Orlando Real Estate
Orlando is a great community to live in, known for its nickname "The City Beautiful." The city is the home of Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, the SeaWorld theme park, and other theme parks. It is the county seat of Orange County, and is one of the most popular American cities for conferences and conventions. While the city is home to the University of Central Florida, the second largest university in the United States, the economy of Orlando is largely driven by tourism, with over 51 million visitors coming to the city each year to enjoy the climate and theme park attractions.
One of the memorable attractions of Orlando is Lake Eola Park, a public park that features the Walt Disney Amphitheater and authentic Chinese “Ting” pagoda which are surrounded by the scenic water and gushing fountains.
The Florida luxury real estate market has seen substantial increased demand over the years due to tremendous growth, when you are searching for luxury properties view the updated current inventory on our website offering central Florida luxury homes for sale.
Windermere Real Estate
Windermere, Florida is a small upscale bedroom community on the outskirts of Orlando with about 3,000 residents as of the 2010 census. The town is only about 12 miles west of Orlando, and provides an easy commute to the surrounding areas, including Orlando. Commute time to Orlando can range from 20 minutes to 30 minutes, depending on where in Orlando you are traveling to.
The Windermere city center sits on a small strip of land between Lake Butler and Lake Down, providing a quaint downtown experience unlike any other. Home styles in Windermere vary widely from bungalows to mansions, with top prices reaching $65 million. There are many beautiful properties available in Windermere, and many luxury real estate buyers search for foreclosures and short sales for buying opportunities.
Longwood Real Estate
Longwood, Florida is a small community that sits about 15 miles due north of Orlando. Any easy commute for those who work in the many tourism and tech jobs in the Greater Orlando area, Longwood's 13,000 residents can enjoy beautiful waterfront views on one of the many small lakes in town. There are also equestrian properties available in Longwood, and homes ranging from luxurious subdivision to large estates.
Home prices in Longwood vary widely, but much of the market is affordable, with many 4 bedroom homes in the $200,000 to $500,000 range. The upper end of the market can go as high as $5 million for custom homes or lakefront homes with acreage.
Lake Mary Real Estate
Lake Mary is a small town about 20 miles north of Orlando. It sits just east of Longwood and west of Sanford, and is within an easy commute for those who work in most parts of the Greater Orlando area. The area is known for its great schools, nice but affordable homes, and family-friendly amenities away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist-heavy Orlando.
Home prices in Lake Mary are generally very affordable. Buyers can find small two-bedroom bungalows and condos below $100,000. A nice family sized home can be found in the high $100,000s and $200,000s, with the top of the market coming in at the low $2 million mark for custom homes on about an acre.
Sanford Real Estate
Sanford, Florida is the home of Orlando Sanford International Airport, an important transportation hub for the Greater Orlando area. Just over 20 miles north of the center of Orlando, Sanford is smaller than Orlando (about 50,000 residents compared to 238,000 in Orlando), but larger than some of the other communities. There is a larger employer base in Sanford as a result, with a booming business environment due to its easy access to the airport and the nearby tourism industry.
Sanford residential real estate starts below $100,000 for smaller bungalows and condos. The upper end of the Sanford market is an affordable $1.5 million, which will buy a custom home or exclusive estate on acreage.
Mount Dora Real Estate
Mount Dora, Florida is a suburb of Orlando located about 35 to 45 minutes to the north of downtown on I-441, depending on the time of day. This makes Mount Dora real estate a great place for commuters wanting to live outside of Orlando but work in town. The bedroom community is located adjacent to several lakes, including Lake Ola, Lake Carlton, Lake Beauclair, Lake Gertrude, Lake Saunders, and its namesake, Lake Dora. Other smaller lakes surround Mount Dora as well, many of which provide great opportunities for owning Mount Dora waterfront property. There are beautiful golf course homes at the prestigious Deer Island Golf and Lake Club, and Mount Dora has excellent schools, shopping, and dining.
Mount Dora real estate starts below $100,000 for smaller bungalows and condos, with the high end of the market at about $3 million for large estates on acreage.