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Gainesville real estate market report June 2020

Posted by Coleen DeGroff on August 04, 2020 in  Real Estate Trends
Gainesville real estate market report - June 2020 The Gainesville real estate market was negatively impacted in both April and May due to coronavirus restrictions. However, the market rebounded in June as restrictions eased. Pent-up demand from a delayed spring market due to COVID, coupled with historically low interest rates, brought buyers back into the market. The Florida real estate market as a whole experienced a similar upswing in June. Here’s a look at some key statistics for June 2020 from the Flori... read more

Gainesville real estate market report May 2020

Posted by Coleen DeGroff on July 28, 2020 in  Real Estate Trends
Gainesville real estate market report - May 2020 How did the Gainesville real estate market do in May 2020? The Florida Realtors monthly report for single-family home sales in Gainesville and Alachua County for May 2020 reveals the following: Number of homes sold down; home prices dipped slightly It is likely that pandemic restrictions negatively impacted median sale price and the amount of homes sold for the month.  This is reflective of what went on throughout the Florida real estate market in May. Nearl... read more

Selling your house in Gainesville during the pandemic

Posted by Coleen DeGroff on June 07, 2020 in  Home Selling
Selling your house in Gainesville during the pandemic is not a scenario that anyone could have imagined just a few short months ago. Yet here we are. Coronavirus breezed into the Gainesville real estate market in March just as the spring selling season was ramping up. Many homeowners who had waited until spring to list their homes held back, wondering if they'd be able to sell their homes. The worry is understandable. We are living in extraordinary times. We thought it might be helpful to provide you with a 30... read more

Gainesville FL Real Estate Market and COVID-19

How the Gainesville FL real estate market is affected by COVID-19
Posted by Coleen DeGroff on May 06, 2020 in  Real Estate Trends
The Gainesville real estate market continues to chug along despite the challenges presented by COVID-19. Although 23% fewer homes were sold in April compared to 2019, median sales price continued its upward trend. Median sales price of homes in Gainesville and Alachua County increased 4.5% in April to $244,995, compared to a median sales price of $234,350 in April 2019. The most popular price point continues to be homes priced under $300,000. We don't have enough homes to sell at that price point to meet buyer dem... read more

Oakmont Slacker Run to benefit Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville

.4K slacker run to be held in Oakmont development on April 4, 2020
Posted by Coleen DeGroff on February 13, 2020 in  Events
The Oakmont neighborhood in southwest Gainesville is hosting its first-ever slacker run on Saturday, April 4th, 2020, from 11 AM to 2 PM. The .4K fundraiser run (that’s POINT 4K, not 4K) benefits the Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville, which specializes in therapy for abused children in the local community. The center provides a safe, child-friendly space for children and their families during child abuse investigations. The mission of the center is to break the cycle of child abuse in Alachua County... read more
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