Christine Bohn's Blog Posts

What Would Motivate You to Move?

This recent study done from Bank of America shows what homeowners say would make them move.  Even with the mortgage rates now, they are getting used to rates will not be falling down to their

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Home Seller Tip: Keep Your Emotions in Check

Home Seller Tip: Keep Your Emotions in CheckWe’ve got another seller tip for Home Sellers in the Gainesville FL Area!A real estate transaction can be stressful and emotional. Your life is

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Home Buyer Tips: Know Your Closing Costs

Home Buyer Tips: Know Your Closing CostsBuying a home is about more than just the purchase price. There are additional costs you’ll incur when you buy a home, most of which are due at closing.

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Gainesville Real Estate Market Report for February 2024

Gainesville Real Estate Market Report for February 2024Here is my monthly Gainesville real estate market report for February 2024. This data covers the Gainesville Fl area market.  These stats

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8 Tips for Gainesville Home Sellers

8 Tips for Gainesville Home SellersIf you are a homeowner in the Gainesville FL area, you may be considering selling your home.  If so, then this post may provide you with 8 tips for

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Search Condos For Sale in Gainesville FL

Search Condos For Sale in Gainesville FLAre you curious about condos for sale in Gainesville FL?  If so, then you are probably wanted updated, accurate details of all condominiums and townhomes

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What is Needed When You Apply for a Mortgage?

What is Needed When You Apply for a Mortgage?What is needed when you apply for a mortgage. Being prepared is the key to obtaining a mortgage. You are excited about owning your own home.

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Why Home Buyers Need A Wind Mitigation Report

Why Home Buyers Need A Wind Mitigation ReportAs a homebuyer in Florida, you need to know about what must be done during your home inspection period.  Due to current and impending changes to the

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Retirement is a Big Reason for Moving To Gainesville FL

Retirement is a Big Reason for Moving To Gainesville FLOver the last few years, I have had many buyers moving to our beautiful Gainesville FL area.  It's great that many are moving to

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Home Seller Tips: 5 Low Cost Updates with Big Impact

Home Seller Tips: 5 Low Cost Updates with Big ImpactWhen preparing to sell your Gainesville home, there can be some low cost updates that will make positive impression to future buyers that

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Home Seller Tips: What Stays and What Goes

Home Seller Tips:  What Stays and What GoesAre you planning to sell your Gainesville area home? If so, you may be starting to prepare and plan. You may have one big question about what stays

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Gainesville Real Estate Market Report January 2024

Gainesville Real Estate Market Report January 2024Here is my monthly real estate market report for January 2024. This data covers the Gainesville Fl area market.  These stats are compiled each

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Home Seller Tip: What Must be Disclosed

Home Seller Tip:  What Must be DisclosedAs a home seller in Florida, you must disclose anything that might impact the marketability and value of your home. That includes something as small as a

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6 Lessons Monopoly Can Teach You About Home Buying

6 Lessons Monopoly Can Teach You About Home Buying1. PatienceMONOPOLY: So your family has decided to play Monopoly? Refill your beverage, grab a snack and change into comfortable clothes. You&rsquo

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Who Selects the Closing Agent on Your Home Purchase?

Who Selects the Closing Agent?When buying or selling a home, condo or vacant land in Gainesville and Alachua County, it is customary for the SELLER to select the closing agent in your real estate

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What is a Home Appraisal?

What is a Home Appraisal?The Gainesville area real estate market is stable with active buyers and sellers.  One of the biggest hurdles in a real estate transaction is a home appraisal.  If

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With 20+ Years of Excellence: Your Trusted Gainesville Realtor

Let's Talk about Dedicated Service to Gainesville FL Real EstateWith over 20+ years of experience and my unwavering commitment to providing real estate service in Gainesville, I want to introduce

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Homeowner Associations: What You Need to Know

Homeowner Associations:  What You Need to KnowGainesville home buyers need to know about HOA's.  HOA is short for Homeowner Associations, and many Gainesville neighborhoods have HOA's.

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I Want to Earn Your Trust

Earning Your TrustIn my Gainesville real estate career, my reputation means everything to me. It is built on trust. My clients are the foundation of my business. And my business' success grows by

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It's All About Lifestyle & Logistics!

Home Hunting?  It's all About Lifestyle & Logistics!The most important issues for any home buyer in Gainesville is applying their own lifestyle and logistics to their home search. The

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Home Seller Tip: Prepare for the Buyer's Home Inspection

Home Seller Tip: Prepare for the Buyer's Home InspectionIf your Gainesville home is on the market, you should prepare now for your future buyers to do their home inspections.  If you have NOT

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Live Traffic Cameras In Gainesville FL

Live Traffic Camera Access OnlineSee Live Views of Traffic in Alachua CountyWe've got LIVE traffic cameras all over Gainesville, Alachua County and it’s call an Advanced Traffic Management

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Evaluate A Neighborhood Before Buying a Home

Evaluate A Neighborhood Before Buying a HomeEvaluating a neighborhood is a crucial step when helping my clients buy a home. We have so many different neighborhoods in Gainesville, and

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Luxury Home Search in Gainesville FL

Luxury Home Search in GainesvilleAre you curious about the luxury home market in Gainesville FL area?  We've got a great tool for you to explore all the luxury homes for sale in and around the

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Why People Are Flocking to Gainesville FL: A Guide for Newcomers

Why People Are Flocking to Gainesville FLGainesville: A Place for Every LifestyleGainesville boasts a diverse real estate landscape. From urban living to sprawling acreage adorned with Grand Daddy

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Communities in the Gainesville FL Area

Explore the Diverse Communities in the Gainesville FL AreaAlachua County, FL is a tapestry of neighborhoods, subdivisions, and municipalities, each offering its unique charm and lifestyle. We are

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Homeownership Strategies for Gen Z

Homeownership Strategies for Gen ZThe idea of owning a home has always been a big part of the American Dream. It’s a symbol of stability and independence. The best bonus is having a place to

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How Do You Pronounce Alachua?

How to Prounouce Alachua?Being a Realtor here in Alachua County Florida, I am often asked how to pronounce Alachua.  It may be when I am on the phone with future home buyers in the Gainesville

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Homeowner Insurance Updates in Florida

Homeowner Insurance Updates in FloridaAll of the REALTORS® in Florida closely watch what’s happening with the homeowner insurance updates in Florida.  Most homeowners have been

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Gainesville Real Estate Market Report December 2023

Gainesville Real Estate Market Report December 2023Here is my monthly real estate market report for December 2023. This data covers the Gainesville Fl area market.  These stats are compiled

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Home Buyer Tips: Mortgage Term Glossary

Our goal is to help home buyers in the Gainesville FL area, and want to share our latest addition to our tool box!The Bohn Team at RE/MAX has a great ONLINE eBook that is a great tool for home.

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Mortgage Rates Dictate Your Purchasing Power

Most home buyers in our Gainesville FL area are concerned about the current mortgage rates and what we should all expect the rates to be in the future.If you want to buy a home, it's important

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Are Your Plans to Buy a Home in 2024?

Are Your Plans to Buy a Home in 2024?If your plans are to buy a home in 2024, here are four suggestions to get you in gear to achieve your goals.1. Get Pre-Approved for a home morgage with a local

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What Will This New Year Bring?

Now that our holiday season has ended and the calendar is now January 2024, most people wonder what this new year will bring?   January is always the month for wrapping up the prior year

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Happy New Year 2024

Happy New Year 2024!Cheers to the New Year! As this new chapter opens, I’m wishing you health, happiness, and success. May you accomplish all the goals ahead of you and have a great time doing

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November 2023 Gainesville FL Real Estate Market Report

Here is the November 2023 Gainesville real estate market report. Each month I like to provide our local real estate market statistics for the Gainesville-Alachua County area.  These statewide

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Property Fraud Alert Service in Alachua County FL

The Alachua County Property Appraiser is now offering a FREE NEW feature to all property owners.   The Alachua County Property Watch. Sign up to receive email alerts that will notify you

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Condos and Townhomes in Gainesville Florida

Are you looking to buy a condo or a townhome in the Gainesville Florida area?  If so, then let me be your source for current and accurate information.Searching for the right place can be

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3 Top Reasons Consumers Prefer Owning a Home to Renting

Are you wondering if it makes more sense for you to buy a home or rent right now? Keep these three reasons why consumers prefer owning a home in mind. Homeownership offers certain benefits that

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Your Referral Resource for Gainesville FL Real Estate

Any business today values referrals!  The word-of-mouth recommendation for a service professional is priceless in the business world today.  I want to be your REALTOR® source for

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October 2023 Gainesville Real Estate Market Report

Here is the October 2023 Gainesville real estate market report. Each month I like to provide our local real estate market statistics for the Gainesville-Alachua County area.  These statewide

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Home Price Seasonality for Gainesville FL

The holiday season is upon us.  Historically, there is always a slow-down of homes sales nationwide.  I like to keep track of the local market stats for Gainesville FL. Information about

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Invest in Your Future with Homeownership

Homeownership is the smartest choice to make to grown your personal wealth.  If you are thinking about buying a home, let's talk about all of your options as a home buyer.Home buyers in the

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Home Buyer Tips: Are You a Veteran?

If you are a home buyer in Gainesville FL area, and a United States Military Veteran, then let's talk!Your VA Loan benefit is an amazing tool to use in your home buying journey.If you've seen the TV

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Unmasking Scary Myths About Today's Market

I always want to stress the importance that real estate is LOCAL.   Your Gainesville FL Realtor® should be your trusted advisor for the local housing market condition, and be able to

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September 2023 Gainesville FL Market Report

Each month, I like to provide the market statistics for the Gainesville FL real estate market.  These stats are compiled by the Florida Realtor Association and then I study and compile data

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5 Great Reasons to Buy Property in Gainesville, FL - TheBohnTeam.com

5 Great Reasons to Buy Property in Gainesville, FLGainesville, Florida, is not only a beautiful place to live but also an excellent location for real estate investment. Whether you're looking for

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Welcome to Alachua FL - The Good Life Community

HistoryAlachua is a city located in Alachua County, Florida. Its history dates back to the late 1800s when it was incorporated in 1885. The city's name is derived from a Native American word"

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Welcome to High Springs FL - The City of Good Nature

HistoryHigh Springs is a city in Alachua County, Florida. It is the fourth-largest city in Alachua County and seventh-largest in North Central Florida. Its history dates back to the 1800s when it

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Welcome to Newberry FL: Small Town Charm with Modern Development

Welcome to Newberry FL: Small Town Charm with Modern DevelopmentNewberry is a charming city located in Alachua County, Florida, and just west of Gainesville. Its history dates back to the late 19th

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Welcome to Gainesville FL: Where History, Nature, and Community Thrive

Welcome to Gainesville FL: Where History, Nature, and Community ThriveGainesville, nestled in the heart of north central Florida, is a vibrant and welcoming city that offers a unique blend of rich

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Why Home Buyers Must Have Pre-Approval Letters

In today's real estate market there are reasons why home buyers must have pre-approval letters from their lenders.  Our Gainesville FL area real estate market has a low inventory of homes for

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Our Featured Property For Sale at 11325 NW 112th Ave., Alachua FL 32615

Featured Property: 13325 NW 112TH AVE., Alachua, FLListing Type: Single Family ResidencePrice: $759,000Property Attributes:MLS® #GC514062County: ALACHUACity: AlachuaNeighborhood: ALACHUA

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August 2023 Real Estate Market Report for Gainesville FL

Each month, I like to provide the market statistics for the Gainesville FL real estate market.  These stats are compiled by the Florida Realtor Association and then I study and compile data

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Why the Low Supply of Homes for Sale?

The national real estate market is what determines all the loud headlines you will read or hear daily.  But when it comes to real estate, what really matters is LOCAL.  It's been very

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Our New Monthly eNewsletter - Let's Talk about Gainesville Real Estate

Introducting Our NEW & Improved eNewsletter!Each monthly we send out a fabulous eNewsletter to all of our clients, friends, neighbors and family.   We like to keep it,

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Turning Your Dream Home into Reality in Gainesville FL

Turning Your Dream Home into RealityAre you in search of your dream home? The Bohn Team at RE/MAX Professionals wants you to know that we understand that finding the perfect home goes beyond just

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Living in Gainesville FL: Where History, Nature and Community Thrive

Living in Gainesville FL: Where History, Nature, and Community ThriveGainesville, nestled in the heart of north central Florida, is a vibrant and welcoming city that offers a unique blend of rich

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The Real Estate Market in Gainesville FL - August 2023

Our Real Estate Market in Gainesville FL.  Here are the local market stats for the Gainesville FL area and surrounding communities in Alachua County FL.  I am always wanting to post the

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Gainesville Market Report for July 2023

Gainesville Real Estate Market Report July 2023Gainesville Real Estate Market Report July 2023.   Here are the July 2023 market stats for the Gainesville-Alachua County area.  This report

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How Does Inflation Affect Mortgage Rates?

How Inflation Affects Mortgage RatesWhen you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how does

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Don't Let These Two Things Hold You Back

Sellers: Don’t Let These Two Things Hold You BackMany homeowners thinking about selling have two key things holding them back. That’s feeling locked in by today’s higher

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Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a HomeWhile the wild ride that was the ‘unicorn’ years of housing is behind us, today’s market is still competitive in many areas

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Owning Your Home Helps You Build Wealth

Owning Your Home Helps You Build WealthYou may have heard some people say it’s better to rent than buy a home right now. But, even today, there are lots of good reasons to

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Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New Normal

Homebuyers Are Getting Used to the New NormalBefore you decide to sell your house, it’s important to know what you can expect in the current housing market. One positive trend right

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Want to Buy a Gainesville Home?

If you want to buy a Gainesville home, there are 4 signs that you are ready to call a Realtor.  So many people are watching TV shows about finding, flipping, and buying homes.  Yet, while

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Curious About How Much Home Equity You May Have?

Currently homeowners have incredible equity to leverage right now. Even though home prices have moderated over the last year, many homeowners still have an incredible amount of equity. But

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Gainesville Home Buyers: What is Your Wish List?

Are you a Gainesville Area Home Buyer?What is Your Wish List? If you are a home buyer, I know that there are certain things you would like your new home to have.  Think of this as your WISH.

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