Orlando and Disney areas vacation home and holiday villa buyers
5 Kissimmee Vacation Home Resorts That You Will LOVE!
We’ve hand selected these 5 fabulous vacation home resort communities in Kissimmee that we know you’ll love. Whether you’re buying or just renting for a week these resorts will not let you down.
Orlando Housing Market Back on the Rise
Orlando’s housing market is back on the rise. With low interest rates and prices quickly on the rise buyers are back in the market ready and eager to buy. Earlier this month CNN stated that “Orlando Florida is up 63% for real estate and one of the TOP cities where real estate is being flipped and making huge profits. Home values and prices are expected to go up 3.3% annually until around 2017 when they are expected to begin to level back out”. Here are some of the market highlights and our predictions for the rest of 2013: Read more. . .
What You Should Know About Renovating a Kissimmee Vacation Home
Some people just love the idea of getting an older home or a “fixer upper”. They love the idea that they can purchase a property for much less than market value put some hard work and a little money into it and after they have an nearly new home built from their own specific criteria that is worth more than they paid for it (in most cases). Whether you chose to keep the Kissimmee home as your own getaway retreat, rent out for an annual return or sell for immediate profit this project usually works out to be a good idea. However renovating a home is a not a hands off job and will take money, planning and some of your own sweat and tears to be completed and to be profitable. . . read more
How To Save $3,000 or More Instantly When Buying Kissimmee Real Estate
As you begin to do your research on buying and investing in Kissimmee real estate, one area that you will want to understand and be prepared for is the closing costs associated with obtaining a property. In 2012 Florida ranked fourth in the nation for pricey closing costs with costs averaging between 2-3% of the purchase price. In Florida, like elsewhere, most of your closing costs are incurred in connection with obtaining a mortgage; however, even if you are not obtaining a mortgage, you can expect the following closing costs.
Through the Eyes of a Windsor Hills Vacation Home Buyer
My wife and I try to remain financially conservative. We both work full time and earn a comfortable living. We don’t live an extravagant lifestyle or drive fancy cars, but we do enjoy vacations. It’s our gift to us for hard work and being forced to suffer through our miserable winters. With three kids, we found that our vacations were becoming quite an expense.During a family vacation to Disney, we had the opportunity to rent a villa in Windsor Hills. . . read more
Thinking of Buying That Perfect Disney Area Vacation Home?
You’ve done it, you’ve made the decision to buy a vacation home, you’ve chosen the city you want and maybe even hired a Realtor to represent you. Now what? There are many articles explaining how to buy a vacation home, but today we’ll guide you through what it will take to go through the process when it comes to your side of the transaction. The next steps in your journey can involve a few scenarios:
Vacation Homes in Orlando – Is 2013 a Good Time To Buy?
You may be aiming to own a second home in the coastal state of Florida. The current local real estate market in the city of Orlando and that of Central Florida has never been more conducive for fresh investment of such a magnitude. As per the latest market data, housing prices in these places are hovering somewhere around 30-50%. However, you may be a bit skeptic whether or not is it an apt time to take the plunge. . . read more
6 Reasons Not To Buy Vacation Home Rentals in Orlando
At any given time, there are scores of vacation home rentals in Orlando available for purchase as it’s a tourist hotspot. You may find yourself asking, “is the investment worth it?” There are important factors to keep in mind, such as your budget, your time, and the risks included. Make sure you are investing your hard-earned money the right way and for the right reasons: here are six reasons why you shouldn’t buy a vacation home rental in Orlando.
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3 Ways Your Property Manager Could Be Keeping Your Vacation Home From Selling
When it comes time to sell your Orlando vacation home the last thing you want to deal with are those little hiccups that might prevent your property from selling or complicate the transaction. One of the biggest problems we often run into when selling a fully booked and turnkey vacation home is property managers who [...]
The Orlando Vacation Home Real Estate Trends of 2011- What To Expect in 2012
n 2011 we noticed many foreign investors starting to move their money into US bank accounts and many domestic investors liquidating their non-performing assets and gearing up to move their money into Florid real estate. According to Jani Lowdell at Centerstate Bank, of those foreign nationals who opened a US bank account last year, all purchased a vacation home within 90 days.
Vacation Home of the Week- 916 Orange Cosmos
We’ve gone through dozens of applications and viewed numerous homes to bring you some of the best vacation homes and owners that Orlando has to offer. We’re proud to compile this list of unique vacation homes and outside-the-box thinking owners. We think each of these homes deserves to be recognized and certainly should be at [...]
Vacation Home of the Week- 640 Blue Jay Way
We wanted a home that was a bungalow (single floor), newly built, 4 bedrooms, and with a great floor plan. Two of the bedrooms had to have master suite amenities; with private baths and at least one had to have a walk-in closet. The pool area required a covered lanai overlooking the pool;
Vacation Home of the Week- Platinum Key Villa
This home was strictly an investment and the numbers were the most important factor. Taking that into consideration, Windsor Hills seemed like the most obvious choice as it was pushing the standard to the next level on vacation homes
Vacation Home of the Week- Sunshine Villa Orlando
We’ve gone through dozens of applications and viewed numerous homes to bring you some of the best vacation homes and owners that Orlando has to offer. We’re proud to compile this list of unique vacation homes and outside-the-box thinking owners. We think each of these homes deserves to be recognized and certainly should be at the top of your list for those of you traveling to Orlando. Check out this week’s Vacation Home of the Week. . .
5 Reasons Why Your Offers Keep Getting Rejected on an Orlando Investment Property
Perhaps you know this situation all too well, you’ve been trying to acquire an investment in the Orlando area for quite some time now and you’ve placed offer after offer after offer but still nothing. You start to question your Realtor and/or perhaps even yourself. You’re a cash buyer, who wouldn’t want to take an [...]