Deirdre Lucey-Humphries's Blog Posts

Deirdre Lucey-Humphries's Blog Posts

Ways To Have A Stressfree Moving Experience How To Move Without Stress By Diane Schmidt Updated 0
While most people agree that moving is stressful, there are ways to ensure you have a much less stressful move than you thought possible. There are lots of ways to reduce the stres...

45 Beautiful Ideas To Pay It Forward
45 Beautiful Ideas to Pay It Forward8BySteve MuellerLast edit:February 12th, 2017HappinessBy paying it forward, you can make quite an important difference in this world. Not only w...

Sep 26 2018 63584 1
Housing Market 2019 OutlookThe Housing Market Predictions for 2019? The US economy is predicted to grow 3 to 5% (now 4.2%), and with house construction intact, and employ...

Rents Still Rising In Central Florida
Study: Rents still rising but not as fastHOLLYWOOD, Fla. – May 31, 2018 – RentCafe creates a monthly rent report with data compiled from actual rents charged in the 250 largest...

Shaq ONeals Former Central Florida Estate Is For Sale And Its Super Amazing
EXQUISITE 12 beds, 11 baths, 31,000 sq. feet - SHAQUILLE O'NEAL'S Former Private Grandeur Isleworth Estate - Situated on 3 acres overlooking tranquil panoramic Lake Butler sunset v...

Getting Your Professional Team Together When Selling
When preparing to sell your home, you may need to hire several professionals in addition to your REALTOR®. You may consider a plumber to fix a dripping bathroom shower, a home ins...

Luxurious And Lucrative Furnished Vacation Investment Home Near Disney
YOU'VE FOUND A GORGEOUS, HIGH PERFORMING PROPERTY!!  Located in the prestigious Legends Corner section of Reunion Resort this five bedroom four and a half bath offers a w...

How To Know When Its Time For A New Roof
   It’s easy to tell when you need to replace your carpet or repaint the walls; you see them every day and when they look old or dingy, it’s easy to no...

JUST LISTED IN STEVENS PLANTATION SAINT CLOUD FL
There’s been some good inventory come into the market this week in Stevens Plantation Saint Cloud FL. Some fresh listings were posted in MFRMLS this week, while 8 homes went un...

BUY Vs RENT
According to the New York TimesIf you were to purchase a home for $250,000 with 5% down, and home prices were to increase only 2% per year, you would be financially ahead after jus...

What To Know About Adding A Deck
Want to increase your living space outside? Learn the requirements, costs and other considerations for building a deckOutdoor living is seeing a bit of an explosion lately:Adding a...

STUNNING VACATION HOME OPEN HOUSE In PRIME LOCATION NEAR DISNEY WORLD IN LEGACY PARK
Stunning 4 bedroom, 3 Bath Vacation Home will be open to view on Wednesday, April 4th from 3pm until 6pm EST at 246 Waltham Court, Davenport, FL 33897. Everyone’s welcome to stop...

Myths About Real Estate Agents
Top Myths About Real Estate AgentsWhat's True and What's NoJust when you think you've found out everything you need to know about the"dirty, little secrets agents don't want you...

25K In Savings Is A Sweet Deal For You And Your Valentine
Take advantage of this sweet deal TODAY!  HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!Treat yourself and your sweetheart today with $25,000 in savingsand a new luxurious home!  Call me (P...

Buying Your First House Starter Home Or Forever Home
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you may be wondering: Should you purchase a small starter home to get into the market now, knowing you may grow out of it in a few years? Or, sh...

10 Ways To Prep Your Home For Sale
With the high inventory of homes on the market today, homebuyers can afford to be choosy. Buyers are looking for the best, so a home for sale can easily slip through the cr...

Best Place To Be A Snowbird The Villages Near Ocala Florida
Best Place To Be A Snowbird The Villages Near Ocala FloridaAfter a quick online search, I found a fully furnished 3 bedroom 2 bath home with a garage for only $1200 a month in...

The Bears Den Is Nestled Among World Class Golf Courses Within Reunion Resort
This month I had the honor and privilege of visiting The Bear's Den, located within Reunion Resort.  A  grand sense of arrival sets an expectation of unusual eleganc...

SPECIAL PRICING Currently On Inventory In One Of The Disney Areas Newest Vacation Resort Communities
SPECIAL PRICING currently on inventory in one of the Disney areas newest Vacation Resort communities, Festival. Designed and priced to make your dreams of owning the ideal Florida ...

Things To Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home
Points to Ponder Before Buying a Vacation HomeOver the years, you’ve spent many happy summers at that lake, beach, or mountain resort. The kids think of it as a second home. Mayb...

Millennials Myths And The Truth On Home Buying
Home buying can be an overwhelming and complicated process for baby boomers through millennials.  I constantly hear that millennials don't want to buy their own home, mai...

Lease With A Right To Purchase A Home
Make the American dream a reality, even if you haven't saved up a down payment for your new home, yet! Tuesday I spoke with Christine Gabriel of Stuart Title about this g...

Vacation Home Open House Near Disney Friday October 13th
Open House onFriday, October 13th4pm-7pm at468 Pinewood DriveDavenport, FL 33896Friends, vacationers, Realtors come view this gorgeous 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath vacation/holiday home nea...

50 Grand For A Down Payment Plus Passive Income
Saving for a down payment is generally the toughest part of buying a home.  This new startup, which is now only in Seattle, will help significantly with the down payment....

Staging A Home To Sell Faster
It's no doubt, when you put your home on the market, you want to sell it as soon as possible.  Staging a home is a marketing technique that makes your home more appealing to a...

Aug 30 2017 24343 1
Hurricane Harvey has devastated a big portion of Southern Texas. But it will also cause many more problems in Texas and surrounding states before it is finished. Again we are remin...

Aug 14 2017 40177 1
The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in...

WHY BUY A NEWLY BUILT HOME
WHY BUY A NEWLY BUILT HOME?There are many reasons!In a recent article about the pros and cons of buying a new home in Forbes magazine (Jun 20, 2014) the author reports that 41% of ...

Jul 5 2017 40177 1
INCREASE YOUR HOMES VALUE UP TO 28 WITH THESE 5 TIPSGreat curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for ...

Home Inspections
Home inspection reports sometimes may lead to a delay in the home buying process. Buyers need to understand that sellers are not obligated to take care of every issue. It is import...

Jun 28 2017 40177 1
Old Town, Kissimmee is located on West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway (US 192). Keep an eye out for the giant ferris wheel! You can enjoy many amusement rides, Ferris Wheels, L...

To Be Or Not To AirBNB
I was just reading an article about a woman that was unable to buy her dream wedding dress due to a scam perpetrated by an "AirBNB" advertiser. She had travelled all the way from B...

WHY RENT IF YOU CAN BUY
Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. Yet a large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Con...

Sales Agent Or Marriage Counselor
I am sure many Agents have had this happen to them when showing couples property listings.One of them will like the property and the other doesn't even want to see the rest of the ...

6 REASONS YOUR HOME WONT SELL
Are you ready to sell your home and make sure it has a great first impression on the market? Below are the top 6 reasons your home may not make a good impression and end ...

A Real Estate Agent Can Save You From Sinking Wetlands
I went recently to list a lovely house that had a private back yard with no neighbors and access to a large lake through a walkway.  The house was about twenty years old an...

Mortgage Alternatives
Recently there has been a lot of "Doom and Gloom" speculation as to where the Mortgage business is heading as far as interest rates. It reminded me of an article I read last year i...

DOs And DONTs For First Time Home Buyers
Buying a home is a monumental purchase. It might seem intimidating to take the first step, but following a few easy DO’s and DON’Ts will make sure you’re on the right track!A...

Investment Vacation Homes Near Disney
LOOKING FOR AN INVESTMENT HOME NEAR DISNEY??....Now is the time to seriously think about it!!Investment homes are selling quick, so quick in fact that the local home builders are f...

Settle Or Fix Up A Question For Prospective Buyers
I am sure that most all Agents out there have asked this question of their buyers in recent times.  Most of the buyers out there right now are aged 36 and younger, according t...

More Dining Options At Champions Gate As Tijuana Flats Is Now Open
Tijuana Flats at Champions Gate is now open! This is just one of many restaurants that are under way in the Champions Gate area. Red Robin & The Ale House recently opened as w...

Brand New 8 Bed 7 Bath Luxury Vacation Home Under 500k In Reunion Resort
Located in Reunion Resort, a premier golf course community just minutes to Disney World, this brand new vacation home offers 8 beds and 7 baths and sits on a large corner lot! Pric...

Work Hard Play Hard In Central Florida
Did you love the last vacation you took to Florida? Could you see yourself living there?If you're looking for answers as to why moving to central Florida might be the best dec...

314 CHADWICK DR DAVENPORT FL 33837
This gorgeous custom built home is located in the beautiful 24 hr man guarded community of Providence Golf & Country Club.   Look no further, Providence Golf and Cou...

Florida Tops Nation In Home Price Gains For The Year
Florida led the Nation in home price gains for the year coming in at a whopping 10.7% increase according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Over the past five ye...

Selling The Holiday Season
For most of us in this line of work, our Holiday Season is directly related to our sales throughout the year. But  our commodity at this time of year isn't the highest pr...

Looking For A Disney Vacation Home Or To Live The Resort Lifestyle Check This Out
Solterra Resort is the beautiful, gated short term rental community you have been looking for! This brand new community is just minutes to Disney World, shopping and dining, and pa...

3245 Calabria Avenue Davenport Fl 33897
This gorgeous, completely upgraded townhome with 4 bed/3 bath, 2 story, stainless steel appliances, bamboo flooring, new carpet and much more.  Approximately located 15 miles ...

Champions Gate Vacation Home Holiday Inventory Blowout
Champions Gate is having a Holiday inventory blowout special! Check out these crazy reduced prices on inventory homes in the vacation home section, Retreat. Brand new 6-8 bed homes...

Should We Be Worried
We have just been through what I would have to call, the strangest political experience of my lifetime. That includes any of the really strange political experiences in the "Magic ...

More Ramblings Of A Real Estate Agent
As the election of our new President gets ever nearer I want to make an appeal to all that may read this. It does not matter to me if you are a Republican, Democrat, Independe...

The Future Of Coastal Construction
I read a very interesting short article today from one of the Realtor publications. It stated that there has been approximately 6 Billion Dollars in insurance claims from the swatt...

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION 6 BED 4 BATH FURNISHED DISNEY VACATION HOME
PRICE REDUCED!! 6 BED 4 BATH, 2812 SF, POOL & SPA, FULLY FURNISHED VACATION HOME IN KISSIMMEE'S PREMIER RESORT COMMUNITY WINDSOR HILLS! HOME IS IN A VACATION RENTAL ...

Oct 10 2016 First Time
Finally time for my first blog. As a recently new home owner for the first time myself (and by the way, a new realtor), I have experienced the pain and the glory of house hunt...

222 Granada Blvd Davenport FL
This gorgeous 4 bed/3 bath pool home, fully furnished and zoned for short term rental, large covered lanai, fenced back yard for added privacy, extended pool deck to enjoy the beau...

NEW DEVELOPMENTS NEAR DISNEY WORLD
Why purchase new? Some of the benefits include, a home warranty, warranty on all appliances (including AC), and builder incentives which include paying a part of your closing cost....

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN AMAZING INVESTMENT PROPERTY CLOSE TO DISNEY
LOOK NO FURTHER! Model Home With Lease Back Available Now! Details of Leaseback: ·        Coconut Palm Model – Elevation A·&nb...

THE BEARS DEN CLUB AT REUNION NEW HOME SITES AVAILABLE NOW
Welcome to the next level of luxury from Encore and City Homes. A privately gated enclave of custom and semi -custom homes nestled around the 17th and 18th hole...

Did You Know You Can Live At Disney World
That's right, at Disney World! Golden Oak is a Luxury residential community actually located on Disney property, the only one of its kind! You can walk to the Parks, sit back ...

Wind Mitigation
We have just had a possible disastrous event skirt by us in the form of Hurricane Hermine.  Luckily where we are located in the Four Corners area we hopefully won't see t...

AMAZING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY MODEL HOME FOR SALE WITH LEASE BACK SOLTERRA RESORT
Absolutely Stunning model home for sale in Solterra Resort, next to Champions Gate and minutes to Disney World!  NO EXPENSE SPARED in this FULLY upgraded 9 bedroom 7 bathroom ...

Golf Course Homes Near Disney World For Sale
            Love To Golf? Looking To Purchase A Home Near Disney? Vacation Homes, Investment Or Residential You Can Have It All In These Gol...

Reduced Price Vacation Homes Close To Disney World
REDUCED PRICE VACATION HOMES FOR SALE CLOSE TO DISNEY WORLD CLICK HERE FOR LIST                        &n...

Aug 9 2016 Why Davenport
I moved to the Davenport area in 2013, after spending almost 60 years of my life in Miami-Dade County. My first 27 years of life was in the same home that my Grandparents had built...

UNDER 200K FOR A BRAND NEW 4 BED HOME IN DAVENPORT
Royal Oak Homes Is Offering Two Quick Move In Homes in Davenport Estates Available Now! Price Reduced to $195,727 That's UNDER 200K For a Brand New Home, C...

HOW TO GET FIXER UPPER FINANCING IN POLK OR OSCEOLA COUNTY
CLICK HERE TO SEE A CURRENT LIST OF OSCEOLA/POLK COUNTY FIXER UPPER PROPERTIES NOW!CALL/EMAIL TO DISCUSS PROPERTIES OR FINANCING OPTIONS. JILL TEBEAU PA, REALTOR @ 407-30...

NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES NEAR DISNEY WORLD AVAILABLE NOW
LOOKING FOR A NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME NEAR DISNEY? LOOK NO FURTHER! ALL THESE HOMES ARE WITHIN MINUTES TO DISNEY WORLD, AND ARE AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW! CURRENT BUILDER INCENTIVES INCLUD...

VACATION HOMES FOR SALE WITHIN 5 MILES TO DISNEY
LOOKING FOR A VACATION HOME CLOSE TO DISNEY WORLD? LOOK NO FURTHER, ALL THESE HOMES ARE WITHIN 5 MILES TO DISNEY, MOST ARE SOLD FULLY FURNISHED AND SHORT TERM RENTAL APPROVED!...

Are You Ready To Purchase Your Disney Area Vacation Home
Have you come to the decision your ready to move forward and purchase the Disney area Vacation home you've always dreamed of? If so, congratulations! And, I am here to help yo...

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION WINDSOR HILLS TURN KEY INVESTMENT
Dont Miss Out On This Turn-Key Investment Property! 6/4, Large Pool Home Is Booked An Average of 75%!! Newly Upgraded Flooring, Furniture, Appliances, Pool Pump & Paint! HUGE Price...

Red Tag Sales Event At Solterra Resort Going On Now
Hurry! Solterra Resort is having a red tag sales event on their last few inventory homes! Now is your chance to purchase a Brand New Vacation Home in Solterra Resort, these homes a...

Learn More About West Lucaya Village Brand New Town Homes Near Disney
West Lucaya Village consists of 3 & 4 bedroom luxury Town-Homes starting at ONLY $204K! This Resort community is only 7 minutes to Disney World, and minutes to Interstate-4, making...

Why To Consider Champions Gate For Your Next Purchase
Whether your looking to purchase a Vacation Home or live as a full time resident, Champions Gate has you covered. With its convenient location to Interstate-4 and close proxim...

About Reunion Resort
Reunion Resort consists of high end Villas, Condos and Townhomes, and is home to 3 Championship Golf courses: Tom Watson Course, Arnold Palmer Course & the Jack Nickalus Cours...

Ramblings Of A Real Estate Agent
As I sit and contemplate writing a blog for the month, I am thinking about homes that I have shown to people and the difference in many of the homes. Sever...

If Youve Been Waiting For The Perfect Time To Sell Its Now
If you've been waiting for the perfect time to place your home on the market, the time is now! Currently demand is exceeding supply, this means its a perfect time to sell your...

15842 MERCOTT CT CLERMONT FL 34714
15842 MERCOTT CT, CLERMONT, FL 34714This spacious family home has been completely remodeled from TOP to BOTTOM. New roof, new paint both in and out, new carpets, newly tiled b...

Apr 4 2016 16518 1
5 tips for first-time homebuyersBySheyna Steiner• Bankrate.comMortgage »© wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.comYou've decided to go for it. Buying a home can be thrilling and ne...

Purchasing Your Primary Residence In A Vacation Community
What is a Vacation Community?  Here in the surrounding areas of Disney World, you will find communities labeled as " Vacation Home Community" or "Short Term Rental Approv...

Mar 2 2016 16518 1
101 topic ideas for your real estate blogsReal estate blogs are more popular than ever, here's how to separate from the packbyTeresa Boardman I have been a real estate blogger f...

What You Need To Know If Your Thinking About Purchasing A Vacation Home
There are many things to take into consideration when searching for your "Home away from Home". First, it is crucial you use a local Realtor in the area your purchasing in, wh...

Feb 25 2016 16518 1
5 Tax Mistakes New Homeowners Make ByAngela Colley 3:44 pm ETFebruary 13, 2015 Few people look forward to tax season, and when you’re a new homeowner, filing c...

Feb 1 2016 16518 1
Should I List My Home in January or Wait Until SpringJanuary 11, 2016 by Bill Gassett Leave a Comment467inShare130Is January A Good Time to List My Home For Sale130O...

468 Pinewood Drive Davenport Fl 33896
 Elegantly decorated. A one of a kind 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath absolutely unique floor plan with HUGE patio and screened in pool - not your typical short term rental! This hou...

242 Lake Davenport Estates Drive Davenport Fl 33897
Come and see! This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with a wonderful open floor plan, comes with a large living room, a spacious family room, an open kitchen and a screened in pr...

Bridgeford Crossing
Bridgeford Crossing is a well maintained, quiet, gated neighborhood outside of the Walt Disney World Resort area. This town of Davenport Florida is located by almost everything on ...

USDA How To Buy A Home With No Money
The first thing many people think of when it comes time to purchase a home is the down payment. Traditionally 10-20% of the purchase price of the home is required for a conventiona...

First Home What I Wish I Knew
First Home. What I Wish I Knew.Moving into a new home can be very exciting. However once everything has been moved into the new home the overwhelming to do list starts to kick in.&...

How Locals Enjoy Disney Food
Most people are aware of the common reasons why Florida is such a wonderful place to reside and vacation. For those lucky enough to live here can even have a stay-cation. What are ...


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