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2011 Florida Film Festival Winter Garden

April 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on 2011 Florida Film Festival Winter Garden

It’s that time of the year again. The 2011 Florida Film Festival celebrates its 20 year anniversary on April 8-17. Just like every year, you’ll be able to enjoy the festival at the Winter Garden Theatre right here in SW Orlando as well the Enzian Theatre in Maitland and the Regal Winter Park Village. On […]

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Winter Garden Housing Market Update

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Winter Garden Housing Market Update

The town of Winter Garden, zip code 34787, has seen marked improvements in their housing market over the past year. There’s only 5.3 months worth of inventory and the number of homes for sale has dropped from 443 in January 2010 to 369 in December 201o resulting in a drop of 16%. The absorption rate […]

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Lower Inventory and More Sales in SW Orlando

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Lower Inventory and More Sales in SW Orlando

A look at the most recent stats for the real estate market here in SW Orlando shows we’ve come a long way from a year ago and perhaps even at a stable market already. The zip codes included for these stats include: 32819 (Dr. Phillips), 32835 (Metrowest),32836 (Dr. Phillips),32837 (Hunters Creek), 32811 (Millenia), 32821, 32824 […]

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Far Out Film Festival in Winter Garden

August 12th, 2009 · Comments Off on Far Out Film Festival in Winter Garden

Far out man. The Global Peace Film Festival is returning to Orlando for the 7th time on September 22-27 spreading the message of peace through international films striving to make a difference in the world. The event kicks off with a peace street parade as well as a pet parade in Baldwin Park. The historic […]

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Winter Garden Soul Food

June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Winter Garden Soul Food

I keep stumbling onto these dives around town that really do have mouth watering morsels so I decided to do a series of posts about diners and dives in SW Orlando so stay tuned if you like being surprised by the food in the most surprising of atmospheres. It’s all about the food here and […]

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Pricing Becoming More Realistic in Winter Garden for 2009

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Pricing Becoming More Realistic in Winter Garden for 2009

The real estate numbers for zip code 34787 known as Winter Garden and Oakland show prices becoming more realistic in the past 12 months. As of the end of February 2009, there’s still 23.3 months of inventory on the market which is a disappointment because the number has been dropping for a while. As we […]

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Winter Garden Real Estate Stats in 2008

January 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Winter Garden Real Estate Stats in 2008

The real estate market in zip code 34787 which encompasses Winter Garden and Oakland has been showing signs of steady improvement. The number of homes for sale has dropped from 716 a year ago and 764 15 months ago to 663 homes as of November 2008 with the number of homes sold steadily increasing from […]

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Real Estate in SW Orlando is Stabilizing

October 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Real Estate in SW Orlando is Stabilizing

It’s been a crummy year for the real estate market in SW Orlando as well as many parts of the country. While there’s been a lot of talk about a deteriorating market, the market stats are remarkably stagnant in SW Orlando. Stagnant is better than declining is the way I see it. The zip codes […]

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Why Do I Crave Gas Station Chicken?

June 10th, 2008 · 13 Comments

Every once in a while I get a weird craving for gas station chicken. Anyone who’s been on a road trip knows that gas stations in the middle of no where have the best fried chicken. I’m not saying you won’t need some Tums to get you through afterwards, but it sure is tasty. It’s […]

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At Home on John’s Lake

February 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on At Home on John’s Lake

John’s Lake in Winter Garden is one of the premiere fishing lakes in Central Florida offering great bass fishing year round and numerous different types of structures to fish including lily pads, grass beds, timber, and deep drop offs. Half of the lake sits in Lake County and the other half in Orange County. This […]

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