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Orlando home sales, median price both rise in August 
Reminder: This report reflects Orlando's housing market activity during the month of August, prior to Hurricane Irma's landfall on September 10. The market report to be released in October will reflect Orlando’s housing market activity for the month of September along with the impact of Hurricane Irma. 

The median price of Orlando homes sold during the month of August increased nearly 10 percent while sales increased almost 3 percent compared to August 2016, reports the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association. Inventory continued its year-over-year slide and dropped about 16 percent. >>Read more.

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Buying a home is exciting and terrifying. After all, this is the biggest financial move most people ever make. As such, there's a lot of room for error, and even tiny mistakes can translate to tens of thousands of dollars.

The lesson here: Even the most intrepid home buyer should get some guidance not only on what to do, but also what not to do. Look no further than this list, which highlights the most common mistakes buyers make so you can avoid the same fate. Read more >>

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By Jennifer Geddes | Jul 13, 2017

 

In many households the kitchen is the center of the home—and more and more, the natural gathering place in the kitchen is around the island. Kitchen island ideas can show you that these useful features come in a variety of sizes and materials to accommodate your floor plan. >>Read more

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By Yuqing Pan | May 31, 2017

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It's the American summertime real estate fantasy.

When the mercury starts rising again from coast to coast, we start dreaming about having a home right by the beach—close enough to enjoy a morning walk by the water and to hear the waves crashing at night. Epic sandcastles. Cookouts on the beach. Second-degree sunburn. What's not to love? >>Read more
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Orlando median home price continues upward climb as sales and inventory dip

Orlando home sales declined 4 percent in April compared to April of 2016, in large part the result of sustained declines in the number of homes available for purchase. Orlando’s skimpy inventory also continued to push prices upwards, with the area’s year-over-year median home price again hitting a double-digit increase. Read more »

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Egret on peaceful Lake Eola "High job growth in markets such as Orlando, Seattle, and Miami, and the power of affordability in places like Albany and Buffalo are making these markets magnets for millennials," says Javier Vivas, manager of economic research for Realtor.com®. "But what really stands out is that all these markets already have large numbers of millennials, which translates into strong populations of millennial homebuyers." >>Read more.
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Courtesy of:  Intermark Design Group | 4602 Parkway Commerce Blvd., Orlando, FL 32808 Aundrea Brown / 407.426.9975

  

CORK will make a comeback.  But this time, you’ll see it in coffee table bases, cork stools, or side tables.  Cork not only adds warmth and texture to a room, but it is also useful in absorbing noise in the large open plan homes. 

JEWEL TONES inspired by metals, space, stars, clouds, and the cosmos will also be big.  Metallics, metals, raw-cut quartz, Lucite and opal will carry the missing sparkle and interest to your home. 

GREEN is going to enjoy a wide presence.  This color can beautifully complement vintage and timeless furniture as well as metallic accent pieces.

RAW WHITE accessories that have more of a chalky or bone

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