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Many experts have been calling upon home builders to ramp up construction to help with the lack of existing inventory for sale. For the past two months, new home sales have surged, with July’s total coming in at the highest since October 2007. The latest estimates from the US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development show that sales in July were 31.3% higher than this time last year, and 12.4% higher than last month, at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000.  Zillow’s Chief Economist, Svenja Gudell, echoed the reaction of some as she commented: “July(‘s) new home sales data was a surprise, but a welcome one. For years, the market has been practically begging builders to both Read More…

In the upcoming Orlando Magazine they name their Hot 100 Realtors in Orlando and there are two Olde Town Brokers agents on the list! We are excited to announce that Lisa Shear of Winter Park and John R. Gordon of Windermere are on the list for 2016. Lisa Shear – 407-721-9375 www.lisashear.com John R. Gordon, PA – 407-488-8802 www.gordongroupfl.com  

It’s almost back to school season! That means many parents are scrambling to get their children ready for school; some are even moving in order to get their children into better schools. One of the best areas in Orange County for schools is Windermere, which is just west of Downtown Orlando. Windermere is known for beautiful homes and communities and it’s home to some of the most highly-rated schools in Orange County. If you are currently looking to buy a new home in an area that gives you access to amazing schools, Windermere is the place to look at! This community is full of ‘A’ schools. What does that mean? It means these schools performed well enough in a state-wide Read More…