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Entries from December 2010

Staging is Essential

December 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Staging is Essential

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Tags: Home Staging

Case Shiller Predicts Price Declines

December 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Case Shiller Predicts Price Declines

Robert Shiller appears to disagree with Ben Bernake and forecasts a possible double dip recession with home price declines in 2011.

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Tags: Market Forecast

New Homes in Windermere

December 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on New Homes in Windermere

It appears Toll Brothers is making their way into the semi custom home market in SW Orlando through their 2 new communities in Windermere. They’ve started construction of model homes at Bellaria and Waterstone and the pictures of the facade looks quite nice with tile roof and lots of architectural detail. I can’t wait to […]

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Tags: New Construction

Foreclosures in Dr. Phillips and Windermere

December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Foreclosures in Dr. Phillips and Windermere

This map of foreclosures available in Dr. Phillips and Windermere is alarming. All I can say is that is that there’s no shortage of them. View Larger Map

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Dr. Phillips Community Park Hours

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Dr. Phillips Community Park Hours

View Dr. Phillips Community Park in a larger map One of the most popular posts on this blog has been about the Dr. Phillips Community Park and I’ve been receiving lots of emails and comments about events and hours at the park. The best place for park information is at the Orange County Parks and […]

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Tags: Events in SW Orlando · Places in SW Orlando

Real Estate Forecast from Chip Case

December 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Real Estate Forecast from Chip Case

The co-founder of the Case Shiller Home Price Index, Chip Case, recently gave a lecture about the future of the real estate market at Northeastern University in November 2010 and provides his valuable insights into his real estate forecast.

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Tags: Market Forecast

Another Perspective on Windermere Real Estate Statistics At Year End in 2010

December 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Another Perspective on Windermere Real Estate Statistics At Year End in 2010

According to Altos Research, the town of Windemere, FL has seen a strong upward trend in median price, asking price per square foot, and average days on market, while the inventory of homes for sale has seen a strong downward trend. The median price is much different than the one reported by Trendgraphix. Altos reports […]

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Tags: Market Statistics by Zip Code

The Paula Creamer Home in Isleworth

December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Paula Creamer Home in Isleworth

Adding to the already healthy list of professional golfers calling Windermere home is LPGA star Paula Creamer who purchased this home called Villa Fiore in the Gardens at Isleworth. The 4 bedroom, 4 bath home boasts 3,684 square feet, and features a courtyard pool. The photos here are from the online marketing brochures for the […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Celebrity Homes

How To Stage a Living Room

December 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on How To Stage a Living Room

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Tags: Home Staging

Windermere Real Estate Stats for 2010

December 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on Windermere Real Estate Stats for 2010

[real_estate_map id=1] The town of Windermere here in SW Orlando has seen a pretty drastic drop in average price per square foot from $211 per foot in January 2010 to $120 a foot in November 2010. I interpret this drop as indicating more lower priced homes are selling versus actually showing price declines. The Windermere […]

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Tags: Market Statistics by Zip Code