longwood_florida_real_estate_250Longwood is one of the best places to live in central Florida, especially for families. This is truly a community that offers a quiet living style, but still retains access to everything a family could want in a community.

Longwood has long attracted visitors, but really began to boom after 1971, when Walt Disney World opened. Longwood is located close enough to Disney World to allow it to be a great commuter town for Disney employees, but far enough away to allow locals to escape crowds during the tourist season.

Longwood has many different home styles to appeal to different types of buyers. There are lots of families in Longwood, so you'll find lots of single-family homes, many with the enclosed swimming pool room that Central Florida is so famous…

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lake_mary_signProspective homebuyers in the Orlando area should definitely consider Lake Mary as a great potential option. Lake Mary is one of the best places for a family, couple, or single person to call home for many reasons. Here are 20 reasons to consider Lake Mary as you choose a Central Florida Community.

  1. CNN/Money Magazine ranked Lake Mary as the number 1 town in Florida. In 2007, it was ranked as the number 4 best place to live in America.
  2. Lake Mary offers warm weather year round.
  3. Lake Mary housing prices are near an all time low, so you can afford a great home in a great town.
  4. Lake Mary is home to many golf courses, including Timacuan Golf and Country Club, rated one of the best in Florida.
  5. Lake Mary schools are also among the best in Florida.

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commercial_real_estateMost of the news we’ve read about the real estate market in recent years has been pretty depressing. But, the news is actually quite exciting for Central Florida when it comes to commercial real estate.

Did you know recent reports have ranked Central Florida at 9th in the USA for new commercial real estate construction? It may seem surprising, but it’s a reality.  In addition, occupancy rates in the downtown area of Orlando, the largest metro area in Central Florida, increased in quarter four of 2010 as compared to 2009. So, while the vacancy rate still remains in the high teens for the central Florida, the occupancy numbers keep increasing, which means over time there be more competition for the office space that is available.

Central Florida has…

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