Established in 1865, the community was formally named Oviedo in 1879 by then-Postmaster Andrew Aulin, a multi-lingual Swedish immigrant who loved to read. Incorporated in 1925, modern Oviedo maintains ties with its sister city by the same name in Spain.
Based on data from government sources, U. S. News ranked Oviedo High School #52 in the state of Florida and #770 nationally. Students attending grades 9-12 here average 70 percent proficient in Reading and 73 percent in Mathematics compared to overall ratings for the district’s 18 total schools. All Oviedo schools have been recognized for excellent education. Plenty of Oviedo homes are available or can be custom built convenient to this city’s fine schools.
No freely roaming lions or tigers here, but bears, oh, yes. Oviedo is a designated bird sanctuary set amid some of Florida’s best native wildlife habitats. Catch Lukas Nursery’s Butterfly Encounter. Enjoy airboat rides and view wildlife on gorgeous, natural Lake Jessup. Florida communities coexist in harmony with native alligators, bears and other wildlife.
Walk, hike, or bike the Cross Seminole Trail. Trek to the nearby Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens along St. John’s River, or chill at Cocoa Beach in under an hour. Find the perfect Oviedo home located near your favorite activities.
Prior to the pandemic Oviedo was already experiencing an extremely low inventory of homes for sale creating a sellers market, where sellers held the most leverage in a home sale.
The pandemic exacerbated the issue by driving a large influx of new residents to the state and also Oviedo.
This has created an accelerated growth in homes prices that Florida has not seen before.
To add to that many of the offers we see are cash offers above asking.
These three things have made Oviedo one of the largest real estate growth areas in the state.
Slow down and savor the beauty and peace of this suburban retreat as fast as you can get here. Contact an experienced Oviedo real estate agent or broker to show you the best Oviedo real estate for your business. Find which Oviedo home might be your next dream come true place to live.