Homes

Many experts have been calling upon home builders to ramp up construction to help with the lack of existing inventory for sale. For the past two months, new home sales have surged, with July’s total coming in at the highest since October 2007. The latest estimates from the US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development show that sales in July were 31.3% higher than this time last year, and 12.4% higher than last month, at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000.  Zillow’s Chief Economist, Svenja Gudell, echoed the reaction of some as she commented: “July(‘s) new home sales data was a surprise, but a welcome one. For years, the market has been practically begging builders to both Read More…

It’s almost back to school season! That means many parents are scrambling to get their children ready for school; some are even moving in order to get their children into better schools. One of the best areas in Orange County for schools is Windermere, which is just west of Downtown Orlando. Windermere is known for beautiful homes and communities and it’s home to some of the most highly-rated schools in Orange County. If you are currently looking to buy a new home in an area that gives you access to amazing schools, Windermere is the place to look at! This community is full of ‘A’ schools. What does that mean? It means these schools performed well enough in a state-wide Read More…

Buying a new home might be considered a daunting task; however, it’s the dream of many to hold the keys to their new abode! While you may be afraid to take the plunge, there are many reasons why you should go ahead and buy a home. After all, don’t you want a place you can call your own? Here are 4 signs it’s a good time to buy a home: You’re ready to make a commitment As you may already know, buying a home is a HUGE commitment. Signing on the dotted line comes with a ton of new responsibilities – responsibilities such as home maintenance and its costs, taxes, and yearly fees. If you don’t see yourself settling down Read More…