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Entries from June 2010

Silliman Homes at Waterstone

June 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on Silliman Homes at Waterstone

Silliman Homes, formerly Reiche Silliman, is now building in the community of Waterstone, the last gated community on the Butler Chain of Lakes. They’re not offering any of the lakefront lots with this builder, but prices range from $500,000 to $700,000. I hear they’ve sold two homes already. I love the homes they’ve built at […]

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Tags: New Construction · SW Orlando Communities

The Unfinished David Siegel Mansion Goes on Sale for $75 Million

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on The Unfinished David Siegel Mansion Goes on Sale for $75 Million

Local timeshare mogul, David Siegel, has put his unfinished mansion on 10 acres along Lake Butler named “Versailles” in the guard gated community of Reserve at Lake Butler Sound in the Town of Windermere for sale at $75 million “As Is”. It’s actually listed at $100 million in the MLS which is the price if […]

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Tags: Architecture · Luxury Homes · New Construction · SW Orlando Celebrity Homes

Ultra Luxury Homes To Begin Selling at Disney

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Ultra Luxury Homes To Begin Selling at Disney

There was a post on this blog back in 2008, Disney Planning New Luxury Home Community, and now it’s finally coming to reality. I had my doubts as well, but it looks like Disney is finally getting this community underway. According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, Disney unveiled it’s plans for it’s […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · New Construction · Places in SW Orlando · Real Estate Oddities · SW Orlando Communities

Homebuyer Tax Credit Extention

June 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Homebuyer Tax Credit Extention

Senator Harry Reid proposed a 3 month extension of the Homebuyer Tax Credit this past week for those who are already under contract to purchase a home. The bill gives more time to those who rushed in to get the tax credit but face uncertainty about meeting the June 30 deadline for closing. It provides […]

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Tags: Real Estate Tips

April 2010 Real Estate Stats for Orlando

June 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on April 2010 Real Estate Stats for Orlando

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Tags: Market Statistics

The Mouse House in Orlando

June 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on The Mouse House in Orlando

The first thing anyone thinks of when you mention Orlando, FL is Disney World. Those of us who live here know that we don’t see the famous mouse as much as most out of towners would think, but residents here are forever linked to Mickey Mouse. So the Mouse House created recently by an Orlando […]

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Tags: Architecture · Green Homes · Places in SW Orlando