Simply Florida Real Estate Blog



October 7th, 2014 by

exterior frontThis beautiful townhouse has 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom and a one car attached garage. The downstairs features a 2 story foyer with hanging chandelier and tile floors. [...] Read More

5006 Mangrove #201 in Runaway Beach in Kissimmee FL

October 7th, 2014 by

5006 Mangrove #201 Runaway BeachThis listing is a fully furnished 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condominium in Kissimmee Florida located in Runaway Beach Club. As an owner or guest at Runaway Beach Club you can enjoy all the amenities of the resort including: fitness center, indoor basketball court, poolside tiki bar, heated pool and kid splash pad area. [...] Read More

Pros of Fresh Paint

October 3rd, 2014 by

ID-10070149Whether you’re selling your house to move up or scale down, your home will need some sprucing up before you begin to let strangers through the front door. Many experts suggest painting to help sell your house, especially if the paint currently on your walls is dark or personalized to go with your own tastes. You might think that this is a lot of work to do just so you can sell your house, but there is more than just the esthetic reasons for painting, there is also the psychological impact that colors have on people. [...] Read More

Fixer Upper or Lost Cause

September 26th, 2014 by

ID-100230454Amazing transformations can take place when a couple buy┬áan older home and pour their heart and soul into renovating it and turning it into a gem. If you want to try your hand at fixing up an older property that you believe is a diamond in the rough, how do you know that the property you’re buying isn’t going to cause more headaches than it’s worth? The fastest way to get all the information about what your fixer upper needs is a home inspection. Home inspections will inform you about the structures pitfalls and bonuses. But when should you walk away? Here are some tips to help you decide whether you’re ready for the financial dedication it will take to remodel and renovate a fixer upper, or whether the home is truly a lost cause. Before purchasing a home, always discuss with your realtor your intentions of fixing up the house, that way he or she can help you find the perfect house. A home inspection can only take you so far, but your realtor can help you the rest of the way. [...] Read More

How to Declutter Before Showing Your Home

September 19th, 2014 by

ID-10036003You’ve listed your house and now you’ve got to get ready to show it off in pictures, tours and an open house. If your house is less than tidy, you need to do some serious house cleaning, an unclean house can be a deal breaker for prospective buyers. Don’t start panicking we’ve got some tips to help you tidy your house and prepare to move all at the same time. [...] Read More

Closing Last Home in Emerson Park, Apopka FL

September 17th, 2014 by

BrentwoodThere is one last home built by Lennar Homes that needs an owner in Emerson Park, Apopka FL. The model is a Brentwood bungalow, 3 bed, 2 bath , 2 car garage / 1817 sq. ft going for only $205,990. [...] Read More

Ready to Close Move-In Homes in Randal Park

September 12th, 2014 by

miMove-In Homes in Randal Park has 5 luxury 2 story homes ready to close by the end of October. Located in The Lake Nona area close to the highly desirable Lake Nona Schools, and conveniently close to Medical City, each home comes with close to $20,000 of savings and loads of upgrades and special features. [...] Read More

After the Home Inspection

September 5th, 2014 by

ID-100206805If you’re looking to buy or sell a┬áhome and you want to know how much the┬áhouse is worth you can┬áconduct┬áa home inspection. Unless the home has just been built, you should expect to see some sort of list come back from the inspector with recommendations for repairs. When this happens don’t get upset because you though the house was in perfect condition, take time to read the list and see what the inspection found. Some repairs are minor and can be dealt with by an unlicensed handyman, other types of repairs are more serious and will require licensed contractors. [...] Read More

Isles of Lake Hancock

August 29th, 2014 by

This beautiful gated community located in Winter Garden has wonderful views of the surrounding lakes and gives residents access to great parks, tennis courts and more! These luxury houses are built by Ryland Homes and feature spacious designs and an open concept layout. Starting at the $580’s you’re sure to find an exquisite home that meets your family’s needs. Currently there are two models ready for a quick sale, the Torrington B and Berwick A. The move in date has yet to be determined. [...] Read More

Pros and Cons of Remodeling

August 22nd, 2014 by

sfreRemodeling your home can be exciting, picking out new materials and giving your living space a new life, or perhaps a chance to make a personal statement in your home. Remodeling can have positive returns when you go to sell your home, but there are times when remodeling might actually make selling your home harder. Here are some helpful guide lines and tips to help you make wise remodeling decisions. [...] Read More