gainesville fl: Annual Pond Lighting at NFRMC - 11/29/17 04:19 PM
Pond Lighting 2017 at NFRMC Tis the season to be jolly! 
Don’t miss the 28th Pond Lighting ceremony at NFRMC on Friday, December 1st. This is one of Gainesville’s biggest holiday traditions.  Make this a family event and the weather will be great. A crisp feel in the air and holiday music will kick off your holiday cheer.
 
The North Florida Regional Medical Center's Annual Pond Lighting Event is this Friday, December 1st, starting at 5:30pm.  There will be a “formal” flip of the switch to turn on the spectacular display at 6:10pm, and will be covered live on the TV 20 News … (4 comments)

gainesville fl: Gainesville's Advanced Traffic Management System - 11/21/13 10:55 PM
Our Local Smart Traffic Cameras in Gainesville are cool!  It’s call an Advanced Traffic Management System.  This provides public access to traffic issues here, and I am amazed at how nice this system is.   I will admit that I learned about this via Facebook, and just had to do more research and share it here!
Our Gainesville/Alachua County Smartraffic is operated by the City’s Traffic Management Center, which is jointly funded by the City of Gainesville, Alachua County, U of F and the FDOT.

Check out their main web site.  You will see the main Map on the home page.  You can Zoom … (0 comments)

gainesville fl: Happy New Year 2012 in Gainesville Florida - 01/02/12 04:55 AM
Happy New Year to YOU and YOUR family!   
I hope that you've had great fun family plans over the holiday!  I’ve got a nice dinner planned and we will be watching college football on TV most of the day.  Go Gators!!  It’s a beautiful day outside too, but we are expecting a hard freeze tonight.  So, I hope to have a really nice fire going in the fireplace tonight.   Plenty of TV/Football munchies too!  
I’ve got a positive attitude about what the new year will bring.   I am hoping that my business will continue to prosper.   I’ve … (4 comments)

gainesville fl: Symphony of Crickets - 11/30/10 01:50 AM
I had a productive “Monday”. After the long weekend, my TO-DO list was pretty large.  But, it all got done and it felt good.  It was a satisfying feeling while cooking dinner.  We got the dishes done and I had just sat down to check email and write a blog, then “poof”….our power went out.

 
No rain, wind, or storms. But the entire area was out.  (I knew I paid the power bill.) We found some flash lights, and lit a candle.  It’s amazing how QUIET it truly is when the power is out.  No buzz from power supplies, … (1 comments)

gainesville fl: Wordless Wednesday - Sunflower Blooms In Gainesville FL - 11/18/09 01:09 AM

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gainesville fl: Happy Halloween - Be Safe and Have Fun - 10/30/09 08:45 AM
Let's all have great fun for Halloween this year!  We should have good weather, and it would be great if we had a touch of fall weather.....(come on cold front, send us a cool breeze).
I never get any trick or treaters at my home, so I will be at my mom's neighborhood, helping give out the treats to all the kids in South Pointe!
Watch out for all those little trick or treaters in your neighborhood!
 

 
And here is a cute HALLOWEEN FUNNY that I got via email today......you may have already seen this one but it … (3 comments)

gainesville fl: Unique Halloween Decoration in Gainesville - 10/27/09 10:44 AM
While driving out Millhopper Road yesterday, I saw the most unique Halloween decoration in someone's yard.....and I didn't have my camera with me.   So, today I made sure I  had my camera.   I thought it rated a photo to share.
I don't know the owners that live in this home, but it sure get's "two thumbs up" for creativity !!

What a creative way to paint and decorate a roll of hay !!  So take a drive out Millhopper Road and this home is on the south side before you get to CR 241.  They deserve a decoration … (5 comments)

gainesville fl: NOT your ordinary home for sale on 10 ordinary acres - It's a MUST SEE! - 01/31/09 11:52 PM
This is a true Florida gem.  I have to admit that it is so hard to visualize the beauty of the landscape of this property in the photos.  I will do my best to describe everything in my words on this post.
This home sits on 10.88 acres just 15 minutes west of Gainesville, Florida.   The property is gated and perimeter fenced and you will be surrounded by nature at it's best.  The privacy of this home & property is hard to find so close to all the city feel of Gainesville.
The MAIN home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath … (7 comments)

gainesville fl: Gatorback Cycle Park - Yes, we've got Motorcross in Alachua County Florida! (LOCALISM FEATURED) - 01/27/09 03:12 PM
Recently, while talking with one of my real estate clients, an out of state buyer.....she told me her son was into "motocross" and asked if there was a track anywhere near Gainesville? 
I told her about GATORBACK Cycle Park in Alachua, FL, just north of Gainesville.
When she told her son about it......he already knew about it because of some of the popular events that happen at GATORBACK Cycle Park each year. In operation for over 25 years, the 100 acre track is host to the MX Winter Olympics, which usually takes place during Thanksgiving week. 
You can see the full … (5 comments)

gainesville fl: Gainesville in "Alachua" County - How do you pronounce that?? - 08/06/08 09:21 AM
This weekend I had the pleasure of working with "out of state" buyers.   When buyers can make a trip here, I like to call it their "Pre-Purchase Visit", and I am more than happy to be their tour guide.   I know some Realtors are thinking......."oh boy, what a waste of time.....".   But, in my opinion, it helps people relocating to Gainesville become familiar with our beautiful area, and discover the neighborhoods & subdivisions that they like (or dislike). Gainesville is the county seat for Alachua County here in the Sunshine State.   But again this weekend, my buyers asked … (0 comments)

gainesville fl: 5117 NW 26th Place, Gainesville, FL 32606 - 07/29/08 07:15 AM
Are you looking for a home in NW Gainesville with "location, location, location"??
MLS# 296098 $ 169,900 Black Oaks Subdivision
Super convenient location to UF or Santa Fe Community College! Close to great shopping, restaurants and everywhere you need to be in Gainesville.
This home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac, and the nearest main intersection is NW 23rd Ave. & NW 51st Street.
If you have kids and want to know about the designated schools for Black Oaks, then you can walk to Buchholtz High School, and are zoned for Littlewood Elementary and Fort Clarke Middle School. You can also walk … (2 comments)

gainesville fl: It's Turn Over Time in Gainesville - 05/03/08 01:05 PM
Anyone living in a "college town" knows what the meaning of "TURN OVER" time.   At the end of each semester, you have students moving in and moving out....Turn Over Time.
Property management companies that deal with rentals know this is their high stress season.  But, I don't want to talk about rentals, let's talk about the Residential Real Estate Market in Gainesville FL.
Today was Graduation Day for the University of Florida.  You can't get a hotel room in town this weekend, and you will be waiting for tables at most of the restaurants in town too.   I spent … (4 comments)

gainesville fl: OPEN HOUSE - Sunday 4/27 - NW Gainesville in LANDMARK WOODS ! - 04/25/08 01:19 PM
OpenHouse - Landmark OPEN HOUSE - Sunday April 27th  Noon to 3pm
Come and See Fabulous Florida Lifestyle in the "super-convenient" NW Gainesville location!   Be at the University of Florida, Shands Hospital or North Florida Regional Hospital in minutes.

Landmark Woods is located at the corner of NW 43rd Street and NW 8th Avenue.

This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home offers true Florida Lifestyle ! Formal Living Room, Huge Great Room with Fireplace, Large Kitchen, Wet Bar with passthrough windows to large Screened Patio and Pool.

Large Master Suite, 4th Bedroom can be study or office … (2 comments)

gainesville fl: OPEN HOUSE - Sunday 4/20/08 in Walnut Creek - 04/16/08 09:39 AM
Walnut Creek Open House OPEN HOUSE - Sunday 4/20 1-4pm
Don't miss this OPEN HOUSE! This contemporary, garden home in NW Gainesville is waiting for YOU. You will love the WALNUT CREEK community.

New price reflects a $10,000 price reduction to $ 159,900 and shows sincere seller motivation. At this price, it won't last long, so mark your calendar and come view this home on Sunday.

This home shows very well, so take a moment and view the VIRTUAL TOUR.

DIRECTIONS: : Entrance to Walnut Creek at NW 39th Ave & NW 26th Terrace. At stop sign turn … (1 comments)

gainesville fl: Gainesville makes the Smithsonian List! - 04/09/08 08:21 AM
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" should consider living!
For more information on this list, visit the the Smithsonian Magazine. 
Those of us here in Gainesville enjoy the various cultural offerings around us.  I think we have a vibrant arts scene that entertains us and draws visitors to our area.
So Check out the cultural happenings of Gainesville.   And please … (1 comments)

gainesville fl: Spring Fever....Spring is Blooming! - 03/31/08 11:36 AM
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 this!!

Another of my ANNUAL blooms are my amarilla bulbs that thrive in my front flower beds.  They too are happy as can be and are proud bloomers too!

I love Spring!  My landscape is waking up, showing new colors and I love to spend time … (3 comments)

gainesville fl: Can You Dig It? - Florida Museum of Natural History - 03/25/08 01:50 AM
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 this Thursday 3/27.
It looks like great fun with the University of Florida's  science experts: UF Department of Geologial Sciences.
Mark you calendars!  Bring your science kids and ENJOY!!   Fun for all Ages!   Free Admission !

Thanks to Jennifer Gifford and Alison Davis !!   I … (1 comments)

gainesville fl: Need a great Condo near UF or Shands Hospital? - 01/16/08 10:17 AM
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 serious graduate student in Law School, Dental School, Medical Schools, or the VET School at UF; here is a nice selection for you to see.
You may be a hard working professional that is coming to Gainesville for their career goals, you may not want to … (3 comments)

gainesville fl: Marchwood - SW Gainesville Townhome Community - 01/14/08 10:03 AM
Virtual Tour ONLINE HERE
 
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gainesville fl: Let's Be Good Neighbors - 01/11/08 03:11 AM
Those of us living in Gainesville and all of Alachua County fall into the Suwannee River Water Management District.  The Gainesville Sun ran an article on January 8th about how we are now all under "new water restrictions".
Suwannee River Water Management District covers portions of 15 counties in North Central Florida.  The district's governing board has voted to ban lawn watering between 7:00 am and 9:00PM. 
Let's all be Good Neighbors!
If you have an automatic timer for your irrigation system, you can adjust your settings to comply with the new times.
If you are are on a private well, … (4 comments)

 
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