Happy 108th Birthday to Coldwell Banker!

by Jala Harris 27. August 2014 10:05


Happy 108th birthday to Coldwell Banker!
Watch the video below to learn how Colbert Coldwell and Benjamin Banker shared a vision that changed history in the wake of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Featured Property Of The Week!

by Jala Harris 25. August 2014 12:58

3604 NW 170th Street, Newberry, FL 32669

Gainesville Featured Home

Welcome Home to Newberry! Incredible custom built 4 bedroom 3 bath ideally situated on 5 gorgeous acres. Smartly designed family friendly split floor plan offers a perfect office space or 4th bedroom, a Jack and Jill bath with separate vanities for the other two large and bright bedrooms, and an expansive great room with stone fireplace directly attached to the spacious kitchen. The massive master suite offers a relaxing garden tub, a large walk in closet, and a separate room perfect for a nursery or 2nd walk in closet. Need more space? Upstairs space is wired and plumbed for bath presently being used as storage can easily be finished into a 5th bedroom or bonus room. Pole barn, paved driveway, duel zoned AC for energy efficiency and the list goes on and on! Click here for more photos and details. #featuredgainesvillehome

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

People are back to buying houses right now and supply is low. If you see a home that you love, make sure you give one of our Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish sales associates a call right away, before it’s gone! It’s a seller’s market and we need houses… list with us! We can get it sold for you – we are Gainesville’s real estate leader for a reason.

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What's Happening This Month In Gainesville Florida!

by Jala Harris 20. August 2014 09:55


The 2014-2015 Greater Gator Community Calendar is in just in time to welcome everyone back to school. August starts football season and many other great community events around Gainesville. Check our blog often for more local events or stop by one of our offices today to pick up your copy of the calendar. Also we are giving away a $25 gift card to a restaurant of your choice to the first person to name all locations of photographs showcased in the community calendar. Click here for more details about the contest.

Below are some events in Gainesville you may want to mark on your calendar.
• Saturday, August 23 - 7th Annual Tioga Town Fair benefiting Sebastian Ferrero Foundation
• Saturday, August 23 - The Red Shoe Affair benefitting Ronald McDonald House
• Saturday, August 23 - Family Fishing Day at UF IFAS Extension
• Saturday, August 23 & Sunday August 24 - Arabian Fall Festival at Canterbury Showplace
• Friday, August 29 - SantaFest at Santa Fe College
• Saturday, August 30 - UF Gators vs. Idaho- GO GATORS!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to stay updated on Gainesville community events!

Community Calendar Contest- Win a $25 Restaurant Gift Card!

by Jala Harris 18. August 2014 14:38

The 2014-2015 Greater Gator Community Calendar Is In!

Just in time to welcome everyone back to school, the Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors Greater Gator Community Calendar is in! Stop by one of our offices to pick up your copy or download here. To celebrate its arrival we are giving away a $25 Gift Card to a restaurant of your choice. The first person to email us with the correct location of all the photographs in the calendar wins the prize. Hint: all 10 photographs by Stephanie Hoffman with Adventure Anne are taken in Gainesville.

The calendar includes the Alachua county public school calendar, the Florida Gator football schedule, Gainesville community events, and more!

Email entries here. Please include your name and contact information.

Open House this Sunday in Brookfield!

by Jala Harris 15. August 2014 09:29

Open House this Sunday, August 17th from 1:00-4:00pm hosted by Jason Hurst, REALTOR®! Watch this video for a home preview.

2327 NW 91st Drive Gainesville, FL 32606 in Brookfield
Property listed by Lauretta Fogg, CRS - Certified Residential Specialist. Click here for property details.

For a list of other open houses this weekend in the Gainesville area click here.

Michael Linzmayer Joins Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish Realtors!

by Jala Harris 13. August 2014 11:09

Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish, Realtors is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Linzmayer as our newest Associate.

Mike believes in going above and beyond his customer’s expectations to ensure complete satisfaction with every transaction and in providing superior quality of service.

Mike comes from a longstanding tradition of Real Estate excellence in Alachua County, where his Grandfather, Tom Dobson served multiple terms as President of the Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors (GACAR), and in the 1940’s was instrumental in developing the MLS system used by GACAR today. After graduating from college, Mike mentored and taught employability skills to at-risk youth throughout Alachua County. He then worked several years with the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office where he received local, state and federal training as a Crime Scene Investigator. Following in his Grandfather, Tom Dobson’s footsteps, Mike decided to pursue a career in Real Estate Sales where he quickly received a Multi-Million dollar producer status and was awarded the circle of excellence and leaders circle awards.

Mike is a dynamic and knowledgeable sales professional committed to delivering superior results and outstanding customer service. As a former CSI, he pays close attention to every detail in order to ensure a positive and seamless transaction from start to finish.

When you are ready to buy, sell or lease call Mike Linzmayer today.

Michael Linzmayer, REALTOR®
Cell Phone: (352) 562-5106
Email: MLinzmayer@mmparrish.com

FEATURED PROPERTY OF THE WEEK!

by Jala Harris 12. August 2014 08:24

Melrose Lakefront Property

Gainesville Featured Home

Welcome Home to the most prestigious part of Lake Santa Fe, Melrose Bay! A California contemporary that is both casual and elegant. 4BD/3+1/2BA, 4,299 sq ft main house with a 2BD/2BA, 1,200 sq ft guest house. Everything designed with quality and comfort in mind. It has spectacular views of the mouth of the Bay from most rooms in the house. 120' wf in 1.36 acres with stunning landscaping. Great room with arches and fireplace and screened porch with Weber grill and sub zero fridge. Master suite upstairs with all glass facing the lake and bath with Jacuzzi and steam shower. Heated Swimming Pool. Padded Basketball court. Screened Boathouse with lift. 2CG and 312 sq ft game room all make this the perfect family getaway or retreat. Click here for more photos and details. #featuredgainesvillehome

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

People are back to buying houses right now and supply is low. If you see a home that you love, make sure you give one of our Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish sales associates a call right away, before it’s gone! It’s a seller’s market and we need houses… list with us! We can get it sold for you – we are Gainesville’s real estate leader for a reason.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, we’ll keep you updated on Homes for Sale in Gainesville, FL!

FEATURED PROPERTY OF THE WEEK!

by Jala Harris 5. August 2014 09:30

5533 SW 37th Lane, Gainesville, FL 32608

Gainesville Featured Home

Welcome Home to the Gainesville Golf and Country Club! This beautiful custom built home is a must see! Large family room has lots of light with 2 skylights, a fireplace with built-ins and wet bar. Formal dining room and a living room perfect as a study/office. 4 bedrooms reflect a split plan with a large master bedroom. Spacious kitchen with lots of storage and a breakfast nook. Oversized laundry room with sink and lots of storage. Large garage allows 2 cars and a golf cart for an easy ride to the club house. Energy efficient construction, with double pane windows and gas water heater. The lush landscaping of this property is stunning and the fenced backyard offers a private and tranquil haven. All just minutes from Shands/UF with restaurants and shopping nearby.Click here for more photos and details. #featuredgainesvillehome

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

People are back to buying houses right now and supply is low. If you see a home that you love, make sure you give one of our Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish sales associates a call right away, before it’s gone! It’s a seller’s market and we need houses… list with us! We can get it sold for you – we are Gainesville’s real estate leader for a reason.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, we’ll keep you updated on Homes for Sale in Gainesville, FL!

Zillow buys Trulia for $3.5 billion

by Jala Harris 28. July 2014 13:54

Big news for the real estate world on Monday!

By Les Christie
@CNNMoney
July 28, 2014

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia - are joining forces in a stock deal valued at $3.5 billion.

Trulia shares jumped 12% on the news that it's selling to Zillow.

Zillow will continue to operate two separate websites, where consumers can search listings of homes for sale. Zillow and Trulia together attract more than 130 million visitors a month.Read full article here.

Featured Property Of The Week!

by Jala Harris 28. July 2014 13:50

11175 NW 18th Road Gainesville, FL 32606

Gainesville Featured Home

Welcome Home to Ridgemont! This home has it all! Walter Howell built with all the stunning millwork that his homes are known for. Barely lived in and move in ready. One of the best lots in the neighborhood, backs to large common area with upgraded black aluminum fencing and lovely custom landscaping. Enter through leaded glass doors with sidelights into a welcoming foyer; gleaming hand scraped wood floors thru out all common areas & master suite. Large great room with corner fireplace for easy furniture placement; formal dining with wainscoting and lighted tray ceiling. Gourmet kitchen with wood cabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances, including desirable gas cooktop. Large breakfast room overlooks common area. Spacious screen porch with brick pavers. Click here for more photos and details. #featuredgainesvillehome

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

Gainesville Featured Home

People are back to buying houses right now and supply is low. If you see a home that you love, make sure you give one of our Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish sales associates a call right away, before it’s gone! It’s a seller’s market and we need houses… list with us! We can get it sold for you – we are Gainesville’s real estate leader for a reason.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, we’ll keep you updated on Homes for Sale in Gainesville, FL!