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Entries from October 2009

Have We Hit a Bottom in the Market?

October 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Have We Hit a Bottom in the Market?

The Case-Shiller Index numbers were released this past week and revealed 4 consecutive months of price increases meaning they’re going back up. We’ve all been so used to seeing this index say decreases that it’s a bit of a shocker. Blitzer says there’s a real chance that we’ve turned the corner and finally done with […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · Market Statistics

Ocoee TV

October 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Ocoee TV

The city of Ocoee has become the first town in SW Orlando to feature it’s own channel on YouTube. They’ve already added a good bit of content and the latest is about the Ocoee Parks and Recreation Haunted House to be open October 29th & 30th at 951 Ocoee Park Road. There’s also a neat […]

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Tags: Events in SW Orlando · SW Orlando Bulletin

Orlando Housing Stats Looking Good

October 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Orlando Housing Stats Looking Good

Sorry for the lack of posts the past couple of weeks, but I’m back in town and back in the game. The Orlando Regional Realtor Association just released their latest statistics for the housing market in Orlando and they just keep getting better with declining inventory, steady number of sales, and fewer expireds. The inventory […]

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Tags: Market Statistics

Lower Inventory and More Sales in SW Orlando

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Lower Inventory and More Sales in SW Orlando

A look at the most recent stats for the real estate market here in SW Orlando shows we’ve come a long way from a year ago and perhaps even at a stable market already. The zip codes included for these stats include: 32819 (Dr. Phillips), 32835 (Metrowest),32836 (Dr. Phillips),32837 (Hunters Creek), 32811 (Millenia), 32821, 32824 […]

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Tags: Market Statistics by Zip Code

Foreclosures on Ebay

October 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Foreclosures on Ebay

Lee County in Florida is pushing to put their foreclosure sales on EBAY by the beginning of 2010 according to an article in news-press.com in hopes of alleviating some of the massive crowds that have been gathering at the justice center. Pretty soon the entire world will be able to bid on foreclosures in Lee […]

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Tags: Foreclosures

NAR Says We’re Heading in the Right Direction

October 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on NAR Says We’re Heading in the Right Direction

Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, comments in this video that the rise in pending home sales signals a recovery. He also notes that there is a disconnect between pending home sales and existing home sales mainly due to tighter underwriting standards for lenders and stricter appraisal guidelines. I think he’s […]

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Tags: Market Forecast