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May 'metrics' From The Resort Area...   May Orlando resort area sales were down 48.8% as 196 homes changed hands in the market compared to 402 in May 2019. Total sales were also 45 homes less than the 241 closings in April latest activity figures reveal. From one year ago the number of days that a home now takes to sell is 2 faster than a year ago at 97 whilst a sold home achieved on average 97.6% of the asking price compared to 97.5% one year ago and 97.2% in April 2020. The markets median price was up 8% over the past 12 months from $219,813 to $237,600. Homes withdrawn from the market during May totaled 108 which compared to the 73 withdrawn in May 2019 and 144 in April 2020. The number of homes under offer/contract stood at 512 which was an…

This sensationally decorated fully furnished 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath townhome is move-in ready. This townhome is located in the Carriage Pointe at Reunion community which delivers added privacy as well as some additional peace and tranquillity. The first floor provides an upgraded kitchen, with granite countertops, expansive kitchen breakfast bar and tile throughout the ground floor. The open kitchen, living room and dining room floor plan opens to a covered patio. Upstairs the master bedroom balcony overlooks the 17th tee which includes an en-suite bathroom with a double vanity, shower and tub. Additionally on the second floor is a queen bedroom and also a twin bedroom. This townhome is very close to the shared pool, which offers plenty of seating and a…


Sensational 2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath townhome in the gated community of Regal Oaks. This modern furnished home features an open floor plan with a living room/dining room combination that allows for great entertaining. All bedrooms are located on the second floor with the master featuring a balcony overlooking the water. There is a second master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. The kitchen features all stainless steel appliances and a large breakfast bar. The living room sliding glass doors lead to a private screened, above ground spa area with a private serene water view of the lake. This community resort has great amenities such as a fitness centre, community pool, playground area, and tennis courts. This townhome is minutes

This immaculate 4 Bedroom 3 Bath home is located in the golfing community of Highlands Reserve. This home has been well maintained and has had the following upgrades: NEW HEAT PUMP SYSTEM IN MARCH, 2020; NEW KITCHEN APPLIANCES IN DECEMBER, 2019; NEW POOL HEATER IN 2018; and VINYL FLOORING IN 2017. The entrance invites you through an open floor plan through the family room/dining room combo leading to the spacious kitchen with an eat-in kitchen area and breakfast bar. All rooms are fully furnished, and the kitchen comes with all major appliances. It features two master bedrooms ensuites. Plenty of natural lighting brightens up the home through the large windows and sliding doors leading to the patio. Walking out onto the large patio, you will notice

Move-in ready nicely furnished 4 Bedroom 3 Bath townhome in the resort-style community of Venetian Bay. The unit features two master suites for your convenience, one upstairs and one downstairs. Downstairs there is an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a bright family room with french doors that open to a patio outside. This property is furnished and located close to the clubhouse. Venetian Bay boasts a gated community with a fitness centre, dock, playground, security, and tennis courts. This townhome is conveniently located minutes from all major attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Disney Springs, shopping malls, restaurants, grocery stores and Orlando International Airport. You can use this townhome as a vacation

This exquisite home in the Encore at Reunion Resort boasts 8 Bedroom and 8 Bathrooms. The layout includes two first-floor master suites with one additional bedroom on the first floor. The open floor plan is evident as you walk into the gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and an oversized island bar. The dining room and great room feature sliders open to a heated pool and spa for you to enjoy after a busy day at the close attractions. The spacious second floor has a loft, game room and the additional bedrooms. The HOA fully maintains the lawns, common areas and kid-friendly area and the community is guard gated. The clubhouse features a 10 acres tropical-themed resort-style pool, a full exercise room/gym and many other features. This…

Choosing the right real estate agent helps you get the highest return while avoiding costly mistakes when selling your vacation home. But too many home investors look for realtors who offer low commission rates while making unrealistic promises when selling their vacation pool homes near Disney World.

An experienced real estate professional who understands the market, is a good negotiator and a good communicator is far more important than one who simply offers a low commission rate.

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3 Bedroom 3 Bath corner unit townhome located in gated community of Regal Oaks at Old Town. The open floor plan boasts a spacious living room and eating area for your guests. The master ensuite bedroom is located on the second floor with another ensuite bedroom. There is one bedroom on the first floor for convenience. You can relax in your private outdoor patio after a day at the attractions. The townhome comes with all the appliances. This community is walking distance to the Old Town attraction, shopping and dining. You are minutes from Disney World, other attractions, grocery stores and golf courses. This fully furnished townhome could be your perfect vacation home or short term rental.

Asking Price: $207,950.

Remarkable 4 bedroom 3 bathroom awaits you in the fantastic resort-style Windsor Palms gated Community. The entire home is fully furnished. Plenty of room for your guests. The living areas are spacious and beautifully decorated with rich texture and style. The home boasts 2 luxurious master bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, and 2 Disney themed kids bedrooms, each with two twin beds. The fully-equipped kitchen offers all the major appliances, counter-top appliances and all the cooking utensils you'll need. The garage has been converted to a Game room for entertainment. After a long day at the parks, you will be able to enjoy the sunshine state in the comfort of your private patio and sparkling pool. Outdoor furniture is all a part of the package. The…


Beautifully furnished 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bathroom executive home with its own private screened pool & spa. Two master suites with one located on the first floor and a second upstairs. The second floor has three additional twin bedrooms. This home provides an open floor plan. There are beautiful lakes and wooded views from the southwest facing deck & balcony for you to relax along with a pool and spa for your enjoyment. Updates include new carpet in the home, new Air Conditioning unit, new Pool Heater and the pool was full resurfaced in 2019. This home is located in the gated community of Cumbrian Lakes; a peaceful subdivision situated approximately 12 minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort entrance and is conveniently located to many other