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Entries from February 2009

View from the Trenches in Orlando Real Estate

February 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on View from the Trenches in Orlando Real Estate

I attended a real estate investing class this past week and here’s a few more things I picked up besides the possibility of double digit interest rates. Lisa has been a property manager for commercial properties for about 20 years and she has a pretty grim picture of the commercial market. Tenants are renegotiating their […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · Market Statistics · Real Estate Tips

Sand Lake Point Floorplans

February 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’ve been putting a little spring cleaning action on my desk and found some floor plans from back in the day that might be useful for somebody. I ran across these plans for the Bel-Aire homes in Sand Lake Pointe phase IV & V. Sand Lake Pointe consists of over 400 homes and provides lake […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Floor Plans

Double Digit Interest Rates in the Next 2 Years?

February 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Double Digit Interest Rates in the Next 2 Years?

I spent the past week in a real estate investing class in order to fulfill my post licensing education requirement for my broker’s license and learned quite a bit. There were real estate professionals specializing in numerous different fields and we all had one thing common, our business is way down. The stuff in the […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · Mortgages

25 Most Powerful in Orlando for 2009

February 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Orlando Sentinel recently published its 25 most powerful in Orlando list with some newcomers and old standbys. 1. Buddy Dyer – As mayor of Orlando during the real estate boom, he’s credited with the changing skyline of Orlando. 2. Rich Crotty – Replaced Buddy Dyer as mayor and currently dealing with corruption from the […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Bulletin

Perspective on the Bailout Plan

February 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Perspective on the Bailout Plan

Here’s a funny perspective on the economy and the various bailout packages being proposed.

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Tags: Foreclosures

Thumbs Up for Foxchase

February 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This week I’ve been showing homes in Clermont to Tom and Jean from Illinois. They’re die hard fisherman, and can’t wait to move to Central Florida. We came across a new community in our search yesterday that I thought was worth mentioning. It’s called Foxchase and the builder is Standard Pacific Homes. It’s conveniently located […]

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Tags: New Construction