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Entries from January 2011

Winter Garden Housing Market Update

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Winter Garden Housing Market Update

The town of Winter Garden, zip code 34787, has seen marked improvements in their housing market over the past year. There’s only 5.3 months worth of inventory and the number of homes for sale has dropped from 443 in January 2010 to 369 in December 201o resulting in a drop of 16%. The absorption rate […]

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When Will Home Prices Go Up?

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on When Will Home Prices Go Up?

The latest Case Shiller Home Price Index figures were released the past few days and it appears that although there was a drop in home prices by 1.6% nationally, there is a glimmer of hope for the future. According to their forecast, home prices will continue to deteriorate then forecast to show a marked upward […]

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Lakeside Village in Windermere

January 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I’ve been hearing talk about this retail area in Windermere for a few years now and it appears that construction will begin some time soon by Boyd Development. It’s the area directly across the street from the Lakeside Condominiums on Winter Garden Vineland Road. It will be called Lakeside Village and anchored by Publix. Communities […]

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Dr. Phillips Mansion of Frank Viola For Sale

January 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dr. Phillips Mansion of Frank Viola For Sale

The Dr. Phillips mansion on the Butler Chain of Lakes owned by the former Cy Young award winning pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, Frank Viola, has recently come on the market and the price has been reduced to a cool $12,900,000. It features a maze of equestrian complexes, 6 Bedrooms, 6.5 Bathrooms, 11,443 square feet […]

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2010 Lakes of Windermere Home Sales

January 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Lakes of Windermere community located off of Winter Garden-Vineland Road has seen 29 sales since May 1, 2010 to present with an average price of $203,000 and median sale price of $196,000. Sale prices ranged from $169,800 to $325,000. The average square footage of homes sold was 2,468 sq. ft. and average price per […]

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Best of SW Orlando 2011

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Best of SW Orlando 2011

The Southwest Orlando Bulletin recently released their Best of Southwest list for 2011 and Windermere was voted a better place to live than Dr. Phillips. I’m sure the residents of Dr. Phillips has something to say about that. I’d say they’re both great places and can’t say which one is better. For a more urban […]

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Real Estate Statistics for Dr. Phillips

January 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The 2010 real estate sales numbers for the 32819 zip code in Dr. Phillips are unfortunately a little worse. Home sales are down 30% with only 47 sales in December 2010  compared to 68 sales in December 2009. Popular communities in this zip code in Dr. Phillips include: Bay Hill, Orange Tree, Torey Pines, Kensington […]

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2010 Brookestone Home Sales Numbers

January 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

View brookestone in a larger map The community of Brookestone in Ocoee, FL saw an impressive 18 sales in 2010 with sales prices ranging from $188,000 to $340,000. In a market with lots of stagnant listings on the market, it’s great to see communities with healthy sales numbers. The average selling price was $250,900 and […]

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