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Mortgage Scam in Phillips Landing & Cypress Point

July 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Mortgage Scam in Phillips Landing & Cypress Point

WTF! I’d like to make it clear that this blog hates a thief and a liar. Thanks to our reader John for pointing out this huge scam that’s been going on here in Dr. Phillips and Windermere for quite a few years. Osmond Decoteau, originally from Trinidad, has been accused of stealing more than $20 […]

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Ocoee TV

October 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Ocoee TV

The city of Ocoee has become the first town in SW Orlando to feature it’s own channel on YouTube. They’ve already added a good bit of content and the latest is about the Ocoee Parks and Recreation Haunted House to be open October 29th & 30th at 951 Ocoee Park Road. There’s also a neat […]

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Coldwell Banker Goes Techie

July 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Coldwell Banker Goes Techie

As part of Coldwell Banker’s new ad campaign On Location, the company aims to project more of an updated tech image with a new 3D logo, listing syndication, and video tours of local areas. Coldwell Banker now syndicates their listings to over 350 sites. I didn’t even know that many real estate sites existed. Now […]

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Update for Reunion and Bella Collina

May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

One of the most popular posts on this blog has been about the lawsuit against Bobby Ginn, the developer of Reunion Resort and Bella Collina in Central Florida. I noticed a blog that started in late 2008 focused mainly on the Ginn lawsuit called the Ginn Investor News and Litigation and thought I’d share with […]

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Thrilling Rides in SW Orlando

May 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I was out showing some properties to Joshua & Danielle Rouse this week and they told me they were off to SeaWorld to check out some new roller coaster called Manta. Apparently, you ride this sucker horizontally and not in a seat like traditional coasters so you really feel like you’re flying like Superman or […]

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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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Are Gators a Threat to Swimmers?

March 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Are Gators a Threat to Swimmers?

I’ve worked with quite a few buyers for lakefront properties over the years and invariably the question about the alligator population comes up, especially from those coming from up north. The answer is that there are alligators in every body of water in Central Florida, but populations vary quite a bit. Here in SW Orlando, […]

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25 Most Powerful in Orlando for 2009

February 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Orlando Sentinel recently published its 25 most powerful in Orlando list with some newcomers and old standbys. 1. Buddy Dyer – As mayor of Orlando during the real estate boom, he’s credited with the changing skyline of Orlando. 2. Rich Crotty – Replaced Buddy Dyer as mayor and currently dealing with corruption from the […]

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Average Temperatures in Paradise

January 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Average Temperatures in Paradise

One of the biggest attractions to the City Beautiful besides Walt Disney World is the great weather. Every winter, I run into snowbirds on the golf course saying it’s just another day in paradise. Orlando is a place where they can escape the cloudy weather and harsh temperatures up north except for a day like […]

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Central Florida Commuter Rail Gets a Name

January 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Afters years of we’re gonna build it and we’re not gonna build it, the Central Florida Commuter Rail is gonna get built with the first phase connecting Debary to Sand Lake Road right here in SW Orlando. They’ve even decided on a name and a logo so there’s no turning back now. It’ll be called […]

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