ORLANDO – The NBA has been in a lock-out and has already missed the first couple weeks of the season. Orlando has a lot at stake if the NBA does not work out their differences. The NBA All-Star game is scheduled to be in Orlando early next year. That weekend alone is expected to produce $80M – $100 Million of economic impact in the Orlando area.
The Orlando area saw a nearly 63 percent decline in foreclosure filings for April compared to a year earlier, RealtyTrac Inc. reported. The Orlando metropolitan statistical area — Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties — posted 2,406 foreclosures last month, or one in every 377 homes, placing the area 36th among the nation’s largest metro […]
This weekend, my wife’s sister was married at a golf community 30 minutes west of Orlando. I had heard about the gorgeous landscapes, great golf course, and rolling hills, but had never ventured there myself. The community of Bella Collina broke ground during the “boom” years and halted construction soon after. Rumor has it that […]
10. Timpano Chophouse & Martini Bar Address: 7488 W Sand Lake Rd Orlando, FL 32819 Phone: 407-248-0429 Overlooking a picturesque lake, this restaurant enjoys an elegant ambiance and a menu that features beef, pasta, fish, soups, salads and interesting sides. Chef Michael Cardarelli prides himself on creating flavorful meat dishes that tempt the palate. Great […]
As much as we adored the Pixar classic, were we to find Nemo on a communal platter with fresh wasabi and pickled ginger… well, sorry kids. And while we’re deep in a sea of options, you can easily enroll in the school of Yelp to fish out Orlando’s best vinegared rice–paired edibles. So take a wok […]
How much mortgage money can I qualify to borrow? This is typically the number one question mortgage professionals are asked by new clients. Of critical importance when considering mortgage financing: There is sometimes a difference between what a client ***can*** borrow and what they ***should*** borrow. In other words, what makes for a comfortable long-term […]