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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...

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...

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