January 2018

There are 5 blog entries for January 2018.

More and more people are moving to Florida these days, and many of those transplants are opting for Central Florida over any other part of the state. Back in 2016, data released by the U.S. Census Bureau revealed more than 73,000 people moved into the Central Florida region, and steady population growth in our area is a trend that doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. 

Fittingly, John Burns Real Estate Consulting just recently devised a list of the 50 fastest-selling master planned communities in the country, and of course several are located right here in Central Florida. 

Collectively, the 50 communities mentioned saw over 28,300 home sales last year alone, which believe it or not is up a whopping 20% from 2016, and a number that

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Orlando Area Real Estate MarketAlthough limited inventory has continued to drive Orlando area home prices up in recent months, some economists and mortgage analysts say a slowdown in price gains could be on the way in 2018.

Since the last half of 2011, home price growth has been strong in Orlando, and the area’s equally strong job market has also contributed to substantial increases in home prices over the last five to six years.

But according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors, Orlando is only projected to see around a 3 percent increase in home prices in 2018 after double-digit gains in each of the last several years.

One reason for this year's outlook is that investors could start selling off distressed sales they purchased and transformed into

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Much like it was for most of 2017, limited inventory is unquestionably the biggest concern for the Orlando area housing market heading into the new year. According to a recently released report by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, the Orlando area market, which of course includes most of Orange and Seminole Counties, had the lowest year-end inventory in more than 10 years, which was an on-going trend that allowed home prices to spike 10.7% over the last 12 months.

Affordable price ranges are where supply shortages are most prominent, and that’s an issue the many industry pros are worried about as we dive deeper into 2018.

Believe it or not, around 17% of all Metro Orlando homes sold for over asking price in 2017, which averaged out to be an extra

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With Davenport being one of the fastest growing communities in all of Central Florida, there’s no better place to buy a condo right now, especially if you’re looking to be situated relatively close to Disney. As you’ll quickly notice, condos occupy a significant portion of the Davenport real estate market, and regardless of whether you’re looking to buy a vacation property or a beautiful new condo residence you can call home all year long, options and opportunities are plentiful in Davenport right now.
So to help get your new Davenport condo search started off in the right direction, we thought we’d narrow down your choices a bit and invite you to take a closer look at a few of our favorite condo communities in town that are always worth strong

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ChampionsGate is one of the premier residential communities in all of Central Florida. As a golfing community that offers both attached condos and townhouses and detached single-family residences, there’s pretty much something for everyone in ChampionsGate, regardless of budget or lifestyle preferences. 

The other advantage to ChampionsGate is its supremely convenient location, which sits just minutes from Interstate 4 and all the world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment the Orlando area as a whole has to offer. 

But given ChampionsGate encompasses around 1,500 acres and has quite the selection of housing options and opportunities, just where should active home buyers today begin their search? 

A few places that might not be a bad place to

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