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Avalon Park Real Estate is a great community for a family or an individual that is looking for a unique area that is abundant with parks, hiking trails and bike trails. Situated in Orange County, Florida, east of Alafaya Trail and South of Highway 50, this subdivision is just minutes away from all the downtown Orlando nightlife and action. Avalon Park is located within a quaint, charming town center with a large supermarket, wine bar, banking center, shops and excellent restaurants. Sitting on 1,860 acres of land, it had two large commercial pools lined with stylish cabanas. There are two (3 comments)
Apopka Real Estate is a fast-growing city located in Orange County, Florida about 15 miles northwest of Orlando. According to the US Census, the population of Apopka is 53,563. Apopka is developing rapidly and quickly becoming known for its assortment of cozy cafes and tasty bistros like hometown Italian staple Caffee Positano or favorite sports hangout Rock Springs Bar & Grill. In addition to top quality dining venues, Apopka has several fascinating places that are on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The Carroll Building, Waite-Davis House and Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot are all exciting, educational places (1 comments)
Kissimmee is a city in Osceola County located just 25 minutes outside of Orlando, Florida. It is most famous for being home to many hotels in the Central Florida area, most of which cater to tourists visiting the famous Walt Disney World. While Kissimmee does see a lot of year-round traffic from travelers, it is an extremely charming and lively city with much to offer to its residents. Kissimmee, besides being the hotel haven for visiting tourists, also has many alternative attractions and entertainment options for locals and visitors alike. Notable places like Medieval Times, Capone's Dinner and Show and (0 comments)
The Oaks Real Estate is Golf and Lake Front Community located approximately 3.5 miles South of Highway 192 in Osceola County, Florida. Just south of historic downtown Kissimmee, it is surrounded by acres of natural wooded conservation areas and multiple ponds. It features single-family homes and unique floor plans to suit everyone's needs. Conveniently located near Shingle Creek and Lake Toho, this community offers a wide price range of homes and up-graded appliances. This quiet community offers many homes with heated pools and large tree-shaded lots. Bring your suitcase and move in! You are just minutes away from all local (0 comments)
Out of the almost 100,000 Florida loans that are trial modifications under President Obama's foreclosure curbing program, only 8,405 have received permanent amendments. Unfortunately, the program has not been running as smoothly as originally thought. The aim was to help the country's 3 million-plus home loans that have been defaulted on by their borrowers. According to the Treasury Department, the program was marketed as a support solution for millions, but the success of the plan is taking a lot longer, with enormous amounts of red tape and complicated logistics involved. Florida has reported lower than expected numbers, especially since the (1 comments)
1. Do you have the appropriate license? This may seem like a petty question to ask, but it is necessary that they have a license to operate in the Central Florida real estate area. 2. How long have you been in business? Remember, not all reputable companies are the ones that have been in business longer, but it is (0 comments)
Almost one out of four members of the National Association of Realtors stated that their clients have lost sales as a result of skewed appraisals. On the other hand, the National Association of Home Builders said low appraisals are sinking one quarter of all new homes sales. They say it's unfair to compare homes in default to those that are brand new. Out of all the home sales this past year, approximately 40 percent were short sales or foreclosures. This basically infers that the home sold for less than the mortgage. In markets with a high percentage of foreclosures, like (1 comments)
Magnolia Plantation Real Estate is an upscale, guard-gated, golf community located is gorgeous Lake Mary, Florida. The magnificent homes in Magnolia Plantation have considered every architectural detail, and the end result is beautifully-designed homes in an outstanding neighborhood. Magnolia Plantation offers the best in amenities, with their championship golf course weaving in and out of the community's 23 ponds and five acre park, the neighborhood features tennis and basketball courts, a soccer field and a community pool. The prestigious Magnolia Plantation Golf Club has been voted by Golf Digest as one the best places to play. This is as close (0 comments)
Lake Markham Preserve is an upscale, guard-gated and waterfront and golf community with lake access located in Sanford, Florida. The affluent assortment of luxury Mediterranean and Spanish-style estates are all situated on the immaculate Lake Markham, featuring lush landscaping and a handsome, solid brick perimeter. Each of the 61 elegant homes sits on oversize lots of 1-2 acres, 19 of which are on the water's edge. The backdrop of Lake Markham, combined with the extravagant houses and chic neighboring stores, make it the perfect Florida home destination. A few minutes away, you can take advantage of richly appointed golf courses (1 comments)
Lake Forest is an upscale, guard-gated community with waterfront homes and lake access in charming Sanford, Florida. This collection of extravagant, Mediterranean-style homes boast amazing waterfront views setting an immediate tone of tranquility and peace. The houses, which are all extremely some of the luxurious in Central Florida, have elaborate landscaping and sparkling driveways. The neighborhood includes an entrance to the Lake Forest Swim and Tennis Club, which features 6 lighted tennis courts, an Olympic-size swimming pool, large clubhouse, cutting-edge fitness center, volleyball court, and a children's playground. In addition you can visit the 65-acre sun-kissed lake where fishing docks (2 comments)
On January 6th, Fannie May stated that it would begin to start to thoroughly review hundreds of Florida condo projects for a new "special approval" label. The reason? Fannie Mae wants to restructure mortgage approvals for certain projects that do not fall into the company guidelines. Many Florida realtors have been pushing Fannie Mae to review its condo lending program, and as a result, Fannie Mae actually used a number of realtors as consultants on the program. One realtor, Summer Grenne, vice president and regional manager with Prudential Florida 1st Realty in Ft. Lauderdale, said "This is good new for (1 comments)
Looking ahead during 2010, home prices are expected to continue their downslide. Sellers wanting to "hold on" to their properties may be "holding out" false hope of increasing their profits, even slightly. However, demand will be strong during the first quarter as those looking to take advantage of tax credits. Chris Lafakis, an economist for Moody's Economy.com said, "If I had a home that I wanted to get as much money for as I could, I'd sell it as soon as possible." Many industry experts say that the housing prices in Florida (one of the worst hit states) don't have (0 comments)
Home owner scams have been around for ages, but with the recent tanking of the housing market, and the subprime crisis, fraud is more prevalent than ever. Road House Realty has come up with a few scams that you should be aware of. 1. THOSE PESKY PHONE CALLSWhile the majority of people do not fall for telemarketing home scams, other demographic groups are more susceptible to phone calls. Among those groups are the elderly, and telemarketers are taking full advantage of them. Phone calls from "fake" telemarketers posing as representatives from companies such as Fannie Mae are offering home owners (0 comments)
Orlando, Florida has been riddled with heaps of foreclosure sales, short sales, and buyers profiting from the default of other people's loans. Now, the city is seeing a new trend: sales of unfinished homes. As more builders and construction companies left homes in mid-build due to the housing economy, these houses seemed to be nothing but a huge eyesore for neighbours and passers by. However, new life is being breathed into these homes as they are settling themselves into the market. Although buying a half-built home is nothing new, the circumstances that surround the unfinished homes during the housing boom (1 comments)
The Estates at Wekiva Park is an upscale gated, waterfront community grazing the shores of the Wekiva River in lovely Sanford, Florida. The neighborhood, featuring gorgeous, majestic homes with Mediterranean architecture, includes a spectacular grand entrance, impressive picnic area, children's playground, tennis courts, and convenient fishing docks set up all along the bank of the famous Wekiva River. Enjoy fishing in the backyard of your grand Floridian home. All the homes sit on oversize lots, and when the development is completed, there will be only 85 exclusive homes in the subdivision. If you want to explore outside the neighborhood, try (0 comments)
Windsor Hills Real Estate is a luxury, gated, and vacation home community located in lively Kissimmee, Florida. You will find that Windsor Hills provides a dazzling setting for a holiday home. There are so many things to do and enjoy at Windsor Hills, and the kids won't ever get bored! The single-family houses are extremely spacious with up to 6 bedrooms. The amenities featured in the neighborhood include a dynamite water park, tennis courts, and children's playground; In addition, the 10,000 square foot clubhouse has a state-of-the-art fitness center, gaming rooms and a fully-equipped movie theater. The schools zoned for (2 comments)
Sunset Lakes Real Estate is a Gated community located in dynamic Kissimmee, Florida. This collection of unique homes is situated in a highly-desirable area in a neighborhood with amazing amenities. The community features two glittering fishing-permitted lakes, a community pool and stylish cabana, a children's playground and marvelous conservation area. You can go fishing everyday or visit the nearby golf courses and play round in the beautiful Florida weather! The schools zoned for Sunset Lakes are Four Corners Charter Elementary School, Four Corners Charter Middle School, and Celebration High School. Sunset Lakes is conveniently located off Funie Steen Road and (3 comments)
Remington Real Estate is one of the finest golfing and recreational communities in the Central Florida area. Located off the Florida Turnpike and U.S. 192-E. It is located in Osceola County, Florida, with approximately 1610 homes and 70+ villas from which to choose. Remington Estates offers a championship golf course with a clubhouse and bar. This beautiful community also is zone for short or long-term rentals. This gated community has many homes overlooking the golf course, and offers many recreational activities for the entire family. Tennis and basketball courts, as well as softball and soccer fields, are just some of (2 comments)
Over half a million home owners have been helped out by a government program aimed to aid those facing foreclosure. The program was intended to make sure that the foreclosure crisis remains somewhat maintained, and does not spiral out of control. However, Elizabeth Warren, chairperson for the Congressional Oversight Panel for the $700 plus billion bailout program says, "We're concerned that not enough foreclosures will be prevented." Unfortunately, it seems as if the plan is falling short in three key areas. First, the people who really need the help are the ones who are not eligible. Making adjustments and aid (0 comments)
Kissimmee Bay is a gated, golf community located on Fortune Road, between Boggy Creek Road and South Narcoossee Road off of Highway 192 in Osceola County, Florida. Bordering Lake Tohopekaliga are these beautiful, upscale estate homes in the million dollar range. The one mile lake frontage features a private boat ramp for the homeowners. Featuring many styles of single-family homes and townhouses, this community has many amenities to offer including a children's playground, lighted tennis and basketball courts, and RV and boat storage. Home to the Kissimmee Bay Country Club, Kissimmee Bay has an 18-hole golf course with a clubhouse (1 comments)
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