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Whether you’re living in Orlando currently or you hope to someday, this is your home for all things Orlando real estate. From builder news, new developments, school info, real estate trends, neighborhood information, and so much more! With over 1,000 people moving here every single week, you’re in good company


We already know that Florida is the place people are looking to move to. If not, they’re certainly fantasizing about it. But, where specifically? Orlando? Palm Coast? Nope. Surprisingly enough, it’s Kissimmee- Saint Cloud.  According to Uhaul’s numbers, the growth index shows that not only does Florida have 10 of the Top 25 U.S Growth Cities, but Kissimmee is the #1 spot in FL that the country is moving to. Let’s dive deeper into exactly why folks are choosing Kissimmee-Saint Cloud.


Some may be under the impression that Kissimmee is “pretty far” from Orlando. To really break it down, Kissimmee spans over Osceola county leading into Orange and houses 9 zip codes. Think of Celebration and Reunion,…

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Central Florida is full of housing communities but it’s always exciting seeing something new coming to the area. The new Sunbridge community in north St. Cloud is just east of MCO and gives more of a secluded forest feel. This community is another heavy hitter that will definitely rank as high as Horizon West and other Lake Nona lots. Ranging from full family homes, villas, condos and even a 55+ subdivisions. Let’s dive in deeper as we go through everything Sunbridge has to offer.

Appealing Aspects

The location of Sunbridge is really what’s bringing folks in. 10 minutes from Lake Nona and the endless art, culture, food and excitement that has to offer. 30 minutes from downtown Orlando, 35 to Disney World. One short drive…

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After over 3 years on the market, and a $17M price drop, Shaq finally sells his home for $11M. Making it (according to Steller MLS) the highest sale in Windermere, Florida history. With the average home price in Windermere going for around $560,000, there’s still plenty of affordable homes in the area if you’re not just looking for mansions!

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Thinking of investing in a short term rental property located near the Walt Disney World Resort? The Reunion Resort and Davenport area are home to thousands of vacation rentals thanks to their location outside of Orange County’s strict short-term rental jurisdiction.

Where is it?

Located 13 minutes from the Disney parks, the Reunion Resort is a vacationers paradise. Not only does it’s convenient location allow you to bypass Orlando’s main interstate on the way to the parks, it also puts you minutes away from a variety of grocery stores, shopping outlets and a variety of chain restaurants. Located just a bit further down I-4, Davenport is where locals and vacationers coexist in an affordable, established community.

What is…

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Home to some of the most expensive real estate in Central Florida, Winter Park is known for its idyllic Park Avenue, close proximity to downtown and the most luxurious homes in all of central Florida.

Pricing & History

With an average home price of around $500,000, Winter Park exudes Florida charm and luxury. Established in the late 1800’s as a railroad town and sort of escape for wealthy New Englanders, Winter Park served as a welcoming haven from the harsh, snowy winters. Today it is loved for its original brick lined streets, surrounding lakes and classic architecture that is a far cry from the conventional, new construction aesthetic we see today. If you’re looking to learn a little more, try taking a boat tour that…

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Dozens of would be Orlandonians call my team and I on a weekly basis, with goals to move to Orlando for work or relaxation. There’s a common theme to the calls, and many of the same myths come up. Here are the top 6 myths I hear about living in Orlando:

Myth #1 – Pool Homes in Orlando 

This actually comes up a lot. So I jumped into our property search portal to see how frequent pool homes come up for sale. I searched for homes in Orange County (Orlando), Lake County (think Clermont), Osceola (think Celebration/Kissimmee), Seminole (Lake Mary), and Polk Counties.

As of the time of this article, there’s just over 3700 single family homes for sale. Of which, just over 1100 homes had a private pool. So roughly 30%.…

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Known for its picturesque hills and shimmering lakes, Clermont is easily one of the fastest growing cities in central Florida and that isn’t showing signs of slowing.

Where is it?

Located 30 minutes west of downtown Orlando, Clermont was established in the late 1800’s as a thriving citrus community thanks to its convenient location on a chain of lakes. Today it’s home to over 40,000 residents, nearly a quarter of which being added within the last 10 years. Read along to find out why people from all over the country are flocking to this Orlando suburb with a small town feel and a great deal to explore.

What is there to do?

The recent rise in interest in Clermont has led to a massive rebirth of the downtown area, if not the…

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There are a lot of great places to live in and around central Florida, but one of the fastest growing at the moment is Lake Nona. Located just minutes from Orlando’s main airport and only 23 miles from downtown, Lake Nona has seen a huge increase in demand over the last few years. What’s to love about this newly developed area? Read below to find out.

Nicknamed “medical city” for its various research facilities and state of the art hospitals, Lake Nona was developed by the Tavistock Group to mock a community centered around the University of San Diego’s Research Park. It is now home to the UCF College of Medicine, University of Florida Research and Academic Center, Nemours Children’s Hospital and the VA Medical Center.…

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Celebration

Life in Orlando is full of fun and adventure, but if you’re looking for a small town feel while being only minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort, Celebration might be for you. Established in the late 90’s as a community where Disney cast members could live, work and play, Celebration has since evolved into a family friendly destination with subtle nods to Disney scattered throughout. 

Where is it?

A mere 8 miles from the Magic Kingdom lies a community created by Disney with the sole purpose of being a family centered, all American town that was convenient to their theme parks. If your priorities lie outside of the parks, Celebration is just a hop, skip and jump away from a…

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For the affluent Disney Fan, the gated Golden Oak neighborhood offers a lifestyle unlike any other in the world. To live among Walt Disney World property is a unique opportunity! Today we’ll breakdown the history of the neighborhood, the amenities, the fees, and what life is like living in Orlando’s most exclusive address.

How many homes are in Golden Oak? 

There’s a total of 299 homes spread across 8 neighborhoods. The neighborhoods include Carolwood, Kimball Trace, Kingswell, Marceline, Silverbrook, Symphony Grove, The Cottages at Symphony Grove, and the Four Seasons Private Residences.

The homes in the Cottages are the smallest yet most intricately finished homes on property. Where the Four Seasons Private…

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