MM Parrish Blog

As the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a good first impression, but does that hold true when buying or selling a home?  It sure does according to Barbara Corcoran, real estate agent and mogul featured on ABC’s Shark Tank.  “Buyers decide within 8 seconds whether they are interested in your home,” says Corcoran.  So, when selling your Gainesville home, how do you pack those first eight seconds with the most positive punch you’ve got?  Addressing cur... read more
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So, you’re thinking of selling? Thinking about selling your Gainesville home in the next six months?  Next year?  Or maybe sometime in the next two? Taking a few minutes to think about how to best prepare your home now could go a long way in easing the process later. According to Bonnie Cameron, one of the leading Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish real estate agents in the Gainesville area, three things are a must when preparing to sell your home, “Declutter, paint neutral colors and re... read more
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The Home Show! 2017 Edition

Posted by Kathryn Pizzurro on March 03, 2017 in  Events
Attention Gainesville Homeowners or Homeowners to be! There is perhaps no better place to begin the initiation of a new home purchase, sale, remodel or simple sprucing up than a local Home Show.  The North Central Florida Home and Garden Show is set for March 4-5 and is open to the public.  Presented by the Gainesville Sun and the Builders Association of North Central Florida (BANCF), the show will be held at the University of Florida’s Stephen C. O’Connell Center. With over 200 bo... read more
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Organization. An ongoing struggle for many, we strive for organization in our lives, our workplace and even our car. It’s a common goal for the coming year and much like everything else worth doing – organization begins at home.  But all too frequently, home organization leads many Gainesville homeowners to create nice neat piles in the corners of rooms; jam-packed front hall closets that upon opening might take out a small toddler; or multiple plastic bins filled with items to be donated, or repu... read more
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Living in Florida has its perks – but living in Gainesville? Well, let’s just say we are a bit spoiled. While the vast majority of our friends to the north is shivering in winter’s gray chill and ankle deep in slush, Alachua county has been enjoying 70 and 80 degree high temps leading into cool, starry nights. And nowhere is our beautiful climate more illustrated than in the bountiful produce grown locally by our farmers. Gainesville and the surrounding area is at the height of its farming bounty... read more
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