- Blog Archive: April, 2019

The popularity of today’s vacation rentals gives real estate investors a new way to generate revenue and maximize the value of their Orlando homes. But if you’re not careful, you could become a target for scams and hoax guests looking to take advantage of the rental market.

Knowing how these scams work helps home investors avoid financial loss, property damage, and other threats to holiday homes. Florida attracts millions of visitors each year, increasing the chances that homeowners will encounter hoax guests. 

Spotting a Hoax Guest before You Book Your Home 

Homeowners can get a sense of a prospect’s interest by the language they use. Scammers may use poor grammar and spelling or they repeat points they’ve already made. 

Hoax guests may…

WOW FACTOR!!!! You have to see this breathtaking view!!!! Outstanding single family home located in the Hampton Lakes community with 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. This home is fully furnished and features a living/dining room area, family room area, a spacious kitchen with a breakfast nook for informal eating. There is a luxurious master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom that has a garden bath, shower stall, dual sinks and all located on the second floor with a lovely view of the pool and open space area. The home also has a large garage being used as a game room with a pool table, air hockey and more! Relax with friends and family in the outside, extended enclosed private pool with spa in the lanai area. The community has amenities such…

Beautiful condo located on the fourth floor in Caribe Cove, this fully furnished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo is sure to please. This unit has one of the BEST views on the resort. Features an open kitchen with a breakfast bar that overlooks the living room area. The balcony is accessible from the master bedroom and the living room. New A/C installed in 2018. This condo is ideal for a short term rental or vacation home. The gated community Caribe Cove’s has on-site amenities that include a 24-hour fitness center, steam room, sauna, heated resort pool, 24-hour gift shop, Wi-Fi in each unit, and is just 5 miles from Walt Disney World!


Asking Price: $149,950

Accommodating the needs of rental guests is the goal of any vacation rental homeowner. But it’s even more important when you consider the number of disabled guests with unique travel needs.

Kissimmee vacation homes that have amenities for disabled travelers attract more visitors and positive reviews on short-term rental platforms like Airbnb. Adapting your vacation home to guests with disabilities increases the return on your home investment. You’ll provide an invaluable service for this underrepresented population. 

Travel Challenges for Disabled Travelers 

The number of vacation travelers with disabilities is too high to ignore. Cornell University estimates more than 319 million people in the U.S. live with some disability. That’s roughly 12.8%…

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

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Lovely 3 bedroom 2.5 home fully furnished, featuring an open floor plan combining living and dining space. A screened patio off the back of the house, featuring a hot tub with contemporary outdoor furniture. This is an end unit with an open space in the rear of the unit. Encantada Resort is a gated community including a clubhouse, fitness center, pool and playground. Located very close to world famous Disney and Universal theme parks makes this an excellent choice as a vacation home or short-term rental. Schedule your viewing today!


Asking Price: $199,950

A truly amazing 5 bedroom 3 bathroom single family home located in Legacy Park. The home comes partially furnished and is in superb overall condition. With a delightful open kitchen, the home has plenty of natural lighting. The lovely master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom that includes dual sinks, a garden tub, and separate shower. All bedrooms have carpet flooring. There is one bedroom located upstairs whilst all other bedrooms are on the ground floor including the master bedroom. Let us not forget your large extended lot and private screened in pool and spa perfect for those lazy days! Legacy Park is a desirable and tranquil community in the ideal location minutes away from dining, shopping and some of Orlando’s most…

Wonderful 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms single family home located in the Lake Berkley community. This beautiful, fully furnished home includes a lovely master room with a newly updated ensuite bathroom. This home has an open style floor plan with a living/dining room combination that will be great for entertaining family and friends. The spacious kitchen contains a delightful eat in area for those more informal meals. The home has a long list of updates including a new roof, two updated bathrooms, the pool has been completely resurfaced with a 10-year guarantee and brand new water heater. Home has also been repainted inside and out and the air conditioner is under a 10-year guarantee. With the homes great view of the lake from the…

Beautiful fully furnished single family home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms located in the community of West Stonebridge. This home has a large master ensuite bathroom that features an oversized garden tub, separate shower, and dual sinks. The lovely kitchen features a brand new microwave, there is a breakfast nook and eat in area that overlooks the combined living room and formal dining area. The sliding glass doors lead to the south facing private screened-in pool situated off of the living room. The home has a long list of updates including but not limited to solar pool heating installed April 2010, air conditioning unit replaced in March 2015, new washing machine August 2017 and dryer July 2018. The garage has also been…

Wonderful 5 bedroom 3 bathroom home located in the Hampton Lakes community! This home features a separate dining room with a large glass window providing plenty of natural light. Spacious master bedroom with a lovely ensuite bathroom that features dual sinks, a bathtub, and a separate shower stall. Two of the guest bedrooms are furnished with two beds in each to accommodate additional guests. The homes main living space is large and open thanks to the vaulted ceilings. Just outside of the sliding glass doors are your private pool where the entire family can relax and enjoy and the amazing Florida weather! NEW ROOF AND EXTERNALLY PAINTED OCTOBER 2018.


Sold Price: $241,000