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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 the  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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For Sale in Turtle Creek

August 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on For Sale in Turtle Creek

10741 Woodchase Circle, Orlando, FL  32836 in Turtle Creek MLS#: O5057459 Asking Price: $317,500 Maintenance free living at it’s best in the Avalon section of guard gated Turtle Creek. It’s conveniently located next to the community pool, within minutes to “Restaurant Row”, the Dr. Phillips Community Park, and local attractions. Some of the fine features […]

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Westminster Landing Floor Plans

July 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Westminster Landing Floor Plans

MI Homes was one of two builders in the Dr. Phillips gated community of Westminster Landing and I came across some of their plans they built within this community. So I figured I’ll share.

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Home Sales in Emerald Forest for 2011

July 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Home Sales in Emerald Forest for 2011

The Dr. Phillips community of Emerald Forest built by Engle Homes has always been a popular community in Dr. Phillips for its convenient location, excellent schools, modern plans with paver driveways. So far in 2011, there been 5 sales with prices ranging from $310,000 to $361,000. The average sales price was $339,200 and median sales […]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

June 14th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Watch CBS News Videos Online A lot of homeowners here in Dr. Phillips and Windermere as well as the rest of the nation who bought their home during the boom years have quite a bit of negative equity in their home. The options are to ride it out until we see 2007 prices, or just […]

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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

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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Dr. Phillips Real Estate Statistics For 2010

December 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Dr. Phillips Real Estate Statistics For 2010

The real estate market in the 32836 zip code in Dr. Phillips has fared better than the rest of the Orlando market. Popular communities in this zip code include Phillips Landing, Vizcaya, Turtle Creek, Emerald Forest, Diamond Cove, Sand Lake Pointe, Sand Lake Cove, Lake Sheen Reserve, Granada Villas, Bay Vista Estates, Bay Lakes at […]

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Communities with Some Land and Mature Trees in SW Orlando

November 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on Communities with Some Land and Mature Trees in SW Orlando

Buyers looking for homes in SW Orlando may find that many of the homes are on small lots with little or no trees. The lack of large trees is due to the fact that many of the subdivisions in SW Orlando were built on former citrus farms. Since citrus trees are notorious for attracting termites, […]

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