January 2012

Found 7 blog entries for January 2012.

Windermere and Dr. Phillips residents are surrounded by one of Florida's most spectacular inland lake systems. Providing the most breathtaking Orlando lake front real estate, the Butler Chain of Lakes are perfect for boating, fishing, picnicking, or just enjoying a relaxing evening sunset. Together, the chain of lakes make-up over 5000 acres of land. 

The Butler Chain of LakesButler Chain of Lakes Information

  • Lake Butler: Surface Area: 1700 acres • Mean Depth: 14.1 feet
  • Lake Blanche: Surface Area: 122 acres • Mean Depth: 26.9 feet
  • Lake Chase: Surface Area: 142 acres • Mean Depth: 20.7 feet
  • Lake Down: Surface Area: 911 acres • Mean Depth: 19.7 feet
  • Lake Isleworth: Surface Area: 56 acres • Mean Depth: 16.7 feet
  • Lake Louise: Surface Area: 151 acres • Mean
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Keene's Pointe Home For SaleLocated in the premier Windermere, Florida community of Keenes Pointe, this immaculate home offers over 3100 square feet, with a fantastic floor plan! Keene's Pointe residents can enjoy access to the world class Jack Nicklaus Golf Course, as well as the highly sought after Golden Bear Club, and the gorgeous Butler Chain of Lakes.

This Orlando home for sale showcases a gourmet kitchen, crown moldings, master suite with tray ceiling, spacious closets, screened outdoor living with pool, and much more!

Listed at $550,000

Contact Jeffrey to schedule your private showing today. 

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At the 2011 year-end, the Orlando Real Estate Market continued to gain strength. Median home prices increased 12% in December 2011. With an overall (year-end) median home price increase of 24%, since January 2011. Not since 2005 have median home prices increased at this pace.

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Keene's Pointe Home For SaleHome for sale in the prestigious community of Keenes Pointe in Windermere, FL, with an asking price of $529,000.

Offering over 3300 square feet, this Windermere, FL home offers a spacious and open floor plan, including 5 bedrooms - 4 bathrooms and crown moldings throughout.

Enjoy your very own, unobstructed nightly view of the Walt Disney World fireworks from the privacy of your own yard.

Contact Jeffrey Funk for your private showing today.

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Orange County Florida Parks & RecreationThe Orange County Parks & Recreation Department operates over 90 local parks, serving all county residents including Orlando residents in the areas of Windermere, Dr. Phillips, and Winter Park.

When the parks and recreation program originally began in 1924, the County operated a mere 8 acres of land. To date, Orange County now operates an estimated 16,000 acres of community parks, with a vast variety of activities offered.

Whether you are interesting in rollerblading, basketball, baseball, camping, or just enjoying a nice afternoon picnic, there are activities for all interests and all ages.

View the county park map with a complete list of all Orange County, FL Parks & Recreational Areas.

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Orange County Florida Emergency Notification AppAttention Orlando area residents...Do you have an iPhone or an iPad? Orange County, FL serving the Orlando areas of Windermere & Dr. Phillips, is the first in the nation to offer an emergency notification mobile application.

OCFLAlert is an innovative technology that utilizes real time push notifications with dynamic content that will provide Orange County families vital information during an emergency situation.

The OCFLAlert is free and available at the App Store.

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While considering the sale of your Orlando luxury home, keep in mind the importance of an appropriately staged house. Presentation is everything! Be sure your Orlando, Windermere, and Dr Phillips home for sale is ahead of the pack, and gain a competitive edge, by considering the following staging tips for your real estate sale. 

Home Staging Tips for your Orlando Home Sale1. Curb Appeal – The most important step in home staging, is creating enticing curb appeal. You do not get a second chance to make a first impression, and the first impression of the potential home buyer takes place before they even step out of their vehicle.

  • Keep landscaping well trimmed, free of weeds, and the lawn manicured. 
  • Accent your property with potted plants and colorful blooms.
  • Power wash exterior
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