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By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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I attended the monthly GATORREIA (GATOR Real Estate Investor's Association) meeting this Wednesday in Gainesville. I estimate approximately 40 people were there in total. It was the second part of a four-part series about buying foreclosures. The speaker of this segment discussed the options avai...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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Does anybody know where this house is (in Gainesville), or wanna guess?  I needed to waste some time before meeting with a listing agent the other day and so I took a cruise around some neighborhoods. Some people like looking at birds, or plants, etc.. Well, I'm likely not alone in this group, bu...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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Link for Buyer's Guide to Survival Part 1                                                                              I know a lot of first-time home buyer's aren't sure how much money they are going to need in order to purchase a home, condo or townhouse.  I have put together a handy guide to h...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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I work with a lot of first time home buyers that I educate to understand what they need to do in order to purchase a home.  I figure there are quite a few people out there that are sitting on the fence as they don't really quite know where to start, what kind of money they need to save, and what ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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There's a group of people here in Gainesville that are truly dedicated to getting books back into the community at reasonable prices and at the same time, earning extra monies for the Alachua County Library District. This group began over 50 years ago and has grown over the years into a dynamic o...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
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This is an awesome investment strategy, especially for real estate professionals! Did you know that you can invest your IRA funds into LOCAL real estate? There are multiple ways to do this and you could do it any where in the country. That being said, the way our program works goes like this: 1. ...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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When you interview Real Estate Professionals, the question of commission should be secondary to "What valuable services are you going to provide for me?"  These services cost money and no one works for free.  Remember, you really DO get what you pay for.   And in the information age, your top pri...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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I have frequent requests from out of town customers, who are thinking about relocating here, about where to play golf.  I thought I would share some helpful links and locations for people interested in golf or even golf course communities:                  Where to play GOLF in Gainesville? The l...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
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                                                         The media is abuzz with tales of doom and gloom in the real estate market.  So why do you want to buy NOW?  When interest rates are at near historic lows, inventory is higher and prices have come down, we are in a buyer's market.  There are...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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This years Katsu Challenge is Coming!  Make plans to attend this Traditional Karate Tournament here in Gainesville!  Our 2007 event hosted over 200 athletes from Florida and Georgia.  Please visit their website for Registration Information if you plan to compete.There will also be a separate kids...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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I am firm believer that if you Don't Vote, you are NOT allowed to gripe.  For us here in beautiful Florida, the Amendment #1 VOTE is very important issue.  So even if you have the blahs about the presidential race, please get out and MAKE YOUR OPINION KNOWN on Amendment #1.  For those in the City...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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I have a wonderful selection of Condos and Townhomes in the NW and SW areas of Gainesville that are SUPER convenient to anyone needing to be at the University of Florida or the Shands Hospital network. UPDATED on March 2009 Whether you are an undergraduate that will be here for a few years, or a ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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When you decide to sell your home, you want the highest possible return from its sale. Determining price is the most critical step in preparing your home for sale. Obviously, pricing your property too low won't provide the best return. You may be deluged with lookers and (in a hot seller market) ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Since I began blogging 6 months ago on Active Rain, I have spent spare time searching and researching topics for my blog and posts to Localism.Com.  One of the links on my blog page is for Paynes Prairie State Park with information about this beautiful State Park right here in Alachua County.  I ...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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A good and informative article appeared in our Sunday Edition of  THE GAINESVILLE SUN - Homes & Real Estate Section.  With all the horrible, negative news about Real Estate and the Housing Industry throughout the U.S. it was a sign of good things about our local market here in Gainesville.The sta...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Mark your calendars!!  I am so excited about this year's fund raiser for CMN and Shands Children Hospital. Come and be a part of "Art Through the Eyes of A Child".   All of us at REMAX are very proud to be a part of this event. Our sixth annual "Art Through the Eyes of a Child" Art Auction, prese...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Just 79 Days till December 31, 2007.  I know you were probably expecting that number of days till Christmas.  But let's not talk holiday shopping, we are talking about purchasing a HOME.  Whether you are a real estate investor or looking to purchase your primary residence, this is a significant d...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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Our local Board of Realtors has sent out this notice to all members keeping us all up-to-speed on the progress of the Florida Property Tax issue now being debated and formed in Tallahassee.   I wanted to share this excellent summary with everyone. This article is from The Gainesville-Alachua Coun...

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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UPCOMING EVENT!   Mark your Calendars! Bring the whole family to Haile Plantation Village Center on October 12th for the Oktoberfest 2007! The main street is shut down to traffic on SW 91st Terrace and all the local merchants & business owners of Haile Village Center celebrate this festive event....

By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
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I am addicted to NCAA Football. I have been addicted for years.  I am happy with this addiction & love to spend my Saturdays wearing Orange and Blue.  If I am showing properties to buyers, they are stuck listening to the radio for the play-by-play coverage. And that is assuming that they have got...

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