Orlando is nicknamed “The City Beautiful” and is sometimes referred to as the “Theme Park Capital of the World”. Orlando attracts more than 62 million visitors annually. Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. Orlando is located in Central Florida and is the center of the Orlando Metropolitan Area. Orlando has a population of roughly 2,387,138 according to United States Census Bureau figures released in 2016, making Orlando the 73rd largest city in the United States. Orlando is one of the world's premier tourist destinations with famous attractions such as: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Gatorland, and Wet ‘n Wild. The University of Central Florida calls Orlando home and boasts the largest university campus in the country in terms of enrollment. According to a 2009 Pew Research Center study, Orlando ranked fourth “Most Popular American City Based on Where People Want to Live”.
Orlando is an extremely beautiful area of the country unlike any other region. The Orlando area consist mostly of wetlands, lakes, and swamps. The topography the Orlando area is generally flat with hundreds of lakes, the largest being Lake Apopka. Within the city limits of Orlando are 115 neighborhoods, many in unincorporated areas. Like much of central Florida, Orlando has a humid subtropical climate with two basic seasons, a hot and rainy season which lasts from May until September, and a warm and dry season which last from October to April. The climate is in large part influenced by the Gulf Stream which flows around the peninsula Florida. The average annual rainfall is approximately 51 inches. Almost 53,000 residents of the Orlando metropolitan area are employed in the high-tech industry. Other leading occupations include agricultural research/technology, aviation, aerospace and software design.
Condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes, and lots upon which to build your custom home are all available in the Orlando real estate market. The average listing price for an Orlando condominium is approximately $186,108 with prices going as high as $2,200,000 for luxury properties with exceptional amenities. The average listing price for a single-family home in Orlando is around $369,231 with prices going as high as approximately $7,686,000 for mansions in very affluent neighborhoods. The average listing price for an Orlando lot is about $432,200 with prices going as high as approximately $11,500,000 for multiple acres in highly desirable locations. Contact us today with any questions or to schedule appointment to see any of our outstanding properties available in the greater Orlando metropolitan area.