There are 5 blog entries for May 2011.
Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 8:03pm. 1749 Views, 0 Comments.
Throughout the year the Orlando area's biggest parks will see new renovations and major new attractions going up. Three in particular of special note are Sea World, Busch Gardens (in Tampa, FL), and Walt Disney World. One name you don't see on the list is Universal that this year saw the addition of the wildly popular Harry Potter ride which is expected to keep up it's torrid pace of boosting its visitor numbers, posting especially high numbers with International tourists.
The most significant change will be with Busch Gardens who looks to maintain it's mark as Florida's number 1 roller coaster park. Their new ride "Cheetah Hunt" is their response to growing competition by sticking with it's thrill ride roots. Being 4,429 ft long will make it the…
Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 12:30am. 1017 Views, 0 Comments.
If you're planning on purchasing investment property, you're in great company because that's why many realtors have started their career in the real estate industry, myself included. Don't let this list scare you, because I will help you understand the investment you're about to make.
many much as 25% of all real estate sold is a purchase for investment
purposes. If you're planning to "flip" a property however, there are at
least 4 quick things (there are others, but that's more than one
article) you need to be extremely cautious of that could ruin your real
estate mogul fantasy.
1. Budget Your Renovation Expenses.
You may have purchased your "handy man special" at a discount rate, but make sure you can follow through on what…
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at 8:57pm. 876 Views, 1 Comments.
Moving to an Orlando area home can be exciting or stressful, and it usually depends on planning and follow through. So make your plan and follow it as best you can. Remember that by hiring a moving company, it doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have to worry about details. Your belongings are special to you, but don’t assume that others will take the same pride in their safety.
Start Planning Your Home Move Early.
If you’re moving in the winter, you can pack up the beach toys, summer clothes, etc. early on. Non essential and non-daily use items like knick-knacks, decorations, old books and photographs can be packed early on. Think about what you really need, and begin the packing things very early on so that you’re less…
Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 9:38pm. 805 Views, 0 Comments.
The list below may sound like a lot of work, because it is, but this is all part of being thorough to get the best possible pricing opinion. Don't worry though, this is my job as a Realtor, not yours as the customer, but because of this list I will have questions to help understand your property value.
- The first step begins before the appraiser ever arrives. I give the appraiser options. As a realtor, if I don’t give the most truly comparable property sales within the area, this increases the likelihood of a future issue when a price opinion is rendered. In rare cases there might not be a close comparable property, but doing enough research means you can find something. Going back in time, say for instance more than six months, can be…
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 at 12:11am. 1116 Views, 0 Comments.
It's always interesting to read about superstar real estate, and this moment’s new listing is a superb addition to a few of the finest out there available on the market. Why are these listings so fascinating? In some cases you get to see the truth below the façade. In this home you'll find life-size portraits of the gaudy variety, to monogram every thing, so there is no real scarcity of deep and private touches left by the earlier tenant to remind you where you are.
Paris Hilton's former house, which can now be yours for a mere $20,000 a month - a discount for the sweet life experience-, leaves nothing to question that this would be a complete lifestyle change for nearly anyone who takes up residence. The original price paid for this amazing…