December 2015

There are 36 blog entries for December 2015.

Thinking about buying a second home in Orlando? You’re not alone. People buy a second home in Central Florida for a variety of reasons. Some buy a home as an investment, and rent it out as a vacation property. Others buy a second home prior to retirement, with the goal of living there once they finish working full-time.

Whatever your reasons for wanting to buy a second home, it’s worth the investment to hire a real estate agent to help you locate and purchase a property. Here are a few reasons why:

Fiduciary responsibility. When you hire a real estate agent, that person will look out for your best financial interests. This is especially important when you’re buying a second home. As with your primary residence, there are a lot of costs that go into

Price Reduced for a quick sale! Beautiful home in Glen Abbey with Golf Course and Pond Frontage! This home is Meticulously Maintained and has the best view on the street. 42 inch Kitchen Cabinets with Granite Countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances. Tumbled Stone Backsplash with Custom Light Fixtures. All new carpets in 2013 as well as new A/C and duct work in 2014. Family Room has a Gas Fireplace and is open to the Kitchen. 3 Car Garage with a large driveway and the home is prewired for a pool. The lawn has a well supplied irrigation and Mature Tree's. Crown molding and Open Floor Plan. Sit on your screened porch and enjoy the Fantastic View! 30 minutes to downtown Orlando but yet in a quiet neighborhood.

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Many Canadians and residents of states like New York, Michigan and Ohio spend their winters in Orlando every year – trading in the cold and snow for Florida’s balmy breezes and warm sunny skies. If you’re one of these “Snowbirds,” you know that Orlando has a lot to offer, including world-class theme parks, championship golf courses, fine dining and exceptional shopping. 

Renting a home may seem like a good option for part-time residents. But it may wind up costing you more in the long run. Here are a few reasons why snowbirds should consider buying a second home in Orlando instead of renting one. 

1. No Surprises – A typical snowbird can spend upwards of $15,000 to rent a home for 3-4 months out of the year. Besides the cost, the downside of

Move in ready! This stunning 4 Bed 2 Bath vacation home in the Orange Tree community with breathtaking private conservation views is your ideal second home. This property is offered fully furnished and zoned for Short Term Rental. Located seconds from the US 27, Dining, Shopping and entertainment as well as only minutes from Disney World. Make sure you see this property before it is too late!!!

Sold Price $208,000


 

Wow factor!!!! This sensational 6 bedroom 4.5 bathroom home in the Veranda Palms community is breathtaking. The floorplan gives plenty of space inside and out for entertaining and with the master downstairs and the other bedrooms and den area upstairs lots of privacy when required. Sensational west facing pool and spa is the perfect setting to watch the sun set after an action packed day at Disney World. 

Sold Price $295,000


 

Windsor Hills is a popular vacation resort community, located less than 2 miles from Walt Disney World. Many people decide to buy second homes in this Kissimmee gated community because of the amazing amenities it provides, worthy of a 5-star resort. To give you an example, here are ten things you can do during your Orlando, Florida vacation at Windsor Hills.

1. Enjoy a relaxing day in the community’s luxurious lagoon-style heated pool – swimming, sliding down an 80-foot water slide, or soaking your tired muscles in a steaming hot tub.

2. Gather your family together to play a game of beach volleyball on the sand court.  

3. Dunk some hoops on the basketball court, or play a round of tennis.

4. Rain threatening to derail your theme park plans? No