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Back in 1984 (I think) I went to the Enzian Theatre in Winter Park, Florida with my girlfriend and another friend of ours to see the concert film by The Talking Heads. Twenty seven years later, that movie's title "Stop Making Sense" seems very appropriate for describing the Orlando real estate m...
Posted over 2 years ago
First things first, everybody asks what does HAFA stand for. I always say that it means "I hafa sell my house, but it's worth hafa what I paid for it." Actually, HAFA is an acronym for Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives. I think my little saying is closer to reality than the actual name. T...
Posted over 2 years ago
Last month there were 15 closings in Baldwin Park. That is not anything special, just an average sales month for my neighborhood. Of those sales 11 were normal equity sales with a median sales price of $445,000. There were three short sales with a median price of $226,000, and only one bank owne...
Posted over 2 years ago
July 2011 real estate search results are in and Orlando, FL was the #12 most searched market in the country in July 2011, based on data released today by Realtor.com, the #1 homes for sale real estate web site. Median list prices for homes in Orlando, FL hit $158,900 in July 2011, a -0.69% decre...
Posted over 2 years ago
Supply and demand for real estate in Orlando* is pretty close to balanced based upon prices. Basic economics suggests that if demand is too great prices will rise to balance supply and the converse is true also. If you look at Orlando real estate statistics, it appears this balancing act may be ...
Posted over 2 years ago
Activerain: thank you for the additional social integration tools. Any time you can just click to syndicate your blog it is a plus. I already have my wordpress blog fed directly into linked in and twitter, but the facebook like button and the google +1 are both a plus. (pun intended) I am reblogg...
Posted over 2 years ago
This is not a how to, but a note on why investing in real estate could be a very good move right now. It is always important to know what is going on in your local market before investing. Here are some considerations for each investor to evaluate. First, real estate is real property. Gold has l...
Posted over 2 years ago
The heat is on here in Orlando, and the local real estate market is pretty hot too. Even though bank owned properties have dwindled, sales activity has remained strong. Last month there were 2,296 sales posted with a median sales price of $114,500 up from June's $110,000. Equity sales continue t...
Posted over 2 years ago
Average and median are both measures of central tendency, but the average can be skewed by very large or very small observations. If that sounds too statisticky, blame all the statistics classes I took in college. Here in Orlando the Orlando Regional Realtor Association reports the local market ...
Posted over 2 years ago
Five years into the housing downturn and properties are still being overpriced. It is human nature to believe that your home is somehow more valuable than your neighbors. Afterall, the saying goes that your home is your castle. Unfortunately, the truth is that even if your home is truly the nice...
Posted over 2 years ago

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Orlando Real Estate Blog, news, statistics, marketing reports, insight, opinions. Orlando real estate includes, Winter Park Windermere, Apopka, Ocoee, and Winter Garden, as well as Conway and Dr. Phillips areas of Orlando.