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By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Two Ocala Hospitals Shine in Rankings by Consumer Reports     Munroe, Ocala Regional fare well in Consumer Reports ranking   "Both of Ocala's main hospitals were ranked near the top of Florida hospitals for surgery performance in elderly patients, according to a national report from Consumer Repo...

By Sara Homan, Realtor, Homes, Farms & 55+
(Coldwell Banker Ellison Realty 352-209-4044)
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While showing a home in a 55+ community the other day to a couple, the wife started sneezing and her nose and eyes began to run.  They loved the house and honestly there wasn't a cat in sight, in fact the owners didn't live there anymore yet the furnishings and personal items remained. We all lov...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala Ready to rock at City Hall   "American Idol," "The X-Factor," "The Voice" and other TV singing contests feature talented people from all walks of life, from every corner of the country. But this little corner of the country also has its share of undiscovered singers and bands. Some of them...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala's IHMC Wins Robotics Competition   IHMC Finishes First In International Robotics Challenge Pensacola, FL -- A team from the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) took first place in the initial stage of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, topping a roster of 26 of the top robo...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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CF ranks as nation's 8th most affordable 4-year college We always brag about Ocala's great weather, being the Horse Capital of the World, and its many attractions and activities.  Now we can also brag about it great College and being one of the most affordable in the country! "The U.S. Department...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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God and Country Day is back on for July 4th Earlier this week we wrote: God and Country Day Canceled for this Year!! Need a Miracle! Well the miracle occurred and Ocala Marion County will have its 44th annual God & Country Day God and Country Day is back on for July 4th "A day after announcing th...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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God and Country Day Canceled for this Year!!  Need a Miracle! Could a forty year tradition be coming to an end in Ocala & Marion County?  One of the biggest 4th of July celebrations in the county has been happening for 43 years.  Most recently turned into a "tailgate party" in the heart of horse ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Could the Ocala National Forest become the Next Amazon Jungle?  Just a little stretch of some imagination.  Although Ocala does have a national forest.  And even a few monkeys are living in the wild there.  No, the Ocala National Forest in not the next Amazon Jungle. But Amazon, the internet bloc...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala & Marion County Unemployment Improving Thanks to High Tech!   R+L Carriers' new tech center fueled in part by incentive money "From cigarettes to cellphones to Chinook helicopters, R+L Carriers Inc. prides itself on delivering the goods more efficiently than most. “From Bangkok to Bangor, M...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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 Ocala's Final Honor Flight How appropriate as we approach Memorial Day that volunteers and supporters organize a trip to Washington DC's WWII memorial for what is often called The Greatest Generation.  It is so sad that for many of these heros Ocala's last flight may be their last flight.   Vete...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty Field Day for ARC Marion At its 5th annual Red Day "Give Back Where You Live", Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty organized a Field Day for the clients of ARC Marion.   WHO WE ARE! ARC Marion, Inc., established in 1959, creates opportunities for persons with int...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala & Marion County Jobless Rate Continues to Plummet "Marion County's unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend, falling to 7.5 percent in April, down 0.3 percentage points from March's rate of 7.8%  This is the fifth consecutive month that the Ocala/Marion County metropolitan area ha...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Orb Did It! He Added That Gem in Ocala's Crown! Yesterday we wrote "With 14 of the 19 horses in this year's Kentucky Derby field having Ocala connections, there is a real good chance of Ocala getting another gem in its crown as Horse Capital of the World!"  Although, Orb was the favorite, we did ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Can Orb Win The Derby and Put Another Gem in Ocala's Crown?   With 14 of the 19 horses in this year's Kentucky Derby field having Ocala connections, there is a real good chance of Ocala getting another gem in its crown as Horse Capital of the World! 14 local horses: Derby field has Ocala feel   "...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala the Next Silicon Valley? Downtown becoming magnet for technology companies Is Ocala becoming the next Silicon Valley. Well considering it is on a hill and not a valley, maybe not. But it has attracted 6 high tech businesses recently Including th!nk Technologies Group powered by LSeven.   th...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Top Five Easiest Real Estate Markets To Crack 5) Ocala, FL "This Florida city experienced the fifth-highest growth in listings since 2012, with an increase of 3.09% year over year. Median listing prices have remained relatively stable at $129,900, with a slight 1.01% increase in the past 12 month...

By Sara Homan, Realtor, Homes, Farms & 55+
(Coldwell Banker Ellison Realty 352-209-4044)
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This home is suitable for snowbirds or first time home buyers.  It is totally refurbished and comes furnished.  The listing price is a slim $21,900!  That is an amazing price and an amazing deal.  Don't hesitate to jump on this home because someone is going to wisk it away very soon.  This home ...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Marion County real estate market has its best month in years   "March was the best sales month in years for Marion County’s housing market. ... The median sales price for a single-family home was $107,000 in March — up from February’s $99,900 and a 20.2 percent hike over March 2012’s median sales...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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Ocala Is A Part of Restoring American History We are proud to be home to National Parts Depot, a national warehouse operation that offers hard to find auto parts.   The NPD 360,000-square-foot warehouse opened in 1999 in northwest Ocala and sits adjacent to I-75. It is a nine-acre slice of automo...

By Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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"Spring Change” A Time for Change In Ocala & Marion County   This is our entry into the "Spring –A Time for Change” -An AR Contest by Sally Cheeseman.   Everywhere around us we see signs of Spring.  The flowers, new leaves on trees, neighbors sprucing up their yards!  But here in Ocala & Marion C...

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