Ocala has a lot to offer during the summer months: Warm sunny weather, abundant nature, a huge variety of events, and so much more. To help you get the most out of this summer, we’ve put together a list of upcoming events in and around the Ocala / Marion County area for you to enjoy. To take advantage of the sunny weather, we’ve also put together a resource of our listings that come complete with Outdoor Kitchens, the perfect place to host a get-together or save your home from the heat of cooking inside. We’re also highlighting Dr. Richard Alker, our veterinary practice expert. Take a look at this month’s featured property, and see if it could be the perfect place for you to Love Where You Live.
Market Trends | June 2018
625, up -0.2% from 2017
Average Sale Price
$189,545, up 6.7% from 2017
728, up 14.6% from 2017
2,443, down -6.7% from 2017
Month Supply of Inventory
4.4, down -10.2% from 2017
The 2018 June report is available from the
Ocala Marion County Association of REALTORS® (OMCAR) report.
Email us to receive the full report.
Closed sales in Marion County last month by price point.
Meet Dr. Richard Alker, REALTOR® with Showcase Properties of Central Florida and member of Total Practice Solutions Group, specifically focusing on Florida. Dr. Alker brings over 20 years of Hospital Administration and Practice Management experience, as well as a keen desire to help other veterinarians create a smooth transition from practice life to retirement or a second career. He also has a strong desire to help young veterinarians make their dreams come true by owning their own veterinary hospital.
If you’re planning on buying or selling a Veterinary Practice, Dr. Richard Alker is the perfect person to guide you along the way.
August in Ocala | Upcoming Events
You may be feeling stressed with the return of a new school year approaching. Instead, #LoveWhereYouLive and take in all that Central Florida has to offer. Take a look at our August events calendar, it highlight local events in both Ocala and Gainesville with plenty of activities that’ll help you relax before the new school year. We’ve also got local resources that’ll help you #DiscoverOcala
Outdoor Kitchens | Cooking with a View
Outdoor cooking has always been a wildly popular culinary staple in the South, but for Floridians, it’s an art form. A grill and some deck chairs can get the job done, but why not take it up a notch – or several – with a complete outdoor kitchen and patio area?
Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered with four reasons why we LOVE the growing trend of outdoor kitchens – and why you should too!
Property Showcase | El Dorado Estate
El Dorado Estate
2220 SW 37th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
Offered at $649,999 • • • MLS #538541
This Mediterranean-style estate offers 5-bedrooms, 3.5-bathrooms, expansive eat-in gourmet kitchen, inviting fireplace, and executive office with custom built-ins and bar. Well appointed with custom upgrades, including tray ceilings with ambient lighting throughout formal living and dining areas. El Dorado Estate is perfect for entertaining indoors and out near the lagoon-style pool with infinity spa and outdoor summer kitchen. On nearly 2 acres, this home greets you with a large circular driveway, attached 2-car garage, detached 3-car garage, and an impressive entryway. Centrally located in Ocala near the Paddock Mall shopping area, Downtown Ocala, and nestled between World Equestrian Center and Florida Horse Park. This home is selected for Shady Hill Elementary, Liberty Middle, and Westport High schools.
Owner/Broker, GRI, ePro, PSA