The News from Coldwell Banker Ackley...

Our team was ecstatic when we were notified by the City of Kissimmee that our very own Broker-Owner, Rajia Ackley, was recognized by The Orlando Sentinel for her upcoming project on 192. This project is meant to bring sports and value into the community.  "Kissimmee real estate broker Rajia Ackley has teamed up with the owner of Winter Park's Fair Play Arena to build a similar sports complex on West Vine Street, right next door to Shingle Creek Regional Park." This project has brought ... read more
Metro Orlando's housing market outperformed Florida's in January for both price increases and sales volume, a new report shows. Buyers who purchased a house in Orange, Seminole, Osceola or Lake counties during January paid a midpoint price of $202,000, which was about $3,000 higher than the median price across the state. A tight job market and slim inventories in high-demand spots helped drive Orlando-area pricing up more that 14 percent in January from a year earlier, according to a report released Tuesday by Fl... read more
Metro Orlando home prices have improved from being in the bottom half statewide five years ago to now being among the top quarter of all Florida metros, according to Florida Realtors. Metro Orlando home prices reached a midpoint of $205,000 in September — the fifth highest for single-family homes among the state's top 20 metro areas and above Florida's midpoint of $199,900, a new report shows. Five years ago, Orlando's median price of $128,400 was below the state's midpoint price of $133,400. Orlando real e... read more
By Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 3:07 p.m. EDT, July 22, 2014 Metro Orlando's housing market is not experiencing the big year-over-year price gains it saw in 2013, but increases in the four-county region continue to outpace the state's, a new report shows. The metro area, which includes Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties, had a median price of $185,000 for single-family homes that sold in June, according to a report by Florida Realtors. Prices increased 8.2 percent from June 2013. Even though those ... read more

Brevard Bumps Orlando from No. 1 Foreclosure Spot

Good News for the Local Market!
Posted by David Lopez, CBR on June 12, 2014 in  2014  Bank Owned  Coldwell Banker Ackley Realty  Foreclosure  Market Trends  Orlando  Orlando Sentinel  REO
By Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 7:16 p.m. EDT, June 10, 2014 Brevard County pushed Metro Orlando out of the nation's top spot for the number of foreclosure actions during May, a new report shows. Still recovering from the loss of space shuttle-related employment, Brevard had 891 foreclosure actions filed during May — an increase of one-third from a year earlier and one-fourth from just a month earlier. One of every 303 houses in Brevard received a foreclosure notice during May, according to the repor... read more


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