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Orlando housing prices are heading up fast, with competition really heating up when it comes to townhouses and condos. While condo units in Seminole and Orange counties made up only about 12-percent of all home sales last month, prices more than tripled the growth rate of single-family homes over last year.

Some believe the recent spike in townhouse and condo prices could likely translate to construction of a new downtown condo tower in the near future. It’s been about ten years since that’s happened.

As home priced continue to grow, however, local wages have stayed relatively flat and the housing supply has actually shrunk. The combo of high demand and low inventory has additionally translated to relatively flat sales, as of late.

Taking a look at Orlando’s

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Affordability is of course one of the most important factors home buyers consider, especially if yor budget tops out around $200,000. Luckily for buyers searching homes for sale in Clermont, affordable options are fairly plentiful right now, and definitely within these 3 beautiful neighborhoods...

Manchester at Kings Ridge

One great option for buyers is Manchester at Kings Ridge. The neighborhood enjoys several comfortable floor plans affordably priced around $200,000, often with two-bedrooms and two-baths, providing just the right amount of space.

Weston Hills

Close to major attractions, shops and restaurants in the area, Weston Hills also provides for an impressive collection of affordably priced homes in Clermont. It’s possible to find a

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Kissimmee Luxury Homes For SaleCentral Florida is home to some of the most impressive real estate you'll find anywhere, and that's especially true if we're talking about homes and estates that are situated within the countless golf and country clubs that are scattered throughout the area. So if your budget allows it, why not take a closer look at Kissimmee's most impressive homes currently listed on the market, which more often than not, sit inside these top 3 luxury neighborhoods...

Formosa Gardens

Gated Formosa Gardens is known for its upscale homes, many with private swimming pools, large lots and a large amount of square footage. While the homes vary in price, you will find some homes that easily top $1 million with the advantage of lake views and luxurious added features.

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Central Florida is home to endless sunshine, Disney World, and a warm tropical climate you’ll be able to enjoy all year long. But while the idea of calling Florida home year-round almost always sound appealing on the surface, actually making the move here can definitely sometimes like a daunting task.

Let’s face it, moving anywhere at any time isn’t exactly fun, and that’s especially true if you’re planning a long distance move from out-of-state. Believe it or not, though, most people find moving to the Sunshine State during the summer months to be much less stressful, even despite the hot 90+ degree temperatures making things a little more, well, hot.

We know—that has to almost seem impossible to believe, but here are just 3 quick reasons why it really

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We’re just a few months into 2018, and already the new year is ushering in some fabulous options for condos in beauitful Celebration, Florida. So whether you're looking for somewhere to call home full-time or perhaps even the ideal vacation or seasonal property that fits all your needs or wants, here are just 3 great places to consider when it comes to condos in Celebration.

Mirasol Private Residences

One incredible place to begin your search is the luxury community of the Mirasol Private Residences. Condo owners here also enjoy the added bonus of on-site amenities, including a swimming area and garage parking.

Water Street Condos

With one-, two- and three-bedroom condos currently available, the Water Street Condos offer buyers a large number

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Kissimmee Homes Under $600KIf you’re in the market for a new Central Florida home, we’ve found five great subdivisions to search for homes under $600,000 in Kissimmee.

Rustic Acres

One such location is Rustic Acres. The community contains a number of homes with three- to five-bedrooms, all coming well under the price point. With large lots and mature landscaping, the homes of Rustic Acres offer plenty of square footage and privacy; yet remain just a short distance from area beaches, shops and dining options.

Kissimmee Bay

Yet another desirable community includes the homes of Kissimmee Bay. The country-club surroundings present access to golf, a boat ramp and on-site dining, while the homes of community are tailored to reflect a more individual style. Options include

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Luxury abounds in Windermere, Florida, but there are several fantastic luxury neighborhoods to still purchase a home for under $900,000.

Keenes Pointe

With easy access to the vibrancy of popular Florida attractions, Keenes Pointe presents exclusivity and distinction in the Windermere area. Supplemented by an 18-hole, Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, the development also offers a large clubhouse with on-site dining and luxurious homes. While some are priced in the multi-million dollar range, the large number of home styles in the area also makes it possible to find a beautifully designed home for less than $900,000.

Tildens Grove 

In addition, it’s also possible to find a home in the same price point within Tildens Grove. This upscale

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Housing market stats were just recently released for the month of January by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, and overall, we didn’t see anything too out of the ordinary.

Total sales only jumped by 0.5% compared to January 2017, while the overall median price of sold homes in Orlando increased by 12.6% from $199,900 to $225,000 year-over-year.

Compared to December, sales did drop by almost 27%, although with many buyers rushing to close in December in order to take advantage of tax benefits for the year, the month-to-month decline from December to January is historically quite common.

Inventory remains to be a challenge facing the Central Florida market heading into the busy spring season, especially given that pending sales in January increased

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Central Florida Real Estate NewsIf you’re wondering where some of the hottest parts of Central Florida’s housing market are right now, look no further than highly-desirable Winter Garden. According to recent data from the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, the Winter Garden community had 40% more sales in 2017 than any other ZIP code in the ORRA coverage area. 

It’s safe to say that activity in the new Horizon West communities of Hamlin and Independence are fueling the area’s increased sales volume, although Winter Garden’s historic downtown and easy access to all kinds of outdoor recreational amenities certainly doesn’t hurt. 

Other top-selling communities around Seminole and Orange Counties include Oviedo, Waterford Lakes, and Windermere, which each has over 1,000 sales by

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If you’re looking for a condo in Reunion under $300,000, we’ve found three extremely desirable options.

Villas at Reunion Square

Choices include a three-bedroom unit within Villas at Reunion Square. Ranging from around 1,500 to 1,600 square feet plus a private balcony or patio, the residences are complimented by crown molding, high ceilings and granite countertops. In addition, residents enjoy amenities ranging from the two swimming pools to a lazy river, splash park and sand volleyball, for under $300,000.

Centre Court Ridge

With golf course views, Centre Court Ridge also sits close to a large tennis center and pro shop. In addition, residents have access to an oversized swimming pool and hot tub, plus some three-bedroom units coming in at

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