gainesville real estate: Gainesville, FL Real Estate: New Listings in The Village of WestEnd - 12/14/10 07:24 AM
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom
Built 2008
1,005 Square Feet
Offered at $129,000
This beautiful attached home is located in the new North section of the golf course community at The Village of West End. It is across from the pool, pavilion, tennis courts and a quick walk to the multi-purpose clubhouse. This lovely unit has many upgrades such as a closed in patio which can be used for an office/guest room; stainless steel appliances; wood cabinets, all tile floors in living area. Lots of guest parking! Within walking distance to Tioga Town center, health and fitness center, Starbuck's ,restaurants, Jewelers,etc. Publix, … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: Messages from a Crazy Internet Buyer - 11/16/10 11:31 AM
 
The internet is a great place to do business. One of the downsides to being an internet success is the volume of hate mail we receive on a regular basis from jealous competitors and disgruntled homeowners that bought from those competitors in the bubble (we were in High School at the time - and no, our parents were never in real estate). It's all good. We can take the abuse. We have a sense of humor. But on November 10, 2010, a local woman named (censored by ActiveRain) took it a little too far.
 
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gainesville real estate: Gainesville, FL Real Estate: New Listing in Turkey Creek - 10/26/10 12:55 PM
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom
Built: 2006
1,420 Square Feet
Great home in a great community. The Turkey Creek Community offers a wide range of amenities including a golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, raquetball courts, club house, park, picnic area, nature trails, and gated entrance. House has split floor plan with double french doors leading to back patio, open kitchen, high vaulted ceilings, and an extra large master bedroom. This is a low maintenance home that has a lot to offer, only mintues away from downtown Gainesville, and priced to sell.
     
   
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gainesville real estate: We've added Price per Sq Ft, Property Taxes, and Last Sale to AllisonAbles.com - 10/16/10 08:16 AM
We're the first brokerage in Gainesville to prominently feature important price per square foot, property tax, and last sale information. We believe that home buyers should have easy access to publicly available information rather than hiding it like most of our competitors.
While the National Association of Realtors's Realtor.com has recently added price per square foot to all listings, our local board decided it would be a smart move to remove it from the MLS. Why you ask? Frankly, we don't know or care.
Allison Ables Real Estate uses price per square foot IN CONJUNCTION with other information to help customers … (1 comments)

gainesville real estate: Gainesville, FL Real Estate: New Listing in Campus Edge Condominiums - 10/11/10 11:41 AM
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo
Offered at $99,000
635 Square Feet
Walk to UF and Shands from this one bedroom, one bathroom third floor unit in Campus Edge Condominiums. Vaulted ceilings and stainless steel appliances add to the appeal of this unit. Great location close to shopping, restaurants and campus.
           
     
Call us to schedule a showing. For more information about selling a home near UF or another area in Gainesville, contact our expert team of Gainesville Realtors today! Also ask us about our full time Allison Ables Real Estate short sale team.
 
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gainesville real estate: Gainesville, FL Real Estate, New Listing- 2811 SW Archer Road in Brandywine - 09/23/10 01:47 PM
Offered at $51,900
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom
1,226 Square Feet, Built 1985
Brand new carpet and A/C in 2008
Within short biking distance to UF, Shands, Vet School, SW Recreation Center on Campus, Florida Museum of Natural History, restaurants, Butler Plaza shopping center, and movie theater. A bus stop is located at the entrance to Brandywine which serves multiple bus routes. Brandywine features include a pool, clubhouse/recreation room, gym, and laundry facitlity. The property management team at Brandywine has a reputation of being friendly, responsive, and offer a plethora of services to home owners. This is a motivated owner with a … (3 comments)

gainesville real estate: How to Become a Gainesville Realtor® - 09/12/10 12:52 PM
Basic Licensing Requirements Application: Visit the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Here you will need to apply for your real estate license. Select the appropriate option, then Real Estate and the license you are applying for; if this is your first time select Sales Associates and then the Application for Sales Associate License. Verify that you meet the minimum requirements of holding a high school diploma or its equivalent and being 18 years of age or older. A background check is part of the licensing process. You can apply online or with a paper application. Fingerprints: You will need … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: Gainesville, FL Real Estate: New Listing- 3898 SW 76th Trail in LAKE BUTLER - 07/11/10 09:48 AM
3 bedroom, 2 bathroom
Offered at: $120,000
1,404 Square Feet, One acre lot
Country living at its finest just 30 minutes north of Gainesville with low Union County property taxes! Brick house with a shed for your horse, fenced pasture area and a two story tree house with electricity. Circular landscaped drive and gated entrances. Large built-in office space off of the living room is perfect for when you need to work at home. There is also a large and open kitchen with an eat-in dining room and French doors leading to the covered back porch and built-in BBQ grill. Buyer … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: Updated Gainesville, FL Market Conditions and Sales Reports now Available on AllisonAbles.com - 01/26/10 02:33 PM
Updated Gainesville, FL Market Conditions and Sales Reports now Available on AllisonAbles.com
Looking to buy or sell a home in Gainesville, FL? Get a closer look at current market conditions in your area, including a complete breakdown of the last 12 months of sales by bedroom and type of home. For example, the report below is for the area just north of UF where homes sell for an average of $222,249 after 6.7 months on the market.


A report like this is available for all of the major Gainesville area. We update this list at least every 4 weeks. … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: ABC's Extreme Home Makeover is coming to Gainesville, FL - 12/05/09 07:52 AM
ABC's Extreme Home Makeover is coming to Gainesville, FL!

This monday morning, one deserving Gainesville, FL family will be woken up by Ty Pennington and a TV crew to let them know they have been chosen to receive a new home.
In order to meet the one week deadline, ABC and local sponsors are asking the Gainesville community to get involved any way they can. They are looking for donations, skilled and unskilled volunteers, and cheerful spectators.
Some of the businesses that have already made donations are Gator Dominos, Gainesville Ice, Adams Rib Co., David's Real Pit BBQ, GRU, Waste Pro, … (3 comments)

gainesville real estate: Gainesville MLS - Bad Photo of the Day - Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 11/17/09 01:19 PM
Gainesville MLS - Bad Photo of the Day - Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Thanks to professional photographer Scott Lawler for his commentary.

What draws your eye to this picture? That's right - A bright, florescent light. Recomposing this so the cabinetry is centered in the frame would automatically cropped out unwanted items and harsh lights. The shadow cast by the camera flash on the right side is another thing to avoid. On a good photo it would stand out horribly - here you barely notice it at all.

Another overpowering florescent light... Drawing back the curtains would have really opened … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Snapshot - Tuesday-Sunday, November 3-8, 2009 - Gainesville, FL - 11/08/09 03:20 PM
Real Estate Market Snapshot - Tuesday-Sunday, November 3-8, 2009 - Gainesville, FL
If everyone's first week of November was like mine, it will be a fabulous holiday season!
30 yr fixed rates ticked up to 5.22%.
Here's a re-cap of what happened recently in the Gainesville, FL real estate market:
New Listings 66Price Changes 62Pending Transactions 22Contingent Transactions 3Withdrawn Listings 32Expired Listings 14Closed Transactions 37

Home photos and listing data copyright © 2009 Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc ("Gainesville MLS"). All rights reserved. Data provided by Allison Ables ("Gainesville REALTOR") and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Information provided only includes transactions in Gainesville, FL.
If you or someone … (1 comments)

gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Snapshot - Monday, November 2, 2009 - Gainesville, FL - 11/02/09 03:00 PM
Real Estate Market Snapshot - Monday, November 2, 2009 - Gainesville, FL
The month of November is off to a great start! And what AMAZING weather we had today - hopefully winter is finally here to stay.
30 yr fixed rates ticked down to 5.16%.
Here's a re-cap of what happened today in the Gainesville, FL real estate market:
New Listings 18Price Changes 22Pending Transactions 3Contingent Transactions 2Withdrawn Listings 3Expired Listings 9Closed Transactions 15

Home photos and listing data copyright © 2009 Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc ("Gainesville MLS"). All rights reserved. Data provided by Allison Ables ("Gainesville REALTOR") and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Information provided only … (1 comments)

gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Snapshot - Sunday, November 1, 2009 - Gainesville, FL - 11/01/09 01:33 PM
Real Estate Market Snapshot - Sunday, November 1, 2009 - Gainesville, FL
A quiet day here in the Gainesville real estate market! I guess everyone is recovering from an exciting weekend with football rivalries, candy overdoses, and a time change.
30 yr fixed rates ticked up to 5.18%.
Here's a re-cap of what happened today in the Gainesville, FL real estate market:
New Listings 3Price Changes 2Pending Transactions 0Contingent Transactions 0Withdrawn Listings 0Expired Listings 32Closed Transactions 0

Home photos and listing data copyright © 2009 Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc ("Gainesville MLS"). All rights reserved. Data provided by Allison Ables ("Gainesville REALTOR") and is deemed reliable but is not … (1 comments)

gainesville real estate: Gainesville MLS - Bad Photo of the Day - Sunday, November 1, 2009 - 11/01/09 10:47 AM
Gainesville MLS - Bad Photo of the Day - Sunday, November 1, 2009

Thanks to professional photographer Scott Lawler for his commentary.
What most agents would emphasize as an important selling feature is being used here to support miscellaneous odds and ends. These personal items should have been removed to showcase the fireplace properly. Obscuring the feature with random clutter is not flattering. A little staging goes a long way!
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gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Snapshot - Saturday, October 31, 2009 - Gainesville, FL - 10/31/09 05:46 PM
Real Estate Market Snapshot - Saturday, October 31, 2009 - Gainesville, FL
Happy Halloween - hopefully all of you had a safe and candy-filled holiday evening! Wow, what a game in Jacksonville and congratualtions to Tim Tebow for his record-breaking performance. AND Don't forget to change those clocks! 
Here's a re-cap of what happened today in the Gainesville, FL real estate market:
New Listings 3Price Changes 2Pending Transactions 1Contingent Transactions 0Withdrawn Listings 0Expired Listings 8Closed Transactions 1

 
 
Home photos and listing data copyright © 2009 Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc ("Gainesville MLS"). All rights reserved. Data provided by Allison Ables ("Gainesville REALTOR") and is deemed reliable but … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Snapshot - Friday, October 30, 2009 - Gainesville, FL - 10/30/09 04:01 PM
Real Estate Market Snapshot - Friday, October 30, 2009 - Gainesville, FL
This weekend brings Halloween, Florida-Georgia, and a clock change. Buyers are scrambling to get under contract in time to get the first time home buyers tax credit and mortgage rates are low, low, low!
Here's a re-cap of what happened today in the Gainesville, FL real estate market:
New Listings 20Price Changes 9Pending Sales 2Contingent Sales 3Withdrawn Listings 4Expired Listings 3Closed Sales 15

Home photos and listing data copyright © 2009 Gainesville Multiple Listing, Inc ("Gainesville MLS"). All rights reserved. Data provided by Allison Ables ("Gainesville REALTOR") and is deemed reliable but is … (0 comments)

gainesville real estate: GAINESVILLE MLS - BAD PHOTO OF THE DAY - October 30, 2009 - 10/30/09 01:06 PM
GAINESVILLE MLS - BAD PHOTO OF THE DAY - October 30, 2009

Thanks to professional photographer Scott Lawler for his commentary.
Not only are the walls not adjusted for vertical alignment, the whole room is askew. Its a poor perspective of the room - looks like it was cut in half. The couch cushion should have been straightened out and personal affects on table removed. Overall, not a horrible picture. But it's just a picture. It doesn't come across like a professional photograph.
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gainesville real estate: UNDER CONTRACT: 929 NE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL after 26 days on the market and multiple offers! - 10/28/09 04:07 PM
UNDER CONTRACT: 929 NE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL after 26 days on the market and multiple offers!
Congratulations to one of my sellers in the Duck Pond area of North East Gainesville, FL. After 26 days on the market and a tough start with several new foreclosure listings, we are under contract and closing before the end of November.
Real Estate Market Activity Report for the Duck Pond area in Gainesville, FL - October 2009 The Difference Professional Photography Makes - Gainesville Real Estate Listing Example Gainesville, FL Real Estate - New Listing - 929 NE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 … (1 comments)

gainesville real estate: Real Estate Market Activity Report for the Duck Pond area in Gainesville, FL - October 2009 - 10/23/09 12:43 PM
Real Estate Market Activity Report for the Duck Pond area in Gainesville, FL - October 2009
The Duck Pond area is in the historic district of North East Gainesville bordered by University Ave, N 8th Ave, Main St, and Waldo Rd. There are currently 19 homes for sale in the Duck Pond area.
Since October 1st, the following homes were newly listed, price-dropped, under contract, or closed.
New Listings:
535 NE 12th CtGainesville, FL 326011231 Sq Ft3 bed / 1 bath$47,900  Foreclosure

541 NE 12th CTGainesville, FL 326011192 Sq Ft3 bed / 1 bath$74,900  Foreclosure

929 NE 7th AveGainesville, FL 326011240 Sq … (2 comments)

 
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