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By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Just SOLD at 10600 SW 85th Terrace, Ocala, FL 34481!!   Another buyer is now enjoying this well kept home in the gated 55+ Palm Cay community with many great amenities. A tiled front foyer leads directly onto the light and bright living room with large window and ceiling fan.   Master bedroom fea...

By Stephanie Frost, CDPE, SFR
(Sellstate Next Generation Realty)
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  Every year about this time, throngs of people gather at Ocala’s downtown square for the annual Light Up Ocala event to be entertained and amazed at the over 320,000 lights on display.  This year’s theme is “A Dazzling Downtown Tradition”, and a local tradition is exactly what Light Up Ocala is....

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala & Marion County Homes Sales and Price Gain!   Home sales up almost 25%, median price at $102,250 "Existing home sales in Marion County for October were up almost 25 percent from the same month last year, according to data released by the Ocala/Marion County Association of Realtors on Wednes...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Updates on the "New" Ocala Yankees   The city of Ocala recently revealed the proposed location for the Yankee stadium.  Behind Market Street of Heath Brook, raises some interesting questions. "Market Street at Heath Brook, a shopping mall that has recently gone through a foreclosure, bankruptcy a...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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How Long Before Ocala Gets Commercial Air Service? Although it is not in the current plan, Ocala airport is improving. Ocala eyeing major improvements to the airport "The city of Ocala has completed about 90 percent of its master plan for Ocala International Airport and part of the plan investiga...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Country Living in the City of Ocala YES, in the upscale deed restricted community of Bellechase that offers country living in the City of Ocala and is still located close to everything. Bellechase is a quietly elegant and exclusive residential deed restricted family development. A dream location ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala Ignores Government Shutdown What did much of America do when the government shutdown last month?  It shut down as well.   But not Ocala! How did Ocala react to: No unemployment report for September? It announced new job growth! Manufacturer moving its home base to Ocala  "A manufacturer of ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Veterans Day 2013 - A Tribute to the Greatest Generation!   What a perfect way to end Veterans Day weekend!  Made a trip to the the Ocala International Airport.  Got there just in time to watch the Wings of Freedom Tour WWII planes taxi and depart for their Winter home. But the greatest thrill of...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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HIGHLAND HOMES HEADS NORTH TO OCALA Home buyers will soon have more opportunities than ever to purchase a new home from Highland Homes! We are pleased to announce our expansion northward to Ocala. Coming soon, Meadow Glenn will offer stylish and affordable Florida new homes in Ocala with pricing ...

By Highland Homes, Building Quality New Homes in Florida Since 1996
(Highland Homes)
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Coming soon, Highland Homes will begin offering Florida new homes in seven counties throughout the state as it expands north to Ocala. The builder’s first Ocala community, Meadow Glenn, will offer stylish and affordable single-family homes priced from the mid-$100,000s. With a variety of home des...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Job Fair Set for Nov. 13 at College of Central Florida   The Ocala economy and especially the real estate market is in dire need of jobs.  So when an employer decides to hire or  a job fair occurs it is very important news!   "A job fair aimed at job seekers who are obtaining postsecondary degree...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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The "New Ocala" Florida Yankees?   Yankees talk on Tuesday, negotiated deal in hand   "After announcing nearly a year ago it was in discussions with the New York Yankees about the possibility of relocating the Yankees' Class A Advanced affiliate minor league team to Ocala from Tampa, city staff w...

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...

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