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Buying an Eco-Friendly Home

Oil prices have hit all time highs in the last few years and a new desire to go green has emerged as a top selling point for both automobiles and homes as a result. Preserving our environment through conservation of resources and smart product alternatives is not only a good choice but has become a […]

Most Expensive Subdivisions in Sanford FL and Lake Mary

In general one can say that the most expensive homes have a lake front. The communities were chosen based on sales prices above $1 million within the past year (2008/2009). That means not all homes within the subdivision are above $1 million but some of them are. SANFORD: Bella Foresta Buckingham Estates Estates at Wekiva […]

Best Deal in Upscale Alaqua

Ever dreamed about living in upscale Alaqua? NOW is your chance! This is a brand new bank owned listing that came in the market at only $415,800 and we had the pleasure to show it today. Sure, the home is a bit outdated and there is cosmetic work to be done but with just a […]

Understanding Home Owner’s Associations

For all of the headaches involved in dealing with Home Owners Associations they actually exist to keep your neighborhood in tip top condition and preserve your home’s value.  Most Central Florida neighborhoods have some type of association and most certainly all Condo and town home communities. Their role differs depending on the type of home […]

The process continues

It has been a week or so since my last post and things are moving forward with our house. The seller (the bank) finally signed back our contract so our lender could finally get started working on securing our loan. Even though we got pre-approved there was still a ton of paperwork we had to […]

Types of Orlando Area Neighborhoods- Part 4

Believe it or not there are 3 more types of neighborhoods in the Orlando area. First time home buyers can sometimes get stuck thinking about only one area or one type of neighborhood, so reading through the differences of each kind can really help you see what is out there and where you think you […]

Types of Neighborhoods in Orlando FL – Part 3

Have you read through the first 6 neighborhoods and still not found the one for you? Perhaps your taste is a bit more refined or you are looking for something a bit more exciting? Here are three more neighborhoods types that might suit your needs. Status/Destination – If having the best address in town is […]