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Orlando Real Estate

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  • Foreclosure auctions: Are bogus prices hiding profit?

    Foreclosure auctions: Are bogus prices hiding profit?
    Properties purchased through Orange County Clerk of Courts foreclosure sales at one price are appearing in the county Property Appraiser's Office records at a higher price, often tens of thousands of dollars more, according to an Orlando Sentinel review...
  • Kid-oriented hotel with water park to rise from remains of original I-Drive lodging in Orlando

    Kid-oriented hotel with water park to rise from remains of original I-Drive lodging in Orlando
    The Legacy Grand Hotel, an eyesore for years in the heart of Orlando's tourist corridor, is finally getting a face-lift. The 393-room hotel at 7400 International Drive will become CoCo Key Water Resort, an island-themed water-park hotel catering to young...
  • Best buys

    Best buys
    Looking for value? Our wine expert offers 11 wines with great taste and value. Here's a list of wines that are all under $15 a bottle with a few lessons on how to find foods to enjoy with them. $15 2010 Schild Estate GMS Old Bush Vine, Barossa,...
  • In Panama, a taste of the tropics and a new state of mind

    In Panama, a taste of the tropics and a new state of mind
    Racing through a Panamanian archipelago by sport boat, I couldn't help but feel like James Bond. It was just me and a mustachioed driver, speeding toward a remote island where I would spend a few decadent days at an eco-resort, hiking the rain forest,...
  • Wild Orlando: Outdoor adventures abound in Central Florida

    Wild Orlando: Outdoor adventures abound in Central Florida
    On a recent, chilly evening, I looked up and saw more stars than I ever had in the Florida sky. I was 45 feet above the ground and my heart was racing. Then, I stepped off my platform into an inky abyss. I could barely see the glimmer of a swamp below....
  • Deseret Ranch owners pull request to rezone property

    Owners of the massive Deseret Ranch pulled their request to get a portion of their Orange County property rezoned for development. County Commissioner Linda Stewart said the decision was made because "there were too many questions" about the proposal....
  • Orlando church agrees to $28.35 million deal that clears way for arts center

    Orlando church agrees to $28.35 million deal that clears way for arts center
    The congregation of one of Orlando's oldest churches voted Tuesday to sell some of its land so the new performing-arts center can be built downtown, clearing a major hurdle for the project's future. The decision by First United Methodist Church of...
  • Orange County school district sues engineers for approving school site on former bombing range

    Orange County school district sues engineers for approving school site on former bombing range
    The Orange County school district is suing two engineering companies that gave the green light to build a middle school on part of a former World War II-era bombing range. Tons of bomb debris and hundreds of unexploded bombs and rockets have been...
  • 400 live bombs later, fallout is not over

    400 live bombs later, fallout is not over
    Two years ago this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced cleanup of a middle school and southeast Orlando community built on a former World War II-era bombing range. The corps' search of the tranquil neighborhood uncovered decades-old bombs,...
  • Talking With . . . Peter Murphy: Investors driving home sales

    Talking With . . . Peter Murphy: Investors driving home sales
    Peter K. Murphy, 30, is the founder of Home Encounter LLC, a Tampa-based real estate brokerage and research firm, and the author of the monthly Home Encounter's Residential Real Estate Report. His firm sometimes analyzes the Orlando market. He spoke...
  • Budget threats fizzle in face of taxpayer protests

    Taxpayer protests kept city and county leaders from enacting some of their severest threats for the coming budget year, instead cutting many government jobs and benefits. Only a third of the 31 governments surveyed by the Orlando Sentinel raised...