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Located in Southwest Gainesville, Haile Plantation is an award-winning New Urbanism development.  The community is named after Thomas Evans Haile, a Sea Island cotton grower who moved from South Carolina with his family and 66 African slaves to establish a cotton plantation in the area in 1854.  ...
Let's lift our voices as one and let the White House know how the housing crisis is affecting us. On June 5, please contact the White House (  and share your personal story re how the housing crisis is affecting you: Are you in the midst of a foreclosure? Are yo...
This story was too nauseating not to share. Competing for a top spot in my yearly Top 10 Worst Short Sale Lender Awards-- USAA will surely make the list for 2009. Here are the details that should bring pause for all those attempting a USAA short sale. Seller:  retired widow, almost 80 years old S...
Want to sell your house?  Then please commit this list to memory!In No Particular Order: 1. Sellers are at home during Inspection, Showing & Appraisal. This is probably the largest error any homeowner can make. When buyers are looking at your home they want you GONE. They need to talk about your ...
Heartening news out of the Research Studies Group at the University of Florida....for the first time since 2006, when the economy first began slowing down, it appears as if the Florida real estate market may very well be nearing the end of its steep slide.   Full article, along with video, may be...
All righty then. If you are looking for a sunshiny type blog entry, this SO is not it!   It is, however, a "BUYER BEWARE" blog entry for anybody who uses eFAX service.   A little background: I purchased eFAX service a year ago or the time I was living in the Pittsburgh PA area and workin...
      NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER TAX CREDITFrequently Asked Questions    In 2008, Congress enacted a $7500 tax credit designed to be an incentive for first-time homebuyers to purchase a home.  The credit was designed as a mechanism to decrease the over-supply of homes f...

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