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Entries from March 2010

The Big Easy Wins at Bay Hill

March 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Big Easy Wins at Bay Hill

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More Bailout for Homeowners Facing Foreclosuree

March 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on More Bailout for Homeowners Facing Foreclosuree

The Obama administration’s $75 mortgage bailout has been having mixed results. In fact, over 50% of all loan modifications eventually ended up in foreclosure anyway. There’s been plan to expand this plan and the debate continues as to whether or not requiring responsible homeowners to pay for the irresponsible ones is the way to go. […]

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Tags: Mortgages

Floor Plans for Brookestone in Ocoee

March 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Floor Plans for Brookestone in Ocoee

Spring is in the air and supposedly the time to clean things out. One of the finds in the process were some plans that will be posted in the coming weeks. Below you’ll find the floorplans for the homes built by Park Square Homes in the gated community of Brookestone in Ocoee, Florida. Other builders […]

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The Skinny on Orlando Housing February 2010

March 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Market Statistics

Banks Refuse to Lend Money on Orlando Condos

March 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

With the overhaul of lending requirements in recent years, it’s become nearly impossible to obtain financing on a condo in Orlando. The new guidelines outlined by Fannie Mae for 2010 eliminates virtually all condo developments in the area. Among the impossible requirements are less than 10% delinquency rates, a 51% occupancy rate (I’ve heard from […]

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Tags: Mortgages · SW Orlando Condos

Foreclosures In My Neighborhood Are Decreasing My Home’s Value

March 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Foreclosures In My Neighborhood Are Decreasing My Home’s Value

Foreclosures and short sales have become a commonplace in the Dr. Phillips and Windermere market as well as most other areas in Orlando and bringing your home’s value down. It appears we’re all at the mercy of banks to set prices for our homes. You’d think the appraisers would take this into account when valuating […]

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Tags: Market Forecast · Real Estate Tips

A Tour of the Whole Foods Center in Dr. Phillips

March 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Places in SW Orlando