Archive for May, 2013

Downtown Orlando Homes For Sale and Rent

Downtown Orlando 30-year mortgage rate hits 3.81%, a 1-year high

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages jumped this week to their highest levels in a year, signaling slightly higher costs for homebuyers. Read more…

Downtown Orlando Homes For Sale

Downtown Orlando – Sellers calling the shots on home deals

According to the survey, 42% of the people shopping for homes placed offers in the past six months, yet only 11% of the bids were accepted. Read more…

Downtown Orlando Local home prices up 37% since start of 2012

Orlando’s foreclosure inventory falls 3% in April

Orlando’s foreclosure inventory declined to 9.5 percent in April, down 3 percentage points when compared to the year-ago period. Read more…

How the Home Crisis Happened

How Using Homes as ATMs Fueled Foreclosures

The conventional wisdom of the housing crisis goes something like this: Read more…

Downtown Orlando Homes, Lofts & Condos

Home price jump is more rebound than bubble

The rapid run-up in housing prices the past year has ignited talk of another housing “bubble,” but only a few markets are at risk — so far, experts say. Read more…

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Bubbles Are For Bathtubs – Downtown Orlando Homes For Sale Gains

Like the recent bull market? How about taking a home renovation to go with it? That apparently is what some investors have been doing with their stock gains. Read more…

Downtown Orlando Homes For Sale

Some Homeowners still underwater as aid runs out

Orlando resident Jose Polanco considered himself lucky when he was one of the few chosen to receive mortgage assistance from Florida’s billion-dollar Hardest Hit Fund. Read more…

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO REALTORS

Orlando population growth 2nd in state – Boom Town

If you’re feeling a bit more crowded lately, there’s a reason: Orlando had the second-highest population growth in the state from 2010-2012. Read more…

Downtown Orlando home prices outperform Florida's

Downtown Orlando home prices outperform Florida’s

Orlando single-family home prices outperformed those in most other parts of the state during April Read more…

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New restaurant/bars are hitting Downtown Orlando

Downtown Orlando seems to have created a pretty vibrant restaurant scene, and change is necessary to keep that going. Read more…

Downtown Orlando Skyhouse Apartments

Downtown Orlando Skyhouse – Update

SkyHouse Orlando is a new high-rise apartment community in the heart of downtown Orlando. Read more…

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO REAL ESTATE & HIGHRISE CONDOS - REALTORS

Metro Orlando condo market slowly heats up again

From the fluffy pillows atop the guest bed to candles next to the garden tub Read more…

Downtown Orlando Homes For Sale

Downtown Orlando home sales exceed asking price

Buyer demand for existing homes in the core Downtown Orlando market outstripped supply so much in March Read more…

Downtown Orlando; Citrus Bowl

Downtown Orlando: Citrus Bowl will be mostly new after renovation

The work that starts soon on Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Read more…

Downtown Orlando Homes and Condos

Downtown Orlando: Home prices rose by 9.3% in February from one year ago…

Home prices rose by 9.3% in February from one year ago, the largest gain in the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city index in nearly seven years. Read more…

DOWNTOWN ORLANDO REALTORS

With pocket listings, brokers hope to find clients with deep pockets who are willing to pay in cash.

The housing rebound has given new life to an old, but little-known sales practice called “pocket listings,” where agents reserve homes for serious buyers only. Read more…