Minutes to Downtown Ocala, FL

3660 NE 64th Ave, Silver Springs

Cute, clean and close to everything! Don’t miss this 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom home with 672 living square feet. Located across from Silver Springs State Park the location could not be better. The home sits on .24 acres with lots of privacy and surrounded by more trees than homes and people. This home includes new roof, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer and is move in ready.

Silver Springs, Florida is most known for the beautiful Silver Springs and river that flows approx 5 miles before reaching the Ocklawaha River. Silver Springs State Park is one of Florida’s first tourist attractions, the springs drew visitors even before the U.S Civil war, Glass Bottom boat tours have been a popular way to see the 242-acre (98 ha) complex. Relax and explore the real Florida paddling in Silver Springs State Park. Spend a couple of hours paddling along the tree-shaded Fort King Waterway and discovering the springs on the Silver River. Or journey five miles from Silver Springs to Ray Wayside Park. Silver Springs community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan area. Silver Springs includes many restaurants with variety of flavors for all, shopping opportunities from big box stores to local merchants and many outdoor activities including trails, biking and more.

 

1595 NE 182nd Place ~ $150,000

Location! Location! Location!

Located just off of 318 and Hwy 301 with easy access to Ocala, Gainesville and I-75. Don’t miss this “Fixer Upper Special”. Lot’s of potential on this 2004 built manufactured home situated on 5 acres with paved road access. Home is 2356 living square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and huge bonus room with bar and sink. Kitchen is very large with lots of counter space and cabinets. Home needs work with soft floors in part of main bedroom and living room area. Also needs new flooring in some areas, fresh paint and some updates. HVAC is not currently working, however newer water filter system and metal shed for storage. Lots of potential and ready for new owners.  

Asking Price $150,000 


 

7107 NE 192ND PLACE, CITRA

Mini Farm Delight – 7107 NE 192nd Place, Citra

Beautiful 2.27 acre mini farm with great location in Citra, Florida with quick and easy access to Ocala or Gainesville via 441/301. This farm has everything you need to operate a small farm with pole barn w/ running water, several fenced/cross fenced(less than 1 year old) paddocks currently being used for cattle and goats. There is also a custom chicken coop, raised bed gardens, irrigation and more. As you arrive there is a gated entrance with concrete driveway leading to the 2 car garage and beautifully landscaping. The sidewalk entrance is warm and inviting, boast a country porch and seating to enjoy the sunsets. Upon entering the home you see soaring cathedral ceilings, laminate flooring, huge living room and lots of natural light. To the left is dining room just off the kitchen with lots of wood cabinets, plenty of counter space for entertaining or preparing a meal for the family. Kitchen appliances are newer and include built in beverage fridge too. On South side of the home is large main bedroom with tray ceiling, private office, his and hers closets and awesome bathroom with garden tub , tiled shower, privacy toilet, double sink vanity and bluetooth exhaust fan speaker too. The additional bedrooms are all very nice sized with walk-in closets in 2 rooms. 2nd bath has been completely renovated(3 years ago) with new plumbing, 12″ tiled floors and shower w/ glass enclosure. Lots of storage with laundry room and linen closet in hallway. There is a set of french doors of the East side of living room leading to enclosed tiled lanai with 1/2 bath and leads to huge brick paver patio.  

After long day working on the farm relax in your above ground swimming pool with wrap around deck and covered area. Liner has been upgraded within last 2 years and pool pump is new. There is also 16’x14′ utility building to store all of your farm supplies. Water softener is less than a year old, HVAC and all mechanicals are serviced regularly and everything is turn key, ready to go.

Citra, Florida is known as the home of the pineapple orange, (originally called the Hickory orange) a name coined in 1883 for an orange (fruit) with an aroma reminiscent of the pineapple. Citra has two buildings on the National Register of Historic Places: The Citra Methodist Episcopal Church and the Armstrong House. It is home to a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences plant research facility. Some funs things to do include visiting Animal Rescue Sanctuary or stop by The Orange Shop for fresh squeezed Florida Orange Juice or some cool merchandise. Skunkie Acres offers horse back riding and every local loves visiting Crones Cradle Conserve with great outdoor gardens and country store full of local homemade foods and stuff. Located just short drive to Ocala or Gainesville, don’t miss this great property surrounded by horse country. 

  • 2.27 Fenced Acres

  • 4 bedrooms / 2.5 Bathrooms

  • 2236 Living Square Feet

  • Pool w/ Deck

  • Fenced Paddocks w/ water, Pole Barn, Chicken coops + more

  • ASKING PRICE $279,000



 

Increase in Home Showings!

Happy Thursday! 

I hope everyone is doing well and managing through quarantine. Are you starting to feel like this is a new normal? Or are you still struggling with it? On the brighside, here is some great news regarding the real estate market! ShowingTime is a platform Realtors use to schedule showing appointments. Please see article below with statics showing an increase in showing appointments! 

https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2020/04/fla-home-showings-pick-after-bottoming-out-april-7

The past few listings I’ve had sold within days of hitting the market! Sale price are up for sellers and interest rates are low for buyers! Wanna buy or sell? Call me! (352) 577-9171 

7 Tips for Mastering Zoom Meetings!

Good Day, 

Over the past month or so we have all had to conform to new ways of communicating! Use these 7 tips to master your next Zoom conference call! If you haven’t checked out Zoom you must! It’s also a great way to just stay connected with friends and family! 

  • Test Meetings – Set up a test meeting before your first “real” Zoom meeting.
  • Join Early – Test equipment and make sure everything is working properly.  
  • Avoid Hackers – Require a PW for your meeting. 
  • Mute Option – Remind everyone of the mute option. 
  • Scheduling – Schedule meetings at “off” times to avoid interruptions. 
  • Turn Off Alerts – Silence phones and notifications while in meetings.
  • Chatroom – Use your chat room for questions and recognition.

Stay Home, Stay Fit!

Happy Hump Day, 

I hope everyone is doing well. Are you having a hard time coming up with things to do while being quarantined? Now is a good time to stay home and stay fit! Use these workout ideas that require very little workout equipment! 

  • Jump Rope (2-3 minutues) 
  • Jumping Jacks (25 reps) 
  • Lunges (5 reps each leg) 
  • Push-ups (10-20 reps) 
  • Bodyweight Squats (10-20 reps) 

Don’t forget ~ Stay Home, Stay Fit!

Let’s Stay Connected-COVID19 Style!

Socializing from a distance ~ 

It’s easy right now to feel alone and disconnected from friends and family, but you’re not alone. Have you heard of Zoom or Google Hangouts? This is a great way to stay connected and socialize while remaining a safe distance! Check out 5 ways to virtually socialize, entertain and have fun while remaining socially distanced. 

  • Virtual Happy Hour  
  • Virtual Book Club 
  • Virtual Karaoke 
  • Virtual Cooking Club 
  • Virtual ANYTHING! 

And if you’re still feeling isolated,  please realize that you are not alone. This is not easy and I want to be a resource to our clients and community through good times and bad. If you and your family are in need of assistance, please reach out and let me know how I can help.  (352) 577-9171 or info@search352homes.com 

COVID-Preparation Checklist

Good Afternoon, Everyone! 

With everyone going right now during this pandemic the best thing you can do is try to be prepared! I create this checklist of items either to purchase or make sure you have available in your home. If there is anything I can do to help you during this difficult time please let me know! 

Coronavirus Update

Happy Friday Everyone! 

The news and updates about the coronavirus changes daily. Florida Realtors posted this article regarding interest rates,  contract changes,  payment delays and small business aid. I hope you finds these updates helpful. If there is anything I can do to help you get through this trying time please let me know. 

https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2020/03/coronavirus-lot-changed-last-week-real-estate