Winter Garden, Florida
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Updated On: January 30, 2015
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Homes for Sale in Winter Garden
Winter Garden Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Offering the best of small-town life with access to big-city conveniences, the city of Winter Garden is known as the "Land of Pleasant Living." The community is located in Central Florida within the western region of Orange County, which also consists of Orlando and other surrounding communities such as semi-rural Oakland, Crown Point, Stoneybrook West, Horizons West, and Independence as well as many new developments. With its central location, Winter Garden lends easy access to Highway 50, the East Expressway (408), the Florida Turnpike, the new 429 Expressway, and the Orlando International Airport.
The citrus industry is very important to Winter Garden, with such companies as Roper Growers Cooperative, Heller Brothers Packing and Louis Dreyfus Citrus employing hundreds of people in the area. Once known primarily for its extensive citrus industries, Winter Garden is beginning to branch out to attract other businesses such as computer and investment companies. The Historical downtown region has undergone major renovations, making it an active center of the community. Stop at one of the many outdoor cafes to watch the cyclist and joggers on The West Orange Trail which runs through the historic district. Students of this area are served by the Orange County Public School District, which includes some of the best schools in the state, as well as many colleges and vocational schools in the surrounding area.
While residents of Winter Garden are afforded the opportunities in nearby Orlando for entertainment, there are many reasons, such as local events and superb recreational facilities, for them to stay right at home. Winter Garden real estate is affordable, with single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses available at prices to suit all budgets.
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Real Estate Market: Price Range of Winter Garden Houses
While the real estate market in Winter Garden is diverse, it mostly consists of single-family detached homes that are contemporary in style. Home prices range from $70,000 to upwards of $3 million. Prices for stunning estate homes that offer special amenities such as increased acreage, lakefront views and boat docks, can range into the millions. Homes in some golf course communities, such as Stoneybrook, offer golf course views and/or frontage. There are also a growing number of condominiums and townhouses available in Winter Garden with prices starting from the low $100,000s to the $300,000 range. Many of these homes include access to community facilities such as children's play areas and swimming pools. There is plenty of land available in Winter Garden for custom building, including waterfront lots and farm/ranch properties.
Winter Garden Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 26th, 2015: homes priced around $217,240 compared to $226,180 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -4%. For Thursday, January 29th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.85%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.97%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.28%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.02%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Winter Garden 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 Garden to help you find the best home!