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The Psychology of Real Estate

What makes a house “sellable” or “unsellable” ? What makes some buyers swoon and makes others turn and run? We’ll tell you, and it may not be what you think. We’ve all heard the phrase “location, location, location” and to a large degree, it is location that is the prime factor in how buyers make decisions. […]

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It’s All About the Get

I thank the gods of reproduction every day that my kids are dorks. In a rare moment not spent in front of a computer or gaming system, my husband took them to an outdoor sporting shop and snapped this pic of them several years ago. Here, they are pretending to be bad asses but they are […]

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It’s Neighborhood Update Time!!!-Baldwin Park

Welcome back to our regular neighborhood update post where we give you an insiders look into the market trends in YOUR neighborhood. After reading this article today, The most affluent people in C. Fla., and throughout the U.S., love the suburbs, I thought it might be a good time to look into the trends of the illustrious […]

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The Heart of a Home

This new listing of ours has been like a little present to unwrap.  With many layers and an evident tie to the 1950’s, this College Park home is full of romance and life. The initial owners who moved into this home when it was new construction, back in 1954, were Harry and his wife Annie. Harry […]

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Bringing Modern Back to Mid Century

  I think it’s safe to tell our secret.  I’ve been holding it in for a few weeks now, to make sure it was gonna stick, but things are looking pretty positive around here so I think the time is right… In just a few short days, Metropolis Real Estate Solutions, LLC is going to […]

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  • Mike Johnson
    As a lifelong resident of Orlando and a house-o-phile, my career in Real Estate has beautifully enhanced my drive professionally and personally. I love to discuss the finer, more subtle attributes of Central Florida and the Orlando lifestyle. If you have a question or a need relative to how to improve your Florida living experience, feel free to make use of my extensive knowledge and experience bank.
  • August 29th, 2015 Leave A Comment
  • Listed under: Mid Century Modern Design, Mid Century Restoration, Modern Orlando Lifestyle

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Florida Room

Vacation time is pretty much over.  It’s time to get the kids ready for school and integrate those amazing personalities, the ones you discovered while sharing more of their time than you imagined you would, back into a more structured reality.  Only in reflection do you realize how magical and fleeting those moments really are. […]

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Restaurant Review-Scratch

There’s no shortage of charm! Most of my dining adventures have one thing in common, Adam.  It would seem that our favorite dates involve food, and lots of it.  We’ve both lived in Orlando almost all of our lives, and we jump at any chance we get to sample new food fare. There are so […]

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  • Mike Johnson
    As a lifelong resident of Orlando and a house-o-phile, my career in Real Estate has beautifully enhanced my drive professionally and personally. I love to discuss the finer, more subtle attributes of Central Florida and the Orlando lifestyle. If you have a question or a need relative to how to improve your Florida living experience, feel free to make use of my extensive knowledge and experience bank.
  • July 21st, 2014 Leave A Comment
  • Listed under: Modern Orlando Dining, Modern Orlando Lifestyle

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Heroes and Hot Rods

You may or may not have seen Metropolis Mustang out and about in Orlando, or even be aware that there is a Metropolis Mustang.  I can assure you, Adam is happy to use his baby to promote Metropolis Real Estate Solutions at any given opportunity.  Adam purchased the car many years ago, a 1966 convertible, […]

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The Best Neighborhoods for Families in Central Orlando

What does a family really need in a great neighborhood? Every family is certainly different, but I think we can all agree that easy access to family friendly activities is key.  Each of the neighborhoods listed below have ample options.  With parks, restaurants, playgrounds, walking trails, good schools and other kids galore, it’s easy to see […]

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The Best Things About Central Florida’s East Coast

There is a big difference between Florida’s West Coast, or Gulf Coast, and Florida’s laid back East Coast.  The West Coast is a little more formal, a little less laid back. South Florida is, well…you know.  While the Gulf waters are a lovely green, the East Coast waters range from a murky brown in the north, […]

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Restaurant Review-Crush Eleven

Finally!!-I’ve been waiting for months to get back! In Cocoa Village, near our small beach condo, is a restaurant that has become, for now, my new favorite.  We ate here in November for my birthday, and I’ve been dying to get back ever since.  Tonight did not disappoint, even after all the hype I’d built […]

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Open House-This Sunday, May 11 from 1pm-4pm

313 MacArthur Place   Visit this beautiful pool home with three large bedrooms, all equipped with en-suite baths.  The neighborhood is lush with tree canopy and the area is located in close proximity to parks, dining and entertainment. Come visit us this Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 1pm-4pm.      

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The Best Place to Grab a Drink

Let’s face it.  Sometimes, that’s all you want.  A nice place to sit down and have a delicious cocktail or a refreshing beer.  Being a professional (take that however you’d like), I’m going to give you my top 5 favorite places to grab and drink and then tell you why.   5.     Gnarly Barley Yes, […]

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Look What I Found

I don’t particularly make it a habit of “YouTubing” myself, but in an effort to compile all the work related video data, I came across this little diddy that I didn’t even know existed… Come Out With Pride Orlando 2013 was a great event and one that I was proud to be a part of.  […]

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Restaurant Review-Smiling Bison

Well that was a pleasant surprise! Having an opportunity to go on an impromptu date with my bohunk husband last week, I was inspired to try something new.  We have several new restaurants that have opened in recent months, and on my list to try are The Strand in Mills/50 district, Scratch in Winter Park, […]

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Does “0” Commute Time Exist?

It does.  And how do I know?  I’m living it. We converted our formal dining room into a home office upon moving in.  Not once, in two years, have I needed that dining room. We were lucky enough to have an eat in kitchen as well as a large covered porch in the pool area, […]

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We may not be old, but we’ve got History

When you think about Orlando, a.k.a. The City Beautiful, and how it came to be, you probably think of Walt Disney World.  There’s certainly nothing wrong with that, but chances are, if your family planned an Orlando vacation with Disney on the agenda, you likely stayed in the city of Kissimmee.  And it probably wasn’t the agricultural corridor, […]

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Welcome to Metropolis!

What does 2014 look like for you?  Having had such a fabulous 2013, I am hard pressed to find anything  I’d like to change.  I’m not one to make resolutions, but the new year does give me pause to think about all of the fresh starts we each have, every day. One of my personal […]

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Adam Judd

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Megan Judd

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President
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