Real Estate Buying Real Estate in Florida - Page 7
Where to Buy ?
As Florida ’ s leading real estate brokerage company , Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate covers a larger area than any other brokerage in the state . There are approximately 85 Florida offices serving buyers and sellers throughout Central Florida , Northwest Florida , Palm Beach , Southeast Florida , Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay .
Central Florida – Only one destination on the planet combines a tropical climate and relaxed lifestyle with the world ’ s most popular tourist attractions . Central Florida stands in a class of its own as a desirable place to visit or live , brimming over with amenities that guarantee an unrivaled quality of life .
Central Florida includes the Metro Orlando area – encompassing Orange , Seminole and Osceola counties , plus part of Volusia County – and nearby Flagler and Brevard counties on the Atlantic coast . The sheer variety of settings in this dynamic region combine to offer quality lifestyle options that seem virtually unlimited . Newcomers will discover quaint rural towns , upscale residential enclaves , loft-style luxury condominiums in the heart of the city , and beautiful neighborhoods where ancient oaks shade meticulous landscaping . Although Central Florida has been among the nation ’ s fastest-growing regions for several decades , the cost of living remains surprisingly low .
Northwest Florida – The Florida Panhandle , located at the northwest edge of the state , has long been popular for its miles of stunning white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico . This picturesque area , which is comprised of Escambia , Santa Rosa , Okaloosa , Walton and Bay counties , offers upscale living , dining and shopping in a beautiful setting with a casual beach vibe . The area is easily accessible through two airports – the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport ( VPS ) near Panama City provides flights from many cities like Atlanta , Charlotte , Cincinnati , Dallas / Fort Worth , Houston , Memphis , St . Louis and Washington , D . C ., and the Pensacola International Airport ( PNS ) offers flights from several cities in the South and Midwest . This easy access to flights makes the Florida Panhandle a popular destination for vacationers , second-home owners and investors .
Palm Beach – Imagine 14 miles of subtropical beachfront , world-renowned for its privileged lifestyle , regal mansions and magnificent architecture . The western part of the county is mostly agricultural , with large lakes that offer exceptional freshwater fishing . Palm Beach has been a favorite destination for over a century , with a rich history of attracting millionaires and celebrities with its pristine beaches , recreational amenities , balmy climate , scenic beauty and international reputation for dining and shopping .
Old-world architecture in lavish Mediterranean style characterizes the area , and cultural attractions abound .