Real Estate News

High-end homes back in demand

High-end homes back in demand locally This home at 8807 SW 31st Avenue in Haile Plantation sold for $1.63 million. Million-dollar homes returned in 2013 as the market for high-end houses that fell harder than the overall market started its comeback. Buyers closed on four homes of at least $1 million in Alachua County last […]

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