Metro Orlando real estate sales dipped by 26 percent in 2006, compared to a statewide average of 28 percent.
However, the median sales price for the same area increased by 14 percent reports Jerry W Jackson of the Orlando Sentinel.
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The Buyers Market will not last for long…
It is expected that the market will show good future growth so now is the time to get in and get that Florida Property Now!
The slow down in the Central Florida real estate market has sellers and listing agents looking for new ways to make their properties stand out in the crowd. David Ressel of the Columbia News Service reports on some creative tactics used around the country to score home sales.
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Celebrate Mardi Gras at Universal Studios from February 3 to April 14, 2007. Enjoy the sounds of New Orleans’ bands as you walk the streets of the French Quarter, sample some traditional Creole or Cajun specialities, catch a concert or watch the spectacular parade, this year themed around the four seasons.
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A dream for many little girls (and boys) has the chance of becoming a reality in 2007 as Florida’s Walt Disney World invites a random family to spend the night in Cinderella’s Castle. Most days during 2007, a family at a park or at Downtown Disney will be selected to sleep in the Cinderella Castle Suite.
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In the past two decades, vacation rentals have become part of the mainstream of Central Florida’s lodging Industry. Despite falling occupancy levels in hotels, the short term rental market remains stealthy writes Christopher Boyd of the Orlando Sentinel. Britons helped launch the industry in Florida as renting vacation property is much more common in Europe but the Americans are catching on.
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The new KB home development of Stewart-inspired homes will be built on 21 acres southwest of Windermere, Florida. All of the homes to feature architectural styles inspired by Stewart with a number of units being "themed after some of her own homes". Read full article by Jerry W Jackson of the Orlando Sentinel.
2006 wound up being the second best year on record for existing Orlando home sales. Even though sales were down compared to 2005 levels, the median house price continues to rise says Jerry Jackson of the Orlando Sentinel.
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