Orlando Real Estate

Orlando Real Estate - Orlando Homes for Sale

Orlando Real Estate"The City Beautiful" is an appropriate name for the City of Orlando. The city's commitment to the preservation of public lands and waterways shows. There are 82 lakes and 4,000 acres of public parks where you can swim, fish, play tennis, softball, soccer, basketball, have a picnic or just relax. Hundreds of thousands of Orlando real estate owners are extremely happy about their decision to purchase a home here, and are excited about gaining a new friend, and neighbor.

Located in Orange County, Florida, the vibrant city of Orlando is the 7th largest city in the United States with a population of 238,300 as of the 2010 Census.  Orlando real estate consists of 115 different neighborhoods and many unincorporated communities.  A large proportion of real estate in Orlando were recently built.  Known worldwide for its theme parks, nightlife and downtown area, Orlando is a vibrant city with many amenities to offer its residents.  Shopping malls include Orlando Fashion Square, The Mall at Millenia, Festival Bay Mall and the Florida Mall which is one of the largest single-story malls in United States and the largest in Orlando with over 1,800,000 square feet.  For those raising children, there are excellent K-12 institutions, recreational facilities, parks and much more.  Some higher education institutions include a variety of private colleges, the University of Central Florida, Florida A&M University College of Law, Valenica College, Seminole State College of Florida and the University of Central Florida, which in terms of enrollment, is the second largest in the United States.  Orlando homes for sale well sought after due to its diversity, affordable housing and safe neighborhoods.  It is no wonder that that the city of Orlando was ranked fourth, based on where people want to live, according to the Pew Research Center in 2009.

Attracting over 51 million tourists a year, Orlando is a city of that is known for diversity, culture and an abundance of things to do.  Downtown Orlando is the central business district with theatrical venues, restaurants, sports arenas and a variety of entertainment.  This is where the historic core of “Old Orlando” resides which is between Orange Avenue and Garland Avenue.  Orlando real estate in this vicinity has been rapidly expanding with a variety of housing types and price range.  Metro Orlando has over 71 completed skyscrapers and a majority is located in Downtown Orlando which includes The Sun Trust Center, The Vue at Lake Eola, The Bank of America Center, Solaire at the Plaza, Citrus Center and more.  Residents here enjoy numerous golf courses and the most famous is the Bay Hill Club and Lodge, homes to the Arnold Palmer Invitational.  Orlando real estate has a lot to offer from a vibrant nightlife to quiet city parks with the whole family.  It is no wonder that the 2009 Pew Research Center ranked it as the fourth most populous city , based on where people want to live.

Lake Eola, Orlando
Lake Eola, in the center of downtown Orlando, is a beautiful park. The lake and the huge dancing water fountain are the symbol for Orlando. The park attracts nearly three thousand visitors each day. Orlando real estate owners and visitors alike can enjoy
  • Boating in huge swan shaped peddle boats
  • Amphitheatre with a Shakespeare Festival
  • Musical events
  • Constantly changing floral displays
  • 8/10th mile walking/jogging path around the lake
  • Huge craft shows
  • Book fair
  • Disney days
  • Lying on a blanket and feeding the black swans
During the July 4th celebrations, you'll find one of Orlando's larger fireworks displays at Lake Eola. It´s called Fireworks Over the Fountain, and you´ll be able to enjoy the celebration, witness remarkable entertainment, and enjoy food provided by the event coordinators. Orlando real estate owners have made the decision to move to a city that cares about their interests, and keeps them involved.

Advantages in Owning Orlando Real Estate

Orlando Florida Courthouse
The New Courthouse is a 24 story tower housing 52 courtrooms and tiptoeing slightly taller than the Bank of America Center across the street. The courthouse has two mirror-image buildings for the State Attorney and Public Defender's offices, an energy plant and a parking garage for visitors is built to withstand 1,500 cars on any given day of the week. The Courthouse complex fills the entire block between Orange and Magnolia Avenues and Amelia and Livingston Streets, and is convenient for Orlando real estate owners to access whenever they need to.

Orlando Transportation
The Downtown Transit System has sleek, environmentally-friendly vehicles. The buses have routes that include stops at the Orlando Centroplex, the new Courthouse, the Post Office, the Orlando Public Library, City Hall and shopping areas. This is extremely convenient for Orlando real estate owners to take, and in many cases, been a life-saver for commuters. The city prides itself on coming up with new, innovative ways to assist real estate owners, and visitors, with traveling within the city.

A Renaissance has been underway for some time in Orlando. There are many projects and programs whose main theme is "Keep Orlando Beautiful", and they do. Their function is to revitalize some of the older neighborhoods, and maintain them. "Keep Orlando Beautiful" means all of Orlando.

Orlando Education System

The City of Orlando is within the Orange County Public School District. There are private schools serving the area. You can review a list of these private schools on the "School Information" button on the home page. If you´d like to see where the current available Orlando real estate falls within proximity to a specific school, then contact Gene Brown for more information; Also, visit the other links within this page, and throughout this site for more information about community colleges, and universities, nearby.

University of Central Florida

For undergraduates or graduates, the University of Central Florida is a great choice. The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a convenient choice for Orlando real estate owners because it is located just outside the greater part of the city, and allows residents to pursue a higher education. It is specifically located on the eastern side of the 434 Highway, and is met directly with University Boulevard. The University enrolls more students than any other university in the United States, except for one other, and has been assisting students in obtaining their degrees since 1963. Work with an Orlando real estate agent that knows the area well, and can help you find a home near the University.

Orlando Homes for Sale
Search the entire inventory of the recent real estate listings in Orlando and the surrounding areas. See properties that include: recently constructed homes, traditional single family homes, condominiums, town houses, foreclosures, short sales, land with utilities connected, and everything available. The online property listings shown are accurate and updated with the MLS-IDX data feed connected on this online resource, letting you view the most updated information available. For assistance in locating the right Orlando real estate in this or any community, city or neighborhood in Orange County, contact Gene Brown with Charles Rutenberg Realty, (407) 468-1100.


The city of Orlando has many neighborhoods in the city limits, some of which are:

  • Airport North
  • Ashbury Park
  • Audubon Park 
  • Avalon Park 
  • Azalea Park 
  • Baldwin Park 
  • Callahan
  • Catalina
  • Carver Shores
  • Central Business District
  • Cherokee Park
  • College Park 
  • Colonialtown North
  • Colonialtown South
  • Conway 
  • Coytown
  • Crescent Park
  • Delaney Park
  • Eastwood 
  • Florida Center
  • Florida Center North
  • Keene's Point 
  • Lake Cherokee Historic District
  • Lake Davis/Greenwood
  • Lake Eola Heights
  • Lake Formosa
  • Lake Lawsona
  • Lake Nona 
  • Ivey Lane
  • Meadow Woods
  • Metro North
  • Metrowest 
  • Millennia
  • North Orlando
  • Osprey Ridge
  • Park Central
  • Park Lake Highland
  • Park Manor
  • Parramore
  • Pine Hills 
  • Palomar
  • Rock Lake
  • Rosemont
  • Randall/Johnson
  • Richmond Heights
  • Rio Pinar
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Siobhan Park
  • Southchase 
  • South Orlando
  • Southwest
  • Stoneybrook 
  • Thornton Park 
  • Union Park 
  • Vista Lakes
  • Wadeview Park
  • Washington Shores
  • Waterford Lakes 
  • Winter Run 1,2,3
  • Woodlands Village
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