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Meet Arista Realty

Welcome to Arista Realty! Our experienced team offers deep knowledge of the real estate industry and connections across the Gainesville and Alachua County markets. We serve the communities of Gainesville, Alachua, High Springs, Micanopy, Newberry, Jonesville, Archer, and Hawthorne. We have represented all types of buyers and sellers with single-family homes, condos and townhouses, land, new construction, and investment properties, along with some commercial properties. Whether you are a first-time buyer or experienced seller, our agents can provide you with innovative solutions, world-class services, and hands-on support with personal attention at every step.

Our founder, Mike Hastings, has earned a trusted reputation in North Central Florida as a 20-year, full-time real estate professional with a strong history of results. He holds each agent to a high standard of ethics and integrity and demands the use of industry best practices. Coupled with a strong mentoring program, Arista Realty agents are members in good standing at the local, state, and national levels. Each team member strives to improve their skills and training, stays current with education requirements, and upholds the Realtor® Code of Ethics.


Our experience can provide leading-edge data analysis to help you make informed decisions about the buying and selling process. Working with you to sell your property and using the latest tools and resources results in less time on the market and ensures you achieve top dollar. For buyers, we help you navigate the negotiation process, solve any issues that come up during inspections, and have the right team in place to ensure a smooth and successful closing.

Our vision at Arista Realty is to combine our collective experience with the highest standards of integrity, using the most advanced technologies in the industry to provide the best and most effective strategies to reach your real estate goals. Our promise is to do this with outstanding customer service, top-notch communication, and transparency, and to support you throughout the process.

Mathew & Lucy
Kim R.
Keith W.

We contacted Mike for the first time on a Friday. By that night, he had already sent us a preliminary list of homes. That Saturday, we sent him a list of comments for each home and by that Sunday (on a holiday, no less), we were looking at homes with Mike. What we were most impressed with initially, and why we ultimately chose to work with Mike, were his rapid responses back to us. Later, it was his atte...

— Mathew & Lucy


A belated but grateful shout out to Mike Hastings REALTOR with Dawn Realty! I had the best experience working with Mike in viewing lots of properties and buying my lovely new home … Despite the dog-eat-dog climate for buyers stalking inventory and competing against multiple offers in this crazy market! And I also sold with Mike … just closed last week (after several delays beyond our control). Mike knew ...

— Kim R.


Mike Hastings is amazing. He listed and sold our home and helped us find our next home. He was always professional in every way…offering sound advice along the way… returned phone calls and texts in a timely manner and communicated well throughout the entire process. If you are looking for a REALTOR that will partner with you to achieve the perfect transactions then I highly recommend Mike Hastings.

— Keith W.

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