Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association recognizes young REALTOR® standouts

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is pleased to announce 2017 class of ORRA Young Professionals Network 20 Under 40 Rising Stars In Real Estate Awards recipients. These notable young REALTORS® were selected by the ORRA Awards Committee for their demonstrated excellence in career and service to both community and the real estate industry.

Orlando median price rises as home sales slow in July

The median price of Orlando homes sold during the month of July increased almost 7 percent while sales decreased 0.2 percent compared to July 2016, reports the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association. Inventory continued its year-over-year slide.

Wildwood Villa Apartments in Clearwater Sell for $810,000

Franklin Street announces the sale of Wildwood Villa Apartments located at 600 Wildwood Way in Clearwater, Florida for $810,000. This sales price represents $45,000 per unit. Zachary Ames, Darron Kattan, Kevin Kelleher, and Robert Goldfinger of Franklin Street, represented both the seller, a private partnership based out of Tampa Bay and the buyer, a Canadian-based investor, during the transaction.

Arbor Alley Apartments in Tampa Sell for $5.6M

Robert Goldfinger, Darron Kattan, Kevin Kelleher and Zachary Ames of Franklin Street represented both the seller, a private partnership based out of Tampa, and the buyer, South Tampa Apartments, LLC, an institutional real estate firm based out of Michigan, in the transaction


Association Law Group (ALG), one of Florida’s leading HOA and condominium law firms with offices in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, has recovered close to $125,000,000 for its clients in past due maintenance fees and other liabilities since the recession first began. During the peak of the financial crisis, many HOAs and condominiums found themselves in desperate times as delinquencies skyrocketed and owners stopped paying their maintenance fees, in many cases abandoning bad investments they made, while leaving the rest of the homeowners in such properties holding the bag

RE/MAX Preferred of Fort Lauderdale Opens Fourth Office

Fort Lauderdale, FL - March 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Preferred is opening a new location in Gables Wilton Park, a new mixed-use residential project in the heart of Wilton Manors, a diverse community with a population of approximately 12,800. This popular area features single family homes, condominiums and rental properties, including some waterfront property, convenient to the downtown and beachfront areas of Fort Lauderdale.

Lee & Associates Opens First Office in Florida

Torrance, FL - December 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest full-service commercial real estate firms in the country, has taken an important step in bolstering its Southeast presence with the opening of its first office in Florida, Lee & Associates Naples/Ft. Myers. The office is headed by Bob Johnston, Jerry Messonnier and Richard B. Clarke, who before joining Lee were the founders of one of Southwest Florida’s top commercial brokerage firms, Grubb & Ellis/1st Commercial, LLC. The trio represents 70 years of commercial brokerage experience and an in-depth connection with Florida commercial real estate

Black Diamond Ranch Announces ‘Black Diamond Experience’ Stay-and-Play Packages

LECANTO, FL - November 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Black Diamond Ranch – Florida’s No. 1 residential golf community featuring 45 holes designed by Tom Fazio – today announces its “Black Diamond Experience” stay-and-play packages, granting golfers unprecedented access to one of the U.S.’s premier private clubs.

Mountain Real Estate Capital Acquires Assets in Joint Venture with GL Homes of Florida

Torrance, FL - September 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mountain Real Estate Capital (MREC) ( announces the closing of a new investment with GL Homes of Florida to develop the 850-home Riverstone Community in Naples, Fla. MREC continues to invest in Florida and now has invested in over 8,300 acres of land and 6,500 home sites located in West Palm Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Naples and Fort Myers, Florida. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed

CBRE’s Leading Market Share in Florida Supported by Fortune’s Roster Most Admired Companies

Tampa, FL - March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. (CBRE) has been named to the annual roster of the Most Admired Companies in the U.S. real estate industry compiled by Fortune magazine. “CBRE’s inclusion as one of the real estate industry’s most admired companies supports our leadership in the market,” says Mary Jo Eaton, CBRE senior managing director for Florida. On average, CBRE’s market share is twice that of the nearest competitor for the top office and industrial transactions in Florida

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal,, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Buchanan Slams “Nightmarish” Conditions at VA Nursing Homes

Congressman Vern Buchanan today demanded answers from the Department of Veteran Affairs after reports of deplorable conditions and neglect at VA nursing homes across the nation.