Military relocation professionals serving Central Florida

When it comes to relocating military staff and their families to Central Florida, not all real estate agents are created equal. Military Relocation Professionals are experts in navigating the system and market to find the best home to suit your needs. Although Central Florida is a beautiful place to raise a family and eventually retire,…

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A Round for Rileigh

Catherine Hanson’s granddaughter, Rileigh Hanson, is a 17-year-old Junior at Winter Park High School and dreams of becoming a doctor without borders one day. She’s a spirited, compassionate, and all-around amazing girl who was diagnosed with CANCER. Six letters no one ever wants to hear. In early October 2017, she went to have a routine…

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Debbie Turner’s Cancer Center

Debbie Turner is a cancer survivor who doesn’t want anyone to fight cancer alone. After her own battle with the disease, she developed the non-profit, Debbie Turner’s Cancer Care & Resource Center, to provide support to patients of all ages.    The organization is a total volunteer based cancer center that treats any type cancer, at…

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Grand Opening: Wekiva Parkway Section 2

Grand Opening: Wekiva Parkway Section 2

Central Florida Expressway Authority will be celebrating the opening of the next five miles of the Wekiva Parkway on March 31, 2018. The grand opening will include a 5K race, a one-mile family fun run/walk, community group exhibits, music, distinguished speakers and a ribbon cutting event. SIGN UP for the 5K here. The Wekiva Parkway includes…

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Wekiva Parkway

The landscape sure is changing around town! The Wekiva Parkway is being developed jointly by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX). CFX is finishing the last of five parkway sections, totaling 10 miles and more than $270 million in construction costs. The entire parkway through Lake, Orange and Seminole…

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Lake County may lose rural status for USDA housing programs

Horseback riding under oaks in Lake County Florida

USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) housing programs have helped thousands of families over the years purchase homes with no money down.  The program was instituted about 40 years ago to promote homeownership in rural areas.  For years, Lake county was considered rural and this has been no doubt a popular financing option.  You could…

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Upcoming Events in Lake County

Events in Mount Dora Florida

There is always a reason to explore and have fun in Lake County, Florida. From annual festivals to weekly events, Lake County offers many opportunities for exciting activities. We’ve come up with a list of things to do while you are living or visiting Central Florida. Enjoy these upcoming events in Lake County.   Thanksgiving…

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4th Annual Punkin Chunkin Contest at East Lake County Library

You don’t have to travel far or spend a lot to experience the drama and excitement of medieval Europe right in your own back yard. The 4th Annual Punkin Chunkin contest was held at the East Lake County Library in Sorrento. Several well organized and enthusiastic teams set up their trebuchets and catapults in order to see…

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Free Wi-Fi during Hurricane Irma

Free Xfinity Wi-Fi is being offered at select sites in Florida during Hurricane Irma. The Wi-Fi is offered at various indoor and outdoor hotspots, including businesses, parks and shopping districts. Xfinity hotspot locations are listed online. How do use the free Wi-Fi: Once in range of a hotspot, select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then…

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Walk to support Easter Seals of Central Florida

Please join Easter Seals and team members from Catherine Hanson Real Estate, Inc. at Camp Challenge for a family fun walk around the nature trail and an authentic camp experience complete with carnival games, tie-dye, and arts and crafts. Walk With Me is Easter Seal of Central Florida’s signature fundraising event giving children and adults…

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