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Kissimmee Home For Sale: 4540 Philadelphia Circle

May 26th, 2015 by tisner

Kissimmee Home For Sale:

4540 Philadelphia Circle, Kissimmee FL 34746
MLS# O5368893 

Fully Furnished Beauty!

4540 philadelphia circle
Don’t miss this special opportunity to own A FULLY FURNISHED 4 bed 2 bath home with pool and spa on a CONSERVATION setting in popular LIBERTY VILLAGE. JUST OVER 1900 SQ.FT. This home has a GREAT RENTAL HISTORY WITH MANY REPEAT VISITORS and bookings that could be transferred to a new owner. There is an Open floorplan with a spacious family and living rooms. RELAX in the Pool and spa, enjoy meals in the Eat-in-Kitchen area with breakfast bar or formal dining area. The spacious Master bedroom has a large master closet, bathroom with garden tub, separate shower stall and dual vanity sinks. This Community is close to all the Disney and Central Florida attractions and only minutes from shopping (a 24 hour Walmart), dining, schools, and main roads. Come look inside today, this is a great opportunity to own a beautiful home as a primary, second or investment residence.

Marketed by Orlando Realtor Teri Isner.

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Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Orlando FL Real Estate Market Trends – April 2015

May 22nd, 2015 by tisner

soldDecades ago, it was not uncommon for people to work at the same job for the entirety of their professional career. Similarly, many people kept the same home their whole lives. Those trends, however, have shifted. Today most homeowners buy and sell several homes throughout their lifetime. The reasons to sell one’s home vary—changes in family situations, neighborhood transformations, financial changes, and many others. However, the most popular reasons sellers decided to leave their home for another are quite simple—people moving to new areas and outgrowing their homes. According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 15 percent of sellers sold their previous home because the place was too small. That number was much higher (30 percent) among first-time sellers. Additionally, another 15 percent sold their last home due to job relocation. Are you considering selling your home? Get a free current market analysis here.

Take a look at Orlando FL Real Estate Market Trends for April.

Orange County Real Estate Sales Statistics – April 2015

Orange County saw 324 more homes sold in April 2015 than April 2014, a 21.43% increase. The average sales price increased by 2.1% and the median sales price increased by 7.74% from April 2014.  Market times increased by 4 days or 6.25%.

Orange
County
Homes
Sold
Average
Sales Price
Median
Sales Price
Average
Market Times 
Apr 2015 1836 $237.113 $185.000 68
Apr 2014 1512  $232.225  $171.715 64

Osceola County Real Estate Sales Statistics – April 2015

Osceola County home sales increased by 28 homes, a 4.95% rise. Prices increased with the average sales price up 3.9% and the median price increased by 3%.  Market times increased by 9 days compared to April 2014.

Osceola
County
Homes
Sold
Average
Sales Price
Median
Sales Price
Average
Market Times 
Apr 2015 594  $185,421  $154,400 79
Apr 2014 566  $178,459  $149,900 70


Seminole County Real Estate Sales Statistics –
April 2015

Seminole County residential sales increased 10.56% with 70 more homes sold in April 2015 compared to April 2014. The average sales price increased 6.01% and the median price increased by 7.06%. Market times rose by 1 day.

Seminole
County
Homes
Sold
Average
Sales Price
Median
Sales Price
Average
Market Time 
Apr 2015 733  $212,251  $182,000 61
Apr 2014 663  $200,216  $170,000 60


Lake County Real Estate Sales Statistics –
April 2015

Residential sales in Lake County increased in April 2015 with 79 more homes sold, a 14.66% difference. The average sales price increased by 6.83%, and the median sales price increased by 6.32% for the month compared to April 2014.  Market times remained the same.

Lake
County
Homes
Sold
Average
Sales Price
Median
Sales Price
Average
Market Time 
Apr 2015 618  $168,537  $159,480 86
Apr 2014 539 $157,763  $150,000 86


Polk County Real Estate Sales Statistics –
April 2015

Polk County saw 81 more homes sold in April 2015 compared to April 2014, a 9.56% increase.  The average sales price increased 11.43%, and the median sales price increased by 12.09%.  Market times dropped by 1 day.

Polk
County
Homes
Sold
Average
Sales Price
Median
Sales Price
 Average
Market Time
Apr 2015 928  $143,018  $128,905 84
Apr 2014 847  $128,344  $115,000 85

Information courtesy of Orlando Real Estate Expert Teri Isner and the Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website. Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale. You deserve professional real estate service!

You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Things To Do Orlando: Star Wars Weekends 2015

May 19th, 2015 by tisner

Star Wars WeekendsStar Wars characters come to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where guests of all ages can come face-to-face with Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Queen Amidala as well as other favorite sci-fi characters from the famous film series. Star Wars Weekends are scheduled for four consecutive weekends.

WHEN:  Sunday, May 24 – all day
WHERE: Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
COST: Included in regular park admission

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Buy Tickets

Information courtesy of Orlando Real Estate Expert Teri Isner and the Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website. Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale. You deserve professional real estate service!

You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Is Your Credit Score a Big Deal?

May 15th, 2015 by tisner

Is your credit score a big deal? If you want to buy a home, it’s a huge deal!

Your credit score will determine if you can get a loan. It will also determine how much you can borrow credit scoreand what your interest rate will be! To buy a home with a mortgage loan you must have a strong credit score.

There are three primary sources for credit scores in the US: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. They all use the FICO system. These are the most used sources by creditors.

FICO developed the computer software the major credit scoring companies use. FICO scores range from 300 to 850. However, many creditors consider 500 to be the bottom of the acceptable range.

Your score is a measure of your credit-worthiness and determines the interest rate that you will pay for a loan. It’s not unusual for a creditor to obtain all three of the major scores and average them. A very good score is 700, and an excellent score in 750.

The primary factors that determine your score are:

  • payment history (35%)
  • debt/amounts owed (30%)
  • age of credit history (15%)
  • new credit/inquiries (10%)
  • mix of accounts/types of credit (10%)

65% of the total score is determined by only two factors: payment history and amount of debt owed. You must have a good history of paying your bills on time. And you must be very careful about how much debt you have relative to your income!

That last point is extremely important when borrowing for a home mortgage. As of 2014 the federal regulations governing mortgage lending have changed. Borrowers can no longer carry total debt of more than 43% of gross annual income, including the mortgage debt! Lenders are going to be very strict about adhering to that ratio. There are serious consequences for the lender not doing so.

Many actions you take affect your score. Most people don’t think about:

  • unpaid medical bills and parking tickets can lower your credit score
  • heavy credit use can lower your score, even if you pay large balances off in full in a short time
  • credit scores drop if you sign up and use store cards for initial discounts

For more advice about managing your credit, click here.

Looking forward to buying a home? Educate yourself, manage your credit score, and know your credit score before your lender does.

Information provided by Teri Isner Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website.

Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Windermere Florida Real Estate Market Statistics for May 2015

May 14th, 2015 by tisner

Welcome to your up-to-the-minute May 2015 edition of Market Snapshot for Windermere, Florida compliments of Teri Isner. This report is personalized with charts including market activity for homes in the 34786 zip code.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website.

Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Kissimmee Florida Real Estate Market Statistics for May 2015

May 14th, 2015 by tisner

Welcome to your up-to-the-minute May 2015 edition of Market Snapshot for Kissimmee, Florida compliments of Teri Isner. This report is personalized with charts including market activity for homes in the 34741 zip code.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website.

Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Celebration Florida Real Estate Market Statistics For May 2015

May 14th, 2015 by tisner

Welcome to your up-to-the-minute May 2015 edition of market snapshot for Celebration, Florida compliments of Teri Isner. This report is personalized with charts including market activity for single family homes in the 34747 zip code.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website.

Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Things To Do Orlando: 24th Annual International Orlando Fringe Festival

May 10th, 2015 by tisner

Orlando Fringe FestivalThe 2015 24th Annual Orlando Fringe Theatre Festival is modeled after the original fringe held in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947 and is the longest running Fringe Festival in the US. Orlando Fringe is part of the CAFF (Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals) circuit, which allows Fringe artists to tour many different Fringe Festivals throughout North America and requires all of its festivals to follow the original Fringe philosophy – 100% unjuried, 100% uncensored, 100% accessible for artists and audiences alike, 100% of ticket sales given back to the artists.

WHEN:  May 13-26, 2015 – times vary
WHERE:  Loch Haven Park
COST: Entrance is a $9 one-time cost, and individual shows vary between Free – $11

Visit the Event Website for more details.

Information courtesy of Orlando Real Estate Expert Teri Isner and the Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website. Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale. You deserve professional real estate service!

You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Buying Is 38% Cheaper Than Renting

May 8th, 2015 by tisner

Buying is 38% cheaper than renting. That statement reflects Trulia’s Winter Rent vs. Buy Report. “Although the gap between renting and buying is narrowing across the U.S., homeownership is still 38% cheaper than renting.”

buy vs rentWhen evaluating buying a home vs. renting you need to understand the local math. Although the national average is 38% cheaper for buying vs. renting, the range across the country is from 5% cheaper to 66% cheaper.

The Trulia report concludes that there is nowhere in the US that buying a home is not cheaper than renting. However, the percentage of difference does vary widely. That is because there are variables that depend on local circumstances such as:

  • Local home values
  • Local rents
  • Mortgage interest rates
  • Rates of value appreciation

If you really want to understand the detailed numbers go to the full report.

You can also go to Trulia’s Rent vs. Buy Calculator that allows you to plug in your local variables.

Borrower’s credit score is another factor you need to take into account when evaluating your situation. Mortgage interest rates are perhaps the most important variable in the buy vs. rent calculation. One of the factors that affects interest rates the most is the borrower’s credit score. The lower your credit score the higher the interest rate you will pay.

The monthly payment on a $200,000 loan for 30 years increases by $60.27 for every 0.5% added to the interest rate. That means the decision about whether to borrower using a variable interest rate (such as an ARM) or a fixed interest rate over the life of the loan is very important.

The Trulia report also evaluates the “tipping point” for interest rates that will cause renting to be cheaper than buying. For the national average that leads to the 38% figure the mortgage interest rate would have to rise to over 10%. However, you should look at local factors involved for a home using the Rent vs. Buy Calculator.

You can follow this link for the current Forbes.com interest rate forecast. You can also find current mortgage interest rates at bankrate.com.

Current indicators are that both home prices and interest rates are going to rise steadily over the next five years. That is good news for potential buyers, and means now is a good time to buy. However, if you’re hoping to become a homeowner anytime soon use these tools to do some research.

Information courtesy of Orlando Realtor Teri Isner.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website.

Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale.

You deserve professional real estate service! You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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Things To Do Orlando: 2015 Black & White Gala

May 4th, 2015 by tisner

2015 BLACK & WHITE GALAGive Kids The World (GKTW) 2015 Black & White Gala, the biggest and best charity event of the year, happens Saturday evening, May 9, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. You are invited to this incredible celebration, an evening of elegance, fine dining, amazing auction items and world-class entertainment.

Tables purchased prior to February 15, 2015 will include a complimentary room at the Hyatt Regency Orlando for Saturday, May 9, 2015.

WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2015 @ 6:30
WHERE:  Hyatt Regency Orlando

Visit Event Website for more information.

Information courtesy of Orlando Real Estate Expert Teri Isner and the Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Access Teri’s one-stop Orlando FL home search website. Teri Isner is the team leader of Orlando Avenue Top Team and has been a Realtor for over 24 years. Teri has distinguished herself as a leader in the Orlando FL real estate market. Teri assists buyers looking for Orlando FL real estate for sale and aggressively markets Orlando FL homes for sale. You deserve professional real estate service!

You obtain the best results with Teri Isner plus you benefit from her marketing skills, experience and ability to network with other REALTORS®. Your job gets done pleasantly and efficiently. You are able to make important decisions easily with fast, accurate information from Teri. The Orlando Avenue Top Team handles the details and follow-up that are important to the success of your transaction.

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