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Orlando Real Estate

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  • Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners

    Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners
    As the economy improves and the unemployment rate in the Orlando metropolitan area keeps dropping, a question that often comes up in good times is making a comeback, Mary Hurley noted. Should you rent when you could buy? Area residents in apartment...
  • Trader Joe's center lines up incentives

    Trader Joe's center lines up incentives
    A new Trader Joe's distribution center planned for Daytona Beach is expected to receive about $6.6 million in economic incentives from governments and private entities. Volusia County agreed to contribute $4.67 million of incentives for a warehouse that...
  • Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development

    Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development
    When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location. But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
  • Most Orlando luxury estate buyers come with cash in hand

    Most Orlando luxury estate buyers come with cash in hand
    The buyer who purchased Dwight Howard's estate in Seminole County last month wasn't the Orlando market's only luxury seeker to come with cash in hand. The NBA star had three cash offers on his lakefront mansion, which sold last month for $3.4 million...
  • Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money

    Flippers, landlords find new home-loan money
    Orlando landlord Brian Lunsford needed $40,000 to renovate a house that a college student almost burned down, so he turned to an online crowdfunding site. Within two days, more than a dozen investors had each agreed to loan him an average of $2,800...
  • Orlando home-sales market cools as number of listings grows

    Orlando home-sales market cools as number of listings grows
    The once-sizzling home-sales market has cooled off this summer in the Orlando area as sellers face increasing competition and buyers no longer have to wait in line with investors to buy houses. The days of prices rising as much as 2 percent or 3 percent...
  • Orlando time-share VP on buying spree

    Orlando time-share VP on buying spree
    The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel. The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
  • Rising Orlando home prices chip away at affordability

    Rising Orlando home prices chip away at affordability
    Orlando remains one of the nation's more affordable housing markets, but the pinch of rising home prices on incomes is evident in a new study released Thursday. Orlando-area home buyers in May spent 17 to 20 percent of their earnings on house payments,...
  • CNL expands property portfolio in deal with Crescent Communities

    CNL expands property portfolio in deal with Crescent Communities
    CNL Commercial Real Estate said Tuesday it will expand its commercial property portfolio through an alliance with Charlotte, N.C.-based Crescent Communities. As a result, 10 to 20 Crescent employees will become employees of CNL, said Ken Loeber,...
  • CNL discloses more about $300M buying fund

    CNL discloses more about $300M buying fund
    Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 milllion in acquisitions over the next 18 months. In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I – a $45 million purchase of the...
  • CNL chairman Seneff: Growth is in apartments, some office

    CNL chairman Seneff: Growth is in apartments, some office
    Single-family residential markets are likely to be depressed by economic trends for the near future, said James Seneff, executive chairman of CNL Financial, at a conference in Orlando on Wednesday. “Fewer people are buying homes… But...