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By Christine Bohn, The Bohn Team, Gainesville FL
(RE/MAX Professionals)
Comments 6
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)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 4
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...

By Jeremy Butts, Investor
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 11
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)
Comments 6
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)
Comments 8
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)
Comments 4
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 0
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 0
                                                         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)
Comments 1
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)
Comments 4
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)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 5
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)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 1
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...

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