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Legado Homes Windermere, FL

Legado is the newest community to be built in Windermere, Florida.  Legado actually means "Legacy" in Spanish and it is claiming a piece of well known Windermere.  Windermere is known for its quaint town, but also for their exquisite multi-million dollar luxury homes.  This location is actually west Windermere, right next to Winter Garden.  Winter Garden and this part of Windermere is the fastest growing area for new construction in a master planned community called Horizons West.   ...

Date Published: September 9, 2019 | Author: Erika

The Grove Resort Newest Condo Hotel

Orlando is the top spot for a vacation home The Grove Resort is Orlando's newest condo-hotel.   Wanna own a vacation home?  Orlando's vacation market is in high demand with 72 million tourists traveling to Orlando annually.  With an enormous amount of world-class attractions and restaurants, It is an ideal place to own a second home.  Second home ownership is up and rising since 1999.   Those second homeowners can even rent their home to vacationers to offset their expenses wh...

Date Published: August 22, 2019 | Author: Erika

Affordable New Construction in Orlando

Many times when you are looking for a new home, your budget dictates what and where you can buy. Affordable new construction homes can be hard to find on your own.  This article will focus on where you can find the best deals in Central Florida right now.   We are experienced buyers agent who know where you can find these hidden gems. Call us at 407-539-1053 and lets talk about affordable new construction.   Brand new homes gives the buyer piece of mind that there will be no immedi...

Date Published: August 8, 2019 | Author: Erika

Pre-approval for a Home Loan Makes You a Quality Home Buyer

being pre-approved
Do you need a pre-approval to "get" the house   Remember that a pre-approval when getting a home loan makes you a quality home buyer. Most home buyers think that all they need is a pre-qualification (PQ) letter.  Not so.  PQ letters you can find online and fill them out yourself.  Most lenders freely hand out a PQ without doing a diligent check.  A pre-approval confirms that the lender did check your ability to buy and is willing to lend you the money, a strong statement when there a...

Date Published: September 19, 2018 | Author: Erika

New Construction Homes and BUYER mistakes

New Construction Homes and BUYER mistakes
New construction homes are everywhere. Orlando is exploding with new construction in every city.  All the growth and road expansion is clearing the way for more brand new homes.    New construction homes are definitely filling in the gap of the shortage of resale homes.   Do you need a Buyers agent to buy new construction?   Absolutely.  Don't kid yourself, there are too many things involved with buying new construction that you will not understand.  A good buyers agent wi...

Date Published: July 20, 2018 | Author: Erika

What Buyers Do that Builders Hate

What buyers do that builders hate? Orlando production home builders control their business by having a strong interconnected process.  Their goal is to keep the building and buying process moving forward in order to complete home in a timely manner and make the biggest profit.   Buyers do have choices, but the builders do not always like what buyers choose.  As an Orlando Buyers Agent, we recommend home buyers to do what is in their own best interests and not necessarily what th...

Date Published: July 11, 2018 | Author: Erika

Do Walkable Neighborhoods Matter?

Do Walkable Neighborhoods Matter?
Walkable Neighborhoods: Fad or Here to Stay? Walkable neighborhoods mean that you can walk or bike to restaurants and retail.   I can honestly say more buyers are asking for homes within walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, and Orlando trails.  Studies show that a walkable neighborhood is more than just a trend.  I believe that they are becoming more popular.   A National Association of Realtors survey found that 60 percent of owners favor walkable.  They are looking...

Date Published: May 31, 2018 | Author: Erika

Bella Trae New Homes Better Deal Than Resale

Bella Trae New Homes Better Deal Than Resale
Del Webb is building out its last remaining brand new townhomes in Davenport.  The brand new townhomes are in Champions Gate and priced better than the existing resale home.  Usually, the re-sales are the better deal, but not always. In this case, the Bella Trae townhomes can't be beaten. Townhome New Construction: The two Townhome Floor Plans   Sophia is 2,010 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, interior units.  Spacious and very open plan. - View Plan   Mirella is 2,369...

Date Published: November 20, 2017 | Author: Erika

Delaney Park

Delaney Park
Delaney Park is a small neighborhood in downtown Orlando just south of Highway 408 and east of Interstate 4. It's south of the Lake Cherokee neighborhood and north of the Wadeview Park neighborhood surrounding parts of Lake Lancaster and Lake Davis. It stretches from E. Gore St. south to E. Kaley St. and from Delaney Avenue to S. Mills Ave.   This sleepy, quiet neighborhood just south of downtown is about one-quarter square-mile and home to about 1000 residents. Delaney Park along...

Date Published: October 19, 2017 | Author: Erika

New Construction Homes in College Park

New Construction Homes in College Park
College Park has been noted as one of Orlando's favorite neighborhoods. It gets its name from the many streets in its boundaries named after higher institutions such as Princeton, Harvard, and Yale. It's close to downtown, which makes it an excellent community for an easy commute close to shops, restaurants, markets, schools, and parks.   New construction is getting harder and harder to find downtown Orlando but College Park has some great options from time to time. College Park i...

Date Published: October 10, 2017 | Author: Erika