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10 Best Home Buys in Dr. Phillips

October 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

O.K. I guess I’m stuck on coming up with lists this week. Keeping with the best selling price range of $100,000 to $250,000, I’ve hand selected the 10 Best Buys in the Dr. Phillips area. Actually, the best I could come up with was just under $140,000 It’s definitely a challenge to find something worthy […]

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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

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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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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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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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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Homes Sales in Sand Lake Hills

July 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The community of Sand Lake Hills in Dr. Phillips has seen a healthy 17 sales since January 2011 with prices ranging from $110,000 to $205,000. The average price was $168,100 and average price per square foot was $84. The median price was $160,000 and the median price per square foot $80.98. It appears that this […]

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