New Homes for Sale in Orlando, FL
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LGI Homes is proud to offer beautiful new homes in our amenity-rich communities conveniently located in the greater Orlando area. With affordable home prices, our communities offer spacious living in a comfortable family atmosphere with quick access to the state's best beaches, amusement parks and family attractions. LGI Homes exemplifies commitment to service, quality and value, through their stunning new home communities and affordable no money down homes. Enjoy the slower pace, open space and reduced living expense that exists just a short distance from downtown. LGI Homes' new home communities offer the best of both worlds: affordable homeownership, and the vibrancy, attractions and amenities of Greater Orlando.
About Orlando, FL
Orlando, Florida goes by the nickname “The City Beautiful,” and it’s easy to see why when looking for new homes. Orlando is in an ideal location, providing excellent weather year round for its population of more than 250,000 people. Location also plays a huge role in one of Orlando’s major industries: tourism. The city brings in around 70 million people every year thanks to its proximity to major amusement parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld Orlando.
But if you’re searching for Orlando homes for sale, it’s important to note that Orlando, FL is much more than just a hub to visit theme parks. Besides having the third-largest metropolitan area in the state of Florida, Orlando also has a strong culture surrounding entertainment and the performing arts, with organizations like the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, the Orlando Ballet, and the Mad Cow Theatre routinely performing and delighting audiences in Florida. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a relatively recent addition to the Florida city and was even named by Travel + Leisure as one of the “50 Coolest Places in the World in 2015.”
You’ll find plenty to do in the Orlando, FL area if you love recreation. The city has more than 100 lakes you can visit. Lake Eola, for example, is in fact a giant sinkhole with a depth of 80 feet at its deepest point. Lake Eola is also where you’ll see its famous fountain, the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain. It is usually featured on postcards and other tourism marketing for the city. The fountain even lights up with different colors during the night. Orlando, FL is also home to more than 100 parks, making for a perfect way to enjoy the wonderful weather throughout the year. Home builders in Orlando, Florida will find a lot they will enjoy as they explore the city.
Other Orlando, FL Factoids
While many people may know Orlando’s professional basketball team the Orlando Magic, the team could have easily gone by a different name. Newspaper readers in the city were encouraged to submit their own team name ideas with the finalists including the names “Juice,” “Tropics,” and “Heat.”
There’s no consensus on where Orlando, FL got its name. There are a number of theories, but so far, no one has been able to offer conclusive proof for any of them.
If you go to Big Tree Park, you’ll find the oldest tree in Orlando, Florida, which experts say is somewhere around 350 and 400 years old.
Orlando, FL is no stranger to the film industry. Such famous movies like Lethal Weapon 3, The Waterboy, Monster, My Girl, and Jaws 3 were all filmed in the city.
Orlando’s tourism reputation got its start back in 1949 with the opening of its first theme park, Gatorland. Visitors to the Florida attraction would get to see a 15-foot gator, which the park claimed was the biggest in the world.
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