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For Sale in Turtle Creek

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

10741 Woodchase Circle, Orlando, FLĀ  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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Inventory Drops for the 10th Straight Month in Orlando

June 13th, 2011 · 5 Comments

The big story lately in the real estate market here in Orlando is the downward trend for inventory levels. For the 10th straight month, the number of homes for sale has dropped yet again. The number of homes for sale stood at 15,963 in May 2010 and now stands at 10,969 which represents at 31% […]

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When Will Home Prices Go Up?

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on When Will Home Prices Go Up?

The latest Case Shiller Home Price Index figures were released the past few days and it appears that although there was a drop in home prices by 1.6% nationally, there is a glimmer of hope for the future. According to their forecast, home prices will continue to deteriorate then forecast to show a marked upward […]

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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

May Update for Real Estate Stats in Orange County

May 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on May Update for Real Estate Stats in Orange County

The residential real estate market here in Orlando continues it’s trend toward stability. While none of us have a crystal ball that tells us where the bottom of the market is, the signs are beginning to appear. The number of homes on the market has dropped 27.5% over the past 12 months and sales have […]

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Not Too Far from the Bottom

June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on Not Too Far from the Bottom

The real estate market is heating up… literally. With the blazing summer heat, the real estate market in Orlando traditionally heats up alongside the rising temperatures. Really, there’s no correlation between temperature and the real estate market. It’s actually because the summer is the easiest time to move for people with kids in school. If […]

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Berkshire Place Townhomes

September 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Berkshire Place Townhomes

I just took some customers to see the townhomes at Pulte’s Berkshire Place community and I’ve got to say I was impressed. They have nice floor plans and many common upgrades such as granite counter tops, ceramic tile, designer light fixtures instead of the cheapo brass, and maple cabinets are already included. We went though […]

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Tags: New Construction · SW Orlando Condos

The Orlando Market is Steadily Improving

June 9th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Orlando Market is Steadily Improving

The Orlando Regional Realtor Association released the latest statistics for Orlando today and it shows some promising signs. For the first time this year, the inventory of homes is less than the level seen in the same period for 2007. There’s currently 19.6 months of inventory on the market which seems like a lot, but […]

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Views of SW Orlando from a Helicopter

October 30th, 2007 · Comments Off on Views of SW Orlando from a Helicopter

Ever wonder how SW Orlando looks from a helicopter? Ed Fink of Big Eye in the Sky has been flying around cities in a helicopter shooting stunning virtual tours so there’s no need to go rent one anymore. Here are some of his full screen tours of SW Orlando: Butler Chain of Lakes in Windermere […]

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