FAQs

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Why should I invest in Florida Real Estate?

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  • Foreign buyers investments in US real estate for 2015 reached $104 Billion nation wide. Florida accounted for 24% share of that investment volume.
  • For five years in a row, Florida has been the number one state where foreign nationals invest in real estate and average 25% of the national volume.
  • US families relocating to Florida reached 364.000 people in 2015. Mainly concentrated in Central Florida region (Orlando area), east coast (Miami region), and west coast (Tampa region).
  • Supply of homes and investment properties is trying to keep up with the increasing demand. Growth in the 3 regions is widely visible fueled by the increasing demand.
  • Florida is attractive to investors and relocating families due to moderate climate, cheap real estate prices, no state income tax, attractions and tourism.

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Why invest in the Orlando Area?

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  • As the number 1 tourist destination, Orlando received 63 million visitors in 2015 and 58 million visitors in 2014.
  • Resort style vacation homes communities cater to the needs of these visitors and at the same time expanding to keep up with the increasing demand.
  • Disney and Universal Studios, the largest employers in Orlando, each announced $1 Billion expansions in 2015 to keep up with the increasing demand.

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What are Vacation Homes or Holiday Homes?

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  • These are brand new homes that investors purchase and then fully furnish. Visitors can enjoy the full scale of a home in a resort style community.
  • These homes are fully managed and turn key. As an investor, you have access to the owner portal to track bookings, see monthly statements and income. Net monthly income can be sent to any account worldwide.
  • Homes range from 5-10 bedrooms with private pool and spa.
  • As an owner, there are no limitation on use. Expected annual occupancy normally exceeds the 70%
  • Highest demand in the market is on the 6-8 bedrooms which ultimately generate $60,000 - $80,000 gross annual income on the low end.
  • Prices range per size and per community. You would expect a 5 bedroom villa to start in the $370,000 and an 8 bedroom villa in the low $500,000.
  • These homes come with full appliances package. Furnishing packages can range from $30,000 - $60,000 depending on size. Furnishing packages include any and all household items.

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What is your return on investment for a Holiday / Vacation Home?

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  • Typical annual yields on vacation homes investment range 6-8%
  • Florida as a state have seen price appreciations over the past 3 years range from 11% - 20%. As a whole, Florida have seen 16% in 2015. Specific regions and communities have seen more appreciation in a given year.
  • We represent the buyer and show hand picked properties and deals on the market to maximize initial equity . Prices and terms are negotiated on the investor behalf at no cost.

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What do vacation homes look like? Can you show examples?

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