville, FL. It spans in the vein of 1700 acres and has it's own golf course, Golf and Country Club, swimming pools, tennis courts and wonderful shops, restaurants, a fitness center, and other various establishments that are lo...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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  Ummmm, well what I mean is "DA AGONY of DA-FEET".....so say some of my buyers this week!   Their feet are killing them from viewing so many condos! It's Spring Break here for the University of Florida, but that means there are parents here for soon-to-be UF students and we are hunting for cond...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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I absolutely LOVE food.  I'm not sure love is even a strong enough word for it, but I immensely enjoy savoring good food and plan my day around this act of mastication.  Pre-career I had time to indulge in cooking at home.  That was a different time in my life and I find myself being exhausted at...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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I receive quite a few inquiries from out of town buyers that are considering moving to the Gainesville area. What is most fascinating is the fact that these buyers hold interest for this area, yet they don't know much about it - much less what the area looks like. Most of these buyer's want to mo...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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This past weekend I was attracted to the annual Spring Promenade, which is a fundraiser for the Thomas Center gardens in Gainesville. The center sold tickets to tour six historic houses in the Duck Pond area. After seeing the first home and walking around at a snail's pace due to the crowd, I dec...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Finally some good news coming from the National Media.   A recent article on CNNMoney.com is very informative with regard to home values across the country.  The main theme in the article is EXCELLENT NEWS! Our current market now is giving homebuyers the best buys they've had since 2004 !! I have...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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How close can you guess: where in Alachua County is this property?I have driven by this property a hundred times and thought to myself, "I wish I had my camera!"  HINT: it is not on the side of some hidden dirt road. I was also amazed to discover that someone actually lives here. Just as well, it...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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It's March 1st and for Gainesville, that means the GATORNATIONALS are coming ! Our Gainesville Raceway is the proud home to the SEASON OPENER for the NHRA Racing Season.  March 12th -15th will be a thrill event with 4 days of packed events.  Tickets are on sale now!   And you can't get a hotel ro...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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Here, in Gainesville, we aren't spoiled with sunsets. It is flat and there are tall trees that mask the horizon from almost every point. As a result, it is almost necessary to make an effort to see a sunset in all its glory. Luckily, I was visiting my parents' in Keystone Heights, about 45 minute...

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