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Fall is here and we have a fun list of activities for you and the entire family.  So enjoy your weekend in and around Mount Dora.


Come out and enjoy a beautiful fall weekend with us in and around Mount Dora.



Friday is here again and with that come our highlight of all the fun weekend activities in and around Mount Dora and Lake County.


Fall is just around the corner and with that will come cooler temperatures.  The perfect time to go outside and explore the area.  Come join us this weekend!


It is Labor Day weekend and the weather is suppose to be beautiful!  Are you ready to come out with us?



This weekend is going to be filled with lots of fun activities for the entire family.  Come out with us and enjoy Mount Dora!


Here is this weeks lists of fun activities in and around Mount Dora!



Jody Tullous has lived in the Mt Dora area for over six years, having moved here from Arkansas.  Jody did home staging for clients in the process of selling their homes, helping to make their home show to the best advantage. 

Still looking for some fun activities?  Find out what's happening around town this weekend!



It's the first weekend in August and the last weekend before school starts for most kids.  So enjoy your last summer break weekend with us.


Summer is almost over so grab your kids and enjoy a fun filled weekend in Mount Dora.



Still looking for some fun activities?  Find out what's happening around town this weekend!



Friday is here again and with that come our highlight of all the fun weekend activities in and around Mount Dora and Lake County.


During Susan's 32 years in the mortgage, banking and real estate industry, she has assisted many customers from the beginning of the process to the closing of their new home.

July is here and the summer is full motion.  Come out and enjoy the weekend with us in Mount Dora and Lake County.


Alicia has been a professional in the real estate industry since 2004. She is a Central Florida native and has worked every aspect of the industry representing sellers, buyers, investors and banks in the residential market.

It is time to celebrate our great nations birthday.  Come out with us this weekend and salute America.



What's Happening This Weekend in Mount Dora
School is out and everyone is enjoying the summer.  There are so many fun events out there and here are our highlights for this weekend.


It is father's day weekend and we will be spending outside exploring Mount Dora and Lake County.



Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty will host a Tavares Chamber of Commerce Business-After-Hours event supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Lake and Sumter Counties on Tuesday, June 21st at 5:30pm.

Mollie has recently received her Realtor® license after spending the last year working with her husband Bob Podell, who is a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty, as his Transaction Administrator.

Still looking for some fun activities?  Find out what's happening around town this weekend!



June is here and with that comes the summer.  Come out and enjoy the weekend with us in Mount Dora and Lake County.


Memorial Day weekend is here and we are spending it exploring Mount Dora and Lake County.  Come and join us.


Here is this weeks lists of fun activities in and around Mount Dora!



Last week we provided you a list of negotiating tips for home buyers and this week we are doing the same for home buyers. 
 

What's Happening This Weekend in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?
This weekend is going to be filled with lots of fun activities for the entire family.  Come out with us and enjoy Mount Dora!
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Buying a home is the single largest purchase most Americans will ever make.  So you want to follow these tips to make sure you are getting the best deal possible.

It's Mother's Day weekend and we will be spending it outside exploring Mount Dora and the surrounding areas.



Dustin Meyers is a business minded person who has never met a stranger.  He enjoys talking to people and creating long lasting relationships.

Last week we shared with you a list of things a seller should never say to a buyer and this week we prepared a list of what a buyer should never say to a seller.

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What's Happening This Weekend in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?
It's Friday and again and we are so excited about the beautiful weather and all the amazing events this weekend.
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When selling your home, there are some things that are better unsaid than said.  We prepared a list of pitfalls to watch out for when it comes to talking to buyers.

Still looking for some fun activities?  Find out what's happening around town this weekend!



Mary Ella moved to Lake County in 1986, and immediately fell in love with the area.



Top 3 Pools in EustisTop 3 Pools in Eustis

In one of our previous posts we showed you our top 3 Pools in Sorrento and this week we will continue with Eustis.

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What's Happening in Mount Dora This weekendWhat's Happening This Weekend?
The weekend is here again and it's going to be special here in Mount Dora.  Come out and explore some of the great events with us.
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Matthew Lee New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotMatthew Lee joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Matthew moved to Lake County in 1993 where he was the office manager and paralegal for a local law firm until 2013.

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10 Ways to Spend your Tax Refund on your Home10 Ways to Spend your Tax Refund on Your Home
The tax return was finally filed and now it is time to plan what you are going to do with your refund.  Why not spend it on home improvement?
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What's Happening in Mount Dora This WeekendWhat's Happening This Weekend?
It's going to be another spectacular weekend here in Mount Dora and Lake County.

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15 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal to your Home15 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal to your Home
First impressions are important especially in Real Estate.  We have prepared a list of tips that ensure your home will leave the perfect first impression.
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What's Happening in Mount Dora This weekendWhat's Happening This Weekend?
Spring is such a beautiful time and we can't wait to enjoy the nice weather outside.  Come join us!
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Bill OHara New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotBill O'Hara joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty
Bill grew up in Upstate NY, around Albany. He went to the University of Buffalo where he received a BA in psychology. 
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Top 3 Pools in SorrentoTop 3 Pools in Sorrento

We all know the best way to stay cool during those hot summer days is to jump into a pool.  Here are our top 3 Pools in Sorrento.

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The weather is going to beautiful this Easter Weekend and we can't wait to go outside on some Easter egg hunts. 

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Peter Cyr New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotPeter Cyr joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Peter brings with him extensive knowledge and experience from his background in sales and customer service.

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Buying a home can be a roller-coaster for couples.  We have prepared some tips for you to make it easier.



What's Happening This Weekend in Mount Dora
This is going to be a beautiful Spring Weekend.  Come and enjoy the nice weather and what the city has to offer.



Jennifer McClure New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotJennifer McClure joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Jennifer specializes in Residential Sale, New Homes, and First Time Home Buyers.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home in 20165 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home in 2016

Have you been on the fence about buying a home?  We have 5 reasons why 2016 is the year you should finally take the plunge.

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What's Happening in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?
It's Friday and again and we are so excited about the beautiful weather and all the amazing events this weekend.
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Meet Hector Quinonez New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotHector Quinonez joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Hector was born and raised in Lake County and has more than 7 years of sales and customer service experiences.

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Buying a home is super easyBuying a home is super easy, isn't it?

Buying a home sounds super easy, you hunt for a house, get loan, make an offer and get your keys.  But is this really all it takes?

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What's Happening in Mount Dora this weekendWhat's Happening This Weekend?

Spring is finally here and the weather is beautiful.  Come out and spend some time with in and around Mount Dora

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Meet Alyse Carter New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotAlyse Carter joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Alyse has been in and around real estate and real estate investing for the past 10 years.

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Top 5 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Top 5 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home is the most significant investment everyone will ever make.  We prepared a list of tips to help you with the process.

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Meet Bobbi Bain New Agent at Coldwell Banker Camelot

Bobbi Bain joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

A true native to Florida, Bobbi's background includes more than 15 years of sales and customer service experience.

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Homeowners Yearly Checklist

Homeowner's Yearly Checklist - Part 3

This is our final part of our Homeowner's Yearly Checklist series.  In this post we will finish our seasonal tasks with fall and winter.

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What's Happening in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?
Spring is almost here and the weather is gorgeous outside.  Come and enjoy another eventful weekend with us in and around Mount Dora.
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Meet Larry Richert New Agent at Coldwell Banker CamelotLarry Richert joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

Larry Richert became a licensed real estate agent over two years ago. 

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Homeowners Yearly ChecklistHomeowner's Yearly Checklist - Part 2

This is part two of our Homeowner's Yearly Checklist series.  In this post we will talk about biannually as well as season tasks starting with spring and summer. 

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What's Happening in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?

It is Valentine's Day Weekend and here is our list of fun activities for you and your family.

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Homeowners Yearly ChecklistHomeowner's Yearly Checklist - Part 1

Every home needs regular “oil changes” and tune ups just like every car.  We prepared a yearly checklist for homeowner’s so they can stay keep their home in top shape.

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What's Happening in Mount DoraWhat's Happening This Weekend?

We are expecting a spectacular weekend with lots of fun activities for the entire family.

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Coldwell Banker Camelot opens new office in Lady Lake

Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty celebrates Grand Opening of new Branch Office in Lady Lake 

On Thursday, January 21st Coldwell Banker Camelot celebrated their new branch office in Lady Lake. 

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2015 Real Estate ReportReal Estate Report 2015

We would like to share with you the market report for Mount Dora, Eustis, Sorrento and Tavares for the year of 2015. 

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What's Happening in Mount Dora

What's Happening This Weekend?

The weekend is here again and we can't wait to get outside and participate in all the fun activities Mount Dora has to offer. 

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5 Biggest Mistakes you can make when selling your home

5 Biggest Mistakes you can make when selling your home

When selling your home, there a ton of things to think about and to prepare for.  

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What's Happening in Mount Dora

What's happening this Weekend?

We are ready for another eventful weekend here in Mount Dora.  How about you?

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Mount Dora Local Farmers MarketLocal Farmers' Market

Are you looking for local farmers’ markets where you can buy fresh, nutritious, delicious and locally grown food?  Then don’t you worry, we got you covered.

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What'sHappeningMountDoraWhat's happening this Weekend?

It's going to be another spectacular weekend here in Mount Dora.

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What makes a good Real Estate Agent?

What makes a good Real Estate Agent?

Trusting someone to sell your house or to help you find your dream home isn’t easy, we know that.

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MountDoraWeekendEventsWhat's happening this Weekend?

We are starting the New Year with lots of fun activities in and around Mount Dora.

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NYEMountDora2015(1).pngMount Dora New Year's Eve Celebration 2015

Are you ready to ring into the new year with us?


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Blog12-19.pngWhat's happening this Weekend?

The Holiday Season is in full swing and there is no better place to experience a magical time than Mount Dora.

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MountDoraChristmasinthePark2015.pngMount Dora Christmas in the Park 2015

Are you looking for a fun day out in the snow but you don't want to drive for hours?

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Head down to Wooton Park for an evening of Christmas festivities!

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We love our month long holiday celebration filled with tons of events in downtown Mount Dora.

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The Holiday Season is upon us and we have a great event planned at the Tavares Pavillion!



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Light Up Mount Dora 2015

Every year, Mount Dora kicks off the holiday season by lighting up Downtown Mount Dora's Donnelly Park.

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Bring the family down to the Eustis Historic District for Light Up Eustis! 

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Coldwell Banker Commercial Grown Group celebrates Grand Opening

During the spring of 2015 Karen and Ray Levy commenced operations at the first Coldwell Banker Commercial Office in Lake County. 

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Blog11-20(1).pngRenninger’s Antiques Extravaganza

This is the event a lot of antique fans have waited for and one of the major antiquing events in Florida.

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Blog11-13.pngWhat's happening this Weekend?

It's going to be another special weekend here in Mount Dora.  Come out and explore some of the great events with us.

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UpgradeHouseBlog11-10.jpgShould I upgrade my house before selling?
We get this question a lot and we would like to show you what is and what isn't necessary.

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CB01a-118Compressed.jpgBetter Together… Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty opens first new branch office

On November 9, 2015 Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty and Coldwell Banker All Village Realty have merged.  The company has closed nearly 1 Billion Dollars in Real Estate since its inception.

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It is going to be another eventful weekend in beautiful Mount Dora and our surrounding neighborhoods.  It really never gets dull in our community and we can't wait to see you all out and about!

It’s all about Halloween this weekend.  So put on your costumes and explore various events around Mount Dora!  Here are some Highlights! 


Mount Dora Craft Fair  October 24th - 25th 2015

Mount Dora Craft Fair

October 24th - 25th 2015

The Mount Dora Fall Craft Fair is not just Florida’s oldest and largest outdoor craft fair but also one of the top annual events in the country.

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This is going to be a beautiful Fall Weekend.  Come and enjoy the nice weather and what the city has to offer.



Mount_Dora_Blueberry_Festival.pngMount Dora Blueberry Festival
If you are a Lake County resident, it’s likely that you have heard of the upcoming Mount Dora Blueberry Festival. With a nickname like The Festival City, it’s obvious why Mount Dora is the perfect location for this new festival. 
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Arthur Lykins is a Real Estate professional serving the Lake County area for home buyers and sellers. 
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How to Prepare Your House to Sell
Before listing your home, you will most likely need to spend a little time and money to get your home in pristine condition to ensure you receive the highest purchase price.  Read More


What's Happening This Weekend April 2015What's Happening This Weekend?  April 10th - 12th
Find out what's happening around town this weekend!




TheYardStop.pngThe Yard Stop Garden Center in Mount Dora, FL
When new owner, Chris Gordon, took over The Yard Stop Garden Center last March, he had big dreams for what the company could become.    Read More



ColdwellBankerCamelotRealty(1).pngRealtor, Barbara Breuer, Joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty
Barbara has over 25 years’ experience in sales, including print advertising at a daily newspaper in New York City, as well as internet advertising within the real estate market. 
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WhatEveryFirstTimeHomebuyerNeedsto.pngWhat Should I do as a First Time Homebuyer?
Buying your first home is extremely exciting and rewarding.  The process can also be a bit confusing and at times overwhelming.  
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Mount-Dora-Spring-Show.png2015 Mount Dora Spring Collectibles and Craft Show

Mount Dora's downtown streets come to life this weekend at the The Mount Dora Spring Collectibles and Craft Show.   Read More


Last night's eggs-travaganza was nothing less than eggs-ilerating. The competition was egg-traordinary and all the contestants scrambled for first place. 

Ray is a Sold Man






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Kevin McCann and Rebecca Watson are a professional real estate team serving the Lake County area for home buyers and sellers.  With more than 12 years of experience, McCann and Watson’s knowledge of the local real estate market is a huge asset to their business.  



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Home Builders Association os Lake and Sumter Parade of Homes 2015.  What a fun and educational day!

















Shannon V. King is a Real Estate professional serving the Lake County area for home buyers and sellers.  With local, national, and international experience, King has been helping his customers with their real estate acquisitions for seven years.  With a lifelong love of architecture and experience as a master-level carpenter, it’s no surprise that his passion steered him toward a career in real estate.




Coldwell Banker Camelot Celebrates One YearNew Ownership at Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty Celebrates One Year
When Ray and Karen Levy acquired Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty one year ago, they were determined to help their agents become as successful as they wanted to be.  The husband and wife team mapped out their vision for the future of Camelot Realty, and immediately began enhancing the already successful business.  The Levys proudly place integrity, agent support and training as top priorities in their business.



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Paddy Patterson always puts a smile on our faces!  Thanks Paddy!






Mel-Horbal-Mount-Dora-Realtor.jpgThis career gives us the opportunity to make connections with awesome people and guide them throughout some life changing moments.  We are lucky enough to gain friendships in the process.

Mel Horbal received these beautiful flowers today from a customer who wanted to show their appreciation for her service.  And, of course, we are extremely proud of Mel for representing Camelot so well!


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Thank you to Royal Oak Homes for the excellent lunch and tour of your beautiful homes today at Spring Ridge in Eustis!

We love learning about the inventory in our market to make us better at helping our customers!


Lisa-West-Realtor.jpgColdwell Banker Camelot Realty is pleased to welcome Multi-Million Dollar Producer, Lisa West, who has recently transferred from another local firm.  West has been selling real estate for more than 10 years in Mount Dora, FL and neighboring areas. 


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This video presentation breaks down the future growth of Lake County, FL.  Featured speakers included T.J. Fish, Robert Chandler and Miia Ollesh were featured speakers.  Topics included how local construction projects will effect the future of Lake County and economic development & tourism.

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HO HO HO, Camelot Team! The Holiday Season is upon us!  

We have a great event planned at the Tavares Pavillion!

Mark your calendars for December 11th at 6:30!



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As you visit with family and friends this Thanksgiving, be sure to look around and enjoy all of the people and possessions for which you are grateful.  







Light Up Eustis, FL 2014 
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Have you been in search of an affordable way to get into the holiday spirit?  Bring the family down to the Eustis Historic District for Light Up Eustis!  Make special memories with your friends and family this holiday season.



Schedule a Call from Santa

santa.jpgHave you gotten on Santa's List yet?!  Don't wait too long!

The Mount Dora Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Santa's elves to make arrangements for Santa to call children in the community.

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Tavares Christmas Parade 2014

Head down to Wooton Park for an evening of Christmas festivities December 6, at 4 pm.  There will be plenty to keep the family entertained with ice skating, snow storms, kids activities and delicious treats!  

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Holiday Open House 2014

LoveMountDoraComp.JPGTake a stroll through downtown Mount Dora streets this Saturday for the Holiday Open House.  Join Maggie's Attic, Emz on Fifth, and KaDeeKay's as they offer food and wine samples and a day of shopping.  

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Light Up Mount Dora 2014

Light-Up-Mount-DoraAre you looking for a fun family event to put you in the holiday spirit? Light Up Mount Dora is it!  Every year, Mount Dora kicks off the holiday season by lighting up Downtown Mount Dora's Donnelly Park. 

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Get More Listings:  Coldwell Banker Camelot Training

November 18, 2014

Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty offers training on how to get more listings every week.  

Are you looking for an office that offers more support and training?  


The Cannonball Christmas Express

November 17, 2014

polarexpresstrain.jpgAre you looking for an exciting memory making experience this holiday season?  

Take the Cannonball Christmas Express this season on a spirited ride to visit Santa!  Sing along with the elves while enjoying cookies and hot chocolate.  


Lake County Real Estate Agent Mark Montrose Joins Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty

November 17, 2014

MarkMontrosePrint.jpgMark Montrose is a Real Estate professional serving the Lake County area for home buyers and sellers. A resident of Mount Dora, Montrose focuses on residential Real Estate.  

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Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty Hires Team Coordinator

November 14, 2014

BritGuadagnolicropped.jpgNovember 4, 2014 - Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty, a Mount Dora, FL real estate company, announced today that Brittney Guadagnoli has been named as the Team Coordinator. In this new role, she will be responsible forcoordinating the daily affairs of the team's

logistical needs in event planning, meetings and team communication.

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Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty
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