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    5 Must-Have Tips For Attending Your First Open House Featuring Raven Knowles

    By Leah Roussel | July 9, 2021

    Open houses are a great way to get a feel for what you’re looking for in your own home buying process. However, attending your first open house can be a daunting task, so it’s important to learn all there is to know about the process. Here are five tips for attending your first open house,... Read More

    The Inside Scoop On Flipping Houses with Kristen Thompson

    By Leah Roussel | June 30, 2021

    Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Thomas Group has many talented agents doing extraordinary things to assist clients in their house-hunting journey. We recently interviewed agent Kristen Thompson about some of the things she does to stand out in the real estate market. Here’s what she had to say: 1. What inspired you to start... Read More

    5 Reasons To Move To Gainesville, FL

    By Leah Roussel | May 17, 2021

    5 Reasons To Move To Gainesville, FL Five Reasons to Move to Gainesville (and Five Neighborhoods to Check Out) If you’re looking for a reason to move to Florida or relocate to a new town in the state, here are five reasons why you should move to Gainesville:  The University of Florida Gainesville is home... Read More

    How to Spend Earth Day Outdoors In Gainesville

    By Leah Roussel | April 22, 2021

    How to Spend Earth Day Outdoors In Gainesville Happy Earth Day! This annual event is all about going green, and BHGRE Thomas Group has a thing for green! In celebration of the event, here’s a compilation of some of Gainesville’s finest outdoor, nature-filled activities for you and your friends or family.   The Kanapaha Botanical... Read More

    2020 Agent Celebration

    By Leah Roussel | April 13, 2021

    Every year, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate offers an awards and recognition program including both performance-based and nomination-based awards.  It’s an opportunity for our company to gather in celebration of our agents. This year, however, the celebration looked a bit different from usual.  On March 17, a COVID-style awards program was hosted via Zoom,... Read More

    2021 Match Day in Gainesville, Florida | UF Health

    By Leah Roussel | March 19, 2021

    2021 Match Day in Gainesville, Florida | UF Health Every year on the third Friday in March, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) pairs medical residents around the country with medical residency programs at eligible teaching hospitals, where they spend the next four years living and learning. Gainesville’s University of Florida College of Medicine is... Read More

    BHGRE Thomas Group opens second location in Haile Village Center and names Brian Oen as president of Commercial Division

    By Leah Roussel | March 1, 2021

    BHGRE Thomas Group’s Commercial Department is excited to announce their expansion to a new location to serve as the headquarters for their commercial department. The department was founded by John Thomas, who now serves as the vice president of the BHGRE Thomas Group company. Over the years, Thomas Group has been known for their strong... Read More

    Social Distance With A View!

    By Leah Roussel | August 3, 2020

    You thought you were living in your dream home until the pandemic hit, right? After weeks of working from home, being a full time parent, teacher, short-order chef, and referee, you have likely come to the realization that you need to escape. Now the real question; where should I go? Believe it or not, many... Read More

    4 Tips for Leading A Team During COVID-19

    By Leah Roussel | May 6, 2020

    Insights from Leah, our Director of Operations At Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Thomas Group, I oversee a broad, yet close- knit group of individuals from all walks of life.  When COVID-19 hit, I knew that as a leader, I needed to figure out the best possible way to communicate to our team in... Read More