Buying a vacation home in Florida is exciting. While you’re house hunting, you’ll quickly find many similarities to the process of buying your “full-time” home. However, there are some big differences and a few pitfalls to be aware of.

Whether you’re browsing Kissimmee homes for sale or other exciting locations around Florida, keep reading for a few tips for buying your dream vacation home.

 

 

Vacation Home Location

Where do you want to be?  In central Florida, you may have decide between being close to all the action near Disney or choosing a more serene home for sale in Clermont.   Florida isn't just all about beaches and amusement parks, many people vacation here because of the wildlife and amenities.  All of these can be great choices for…

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Real Estate Market Update – Haines CityHaines City, Florida sits about halfway between Orlando and Tampa. You can reach either of these large metro areas in about an hour, which makes Haines City a great place for those who work in either but don’t want to live in such a large urban location.

This area is a good-sized city with a population of over 20,000, though, so you can take advantage of everything such a city has to offer. If you’re looking at houses for sale in Haines City, FL, it’s important to know what the real estate market looks like.

Haines City Real Estate Market Trends for January 2020

The Haines City real estate market is currently rated as “competitive” to “very competitive” based on the activity of the past three months. This means that many of the houses for sale have…

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ORLANDO HOUSING MARKET CLOSES OUT 2019
WITH SLIGHT INCREASES IN MEDIAN PRICE AND SALES


December 2019 Recap

Orlando’s annual median home price for 2019 ($242,000) is 4.1% higher than the 2018 annual median price ($232,500) thanks to another 11 months of year-over-year median price increases, according to the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association’s year-end report. Only one month in 2019, April, posted a decline in median price.

Orlando home sales completed during 2019 racked up a final tally of 36,694, which is 1.8% above the cumulative sales total of 36,057 for 2018. For a bit of historical comparison, annual sales in 2018 were 3.2% lower than in 2017.

ORRA President Reese Stewart, RE/MAX Properties SW, sees the Orlando’s 2020 housing market…

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Why Are More People Considering A Move To ClermontAnyone paying attention to the Central Florida real estate market has probably noticed the recent increase in homeowners moving to Clermont, FL. This town has seen a boom in the housing market as of late that surpasses even the normal increases we have seen in real estate as a whole. But those unfamiliar with the area are often left wondering, why do so many people consider buying homes for sale in Clermont FL in the first place?

Clermont is close, But Not Too Close

We have certainly all heard the phrase “location, location, location”. But few places take advantage of their location quite like Clermont, FL. The town is just a 30 minute drive to Orlando and all the Walt Disney World attractions. This proximity allows for easy access to world famous…

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Kissimmee FL Real Estate Market Report January 2021With its proximity to Orlando attractions such as Walt Disney World Resorts and Universal Orlando Resorts, Kissimmee has always been a favorite vacation destination. But in recent years we are seeing a marked uptick in the residential housing market in the area. For anyone currently living, or thinking about moving to Kissimmee, it's important to know what the real estate market is doing and where it is trending moving forward.

Kissimmee FL Estate Market Trends For January 2021

While there are a wide range of housing options within the city of Kissimmee, an average home features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and measures roughly 1,300 square feet.

With an average sales price of $252,000, homes for sale in Kissimmee are gaining value of roughly 7%…

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