Category Archives: Condo Commentary

Hamptons Condos Board Runs Amok

Anyone who has to deal with them on a regular basis, knows that some Orlando condo associations have got out of control these days. They’ve gone from letting their communities go to ruin after the real estate crash, to implementing draconian … Continue reading

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New Orlando Property Management Site

Condo Metropolis is pleased to announce the launch of it’s new property management site. Since our real estate division has been sharing online space with property management, we decided it was time for a new site where each division can focus … Continue reading

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Millennium Cove Condos Sell Again in Orlando

After what seems like years of going back to rentals, Millennium Cove (alternatively spelled Milenium Cove, or Millenium Cove, or even Milennium Cove,) an Orlando apartment conversion from the days of the real estate crash, is back on sale. The … Continue reading

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Orlando Condo Investor Update

With spring in Orlando already well underway, were seeing uptick in the number of enquiries we are receiving from our clients who are thinkng about either exiting the marketplace, or acquiring new properties. As those of you who purchased through … Continue reading

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State of the Condo Market

According to a recent report by Movoto Real Estate, the price for condos increased in October when compared to the same time a year ago. This increase, caused by a lack inventory, is good news for sellers. Nevertheless, while the current … Continue reading

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Condo Amenities, Are They Really Worth It?

Do you love the sights and sounds of downtown Orlando and already see yourself on the balcony of a high-rise condo toasting with friends?  Of course you do, but you’re not sure if all the amenities are worth the extra … Continue reading

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Madison Condos New Website

The Madison Condos in MetroWest has a new website that reflects the condominium’s, new self-managed status. The site offers live MLS access and owners and would-be owners can see the inventory that is currently up for grabs, as well as … Continue reading

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The Windward on Lake Conway Condos

Conway Crest condos are back – as The Winward on Lake Conway Condos. For those who were wondering what happened to the 29-home condo community, they were purchased by a new owner/developer (Concord/Wilshire) and after a change-over period, they are now … Continue reading

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Condos Versus Townhomes

Question: What is the difference between a condo and a townhouse? Can one be both a condo and a townhouse? Answer: The term “townhouse” is often used to describe side by side common wall units which may or may not be condominiums. … Continue reading

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Investors: No, you can’t use the pool!

It comes as a surprise to some, but under the Florida Condominium Act, when an owner decides to rent out their condo, their rights to use the on-site amenities like the pool, gym, tennis courts etc. pass to the renter. … Continue reading

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