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Fla.’s Oct. Housing Market: Median Prices, Inventory Rise

Fla.’s Oct. Housing Market: Median Prices, Inventory Rise

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices and more inventory (active listings) in October compared to a year ago, though inflation and rising interest rates remained a factor for buyers, according to Florida Realtors®’ latest housing data.
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Orlando Pottery Festival & Holiday Arts Market

Orlando Pottery Festival & Holiday Arts Market

The Orlando Pottery Festival & Holiday Arts Market, Central Florida’s largest winter celebration and market of ceramic art—featuring unique handmade items perfect for the home, garden, and gift giving! Join us on Saturday, November 26, 2022, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Orlando Lodge #25 at 5505 Hansel Ave, Orlando, FL 32809.

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Reasons Home Sales Are Falling Through Today

Reasons Home Sales Are Falling Through Today

For the past few years, anyone who wanted to sell their home was pretty much guaranteed a buyer, but that’s no longer the case.

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, a seller’s market reigned, where buyers would do just about anything to get a house, from offering way over the asking price to waiving contingencies. But the real estate landscape has changed a lot since then.

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Cost of living in Florida 2022

Cost of living in Florida 2022

The Sunshine State’s beaches and warm climate are a powerful draw. Florida is attracting new residents in droves — it was the number one state that people moved to in 2021, according to a recent study by Move.org. And it’s no wonder: Two Florida cities appear on Bankrate’s newest rankings of the best places to live in America, and the state tops our list of best states for retirement.

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How Does Eviction Work?

How Does Eviction Work?

Going through an eviction isn’t an ideal outcome for landlords or their tenants. Surprisingly though, the eviction process is more common than you think — according to the U.S. Federal Reserve, roughly 3 million non-homeowners were evicted or forced to move due to the threat of eviction between 2016 and 2018.

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What Is a Short Sale?

What Is a Short Sale?

Say you’re selling your home; however, the offer you get is so low, it won’t cover the total amount you owe your lender on your mortgage balance. But you need to unload it, so you’ll take it. This is a short sale—simply put, you end up “short” on paying back your lender, and your lender agrees to accept less than what’s owed on the loan.

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6 Things All First-Time Homeowners Get Wrong

6 Things All First-Time Homeowners Get Wrong

Like most major milestones in life, becoming a first-time homeowner comes with quite a few learning curves. Even after you close on the house and it becomes officially yours, there’s still a lot to learn when it comes to taking care of the place—and setting yourself up for long-term success.

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Fish to Honor Event

Fish to Honor Event

Join Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort on November 10-12th for the inaugural Fish to Honor Veteran’s Tournament. Help celebrate those who have served as funds are raised for two great causes: 22Zero working diligently to bring awareness and an end to veteran suicide, and the Mission Winter Haven for the work that they do with homeless Veterans.

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What Real Estate Agents Need First-Time Buyers To Know

What Real Estate Agents Need First-Time Buyers To Know

You slapped your John Hancock on the closing paperwork. You’re happy with your loan … well, as happy as you can be, considering the magnitude of the debt you just accepted. Stress dreams have mostly subsided, barring the occasional vision of some movers dropping your grandmother’s curio cabinet, shattering this priceless antique while they run off with your money.

Moving can be a pain in the you-know-what. That’s why we’ll share some expert tips and tricks to make the process as easy and pain-free possible.

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Decluttering and Downsizing for Seniors

Decluttering and Downsizing for Seniors

Throughout our lifetime, it’s easy to accumulate belongings that we may no longer use. Whether it’s a gift you didn’t want in the first place, an expensive kitchen appliance you haven’t used in years, or a wardrobe that no longer suits you, it can be hard to part ways without feeling guilty. But let’s face it, clutter has the ability to multiply as soon as you take your eyes off it.

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How Much Should Rent Increase Per Year?

How Much Should Rent Increase Per Year?

When managing a rental property, you’ll need to regularly adjust your rent price to remain competitive and fair for your area, as well as cover rising costs of rental property ownership. But it’s important to know what factors and laws to consider if your state limits how much rent can increase per year.

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A Homeowner’s Guide to HOAs

A Homeowner’s Guide to HOAs

Many homes across the United States are part of an HOA, or homeowners association. So what does that mean?

In a nutshell, an HOA helps ensure that your community looks its best and functions smoothly. If you’re buying a condo, townhouse, or free-standing home in a neighborhood with shared common areas and amenities (such as swimming pools, parking garages, and security gates), odds are high these areas are maintained by a homeowners association.

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How to Calculate ROI on a Rental Property

How to Calculate ROI on a Rental Property

Buying a rental property is a great way to generate passive income, qualify for tax advantages, establish home equity, and more. But to generate income, your rental property needs to provide a good return on investment (ROI) or you may find yourself investing too much money with little to no reward.

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Music among the Lakes

Music among the Lakes

Come join us November 5, 2022 (November 6 as a back up) for Sunset and an Evening under the stars enjoying the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Mauricio Céspedes Rivero with an opening by the the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra. OPO will be celebrating “Broadway to Film” for their return to Windermere. Bring your blankets, chairs, picnic baskets and sit back with your friends and neighbors for this new inaugural event.

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What Is the MLS?

What Is the MLS?

Whether you’re looking to sell or buy a home, you will no doubt encounter the multiple listing service, or MLS. This is, in many ways, the very lifeblood of the real estate business. But just what is it? Sure, it’s a huge database of home listings, but there’s a lot more to it than just that. Let’s jump in!

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How to Create a Rental Resume

How to Create a Rental Resume

Finding rentals that meet your criteria is one step, but getting your application in front of the competition is becoming a common part of the apartment search process. There are a few ways you can increase your chances of landing your preferred rental in a competitive market, including by creating a rental resume that shares an overview on who you are, your renting history, and more.

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World Water Ski Show Tournament

World Water Ski Show Tournament

Serving as the capstone event for the 100th Anniversary of Water Ski, the 2022 IWWF World Water Ski Show Tournament will be the largest tournament to date. Teams and individuals from around the world will travel to Winter Haven, FL. the “Water Ski Capital of the World,” to compete for the internationally recognized discipline of show ski. This will be the first event to combine an Individual and Team competition. Each team will perform a one hour spectator-friendly show that combines entertainment with world class athletics.
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4 Reasons Why Deals Fall Through

4 Reasons Why Deals Fall Through

Owning a home is the American dream, but at the moment it’s more like homebuying cancel culture. According to a 2022 survey by home warranty site Cinch Home Services of 1,000 Americans who have tried to buy or sell a home in the past year, more than half of buyers (51%) say they had a home purchase contract fall through in that time period.

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10 Things To Do After Selling Your Home

10 Things To Do After Selling Your Home

Once you close on your home sale, you can walk away and celebrate, right? Well, not exactly! After you sell your house, you certainly should celebrate, but you have more things to think about, from tax prep to buying your next house. In “House Selling for Dummies,” authors Eric Tyson and Ray Brown lay out things you can do to save money and increase your peace of mind, post-sale.

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CELEBRATION TOWN CENTER OKTOBERFEST

CELEBRATION TOWN CENTER OKTOBERFEST

On October 21st and 22nd, Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street in the Fall Festival known as Oktoberfest. Listen for the rustling of leaves, relax by the lakeside and rock your troubles away, and enjoy the live music with family and friends in this one-of-a-kind themed extravaganza.

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Why a Home Sale Hinges on Agent’s Expertise

Why a Home Sale Hinges on Agent’s Expertise

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, finding a listing agent should be at the top of your to-do list. But just what is a listing agent? You might have a vague mental image of someone who plants a “For Sale” sign on your front lawn and shows potential buyers around your place, but there’s plenty more to it.

Here’s a primer on what a listing agent does, how the agent makes or breaks your sale.

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Funday Cleanup & Bar Crawl

Funday Cleanup & Bar Crawl

Join the City District Main Street for a community clean-up in the heart of downtown Orlando. This time we are partnering with the City of Orlando’s Keep Orlando Beautiful and Orlando City Soccer Club to pick up litter and fill planters alongside Gertrude’s Walk with new fresh plants and a new irrigation system. This is part two of this project!

Date and time – Sun, October 9, 2022
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Location – Gertrude’s Walk
Orlando, FL 32801

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How Much Are Realtor Fees?

How Much Are Realtor Fees?

If you hire a real estate agent to help you buy, sell, or rent a house, this professional gets paid through the average real estate commission. So how much do you pay, and what for? Is there any wiggle room to negotiate this fee or the closing costs associated with it?

Today we are sharing with you everything you need to know about real estate commissions, from who pays to how much to where that money goes during a real estate transaction.

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What Stays With a House After Selling?

What Stays With a House After Selling?

When standup comedian Nathan Brannon moved into his newly purchased home in rural Washington state, it seemed the joke was on him: The previous owner had left the pegboard on the garage wall, but had taken all the pegs.
Not sure what you’re allowed to take with you when you move? Here are some rules to keep in mind before—and after—closing the deal.
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Cost of a Property Manager

Cost of a Property Manager

Owning a rental property is a great way to generate passive income, but taking on the responsibilities of a landlord isn’t for everyone. You may be considering hiring a property manager, but it’s advised to know how much a property manager charges and if there are more affordable options, like landlord software, to check out first.

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Should I Sell or Rent My House?

Should I Sell or Rent My House?

If you’re planning on moving to a new house, then you may be wondering whether you should sell or rent out the one you currently own. Both options have their benefits — selling provides you with cash now, while rentals can be a great real estate investment — but one option may be the best based on different factors

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Screamin’ Green Hauntoween 2022

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween 2022

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween returns September 24 – October 31. Join the crayon crew on their quest to discover rare, Halloween colors and meet monster-ific characters as you go! To find them all, you’ll journey into an ancient Pharaoh’s tomb, creep through a spooktacular forest and more all while creating WITCHtacular crafts! Plus enjoy a DJ dance party and trick-or-treating on weekends!

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Easy Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Rental Properties

Easy Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Rental Properties

Easy Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in Rental Properties

Energy Efficiency: What Does It Look Like?
A rental property can be made more energy efficient in many ways. The cost of some upgrades may be relatively low, while others may be more expensive. In the long run, however, most efficiency upgrades are worth the money because of the utility savings.

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