Need to Know!
With two distinctive and convenient airports located in Orlando and Sanford, non-stop air service is available to 65 international destinations. Orlando offers Global Entry kiosks, Automated Passport Control kiosks, and a Mobile Passport control app for ease of international arrivals. Orlando International Airport services 25 cargo companies and facilities as well. Orlando also offers many transportation infrastructure investments including: a $2.3 billion in I-4 Ultimate (an overhaul of Interstate 4 that connects the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean), a $2.2 billion in an express train connecting Orlando to Miami called Brightline by All Aboard Florida, a $1.8 billion expansion at Orlando International Airport, a $1.6 billion creation of the Wekiva Parkway, a $650 million expansion at Port Canaveral, and finally, a $615 million investment in the region's commuter rail system known as the SunRail. Orlando isn't only regarded as a top business location among large US cities – we are home to some of the best theme parks in the nation! Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are some of the most distinctive features of Orlando where you are guaranteed to have a great time that you won't ever forget. Whether it be with family or friends, these two parks have something to offer for all age groups. We also offer many sporting events ranging from basketball, to hokey, and even to soccer. World-renowned beaches are only a quick drive away and there is so much more that Orlando has to offer, so you'll always have something to do!
Orlando is ranked very high in many categories that we know are essential to home buyers. We were ranked as the #1 city for job growth in Forbes magazine this past year as well as the #1 city for most job opportunities. We also are ranked as one of the most dynamic cities, the 2nd fastest growing city, and the 2nd best housing market to invest in right now. Among many other prominent distinctions, we are ranked as the 7th best city for African American success as well as one of the top 25 cities for new college graduates to live, work, and play. The University of Central Florida provides Orlando with a top-notch college that was just named as a "Best Value" college and is the 2nd largest university in the country. We are ranked as one of the top 10 cities for minority entrepreneurs, the best place to retire, the best city to own investment properties, and the best city for first-time home buyers. We are one of the top 15 most tax-friendly cities in the world as well, a very distinctive feature we pride ourselves on. We even have travel covered, with Orlando International Airport ranked as the #2 airport in the country. As a potential home buyer, we know many factors are taken into consideration before deciding where you are going to buy home; however, we know Orlando is a top choice due to all that we have to offer and we hope you are able to see this too.
Orlando International Real Estate Information
International buyers have played a tremendous role in prompting the real estate growth of Orlando. In 2016, Orlando was ranked as the #2 destination for international home buyers, with 19% of the state's international buyers opting to purchase a home in Orlando, and this will only continue to grow. Orlando's rising popularity allowed home buyers from around the globe to spend $1.6 billion to purchase 5,640 residential properties in 2016. In the United States, Orlando ranks as the #7 most-searched destination by international home buyers on realtor.com. Over just one year alone, Florida's international real estate transactions increased from just 8% to 12%. Orlando also witnessed its cumulative, overall median price increase by 12% in 2016 due to a year-long slide in inventory. Those from the United Kingdom, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, and Canada are all prominent buyers in the Orlando region and are all credited in assisting the real estate market to not only grow, but thrive.
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Updated: 17th August, 2019 11:44 AM.