According to a report released by the US Census Bureau on Thursday, March 27, "The Villages" is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the US. The population census report reveals that over the 12-month period spanning from July 2012 to July 2013 – The Villages registered an impressive [...]
Getting a sprinkler system installed is step number one to keep your yard looking great. When you have a sprinkler system, you don't have to worry about remembering to water your lawn, watering too much, or watering too little. The automated system will take care of everything for you. Having a [...]
When viewing different homes, it's important to look for signs of trouble. Although you'll want to find a home that is aesthetically pleasing, you'll also want to ensure that it doesn't have any problems below the surface. A house should be properly inspected from basement to rooftop before you [...]
The Metro Orlando Home Builders Association wants to turn a new leaf and several changes are underway as part of its efforts to re-brand itself. The professional trade association that leads the Orlando real estate industry was established in 1953. Since then, it has governed and regulated several [...]
More and more businesses are opening up to the idea of purchasing an office space of their own or regaining the buildings and office-spaces they had, before the global financial crisis of 2008, rather than leasing office spaces from investors or other sellers.
During the 2008 crisis, which hit [...]
Orlando real estate developers, the Del American Real Estate group Inc, have ventured into a partnership with the BentleyForbes LLC from California to build around 800 new apartments in Central Florida. Their development partnership goes by the name BentleyForbes Del American.
According to the findings of a new consumer confidence survey by University of Florida, Floridians are now slightly more confident about the improving US economy than they were the last year. Released on Tuesday, January 28, the report found consumer confidence in Florida rise to 78, one [...]
January 18th saw the kicking in of new appraisal disclosure regulations – strengthening the sentiment of prospective property buyers and sellers alike. This new consumer protection law may help the Orlando real estate market to bloom further and listing agents in Orlandoand other emerging US real [...]
Voters from Florida are now going to decide whether or not the Water and Land Conservation constitutional amendment should be passed, during the November 2014 ballot.
On January 16, the Water and Land Legacy of Florida – the group seeking to push though the proposed amendment, announced that it [...]
2013 has ended and realtors all over Florida, including Orlando realtors are looking forward to a stronger market in 2014. The previous year saw some very reassuring investment purchases by major private equity firms. Apart from bringing immediate dollars to the Orlando real estate market,[...]