Apopka FL Homes for Sale and Apopka Real Estate Information

Buying your Apopka Florida Home

Apopka Real Estate
has something for everyone.  Whether you are a First Time Home buyer just starting out or looking for your Dream Home in one of Apopka's luxury communities or anything else in between.  

There is a wide selection of Apopka Homes For Sale from Single Family Homes, Condos and Townhomes with prices to meet every budget.

Good homes that are priced well still sell fast! Timing is everything. 

The Apopka FL Real Estate market has some beautiful NEW HOME communities.  Check out these Great Deals on New Builder Spec Homes in Apopka.

The City of Apopka and the Apopka Real Estate Market are both thriving and growing fast.  There are still some excellent deals available in the Apopka Real Estate market.  For more information on Apopka FL Real Estate, contact Rick direct at (407) 341-1706.

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Selling your Apopka Florida Home

Selling your home is an involved process that affects your family and your future.  Before you begin this process of selling your Apopka FL home, you'll want to ensure that you have the most up-to-date information.  When should you sell?  How do you get the best price? What kinds of renovations should be made prior to the sale? 

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I will provide you with an IN-Home Evaluation of what needs to be done to prepare your Apopka FL home for sale.  I will explain in detail my marketing plan and every detail of the home selling process.

If you have any questions about selling your Apopka FL home contact Rick directly at (407) 341-1706.I will provide you with an in-home evaluation of what needs to be done to prepare your Apopka FL home for sale.  I will explain in detail my marketing plan and every detail of the home selling process.


Apopka Communities

Apopka Florida has many Beautiful Communities with a
variety of lifestyles.
Make Apopka Florida your next place to call home!

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Rock Springs Ridge, Alexandria Place, Wekiva Run, Bluegrass Estates, Chandler Estates, Parkside at Errol, DunhillDiamond Hill, Errol Estate, Stoneywood, Foxborough, The Palms, Pitman Estates, Sweetwater Country Club, Sweetwater West, Traditions at Wekiva, Wekiva Preserve, Wekiva Hills, Wekiva Glen, Spring Ridge, Arbor Ridge, Country Crossing, Oak Hill Reserve, Bent Oak, Chelsea Ridge, Emerald Cove, Muirfield Estates, White Jasmine Manor, Sanctuary Golf Estates, Pines of Wekiva, Lake McCoy, Wekiwa Woods, Clayton Estates, Overlooks at Errol, Vick's Landing, Deer Lake, Spring Hollow, Winged Foot Estates, Wekiva Springs Estates, Wekiva Springs Reserve, Oak Ridge, Landings at Rock Springs, Spring Harbor, Lake Todd Estates, Palmetto Ridge, Rolling Oaks, Plymouth Landing, Quail Estates

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Adams Ridge, Bel Aire Hills, Marbella Reserve, Wekiva Ridge Oaks, Lake Heiniger Estates, Bear Lake, Lake Doe, Lake Heiniger Estates, Magnolia Park Estates, Wekiva Club, Sheeler Oaks, Sheeler Hills, Dunbridge, Piedmont Lakes, Cobblefield, Chelsea Parc, Wekiva Chase, Votaw Village, Whispering Winds, Oak Ridge, Fisher Plantation, Meadows of Maude Helen, Emerson Park, Brantley Place, Breckenridge, Cameron Grove, Clear Lake Estates, Wekiva Walk, Lake Pleasant Cove

For more information on any of these Apopka Communities Call 

 Rick Belben

(407) 341-1706

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About Apopka Florida

Apopka, Florida is located just 12 miles northwest of Orlando and just a short drive from major attractions such as Disney World, MGM/Hollywood Studios, Universal Studios and Sea World.  The city has a deserved reputation for a fantastic quality of life. Of course, the weather in this part of the country is year-round fantastic, the people here are genuinely neighborly and the proximity to all that Orlando has to offer is a big plus. 

Whether you love golf, fun on the water, hiking, fishing or anything else you can think of, excellent outdoor recreational activities are available in abundance in and around the Apopka area.  Apopka schools are recognized for their emphasis on quality education, student involvement and athletic excellence as part of Orange County Public Schools.

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Apopka Parks

Wekiva Springs State Park is located in Apopka Florida.   Wekiva Springs State Park offers visitors the opportunity to relax in a natural setting, enjoy a picnic, or take a swim in the cool spring. Canoeists and kayakers can paddle along the Wekiva River and Rock Springs Run.  

The park is comprised of approximately 7000 acres. Thirteen miles of trails provide opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, bicycling, camping, canoeing, fishing and swimming.

Kelly Park/Rock Springs is a well preserved park. It's clean and fun for any age group. You can barbecue at the park and you can rent inner tubes and go floating down the Freshwater lake there as well. Furthermore, if you are lucky you will get to see some fresh water fish swimming in the lake.

Recreation Facilities

Fran Carlton Center has some wonderful programs for children and young adults such as little league baseball, youth football program, dance classes, soccer, flag football and cheerleading.

Kitland Nelson Park has two lighted tennis courts, two racquetball courts, gazebo, picnic and playground areas.

Northwest Recreation Complex consists of six lighted soccer fields, a multipurpose field, four lighted softball fields, four practice ball fields, a playground, pavilions and picnic areas.


History of Apopka Florida

Before Apopka was "The Indoor Foliage Capital of the World" or even before it was "The Fern City," it was The Lodge.  From about 7500 B.C. until about the 1st century A. D. when they disappeared for reasons unknown, Indians were believed to have lodged on the shores of Lake Apopka. Then for about 400 years the region appears to have been uninhabited.

When the Spaniards arrived in Florida in the 16th century, the Acuera tribe of the Timucua confederation was said to have lived in the Apopka area, growing crops and trading. By 1730 these natives were decimated by war and diseases brought by the Europeans and had also disappeared.

Then early in the 19th century, Indians again inhabited the area. There was a Seminole village on Lake Apopka, or Ahapopka, as they spelled and pronounced it. It remained an active village until the outbreak of the Second Seminole War in the mid 1830s. Coacoochee (Wild Cat), one of the most famous and influential War Chiefs, was born here and ruled as Chief of about 200 Indians until this village was evacuated and the natives sought refuge in the swampy areas around the St Johns.

The Armed Occupation Act of 1842 brought white settlers to the Apopka area. They received 160 acres if they would settle them.  These Pioneers and those that followed the Civil War from states to the north began converting the area into what it is today.

The settlement grew, attracting developers and settlers because of the climate and the agricultural opportunities and becoming an important trading center in the 1850s. The Masons' were particularly active. Orange Lodge #36 was organized in 1857, and The Lodge building, still standing on its original site at Alabama Avenue and Highway 441, was completed in 1859.

It was around this building that the town grew in the 1860s and 1870s and ultimately became the Town of Apopka City incorporated in 1882.

Progress continued and today Apopka is still an important hub of commerce. One of the fastest-growing cities in Orange County, it is home base to more than 45,000 citizens in the greater Apopka area.

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