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With Google Stories there is no room for humility       Have you made your Google Story yet?  I confess, up until today I totally did not even have a clue how to do this! Of course it didn't take much searching to figure out how to make one (Here's a hint: Type "Google stories make your own" in t...
3 Reasons Gainesville Florida rocks!   Ever since we moved to Gainesville Florida two years ago, I began my quest to become its Number 1 fan!  There is SO MUCH to love about living in Gainesville! Here are the top 3 reasons Gainesville is a GREAT place to live! 1) The WEATHER ... well, except for...
Gopher tortoises in Gainesville FL - What to do if you find one?   I have always wanted to use the phrase "Do not try this at home" but never really had a chance to. Until now. Let me explain. One of the things that I love the MOST about living in Gainesville FL is all of the wildlife!  Frogs, to...
How are Haile Plantation home sales in Gainesville FL?   Check out this chart and you tell me:   See that ginormous gap between the amount of Haile Plantation homes sold in the second quarter  (2Q10 - the blue line) and the amount of Haile Plantation homes sold in the first quarter (1Q10 - the gr...
So you've bought a new need for a home inspection, right? WRONG! In this post "I Don't Need a Home Inspection....I'm Buying a New Home From the Builder" my Active Rain colleague Carla Muss-Jacobs from Beaverton Oregon gives some prime real-life examples of how getting a home inspectio...
If you needed any more proof that NOW is a great time to BUY, this compelling post by my Active Rain colleague Leslie Ebersole out of Chicago IL should put any last doubts you have to rest.   And SELLERS, PLEASE take note of what Leslie has to say.....I couldn't say it any better myself!   Leslie...
I was just reading thru the comments on Rebecca Diamond's post about Open Houses (which I agreed with wholeheartedly by the way) and somebody here made a great's not whether open houses work or's whether they work for US. And as long as it IS disclosed to a seller that the ...
Southwest Gainesville Neighborhoods: Wilds Plantation, Cambridge Forest, and Hayes Glen   The neighborhoods of southwest Gainesville are many and varied, including pool neighborhoods and horse-friendly neighborhoods. You can find homes in a variety of styles and a variety of price points in south...
My Active Rain colleague Tessa Skeens is a home stager out of Texas. She wrote this GREAT post about how best to stage your home to sell.   Great tips, Tessa! Thanks! :)Happened to be home when Oprah was on this afternoon. The topic was Makeunders. Women who needed less not more. But this also ap...
Because You Can't Draw From a Dry Well....   I took the summer off from Active Rain.  My Google Juice took a hit, but guess what?   Taking the summer off to spend time with my family meant....   A trip along the Pacific coast....   A chance to see the redwoods....   Time to go crabbing for Dungen...

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