real estate in Florida

May 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Maury Carter, born in Ferrum, Virginia. My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And I grew up on a farm with...
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May 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Maury L Carter, Florida Trend, July 1991. Listen as Maury Carter talks about working in real estate with J. Rolfe Davis and then starting his own company in this excerpt from...
May 1, 2017
by: jtracy
Carter's first deal was in 1963, when he and his brother-in-law scraped together the money to buy 40 acres southwest of Orlando for $1,000 an acre. Within a year they made...
March 11, 2014
by: jtracy
My name is Harriett Lake and I was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.. Listen as one of Central Florida's top philanthropists tells where the money came from, how our community...
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March 11, 2014
by: jtracy
Harriett Lake gives to 189 charities and hospitals a year and has no intention of quitting. This ninetysomething fashionista says, "I refuse to die until I have a place for...
March 11, 2014
by: jtracy
Central Florida real estate developers and philanthropists Harriett and Hymen Lake. Photo courtesy of Harriett Lake.