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Orlando and Disney areas vacation home and holiday villa buyers

Retirement in Orlando, FL

Six Signs You May Be Ready For an Orlando Vacation Rental Home Investment

Do you find you and your family are taking frequent vacations to Orlando? Maybe it’s Disney World or Universal. Whatever the attraction, consider how much money you spend on lodging, dining and activities. Generally the cost of all that combined annually could be a down payment on a vacation home. When you’re not using it you can rent the property out which helps offset the cost of owning it.

Ariel view of vacation rental resort in kissimmee, FL

Four Free Ways To View Local Orlando Real Estate From Afar

Trying to find the perfect vacation rental investment from thousands of miles away can often become a very frustrating task. Homes might look great in the pictures online but what does the surrounding area look like? If you’re not utilizing at least one of these five free mapping tools listed here than you you may be in for a huge surprise when you arrive here in Orlando for your property inspection trip. Read The Full Article at

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How To Estimate Rental Potential For an Orlando Vacation Rental Investment Using VRBO

As if I haven’t pounded this into the heads of my readers enough already here I go with a video tutorial to make this even more clear. You must research a vacation rental investment before you purchase it, two of the most important things you want to know up front are. . . read the full article and watch the video at


Are You Buying an Orlando Vacation Rental Home For All The Wrong Reasons

Don’t be that guy who thinks he’s going to get rich quick or cash in on an Orlando vacation home cash cow. You should avoid buying a vacation rental home in Orlando if your reasons are any of these three. A vacation rental home if doe the person who just wants to own a piece of Florida and understands they may or may not break even but they don’t care because this is their dream. Read the Full Article at

Research Vacation Rentals

If You Don’t Research Your Florida Vacation Home Neighborhood Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

There is so much that goes into buying the perfect Florida vacation rental home. Many people think that it’s as simple as just jumping online and browsing for Florida homes. Though that’s not a horrible place to start it absolutely shouldn’t be the first place. Florida vacation rental homes are a very specialized niche and understanding that fact will help guide you down the right path that will save you the most time and money. One of the major factors that play a huge role in choosing the right vacation rental home in Florida would be neighborhood research. In my ebook “Everything You Wish You Knew Before Buying a Florida Vacation Rental Home” I go into all the steps in great detail but for the sake of keeping this short and sweet I’m going to touch on this very important subject. Read The Full Story at

Canadians in Florida

Why Orlando is a Great Choice for Canadians to Own a Vacation Home

As a Canadian, living in Ottawa, Ontario, I can relate to many people wanting to escape to the warm climate of the southern United States. Having a young family, we were drawn to Florida because of its unique qualities: It is very easy to get there by a relatively short plane ride, or for the adventurer you can drive, and of course there is so much to see and do for all ages. We had been renting houses in the Orlando area for several years; and after a couple of years I said “Honey, we should look into buying a house in Orlando” – “Sure, dream on” my wife says with a smile.


6 Common Sense Reasons Why You Should Never List Your Orlando Vacation Home For Sale With a Property Management Company

As you can see these are just some of the most common sense reasons why it does not make sense to list your property with a vacation home management company in the Kissimmee, Davenport or Clermont areas. It’s vital to the sales process to stick with a specialized firm who has a website with excellent Google placement, specialized marketing techniques, a steady flow of vacation home buyers and is specifically trained in the sales and marketing process for Disney area vacation homes.


Del Webb-The Dead Beat Dad of Builders?

WFTV just broke the story on the latest Davenport community, La Cresta a 55+ active adult community, to be abandoned by its builder. “A homeowner called Eyewitness News after he bought a house in what was promised to be a sprawling retirement community in Davenport, but it turned into nothing but a ghost town.”

Sandy Ridge Vacation Home Testimonial blog info

Sandy Ridge Bank Owned Vacation Home Testimonial

A Pink Flamingo vacation home testimonial. This lovely Canadian couple recently closed on their bank owned vacation home in Sandy Ridge. They had the entire house furnished and put under management within in days of closing. The property is already booked out for the summer and they are as happy as can be. If you are interested in renting this Sandy Ridge beauty for a holiday visit to Orlando you can visit their site at:

Final Walk Thru Checklist vacation rental kissimmee

31 Things To Look For at Your Final Walk-Thru Home Inspection on Your Kissimmee Investment Property

1.     Check all screens to make sure they are on the track properly (could be missing or lose from any break ins) 2.    All windows open and close properly 3.    Front door key lock and deadbolt locks properly. 4.    Sliding glass doors open and close, and lock properly 5.    All water faucets working, and no [...]