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Ocala Florida Real Estate as seen by Joe Dallorso. Home Listings, advise for buyers and sellers, market conditions and general commentary on Ocala Florida Real Estate.
I have created a Google Map showing the location of all Ocala area 55 plus communities. Eventuaaly I plan to put a link from the place marks to blog entries that will discribe each community. If you're not familiar with Google Maps, you can zoom in and out, move the map around with your mouse and...
The weather here in Ocala has been unusually warm for October. As a matter of fact it's been so hot that we have set records for he date several times. Here is how it has been. So far, half way through October, it's been in the low to mid 90's almost every day. It should be in the mid to high 80'...
10/13/2009 ranks Ocala as number 8 in it's list of Florida golf destinations. In addition of some great golf courses like Golden Hills, which just hosted the 2009 U.S Woman's Mid amateur Championship, Ocala has some really great Golf Course Communities. These great communities combined, with th...
  I've been busy with mu other blog and neglected my real estate market reports here on Active Rain. In August Ocala real estate sales were up a little from July. Both months were huge improvements from a year ago. We still have a fairly considtant number of listings, hovering around 5,500. That'...
   $100.00 to $100,000.00  162 $100,001.00 to $200,000.00  129 $200,001.00 to $300,000.00    22 $300,001.00 to $500,000.00      5 $500,000.00 plus      1 TOTAL SALES FOR THE MONTH 319 TOTAL ACTIVE LISTINGS FOR MONTH 5,439   The above statistics are for single family homes sold in Marion county an...
   The government is offering a tax credit of $8,000- to first time buyers here in Ocala Florida. If you have not owned a house in the past 3 years you probably qualify. The thing is that you must close on your new home by the end of this year. That means you have to get a house under contract by...
The weather here in Ocala FL in June is just plain hot and humid. June is the beginning of the wet season here in Ocala. We get regular afternoon thunderstorms caused by winds off the Atlantic colliding with winds off the Gulf of Mexico. June is also the beginning of Hurricane season. Ocala is on...
   $100.00 to $100,000.00  112 $100,001.00 to $200,000.00  111 $200,001.00 to $300,000.00    25 $300,001.00 to $500,000.00      8 $500,000.00 plus      3 TOTAL SALES FOR THE MONTH 259 TOTAL ACTIVE LISTINGS FOR MONTH 5,888  ** Only homes listed & sold on the Ocala Marion county MLS. Does not inclu...
  ROLLING HILLS SALE MAY 29, 2009          2135 sq ft Living    1.16 acre lot 3 bedroom 2 bath office Center island kitchen 2 car garage Not a short sale Not a Foreclosure List Price $200,000.00 Sale Price $170,000.00   This home was sold by an investor. Unlike short sales and foreclosures the AC...
So in a sellers market you sell your home fast and you get top dollar. So what, unless you're going to live in your car from now on you'll need to buy another house. In a sellers market you will pay top dollar and have a poor selection. In a buyers market you will have to sell low or not at all. ...

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