December 2018

There are 25 blog entries for December 2018.

The most successful home investors know how to keep their Orlando holiday homes safe and secure all year round. Protecting your home at all times prevents the issues that lead to costly damages and other losses.

Keep Unwanted Visitors Out While You’re Away

Your holiday home should look occupied when it’s vacant. Maintaining its exterior, picking up incoming mail, and turning on lights keep would-be intruders away.

If you live too far away to manage your vacation rental property, ask a family member or neighbor to look after your home for you. Or consider hiring a professional property manager; they can help you secure rental guests too.

Store your valuable personal items in the home or a nearby storage facility. Many homeowners use safes in

Choosing the wrong location for a vacation home is one of the biggest mistakes homebuyers can make. The right location affects the lifetime value of your home and the rates that rental guests pay during their stay.

The holiday homes in Davenport give home investors a chance to maximize their real estate investment while enjoying the amenities that are only found in Central Florida.

Why People are Flocking to the Sunshine State

Florida has long been a popular destination for anyone looking to escape cold winter weather. Holiday visitors, retirees, and business travelers enjoy ideal year-round weather and sought-after attractions.

Central Florida has features that accommodate a variety of lifestyles. It offers homebuyers a large selection of

The December Team Donovan community reports have now been updated and are available from the following link:

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Incredible Platinum rated penthouse condo with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Bahama Bay Spa and Resort. Home is an end unit and features an open floor plan with a beautiful kitchen with all stainless steel appliances. The luxurious master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom that features dual sinks, a bathtub and separate shower. The home has a one of a kind view of the pool, lake, and beach! This wonderful view can be seen from all the bedrooms and of course the balcony. This outstanding gated community has so many amenities for you and your family to enjoy that include a clubhouse, fitness center, multiple community swimming pools, sandy beach, tennis and basketball courts, shuffleboard, paved nature trails and a full-sized

Fabulous single family home with 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms located in lovely gated Highgate Park community. This home is fully furnished and features a split floor plan, with a living/dining room, kitchen/ family room combination perfect for entertaining. There is a spacious kitchen that contains a delightful dining/breakfast nook area. The large master bedroom is located on the first floor has access to the pool area as well as an ensuite bathroom featuring dual sinks, a bathtub and separate shower. The second lavish master bedroom is located on the second floor and also contains an ensuite bathroom with dual sinks, a bathtub and separate shower. Relax in the outside enclosed private pool/spa area

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, a well-equipped kitchen and a lavish master bedroom with plenty of natural light overlooking the community pool. The master bedroom has an a ensuite bathroom. These condos are well kept and have immediate access to all of the amenities that StaySky Suites have to offer. Located near Orlando’s popular International Drive where you can find the Orlando Eye, restaurants , bars and great shopping. This home is great for short term rentals or as a vacation home.

Asking Price: $99,500 


Outstanding! Fully furnished, single family home with 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms located in the Lake Berkley gated community. This home features a breakfast nook with a kitchen/ family room combination great for entertaining. The lovely kitchen also includes all the major appliances. There is a luxurious master bedroom located on first floor, featuring an ensuite bathroom with a walk in closet. The living room is a great size for movie nights for friends and family. The home also has a private enclosed pool and spa area where the whole family can enjoy the great Florida weather with a outstanding view of the lake. (The homes garage has been remodeled into a large bedroom.)Lake Berkley has its very own a community pool,


Fantastic 3 bedroom 3 bathroom town house located in the fabulous Vistas at Windsor Hills, This beautiful, fully furnished town home features a kitchen/dining and living room combination allowing for great entertaining for family and friends. With two lavish master bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms and located on the second floor. Home also has a private screened in swimming pool for your enjoyment. Windsor Hills Resort offers many other amenities including a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis court and playground. With restaurants near by and only a 4-mile drive to Walt Disney World, this is the perfect location to own a short term rental or vacation home!

Asking Price: $239,950 

For sale , a fabulous town house with 3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms located in the Encantada resort community. This beautiful home is fully furnished and features an open style floor plan, with a private enclosed above ground spa outside that you and your family can relax in and enjoy! A spacious kitchen that contains all major appliances with a delightful breakfast nook. The first floor has a convenient half bathroom. This home is located on the corner which allows more privacy. This wonderful community has a community swimming pool for you and your guests to enjoy. Situated close to the parks this home is the ideal short-term rental or vacation home, Stop by and visit today!

Sold Price: $190,000 

Beautiful 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home located in the Highlands Reserve community. This fully furnished home features a living room/dining room combination with a bright kitchen that has a lovely breakfast nook area for those more informal meals. Home is roomy with a comfortable family room that has sliding doors leading to a gorgeous private fully enclosed pool area and spa. There is a large master bedroom with ensuite bathroom featuring dual sinks, separate shower stall, and garden bath. The first guest bedroom is spacious with a queen size bed. The two additional bedrooms feature 2 beds in each to accommodate the entire family! The garage is set as a playroom with a pool table and air hockey table. This home is perfect for a full