Real Estate Blog

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes | Mar 23, 2020

Cooped up inside because of the coronavirus? In this unsettling time, doing your part to maintain social distance means you've been spending a lot of time indoors. And while movie marathons and board games can occupy part of your day, they might start to get old after a while. One can enjoy only so many games of Scrabble, right?

If you're feeling a little stir-crazy (and other forms of entertainment just aren't cutting it), try taking on a home project that'll make you feel productive. Read more>>

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By Cicely Wedgeworth | Dec 4, 2019

 

Ten years ago, many homeowners were desperately hoping to hang on to their homes. Others were doing everything they could just to scare up potential buyers. Meanwhile, said buyers were struggling to get financing from newly skittish lenders. Ah, memories. What a difference a decade makes!

It has, in fact, been the most consequential stretch in American real estate history, one that has fundamentally altered the landscape. Read more>>

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By Becky Bracken | Realtor.com

 

Five decades ago, it was a heady time in America. The year was 1969, and the country put a man on the moon.

In addition to that stellar news, homes were being built across the country as Americans looked to spread out into the suburbs.

We took a peek at homes celebrating their golden anniversary and found over 8,000 homes built in 1969 that are currently for sale. Read more>>

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Orlando median price and sales both rise in September; inventory dips (Released October 15, 2019) Orlando’s housing market in September recorded year-over-year increases in both sales (7%) and median price (5%). The inventory of homes available for purchase, however, saw a second consecutive decline after nine months of positive postings. Read more >>
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10 Things Every Home Needs This Fall: Do You Have Them All?

By Liz Alterman | Sep 20, 2019

As autumn arrives, with its cooler weather and early sunsets, chances are you'll be spending more time indoors. With that in mind, why not make your surroundings as warm and inviting as possible?

Whether you're entertaining or cozying up with a good book, fall should be all about the comforts of home. Check out these furnishings and fun decor finds that are sure to make hanging out indoors a lot more tolerable. Read more>>

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Orlando home sales rebound in time for the first day of school

Orlando home sales saw a healthy rebound in July, just in time for families to be settled into their new homes for the start of the school year. The number of transactions improved by 7% compared to July of 2018 and by 6% compared to last month. 

“The jump in sales shows that homebuyers are eager to take advantage of Orlando’s favorable market conditions such as falling interest rates and stable increases in median price,” says Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association President Jeffrey M. Fagan, Watson Realty Corp. “The additional inventory that’s become available over the past months has benefitted sales as well, although those seeking homes in the affordable price ranges are still

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