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The Original Green Builder

May 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Making a living doing real estate usually means you have some appreciation for the art and beauty in architecture. I’ve gotta admit there’s always been a fascination with the emotions that architecture can pull out of ya. It just occurred to me that the largest collection of arguably the best architect of all time, Frank […]

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Tags: Architecture · Green Homes · Places in SW Orlando

Palazzo Nobiliare on the Butler Chain

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Palazzo Nobiliare on the Butler Chain

One of my favorite homes on the Butler Chain has just come on the market at $8 million. It’s not like I can afford it, but someone will end with quite a special place if they buy this masterpiece that replicates a Tuscan estate on a one of a kind peninsula on Lake Down. The […]

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Tags: Architecture · Luxury Homes

New American Home on Lake Davis

February 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on New American Home on Lake Davis

The New American Home for 2011 has just been revealed on the shores of Lake Davis near downtown Orlando. The architecture is said to be Greek Revival, but to me appears more like the 20’s period mansions found in south Florida cities like Palm Beach and Miami. I’ve seen quite a few homes in the […]

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Tags: Architecture · Green Homes · Homes of the Future · Luxury Homes

The New American Home 2010

July 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on The New American Home 2010

2010 New American Home Intro Interview of the Architect Behind the 2010 New American Home 2010 New American Home Interior 2010 New American Home Exterior

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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

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

Life of the Orlando Skyline

April 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

photo by Steve Verlander Everyone once in a while, my real estate adventures lead me out of SW Orlando and this past week it’s led me to downtown looking at condos. The skyline’s changed quite a bit over the years with the addition of lots of new buildings this past decade. The one building that […]

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Tags: Architecture · Real Estate Photogrpahy

Good News for Homeowners with Chinese Drywall

November 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Good News for Homeowners with Chinese Drywall

The federal government released a report today citing a strong correlation between Chinese drywall and corrosion. Homeowners began complaining about the drywall which was prevalent in Florida home construction during 2006 and 2007 and now the government is backing their claims with this latest study. The study also cites a possible link with health problems […]

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Architecture That Looks Good Enough to Eat

October 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Architecture That Looks Good Enough to Eat

Halloween is just around the corner and found these photos on Worth1000 featuring some stunning examples of edible architecture. They were too delicious looking to pass up. Here’s some with a Halloween theme: and here’s some other curious and creative works of edible architecture

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Tags: Architecture · Real Estate Oddities · Real Estate Photogrpahy

Dellagio Nearing Completion and Looking Nice

October 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Unicorp website says the Dellagio is scheduled to open in October 2008, but I don’t think they’re quite ready to open yet. They are getting close though and it’s definitely starting to take shape. It seems like the old world Mediterranean look is becoming real popular around here with Veranda Park being the first […]

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Tags: Architecture · Places in SW Orlando