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Urban Living In Orlando

Orlando has a reputation for being a suburban mecca. But over the past few years more and more people have grown tired of their long commutes and been returning to live in the downtown Orlando area to be closer to jobs, unique restaurants, and entertainment. If you are one of those people who want to live amidst the action, here are a few things you should know about buying a home in downtown Orlando.

Just like most cities, Orlando has several “neighborhoods” with in the downtown core, and each offers its residents something a little different.

Thornton Park, on the east side of downtown, offers a mix of older historic homes ranging in style from quaint cottages to more stately tudors. Trendy new apartments and renovated lofts also help to make this part of downtown Orlando so desirable. It is a fun and vibrant place to live, within walking distance of coffee shops, restaurants, parks, and many office buildings. This convenience does come at price however, and due in part to supply and demand, you can expect to pay more per square foot than in many suburban neighborhoods.

Downtown Core, there was time when all you could find in the downtown core of Orlando were touristy shops and restaurants mixed in with office buildings and banks. Not anymore, downtown has recently seen the addition of several residential buildings and many others have converted space for lofts and apartments. This local will put in the center of both the nightlife action and work day commute.  It may still be a bit pricey but with the burst of the real estate bubble prices have come down considerably for this trendy spot.

College Park is actually just northwest of downtown Orlando and while you still may need your car (or bicycle) to get to work just about everything else is easily within walking distance. It is a quaint neighborhood comprised mostly of bungalows and spotted with turn of the century estates. Tree lined sidewalks will lead you to Edgewater Dr. where restaurants, trendy shops, and book stores abound.

Homes for Sale in Downtown Orlando

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,229 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.31 ac
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 991 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.96 ac
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 0
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,134 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.31 ac
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  4. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,699 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,459 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.16 ac
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 3
  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,187 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,480 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4
  7. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,765 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,699 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 5
  8. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 975 sq ft
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 6
  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,147 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.35 ac
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 6
  10. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,864 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,175 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 6
  11. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,212 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,668 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Days on market: 8
  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,053 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,753 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 10
  13. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,384 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,118 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 13
  14. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 991 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.96 ac
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 14
  15. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,593 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,436 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 14
  16. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,268 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.31 ac
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 17
  17. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,125 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,000 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 20
  18. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,005 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,883 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 20
  19. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,160 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,480 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 21
  20. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,112 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,000 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 21

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(all data current as of 3/23/2017)

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