- Blog Archive: January, 2018

Renting your Orlando home to vacation travelers is a savvy way to provide you with additional income while helping you get the most out of your home investment.

The vacation rental market is booming, with sites like Airbnb featuring millions of listings in tens of thousands of cities around the world. As a result, more homeowners are investing in secondary properties that they can rent to travelers.

Condos near Disney World for sale are a great example of the types of rental properties you can purchase as a second home that will attract visitors all year round. Homeowners can also rent their primary homes to take advantage of the growing rental market.

Knowing how to prepare your home for vacation rentals is the first step in meeting the needs of…

Lovely 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home located in the popular Emerald Island community. This townhome is a perfect vacation getaway for the family! Fully furnished home comes with a spacious living room with natural light supplied by the sliding glass doors that also provide a great view of the conservation area just outside. The home also features a large dining table adjacent to the home’s kitchen. The master bedroom is spacious, and the guest bedroom features a bunk bed to accommodate additional guests. The home also features a private balcony space to relax and enjoy the lovely Florida weather and conservation view.

Asking Price: $159,950

Beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom townhome located in the lovely Venetian Bay Community. This home's location in the community is fantastic, just a short walk to the community pool where you can relax and enjoy the Florida sunshine! The home features an open floor plan with a combination living and dining space. Other features include a large master bedroom with natural light supplied by the rooms large window.  The townhome is in a great location with easy access to main roads to drive to the attractions or shopping areas! The home is fully furnished!

Asking Price: $144,950

Located on the fourth floor in Caribe Cove, this fully furnished 3 bedroom 2 bathroom condo is sure to please. Features an open kitchen with breakfast bar that overlooks onto the living room. The 4th-floor balcony is accessible from the master bedroom or living room. Caribe Cove’s on-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, steam room, sauna, heated resort pool, 24-hour gift shop, and is just 5 miles from Walt Disney World!

Asking Price: $109,950

Beautiful 5 bedroom 5 bathroom home located in the desirable Windsor Hills community! This home features an open floor plan, a comfortable living room near the kitchen which features counter seating, and a lovely dining area located by the sliding glass doors and window providing plenty of natural light! The homes master bedroom is on the first floor and is spacious with a large window overlooking the pool. The master bedroom features an ensuite bathroom with dual sinks. Two of the guest bedrooms feature a large bed while the other two bedrooms come furnished with two beds each to accommodate additional guests! The garage of the home has been equipped with a pool table and foosball table, perfect to entertain family and friends! As…

This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo is located in the popular Floridays vacation community. These units are a favorite among investors and the guests who stay there! These home’s are well kept and have immediate access to all of the amenities that Floridays has to offer, including a massive community pool surrounded by beautiful palm trees! This is a great investment opportunity, don’t miss out!

Asking Price: $228,950

You will be sure to fall in love with this ground floor platinum rated 2 bedroom 2 bathroom Andros unit. Enjoy fascinating and inviting south west sunset views from the spacious covered patio area. This unit is located in Building 9 unit 106 within walking distance from the clubhouse, along the lush tropical landscaping and natural surroundings of the Bahama Bay Resort. The Bahama Bay Resort features a wide range of amenities which includes onsite dining, mini market, spa and salon, heated pools, hot tubs, beach area, fitness and sporting facilities. Make this your home away from home or enjoy the amenities of a full service resort all year round! 

Sold Price: $95,000 

Charming top floor 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo located in the grand Artisan Club Community! This unit is move in ready! Beautiful wood floors compliment the homes main living space. A large master bedroom with a large closet as well as a spacious ensuite featuring dual sinks! This home is located in the corner of the building and has minimal traffic flow. This home also features a splendid and spacious balcony! This unit also includes a private one car garage! 

Sold Price: $180,000 

Attracting the right renters to your holiday home is a big part of getting the most out of your Orlando vacation home investment. But meeting the changing needs of today’s holiday travelers isn’t always easy.

As the vacation rental market becomes more competitive, homeowners must provide the features and amenities that appeal to all renters. 

Knowing how to use technology is one of the best ways to make Orlando holiday rental homes stand out from the crowd and keep guests connected, entertained, and secure. 

Technology Essentials 

Holiday renters need to keep their devices charged at all times. Make sure you have plenty of available power outlets for guests to plug into. 

Avoid blocking power outlets with furniture or occupying them with…