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Real Estate News for Dr. Phillips, Windermere, Gotha, Celebration, Winter Garden, Ocoee, Clermont, Metrowest

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Entries from August 2007

About Celebration

August 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Take the best ideas from the towns of yesterday and the technology of the new millennium, and fuse them into a community that meets the needs of modern families. The developers of Celebration started down a path of research & study that resulted in an innovative new community. Homes are a blend of traditional southeastern […]

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Great Shops & Restaurants Announced for Opening at Winter Garden Village

August 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I visited the upcoming Winter Garden Village website to get a list of shops that have signed up for leases in this now much anticipated project although local residents fought it tooth and nail during the initial approval process. The grand opening date has not been announced yet so anyone with information please contribute. The […]

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Tags: Places in SW Orlando · SW Orlando Bulletin

About Winter Garden, FL

August 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

A.B. Newton moved to the area from Mississippi with a history of poor health. It was in this area that his health improved and lived a long and healthy life. Newton gave credit to the city for his recovery, so he gave the city the name, Winter Garden. Records trace land titles of property in […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Communities · SW Orlando History

Create a Webpage for Your Home for Free

August 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I just discovered a new website where you can design a web page for your home and have it posted for free. What’s really neat is that it sends the page to backpage, edgeio, googlebase, hotpads, livedeal, oodle, vast, and propsmart. There’s even an option where you can post it on zillow. It also generates […]

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Tags: Real Estate Tips

Home Prices See Worst Decline Ever Recorded by the S&P’s Case Schiller Index

August 28th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Home prices fell 3.2% in the second quarter of 2007 when compared to the same period in 2006. 15 out of the 20 cities tracked by Case Schiller saw declines. This decline for the nation is the largest ever recorded by the Case Schiller index in its 20 year history.For us in Central Florida, Tampa […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · Market Statistics

Floorplans for Venezia by Reiche Silliman Have Been Removed From This Site

August 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on Floorplans for Venezia by Reiche Silliman Have Been Removed From This Site

At the request of Reiche Silliman this morning, the floorplans for Venezia that has been available on this blog have been removed. They mentioned they just posted the floorplans on their official site this week. I was just providing the readers of this blog information that was unavailable. Venezia is a 53 lot single family […]

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Tags: New Construction · Uncategorized

Supply of Homes Reach a 16 Year High

August 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Supply of Homes Reach a 16 Year High

Uugh! Home inventories are at its highest level since October of 1991 and sales levels are at its slowest pace in 5 years according to a report released today by the National Association of Realtors. We’re starting to see some similarities with the savings & loan scandal in 1989 that rocked the real estate market […]

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Tags: Market Statistics

Southwest Orlando Zip Codes

August 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Southwest Orlando Zip Codes

A List of Southwest Orlando Zip Codes: Dr. Phillips 32819, 32836 Windermere 34786 Metrowest 32835 Gotha 34734 Ocoee 34761 Winter Garden 34787 Clermont 34711 Williamsburg 32821 Hunters Creek 32837 Celebration 34747

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Dan Marino’s Tavern Veranda Park Opens

August 25th, 2007 · Comments Off on Dan Marino’s Tavern Veranda Park Opens

The new Dan Marino’s Tavern in Veranda Park opens to rave reviews. Dan Marino’s features contemporary American dining and they are welcome addition to the collection of fine restaurants in southwest Orlando but they do have some peculiar business hours. The decor is warm, classy, and inviting and the bar area is one of the […]

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Keys for Taking Beautiful Real Estate Photographs

August 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I look through property photos on a daily basis and I’ve got to say that the real estate industry has done very little to educate people marketing properties on what a good photo looks like. After all, with the internet being such an integral part of real estate marketing, the internet photo of a home […]

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Tags: Real Estate Photogrpahy