Orlando

September 7, 2012 - 2:51 PM
The University of Central Florida (UCF), located in Orlando, set new records for enrollment, academic quality and diversity, according to the Orlando Business Journal. With property in college areas known to be a boon to real estate investors and parents alike, families with college-aged children should Read More

University of Central Florida sets enrollment, diversity records

The University of Central Florida (UCF), located in Orlando, set new records for enrollment, academic quality and diversity, according to the Orlando Business Journal.

August 31, 2012 - 3:54 PM
Florida ranked 13th among states with the most affordable child care for school-aged children in a center, according to a recent report released by Child Care Aware of America. For young parents looking for a good location to raise their families, the aforementioned ranking should lead them to consider Read More

Florida has above-average rates for school-aged child care

Florida ranked 13th among states with the most affordable child care for school-aged children in a center, according to a recent report released by Child Care Aware of America.

August 31, 2012 - 3:53 PM
City officials have commissioned a $1.5 million project to design and build several large artistic sculptures around downtown Orlando, including four along Lake Eola, according to WFTV. A more aesthetically-beautiful downtown area sprinkled with additional culture could boost the demand for homes for sale in Read More

Orlando beautifying downtown with new sculptures

City officials have commissioned a $1.5 million project to design and build several large artistic sculptures around downtown Orlando, including four along Lake Eola, according to WFTV.

August 30, 2012 - 3:23 PM
With real estate values fluctuating among the volatile home buying market in recent years, owners and sellers are becoming more creative in efforts to raise the values of homes for sale in Orlando. This has led to an increase in the investment of sweat equity among Orlando houses. According to Inman News, Read More

Orlando homeowners investing in sweat equity

With real estate values fluctuating among the volatile home buying market in recent years, owners and sellers are becoming more creative in efforts to raise the values of homes for sale in Orlando.

August 30, 2012 - 3:20 PM
Echoing concerns raised by their counterparts, a local real estate association is objecting to a bulk-sale pilot program enacted by the Federal Housing Finance Administration, according to the Orlando Sentinel. This could have a significant impact on the market for real estate in Orlando. According to Yahoo Read More

Local real estate association complains about federal bulk foreclosure sales

Echoing concerns raised by their counterparts, a local real estate association is objecting to a bulk-sale pilot program enacted by the Federal Housing Finance Administration, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

August 24, 2012 - 3:20 PM
Schools in the Orlando metro area are implementing increasingly-stringent academic standards just in time for the new school year, according to the Orlando Sentinel. This is despite the fact that test scores and other education stats in the area have seen a general uptick. Improved academic standards make Read More
August 17, 2012 - 9:45 AM
The VA Medical Center in Orlando, is set to open next year, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Adding a hospital that caters specifically to veterans in an area that already features several nationally-ranked medical facilities, coupled with the additional jobs brought by the hospital, could drive up demand Read More

VA hospital set to open next year

The VA Medical Center in Orlando, is set to open next year, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

August 14, 2012 - 4:02 PM
The Baldwin Park planned community in Orlando, Florida, has rebounded from a foreclosure-plagued recent history to emerge as one of the hottest markets for real estate in Orlando, according to the Orlando Sentinel. As recently as five years ago, the development in northeast Orlando was littered with Read More

Baldwin Park emerging as hot area in Orlando

The Baldwin Park planned community in Orlando, Florida, has rebounded from a foreclosure-plagued recent history to emerge as one of the hottest markets for real estate in Orlando, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

August 10, 2012 - 4:09 PM
The number of Orlando homeowners just entering the foreclosure process increased from the same month last year for the seventh consecutive month in July 2012, according to LoanSafe. Additionally, existing home prices in Orlando are forecasted to plummet at least 7 percent through early next year, according Read More

Rising number of Orlando foreclosures presents opportunity for buyers

The number of Orlando homeowners just entering the foreclosure process increased from the same month last year for the seventh consecutive month in July 2012, according to LoanSafe.

July 31, 2012 - 2:47 PM
For some professionals, the ability to quickly commute to an airport is vital. Traveling back and forth to different metros for client meetings and other work developments helps ensure success. Therefore, may people choose to move near airports or highways that travel directly to terminals. In the Orlando- Read More

Airline changes could impact Orlando professionals

For some professionals, the ability to quickly commute to an airport is vital.

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