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Greatest Year in Downtown Orlando’s History! On Wednesday, Mayor Buddy Dyer praised the past year as the greatest one in downtown Orlando‘s history. The mayor made the pronouncement in his annual “State of the Downtown” speech before a crowd of community and business leaders. Dyer used the speech to trumpet... Read More

Florida Makes the List of Most Upbeat Price Expectations for Housing in 2015! With rising inventory and modest expectations of demand growth, REALTORS®  responding to the  October 2014 survey expected home prices to increase modestly in the next 12 months, according to data gathered from the October 2014... Read More

Economic Growth in 2015! Despite slower economic growth in recent months following a strong showing in mid-2014, Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group said in a recent report that it still expects 2015 to be a slightly better year overall economically in the U.S. The group’s current forecast was based... Read More

The Holiday Season is the Best Time to Sell! Some owners hesitate to market their homes between Halloween and New Year’s Day, believing the holiday season to be an off-peak time to sell. After all, aren’t potential buyers sidetracked with the holidays and likelier to postpone a house... Read More

Technology Dominates the Home Buying Process Consumers use technology for just about everything, including looking for and buying a home. A recent independent poll commissioned by Versta Research finds that 89 percent of homebuyers use some form of online technology in the home buying process; of those, 76... Read More

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando proudly announced on Wednesday that Orlando obtained highest MEI score! Orlando obtained highest MEI score of 100 for 2014. Municipal Equality Index (MEI) is a nationwide evaluation of 353 cities on how inclusive the city’s laws and policies... Read More

City of Orlando officials joined leaders from The Pizzuti Cos. LLC for The Sevens Downtown Orlando groundbreaking ceremony yesterday. The Sevens will be a mixed-use building project in the North Quarter district of Downtown Orlando. The Sevens groundbreaking was originally set to take place earlier... Read More

Fortune magazine ranked Orlando number one for job growth in 2014 According to the ranking of Orlando number one for job growth, Orlando’s job growth of 3.7 percent in the first nine months of the year was more than twice the national average. The top 10 cities and... Read More

Developers are looking at building a mixed-use project in Ivanhoe Village along Virginia Drive and Alden Road. The development is being called The Yard. Local developer Chance Gordy with Real Estate Inverlad Development LLC told Bungalower that they are working with the community on the plan before submitting for approvals from... Read More