Entries by WeKnowNona

Orlando rallies for dramatic 3-2 win over Toronto FC

Owning Real Estate in Lake Nona offers great ammenities.  Orlando City Soccer is only minutes away on highway 528…  Read some of the latest news below. Everyone was thinking it: Not again. Orlando City let a 2-1 lead slip away in the 90th minute, and was preparing to add yet another draw to its record. […]

268,000 U.S. Homeowners Regained Positive Equity in Q1

According to Irvine, Ca-based CoreLogic, 268,000 U.S. homeowners regained positive equity in Q1 2016, bringing the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity at the end of Q1 2016 to approximately 46.7 million, or 92 percent of all mortgaged properties. Nationwide, home equity increased year over year by $762 billion in Q1 2016. The […]

U.S. Will Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate

Interesting mention of some of Florida’s destinations.  Thought you’de might like to read this one…. “Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. The initiative will start in two of the nation’s major destinations for global wealth: Manhattan and Miami-Dade County. […]

Buying a Home Remains 35% Less Expensive than Renting!

In the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is from an average of 16% in Honolulu (HI), all the way to 55% in […]

Orlando among top real estate markets for investment opportunities

Found a short article stating the growth rates in Orlando exceeding 4%.  Homes are in demand in Orlando, read it here: Orlando is the best real estate market in the U.S. right now for investment opportunities, according to a new report from HomeVestors of America Inc. andLocal Market Monitor. “Top markets” mean strong rental markets […]

Celebration Home to be Given Away

Well if you can write you might want to take a look at this article we found on a HOME GIVEAWAY in Celebration FL. A 6,700 square foot mansion in Celebration, Florida is being given away to whoever can write the best essay. It’s just like college — except at the end, you could have […]

NorthLake Park at Lake Nona

NorthLake Park Lake Nona NorthLake Park in Lake Nona, Florida is a beautiful community, located in the Northernmost section of the Lake Nona area in East Orlando, Florida. The 500-acre community includes both single and multi-family homes and hosts many excellent amenities: The award-winning A-rated Northlake Park Community Elementary School Lake Nona YMCA Outdoor Olympic […]

New Mortgage Rules by CFPB Kick in Today To Ease Homebuying

These new mortgage rules are being implemented primarily to help a buyer assess what their loan means and to be able to size them up side by side.  It is an attempt for more transparency and clarity…..read this article from NBC News. Shouldn’t you be able to read and understand a mortgage document before you […]

Buying a Home 48% More Affordable Than 2006

Home prices may be reaching new highs lately, but buying a home is still significantly more affordable than it was during the 2006 housing bubble, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Low interest rates have largely contributed to keeping homes more affordable in recent months, according to the analysis. Monthly payments on an average-priced […]