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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

Bubba in Dr. Phillips

August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Bubba in Dr. Phillips

Motocross superstar James Stewart is considered to be the “Tiger Woods” of his sport. Some call him “Bubba” and he’s earned a record 11 American Motorcyclist Association Amateur National titles as kid growing up in nearby Haines City. In his rookie year as a pro in 2002, he earned Rookie of the Year honors. Two […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · SW Orlando Celebrity Homes

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

11 Most Expensive Homes in 2009

August 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on 11 Most Expensive Homes in 2009

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Surprise, Chinese Drywall Stinks

April 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I got an email about Chinese drywall from my boss today and at first, I deleted it thinking the Chinese are making everything these days. It seems like everything I own from the cheap tools I got at Wal Mart to my Nike shoes seems to be coming out of this place. So when I […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · Mortgages · New Construction · Real Estate Oddities · Real Estate Tips · SW Orlando Bulletin

The Finest Homes in Dr. Phillips

August 15th, 2008 · 3 Comments

View Larger Map I’ve worked with lots of buyers in the Dr. Phillips area and also encountered lots of confusion on which areas are considered to be the Dr. Phillips area and which are not, so I created this map so people can figure it out. The zip codes that make up the area are […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · Places in SW Orlando · SW Orlando Communities

New Home For Sale in Celebration

July 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

227 Acadia Terrace Kissimmee, FL 34747 Offered at $1,599,999 Impeccable quality and phenomenal craftsmanship defines this French Provincial estate built by Goehring and Morgan located on one of the largest lots available in Celebration adjoining a wooded preserve that provides privacy and views of the green on the 15th hole at the Celebration Golf Club […]

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Tags: Featured Homes · Luxury Homes

The Johnny Damon Home in Windermere

June 8th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The Windermere home on Lake Down belonging to star Yankee left fielder Johnny Damon that was featured on MTV Cribs just went under contract to be sold. It’s located in the Sunset Bay subdivision located just west of Apopka-Vineland Rd. on Conroy-Windermere Rd.. If you’ve seen the episode, you’ll know it’s quite a property with […]

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Tags: Luxury Homes · SW Orlando Celebrity Homes