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Charming ready to move in condominium awaits you in the Venetian Bay community. This gated community is perfect for your next vacation home, short term rental or primary residence. The 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms is fully furnished. The first floor offers an open floor plan for your living areas and features the Master bedroom. All other bedrooms are on the second floor. The unit is steps away from the community pool, tennis courts and playground. Enjoy all the fantastic amenities such as pools, tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds and clubhouse complete with a gym, fishing pier, vehicle care area, plus grilling and picnic area. Conveniently located minutes from all major attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Disney


Beautifully updated Dr. Phillips home in a gated community. Large corner lot with front circle drive and a 3 car garage to the side. The walled pool area offers privacy with lots of space to be creative. Open split bdrm.floor plan with plenty of natural light throughout. The eat-in kitchen includes new quartz countertops, a new gas cooktop, new wall oven, and microwave and overlooks the family room with built-in shelving and gas fireplace, all overlooking the pool and patio area. New 24 x 24 Porcelain tile and carpeted bedrooms. The large Master bedroom opens to pool/patio and a master bath that includes a garden tub, walk-In master shower, and dual vanities. Home includes a bonus room upstairs with a full bath and closet.

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Well-appointed 6 bedroom 4.5 bathroom in the lovely gated Emerald Island Resort community with no rear neighbors. Private heated screened pool and spa. This home offers the main master suite on the ground floor with an ensuite bathroom. All remaining 5 bedrooms are on the second floor and feature four themed bedrooms. This elegant home features spacious living areas including living, dining and family rooms. The fully equipped eat-in kitchen overlooks the pool area. The home is located just minutes from Disney, shopping, restaurants and easy access to other major attractions. The community amenities include an elegant clubhouse, heated pool and spa, sauna, fitness room, tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, outside Tiki bar, playgrounds and

Reaching more travelers who are looking for vacation homes like yours is the key to long-term success in the short-term rental market. Many short-term rental owners rely on social media and online booking sites to promote their vacation homes. But don’t overlook the power of direct marketing.

If you’re looking for ways to drive more guest referrals to your Kissimmee vacation home, here are some easy ways to deliver a more memorable experience that guests will share with others.

Create a Referral System

Giving your guests a reason to refer your home to friends and family members is the best way to drive referrals to your vacation rental home. One way to make this process easy, and generate new business for your property, is to print referral cards


  Move-in ready end unit is nestled in the fabulous vacation resort of Bahama Bay with easy access to the Disney parks! This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath, ground floor condo comes fully furnished and also features a large private and screened outside space. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. Bahama Bay is guard gated 24 hours, has a clubhouse and recreation center with a large pool (4 Pools In Total) and hot tub, pool bar/grill and a separate kiddie pool. The community also has a lovely lake view and dock where you can fish and enjoy the Florida wildlife. There is a fitness facility, tennis courts, a gift shop, an internet coffee shop, a game room, a sauna/steam room, massage treatments, and a business center. Perfect…

Listing your Orlando vacation rental on the right websites can increase its visibility so you can get more bookings all year round.

If your home doesn’t appear in the most popular online listing platforms, you could be missing out on potential visitors willing to pay for the features and amenities your short-term rental home has to offer.

Today’s top three vacation rental sites are Airbnb, VRBO, and But there are others you need to consider if you want to get the most out of your Orlando vacation rental home.

Owner Direct

Owner Direct brings property owners and guests together on one platform. The site allows your property to be matched with prospective guests looking for homes just like yours.

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Lovely one bedroom one bathroom, fully furnished condo located on the fourth floor in StaySky Suites. This condo features an open floor plan with a combined living and dining space. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. Enjoy amenities such as the community pool, outdoor grilling and basketball court. Located near Orlando’s popular International Drive where you can find some of Orlando's greatest attractions like the Orlando Eye, restaurants, bars and great shopping. This home is great for short term rentals or as a vacation home.

Sold Price: $85,000

  Gold rated, ground floor 3 bedroom 2 bathroom unit located in the wonderful Bahama Bay Resort. Looking for a sensational water view, then look no further! Walk into this spacious unit that features a lovely kitchen with all major appliances, an open floor plan for the dining room and living room area. This beautiful unit is fully furnished and features a private screened patio located in the living room and master bedroom. Ideally located only steps from the clubhouse. This fantastic gated community has so many amenities for you and your family to enjoy that include a clubhouse, fitness center, multiple community heated swimming pools, sand beach, tennis and basketball courts, shuffleboard, paved nature trails and a full-sized fishing dock on Lake…


Immaculate 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home in the residential community of Kensington Park. Manicured landscape, curb appeal, paved driveway and three-car side entry garage. The entry opens to the formal areas with soaring ceilings and new wood look floors. The kitchen is spacious with top of the line appliances, working island, prep sink and a breakfast bar. The kitchen overlooks the family room with custom built-ins, fireplace and a wall of sliders leading to the pool area. The large master bedroom is bright and airy with walk-in closets and an ensuite bathroom with dual sinks, a garden tub, and painted in warm colours. Three additional bedrooms and two baths complete the downstairs. Carpets and flooring replaced in February 2020. Covered lanai


 Lovely and spacious!!! This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home features a grand living room, dining room, fantastic bonus room, and an open kitchen with an eat in area. The bonus room is located upstairs along with the master bedroom ensuite. Sliding glass doors open to the private backyard with fencing and a large screened-in patio and pool area. Wonderful property in the Randa Ridge community in Haines City is close to major shopping centers and main roads. Schedule your showing today!

Sold Price: $219,950