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Real Estate News for Dr. Phillips, Windermere, Gotha, Celebration, Winter Garden, Ocoee, Clermont, Metrowest

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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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Shops Announced for Lakeside Village

August 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Thanks to my favorite writer at the Orlando Business Journal, Anjali Fluker, who has graciously gathered some names of businesses that will be open at the Lakeside Village in Windermere. Along with Publix, 7-Eleven will occupy a corner and provide a much needed gas station for the area. I hate to admit it, but I […]

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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 theĀ  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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New Townhomes at Lake Burden in Windermere

August 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on New Townhomes at Lake Burden in Windermere

I’ve been looking at a lot of new construction lately here in Windermere and today I visited the townhomes by Mattamy Homes in Lake Burden at the Lakes of Windermere featuring tile roofs and base prices ranging from $168,900 to $189,900. I was pleasantly surprised with the level of finish and practical layout of the […]

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August 2011 Real Trends for Windermere

August 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on August 2011 Real Trends for Windermere

The latest 7 day and 90 day moving averages by Altos Research for the real estate market in Windermere, FL (zip code 34786) show some signs of stabilization with prices leveling off and inventory of homes for sale remaining low. Currently the median price stands at $879,788 and median price per foot at $216/ft. The […]

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Meritage Homes Opens Windermere Landing

August 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

It appears Meritage Homes has started another community in Windermere and this time next time to Keene’s Pointe off Chase Road. The new community is called Windermere Landing and prices range from $200,000 to $450,000. I looked through the Whitaker model which is one of their smaller plans which prices out with options in the […]

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Tags: Green Homes · New Construction

Provence on the Butler Chain

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Provence on the Butler Chain

It appears K Hovanian Homes has begun site preparation on a tract of land on Winter Garden-Vineland Road along the shores of Lake Sheen of the Butler Chain of Lakes called Provence. So far no pricing is available and there will only be 36 homesites with lot sizes ranging from 70′ and 90′. This community […]

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Congratulations to Bill & Reema

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Congratulations to Bill & Reema

Congrats to Bill & Reema H. on their new home in Dr. Phillips. They’re one of my favorite customers although they’re quite demanding. One of the most satisfying things about real estate is helping people change their lives no matter how much work it takes. Many well wishes in your new home and I’m sure […]

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