Winter Park Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Winter Park Real Estate and Community Info
Winter Park, a vibrant college town of about 29,000 residents, is located just minutes north of Downtown Orlando in Orange County, Florida. One of Florida's finest cities, Winter Park is famous for its stately trees, abundant parks, brick-lined streets, spectacular mansions, museums, vibrant lakes and fine dining and shopping along Park Avenue.(more)
The city was originally named Lakeview in 1858 and renamed Osceola in 1870. Eleven years later, the name Winter Park was chosen by its founders Loring Chase and Oliver Chapman. Tourists originally came to the city to enjoy Winter Park's beautiful lakes, warm temperatures and natural surroundings. Today, residents and visitors alike can appreciate these same amenities in addition to great restaurants, museums, entertainment, theater, outdoor activities, festivals and much more.
Winter Park consists of several neighborhoods, including Chateaux du Lac, College Quarter, Hannibal Square, Lake Killarney, Orwin Manor, Park Grove, Sevilla, Waterbridge and Windsong. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums in an array of sizes, styles and prices, historic homes, as well as senior living apartments.
Academic institutions, A-rated public as well as private schools, are available for children in grades K-12 as well as higher education opportunities, including the nation's premiere liberal arts college, Rollins College and Full Sail University, a private college with an emphasis on the entertainment and gaming industries.
Winter Park Homes for Sale
Winter Park is predominantly made up of single-family homes. Home prices in the Winter Park zip code 32789 typically range from $100,000 for a small older starter home to several millions for custom homes with a lake view. Currently, average listing prices for properties in Winter Park in the 32789 zip code hover in the $600,000 range.
Juan, who is known as JC by his colleagues and clients, is the Broker/CEO and Founder of HomeStar Realty. Raised in Central Florida, his passion and enthusiasm has always been for the Real Estate profession. JC and his team of experts bring a combination of over 25 years of experience and specialization in Residential Sales, First Time Home-buyers, Down-Payment Assistance, Investment Properties, and Mortgage Loans.
JC believes that buying or selling residential properties is a major event for his clients; therefore, maintaining ongoing communications and personal contact is crucial. Providing market updates and well-researched advice to his clients ensures that they are able to make wise financial decisions with their real estate needs and purchases. Together with his team of knowledgeable and experienced sales agents, they strive to close every deal with the best possible experience for buyers and sellers making sure that the process is smooth and seamless.
JC is passionate in building and maintaining long term relationships with his clients and agents. He believes that providing the best training and necessary tools to his agents is the key in having a successful team. His goal is to always exceed expectations and thrives in providing the best possible service. In an ever-changing market, he is with you every step of the way.
Winter Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of November 23rd, 2015: homes priced around $485,017 compared to $473,692 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +2%. For Sunday, November 29th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.93%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.99%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.24%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.97%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Winter Park FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Winter Park to help you find the best home!