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Monthly Archives: June 2021

    Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 30, 2021

    Florida has a long history of hurricanes and tropical storms making landfall. But hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. The impacts of hurricanes can be felt hundreds of miles inland. Tropical storms can also leave a wide wake of destruction in their paths. This hurricane season, take these six steps to ensure you and... Read More

    How to Transfer Your Florida Homestead Exemption (the Right Way) When You Move

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 23, 2021

    A homeowner asks, “How do I go about cancelling a homestead exemption if I have moved into a residence that already has a homestead exemption?” This is a great question! You actually do not want to cancel your homestead exemption, but rather port, or partially transfer it to your new Florida homestead. By doing so,... Read More

    Gainesville Events for the Weekend of June 18th

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 17, 2021

    Wondering what to do this weekend? Here are a few local Gainesville events to consider to keep your weekend relaxed and fun.  Tioga Movie Night – Trolls World Tour Grab your lawn chairs and come enjoy ‘Trolls World Tour’ on Friday, June 18th at 8:30 p.m. Relax and enjoy the movie under the stars at the... Read More

    June is National Homeownership Month

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 16, 2021

    June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families, neighborhoods, and communities in Florida and across the country! “Every day, Realtors promote housing opportunities and help people realize their dreams of homeownership,” says 2021 Florida Realtors President Cheryl Lambert. “Opening the door to homeownership helps families find security... Read More

    Selling John Blassick’s Dream Home: A Personal Journey

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 11, 2021

    I want to tell this story. It is an oddly sweet and special story and I feel like we realtors always have a lot of stories to tell. I honestly always had the intention to tell this story, but got wrapped up in not giving myself time and not having the right visual to pair... Read More

    Grilling and Chilling, the Safe Way

    By Kristen Rabell and Rebecca Johnson | June 9, 2021

    Summer in Florida wouldn’t be complete without epic downpours, magnolia blossoms, and the intoxicating smell of food cooking on the grill. But hang on a second there, partner. Barbecue grills present many safety risks that even the most seasoned grill masters may not be aware of. Between 2014-2018 an average of 19,700 Americans went to... Read More