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.
Winter Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 8th, 2016: homes priced around $458,615 compared to $465,914 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -2%. For Tuesday, February 9th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.69%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.80%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.09%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.65%. 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!