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Entries from August 2011

Sandwich Delivery in Dr. Phillips

August 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Sandwich Delivery in Dr. Phillips

I recently noticed that Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches are building out a space at the Rialto in Dr. Phillips. So soon, residents in nearby areas of Dr. Phillips will have the option of ordering a sandwich vs the normal pizza delivery. I love their slogan, “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Worries” cause they deliver. Hopefully […]

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Dr. Phillips Food Truck Gathering

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dr. Phillips Food Truck Gathering

I hate to admit but I am a sucker for diners and dives, so the latest food truck gathering scheduled by the The Daily City blog in Dr. Phillips on August 31rst, 2011 is right up my alley. I’ve never heard of a food truck gathering but the way I understand it, it’s like Woodstock […]

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Tags: Diners and Dives · Events in SW Orlando

Shops Announced for Lakeside Village

August 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Thanks to my favorite writer at the Orlando Business Journal, Anjali Fluker, who has graciously gathered some names of businesses that will be open at the Lakeside Village in Windermere. Along with Publix, 7-Eleven will occupy a corner and provide a much needed gas station for the area. I hate to admit it, but I […]

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Gettin It Done

August 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on Gettin It Done

Lately I’ve been trying figure out a way to surmise a way my customers feel when I get their home sold and stumbled across this commercial from the 90’s that pretty much captures the reaction I’m looking for. These are tough times in real estate but my goal with every customer is to handle all […]

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Back to School

August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Back to School

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Priciest Home Sale in 2011

August 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

The highest sale price in 2011 for a home in SW Orlando according to the local MLS is $5.4 million for theĀ  property located at 5139 Fairway Oaks Drive, Windermere, FL 34786 in the community of Isleworth. The surprising thing is that this home is not on Butler Chain but rather on Lake Bessie. They […]

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Sales Statistics for Cross Creek in 2011

August 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Sales Statistics for Cross Creek in 2011

The gated community of Cross Creek in Ocoee offers prospective buyers a nice value in the market here in SW Orlando. It’s got top rated schools and convenient to major expressways like the 429, the Florida Turnpike, and the 408. There’s also great shopping close by. No wonder there’s been 11 sales since January 2011. […]

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Orlando Real Estate Stats August 2011

August 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Orlando Real Estate Stats August 2011

The latest numbers for the real estate market in Orlando from the Orlando Regional Realtor Association were recently released for August 2011 and the most promising figure again proves to be the declining inventory. A shorter supply with level demand typically means prices will increase. Based on the 2,017 sales that took place last month, […]

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Say No to Granite

August 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments

You can say I’ve seen a few homes over the years and it’s always refreshing when you see a new concept starting to unfold in design. For the longest time it was commonly perceived as granite countertops being benchmarks of luxury in a home. They’re so prevalent that it’s no longer special in my eyes. […]

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Tags: Home Staging · Homes of the Future · Luxury Products

Central Florida Film Festival at West Orange 5

August 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Central Florida Film Festival at West Orange 5

The Central Florida Film Festival is all set to take place Labor Day weekend at West Orange 5. It’s an annual festival founded by Bob Cook who was the former director of the Osceola Center for the Arts in 2005 with screenings of independent film, seminars, and awards. West Orange is one of my favorite […]

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