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Homes Around Lake Steer

Florida, and more specifically Orlando, is known for the lakes. Where Michigan might say they are the land of 1000 lakes, I think Florida is more of the land of about 1 million lakes. Many homes feature waterfront property and a quaint little lake just off of S. Apopka Vineland Rd. is Lake Steer.  …

Bella Trae New Homes Better Deal Than Resale

Del Webb is building out its last remaining brand new townhomes in Davenport.  The brand new townhomes are in Champions Gate and priced better than the existing resale home.  Usually, the re-sales are the better deal, but not always. In this case, the Bella Trae townhomes can’t be beaten. Townhome New Construction: The two Townhome…

Orlando Housing Market 2016

Orlando Home prices going up!   Orlando Housing market shows a 9.47 % increase in home prices in 2015.  This growth outperforms the stock market and surpasses traditional price gains.   Overall Home sales in 2015 were up by almost 16% over 2014.    Orlando Housing Market   Regular home sales were up 26% over…

Orlando Real Estate Record Sales

Orlando Real Estate Sales   Orlando Real Estate experienced the highest volume of sales in 27 years. Yes, that is right, with record number at 3,435 properties in June.   Orlando Real Estate sales experienced a 21% growth compared to June 2014.   Prices still increasing   Orlando Real Estate prices have increased for the straight…

Orlando Real Estate Market June 2015

Orlando Real Estate Market is recovering   Prices in Orlando Real Estate are going up faster than expected.     Anyone sitting on the fence and waiting for prices to go down needs to buy this year or expect to pay more.   Compare Orlando Real Estate to a few months ago here.   The median…

Orlando homes up 25%

March sales of Orlando homes     Orange and Seminole showed a 25% increase in Orlando Homes sold in the past year.  It also showed a 25% increase of the median price to $177,500. The median price for “normal” existing homes sold last month is $203,000.  “Normal” home means that they were not foreclosures or…

On vacation or buying an Orlando home?

Are you buying an Orlando home or just a “looker” on vacation?      Buyer Agents that work in the sunshine states all have this dilemma of sorting out who is serious about buying an Orlando home and who is just here on vacation, wanting to look at  homes.   Most of the time it is not hard to figure out who…

Orlando home prices up another 7%

Orlando home prices up another 7%                                         …in September from a year ago.  Overall prices increased 29% over the past year or so.  Watch Orlando home prices video.     Since 2011 Orlando Home prices have…

Can you ” Steal” Orlando Real Estate?

Occasionally Home Buyers will tell us they want to “steal” a property.   Oh how we hate to hear that!   No, not because the thought is awful but because buyers who believe that they can get a “steal” on Orlando Real Estate will be disappointed.   My first question is “what do you consider a “steal”?  …

Cash for Orlando Homes

Cash for Orlando Homes is a good thing…but is CASH really the king?   Last year cash for Orlando Homes was up…56% of all home sales in Orlando were paid for with cash. Cash for Orlando homes went  up from 31% a couple of years ago.  This does not include investor sales, which would probably…

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