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By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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The BIG Fall Weekend in Ocala & Marion County   Fall has lots to do in What & Where is Ocala?, but this may be the biggest weekend of all. Here are a few of the great happenings in and around town: THURSDAY Blessed Trinity Carnival: Midway, rides, games and food, 5 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday,...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Florida Fall Foliage in Ocala & Marion County   Orchids and Hawaiian Plumeria    Care and feeding: Place on pool deck.  Feed with endless days of Florida sun and an occasional afternoon shower.   Uses: Several months of viewing beauty until blooms drop and next plant blooms.   Inground pools   Ca...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Home Sales Soar in Marion County   "Realtors in Marion County sold 40 percent more single-family homes in September than they did during the same month in 2012, according to figures released Monday. The median sales price was $107,000, almost 11 percent higher than September 2012." By Fred HiersS...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Forbes ranks Ocala 5th nationwide for projected job growth Ocala's real estate market is slowly recovering, but is probably 6-12 months behind most of the country. If there is any one thing holding Ocala back it is jobs! So this is Great News for Ocala!   Forbes ranks Ocala 5th nationwide for pro...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Wow! Is this Great News for Ocala!     Ocala's real estate market is slowly recovering, but is probably 6-12 months behind most of the country. If there is any one thing holding Ocala back it is jobs! So this is Great News for Ocala!   Forbes ranks Ocala 5th nationwide for projected job growth   ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Farmers’ Almanac: Nasty winter on tap for much of US, Super Bowl could become ‘Storm Bowl’    LEWISTON, Maine — The Farmers’ Almanac is using words like “piercing cold,” ‘’bitterly cold” and “biting cold” to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super B...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Get Ready for Some 'Ice' Skating in Ocala?   The last time we saw ice skating in Ocala was ~December 2006.  Even with a bubble tent over it the ice was more slush that ice.  But hey!  It is ice skating in Florida! Well now something a little more practical is coming to Ocala! "The Ocala City Coun...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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More Accolades for Ocala & Marion County   Appleton earns accreditation from American Alliance of Museums "The Appleton Museum of Art has earned a prestigious accreditation that only 6 percent of museums nationwide have obtained, officials announced Wednesday. The Appleton is one of only 50 museu...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala & Marion County Market Report August 2013 Homes 40% higher last month than during previous July July was an active month for Marion County’s single-family home market. Realtors reported 518 sales of existing homes - 40 percent more than recorded during the same month last year.The median s...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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 FedEx Ground closes $7.8M deal to buy 150 acres at commerce park "Ocala 489 LLC on Monday morning closed the deal selling 150 acres of land at the Ocala/Marion County Commerce Park to FedEx Ground Package System Inc. for $7.8 million, clearing the way for the company's plans to build a hub facil...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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  Why not Ocala has so much else to offer, why not add the World Series? "Visalia claims Under-10 Cal Ripken World Series title" OK, so Ocala's Rampage did not advance, but in this kind of a series everyone is a winner!                       10-YEAR-OLD Ocala, Florida August 10-17, 2013 About Oca...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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And Now the Present; Getting to Know Each Other Better This is part 2 'And Now the Present' of get to know me on Debbie Reynolds’s Contest: What We Have in Common, Getting to Know Each Other Better, August Challenge in ActiveRain Part 1, From the Past; Getting to Know Each Other Better   Got into...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Two Ocala Hospitals Shine in Rankings by Consumer Reports     Munroe, Ocala Regional fare well in Consumer Reports ranking   "Both of Ocala's main hospitals were ranked near the top of Florida hospitals for surgery performance in elderly patients, according to a national report from Consumer Repo...

By Sara Homan, Realtor, Homes, Farms & 55+
(Coldwell Banker Ellison Realty 352-209-4044)
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While showing a home in a 55+ community the other day to a couple, the wife started sneezing and her nose and eyes began to run.  They loved the house and honestly there wasn't a cat in sight, in fact the owners didn't live there anymore yet the furnishings and personal items remained. We all lov...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala Ready to rock at City Hall   "American Idol," "The X-Factor," "The Voice" and other TV singing contests feature talented people from all walks of life, from every corner of the country. But this little corner of the country also has its share of undiscovered singers and bands. Some of them...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala's IHMC Wins Robotics Competition   IHMC Finishes First In International Robotics Challenge Pensacola, FL -- A team from the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) took first place in the initial stage of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, topping a roster of 26 of the top robo...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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CF ranks as nation's 8th most affordable 4-year college We always brag about Ocala's great weather, being the Horse Capital of the World, and its many attractions and activities.  Now we can also brag about it great College and being one of the most affordable in the country! "The U.S. Department...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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God and Country Day is back on for July 4th Earlier this week we wrote: God and Country Day Canceled for this Year!! Need a Miracle! Well the miracle occurred and Ocala Marion County will have its 44th annual God & Country Day God and Country Day is back on for July 4th "A day after announcing th...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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God and Country Day Canceled for this Year!!  Need a Miracle! Could a forty year tradition be coming to an end in Ocala & Marion County?  One of the biggest 4th of July celebrations in the county has been happening for 43 years.  Most recently turned into a "tailgate party" in the heart of horse ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Could the Ocala National Forest become the Next Amazon Jungle?  Just a little stretch of some imagination.  Although Ocala does have a national forest.  And even a few monkeys are living in the wild there.  No, the Ocala National Forest in not the next Amazon Jungle. But Amazon, the internet bloc...

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