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Entries from February 2008

Coldwell Banker Ad Campaign for 2008

February 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Coldwell Banker Ad Campaign for 2008

Here are the new ads Coldwell Banker will be airing throughout 2008. They were just posted and I’ve gotta say they’re better than the past years although not Oscar material by any means. This year the focus is a lot more on their web presence as it should be but I think they should have […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Bulletin · Videos About Real Estate

Advice from Legends in Finance

February 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Advice from Legends in Finance

Three legendary investors discuss the housing market, the state of the US economy, and where we’re headed with Consuelo Mack on Wealthtrack. Robert Shiller who predicted the tech and housing bubble, founder of the Case-Shiller Index, and author Irrational Exuberance says we have to wait quite a few years for a recovery. Susan Byrne who […]

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Tags: Real Estate Tips

Homestead Exemption Deadline is March 3

February 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Homestead Exemption Deadline is March 3

The March 3 deadline to file for homestead exemption in Orange County is fast approaching. Filing for homestead exemption on your primary residence will reduce the taxable value by $50,000 and result in a savings of $1,000 a year on your property taxes. Last year, the homestead exemption only gave half that so bring it […]

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Foreclosures in SW Orlando

February 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

For investors seeking to cash in on the sub prime crisis, here’s a list of 148 foreclosure, pre-foreclosure, and bank owned properties in SW Orlando. I’ve limited the list to single family homes but if this post finds popularity, I can do a list for condos and town homes as well. Really in the big […]

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Floor Plans for the Vizcaya Townhomes

February 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Floor Plans for the Vizcaya Townhomes

The Townhomes at Vizcaya were originally built by ABD Development and priced quite reasonably. I believe the key phrase here is was but prices have become more reasonable with the declining market. The end unit plan Villa Amore which has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sitting room, balcony, and 2,058 square feet was priced originally at […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Communities · SW Orlando Floor Plans

Fox News Highlights Luxury Housing Bargains in Orlando

February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Fox News Highlights Luxury Housing Bargains in Orlando

download pdf: MLS Printout of Golf Front Property in Metrowest Mentioned on the Newscast Listed at $1.29 Million

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Tags: Luxury Homes · Real Estate Tips

Forbes Magazine Ranks Orlando as the Third Best Bargain in Housing

February 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Forbes Magazine Ranks Orlando as the Third Best Bargain in Housing

The best place to find a bargain on a home is an area where there’s healthy job growth and more houses available than people to buy them. These are markets where you have high inventories but willing and able buyers with lenders willing to deal. Forbes magazine went looking for markets where the damage from […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · SW Orlando Bulletin

Luxury Resort Condo for Sale at Worldquest Resort

February 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Luxury resort condo for sale at Worldquest Resort located just minutes away from Walt Disney World in sunny Orlando, FL with world class amenities including: swimming pool, fitness center, guard gated entry, on site management, and well appointed interiors offered at $300,000. 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1,421 square feet Fully Furnished Screened Balcony Stainless Steel […]

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Tags: Featured Homes

The Implementation of Amendment 1

February 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Now that Amendment 1 passed, the Legislature will be implementing the amendment’s provisions. At this point, there is a bill filed in the Florida Senate which would require all non-homestead owners to file an application with the Property Appraiser each year in order to be entitled to the 10% cap on increases in assessment. Also, […]

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The 2008 New American Home at Lake Nona

February 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The 2008 International Builders Show is now underway at the Orlando Convention Center and will continue until the 16th. One of the homes that premieres at this event is the 2008 New American Home which is an embodiment of cutting edge design, innovative building materials, and the latest technologies in the building industry. The 6,725 […]

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Tags: Architecture · Events in SW Orlando · Green Homes · Luxury Homes