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Family First, Renter in 32828

Relocating to Orlando this summer. Need advise on Safe areas, grade A schools, good neighborhoods. Have a third grade and an 8th grade student.

Asked by Family First, 32828 Fri May 18, 2012

Between Lake Nona and Avalon Park. Which one is the best, considering crime rates, good schools, after schools programs, traffic.

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Dear Family First,
Your name speaks volume and I take your concerns very seriously.
I can comfortably say that both areas are great communities to live in and both have top rated schools so for you, it would just be a matter of lifestyle, budget, and your personal preference. You can google schools and crime report and find some great posts on the things that are of interest or concern to you. I work in both areas and can show you any of the homes for sale, and help you make an informed decision. Call or email me for expert help and dedicated assistance. 407-864-3139;

Sylvia Paul
Realty Center
Orlando, Florida
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
I have homes in Lake Nona and Avalon Park I could rent you. Both areas have A rated schools. It's a matter of your location preference - Avalon Park is closer to UCF, Lake Nona is close to Medical City. Both are near major hwys. Text me if I can help. 650-648-3310. Conan
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun May 19, 2013
Avalon Park is much better, great schools and lots of things to do. Lake Nona HS and MS is horrible and it also has I believe only 1 highway access while Avalon Park has many. I love it and I wouldn't change this place for nothing else! Good luck!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 12, 2012
Below are some great ways to find out the information you are looking for. If you would like assistance in finding the right home that fits your needs. Lets talk and I will help you find the best home that is in your criteria. There are a lot of things going on in the Orlando market. I have some great things to send you to help you. Call me or email me so we can get you squared away! I look forward to speaking to you soon!

Jennifer Barker
Exit Realty Central

0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 3, 2012
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Have you considered the Oviedo/Winter Springs area? Schools here are top notch and the traffic is much better. Plus with easy access to highway 417, you can get anywhere rather quickly! Family Circle Magazine named Oviedo one of the Top 10 Towns for Families for 2011. If you have any questions, please call me. I am an expert in the area and I have never had a buyer regret buying here!

Karen Dodzweit
Metro Realty Group
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
Hands down, Lake Nona. Just try getting in and out of Avalon Park during rush hour.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
Much better than it once was as there is a new connector to the "Beach Line" X way aka the 528 and Alafaya Trail is being widened "as we speak". The people who live there like it very much. Lake Nona also is very nice as are other areas near Avalon Park such as Eastwood and Stoneybrook East.
Flag Sat May 19, 2012
Good Morning Family First,

Thanks for turning to Trulia for your Real Estate questions..You'll get alot of great answers from alot of great agents!

Avalon Park and Lake Nona are both very nice areas, as is Waterford Lakes.

I have been asked many times, what are the "safe" areas in Orlando?

Here are some resources to use when exploring neighborhood options in Orlando and surrounding areas.

Let me know if I can help in your search!

Carol Bauza
Charles Rutenberg Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
Good Morning,

Both areas are excellent and I would be Happy to give you more detail. My office is located in Avalon Park and I specialize in both areas. Please give me a call or email to discuss. Also please feel free to take a look at my website which can give you a lot of information and is an excellent reference source: Good Luck in your search.

Century 21 Selective Avalon Park
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
Welcome to the area! Both areas are very nice and Waterford Lakes in between the two and it is also very nice. Look up some school info. I would need more creteria that you are looking for, so if you choose me or would like to talk with me please feel free to call. 407-222-7622 cell. I that point I can sent you some properties by email to narrow down for when you are in town.

Thanks and good luck,
Tami McMillen
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012
You have chosen two good areas, if you email me at, I can share additional resources to seek out answers to your questions. I know being a parent you want the best location for your children. If I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to email or call me at 407-733-3676.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat May 19, 2012

In boths locations are very good areas and school the different will be on your budget.
Email me the detailes of type of property you are looking, budget and I will send some listing property.

Humberto Cuevas
La Rosa Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 18, 2012
Contact the local police department they can give you all the information you need. Also the city data website is helpful as well. If you would like information on properties email me and I can set you up on a search. I also have a lovely video of local things in Orlando.
Good luck.

Jennifer Barker
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 18, 2012
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