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Orlando Realtor® Jeffrey G. Funk, P.A.
Jeffrey Funk, Orlando Real Estate (Realty Executives Central Florida)

About Jeffrey Funk:

With over a decade of experience in the Central Florida luxury real estate market, Windermere FL resident Jeffrey Funk has the knowledge and expertise to make your next real estate transaction as smooth as possible. Specializing in the Southwest area of Orlando, Jeffrey's expertise lies in the communities of Dr. Phillips, Hunter's Creek, Windermere, FL, and Orlando Vacation Homes.

Jeffrey is dedicated to providing top level service to his clients. Jeffrey believes that knowledge is power. His goal is to educate clients of the current market conditions and other factors in buying or selling Orlando Real Estate. Browse his Orlando Real Estate website for information on buying and selling homes, local market conditions and a free Orlando home search.

Choose an Orlando Realtor who has the knowledge, commitment, passion, and motivation to locate or sell your Orlando home.


Certifications:

  • Windermere, FL Real Estate  The town of Windermere features some of the most sought after properties and beautifully designed homes and estates to be found in Central Florida, indeed to be found anywhere in the Sunshine State. 
  • Dr. Phillips Real Estate Dr. Phillips features some of the most elegant and beautiful residences to be found anywhere in Central Florida.  Indeed, Dr. Phillips is considered at the pinnacle when it comes to luxury homes in Orange County. 
  • Hunter's Creek Real Estate Hunter's Creek is an award winning master planned community located in South Orlando.  Located just minute from all central Florida has to offer. Come visit Hunter's Creek and find out why so many residents choose to call this area home. 
  • Orlando Investment Properties Jeffrey has over 14 years of experience helping people make their vacation home dream come true. Whether you are searching for a vacation condominium / townhome, or a single family home Jeffrey has the knowledge and experience to make your dream vacation getaway come true. Find out which areas and properties are best suited for your vacation home escape.

Our Orlando Real Estate website is full comprehensive information on the Orlando area. Search available homes for sale in the Central Florida area, receive a free market analysis of your home, and view local market updates. You can even have new property listings automatically sent to your email address as they become available. We have gone great lengths provide our clients with a website that is full of information, easy to navigate user friendly.

We look forward to working with you and assisting you with achieving all of your Central Florida real estate goals.

- Jeffrey G. Funk, Realtor®

Orlando Real Estate and Investment Properties

Orlando Luxury Homes & Estates



 

Jeffrey G. Funk, P.A.

https://realtyinorlando.com

Realty Executives Central Florida
7932 West Sand Lake Road
Suite 302
Orlando, Florida 32819
Phone: 407.438.4028
Fax: 407.536.4328
UK Phone: 44-20-3-3718750

Email: jeff@realtyinorlando.com

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New Construction Homes In Windermere Florida
Sandy Giff (Keller Williams Realty)

New Construction Homes In Windermere Florida

 

Windermere Florida is located in Orlando and is a soughted after community both by celebrities and locals.  This communiy is close to all of Central Florida's major attractions.   Some neighborhoods in this community offers Golfing and Lake Rights.  Lake Butler is one of the area's famous lakes and land mark.  See the area schools     

 

Windermere  Florida offers homes in various size and location.  Lakes of Windermere is known for it's gated communities and beautiful lakes.  Family safe environment with lots of shopping, restaurants, recreations to name a few.  Meritage Homes as started new construction homes in Windermere and offers beautiful homes at affordable living.  Home prices starts at $231,990

 

 

These homes offers loads of builder's incentives and will be ready for August occupancy.  There is also other communities and price range to choose from.  Like our fan facebook fan page to receive daily updates on new construction homes and decorating ideas.  If you are looking to purchase a new home but need to sell your home first.  See your home value and get information on neighborhood sales.   

 

Windermere Florida is a great place to live for you and your family and is close to all major highways with it's central location.  The community offers a Country Club and sit only minutes to Doctor Phillips Hospital.  The area is great for your primary residence, second or vacation home.  There is also resales homes available.  See a list of other available home in the area.  Windermere offers lots of home choices and also school choices.  The community as top rated public and private schools. 

 

Windermere also offers upscale homes with prices in the millions to affordable homes.  These homes are also new or resales.  The area offers  price ranges to fit any budget.   Call and for a tour of this beautiful community and you too will fall in love with the area and it's recreations.   

 

Other homes also available.  Call for a full inventory of homes

The Giff Group/ Keller Williams Realty/ 407 445 7009 or 845 401 4345

http://www.orlandohomesalesnow.com

 

Sandy Giff

Associate Broker

Keller Williams Realty

407 445 7009

Click for more Information

http://www.thegiffgroup.com

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Windermere Florida New Construction Homes
Sandy Giff (Keller Williams Realty)

 

Windermere New Construction Homes

 

The Giff Group  407 445 7009 or 845 401 434    http://www.orlandohomesalesnow.com 

 

 

 

New Construction Homes in Windermere Florida are now available for delivery.  This development is new and is called Windermere Trails being built by Meritage Home Builders.  More options to choose from than what is listed above.  Choose one or two story homes with your upgarde choices.  You are still able to build and choose your own lot locations.

 

Windermere is located in orlando and offers award winning schools, golf course and lakes.  Minutes to highways, shopping, some of the finest dinning and central Florida's attractions.  See more homes for sale

This area also offers award winning schools and lots of extra curricular activities for both kids and adults.  Some communities are gated and are all maintained

 

New Construction Homes in Windermere Florida as various price ranges..starting from the low $300s and upwards.  Resale prices for single family homes starts off at the low $200s.  You can also get townhomes  and condos in this area starting from the high $100s      Take a trip to this beautiful area and you too will fall in love and may consider relocating here.

 

This article was written by Sandy Giff of The Giff Group with Keller Williams Realty

Sandy Giff

Associate Broker

Keller Williams Realty

407 445 7009

Click for more Information

http://www.thegiffgroup.com

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How to Invest In BULK REO TAPES
Ray Piel (United Solutions of America)

It is not as hard as the "gurus" would have you believe.

If you've been following the news and latest investing trends, then you are aware of the most profitable opportunity ever in real estate. I am referring of course to bulk reo investing. Never mind foreclosures and "short sale" investing, all you will accomplish at best is picking up the property slightly below current market value.


Bulk REO begins when the homeowners falls behind in their mortgage payments, then the long and grueling process of foreclosure begins. This can take anywhere from 3 to 9 months or more, depending on which state and how backed up the bank logs and courts are for the counties.

At the completion of this process, the properties become foreclosed homes. This is followed by an auction sale at the steps of the courthouse. Common to today's market, these houses do not sell and are purchased back by the issuing banks.

Once the banks take these properties back, they are assigned the infamous title of 'REO' or bank owned real estate. These REO properties are normally listed with Realtors also know as "REO Agents". These REO agents then try their best to sell these properties at market price to retail buyers or local investors.

This process leaves a sour taste in the banks mouth because it takes 6 months or more in addition to the 6 to 9 months during the foreclosure proceedings. In the meantime, the bank funds are bleeding keeping and maintaining these houses. Plus they are unable to lend out more money until they recoup enough to replenish their reserves.

Keeping in mind that banks are in the business of lending money and not selling real estate, they would prefer to sell these bad assets in bulk at a discounted rate, rather than liquidating them one at a time.

Savvy investors are taking full advantage of this "bank calamity" by taking down these BULK REO packages or "tapes" as they are commonly known. These tapes are purchased at huge discounts and then sold one at a time to local wholesalers and investors, hence the term "buy cheap and sell cheap" and still make a bundle. Or they can be sold to retail buyers over time and really stretch the profits beyond comprehension.

Bulk REO Packages give the average investor an amazing return on their investment. These packages range from as low as $200,000 to as high as $20,000,000 or more. The bigger tapes are usually traded between banks and insurance conglomerates; they're not for the average investor pool. But who cares, there is still a huge amount of money to be made with the smaller tapes.

The so called "gurus" will tell you that it is easy to buy these Bulk REO tapes directly from banks; but really, let's wake up people! When has it ever been easy to do anything with banks? Are we forgetting who got us into this current economic nightmare?

Unfortunately, this being such a lucrative trend it has spun a ton of pretenders, dreamers and scammers. Therefore, the best chance any investor has of getting their hands on a "real" bulk REO package is from a reputable Bulk REO Trader. Real REO Traders are usually backed up by Hedge Funds and being focused on a quick turn around only place a small premium on these tapes.

As an investor, you will still receive an incredible deal, perhaps even better than going straight to the bank. These hedge funds get deeper discounts due to their massive buying power.

Like in any business, do your research and make sure to play your cards right. Do not rush into anything, find a reputable Bulk REO Trader or company and call them. Don't be afraid to ask them questions.

Just make sure that you have the funds or know someone directly that has the funds to take down a tape. Or if you have a tape or know someone directly that has a tape to sell. If you notice, the key here is "directly", reputable traders will never entertain "daisy chains".

It does not take a fortune to get started but you can make a fortune once you get going.

 

Ray Piel
Consultant

1.800.928.5899 ext. 118
1.800.928.7599 fax

 

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Dangers of Working with a For Sale By Owner!!!!
Colleen Kulikowski, Creative Real Estate Solutions... (The Griffin Team @ Keller Williams Realty)

 

Dangers of Working with a For Sale By Owner in the Orlando Florida area!!!!

 

I had a conversation with an owner of a For Sale By Owner recently that shocked me. 

Like most FSBO homes, they are overpriced.  Not a big surprise -- most For Sale By Owners are valuing their homes on emotion, what their neighbor's sold their Orlando home for two years ago or what they need to get out of the house. 

First off, I have to say the property is special in every way, I fell absolutely in love.  I want this Orlando home, it is my dream home.  It is a lovely lakefront property with fruit trees and lovely garden in a highly desirable community nestled on a quiet street backing up on conservation land.  This home has pluses and it has negatives.  It is adorable, but the negatives will keep many from purchasing it at reasonable list price, so it is no wonder this For Sale By Owner home is still on the market. 

Orlando For Sale By Owner

I had great difficulty in achieving the value I assessed to the home by the For Sale By Owner for lack of compatible properties.  I could not justify the price that they had it listed for, and I am in love with this Orlando FSBO home.  This is the best house, on the best lot, with more upgrades than the average home in this community?  Anyone else see a potential problem?

Ok, I don't have rose colored glasses on.  There are aspects of this Orlando home that detour most of today's Orlando Buyers!  All the bedrooms are upstairs, small bedrooms, only a 1-car garage.  Obviously these negatives are affecting the ability to sell this For Sale By Owner home.

After sharing what I thought the home was worth, and why I thought it should be priced at my number, the owner asked that I keep the information between us.  They did not want anyone to know what I had come up with.   They thanked me for my advice and tips for selling their Orlando home.

This made me stop and think.   Why did they not want me to share my valuation?  And who would I share this with?   Perhaps I should take an advertisement out in the Orlando Newspapers sharing what I think all Orlando For Sale By Owner Homes are worth?  What are they thinking?  If I let the cat out of the bag they won't be able to sell?  I just shook my head and went on my way...

 

I came up with a couple of thoughts on this particular For Sale By Owner and Buyers in the Orlando Area and the current state of the Real Estate Market in Orlando Florida:

  • The For Sale By Owner is stuck on how special the home is and not focused on the ultimate goal - the home SOLD!
  • These owners have gotten valuations from several other Realtors who are desperate for the listing (it is an amazing Open House location) so they have told them what they wanted to hear
  • Are sites like By Owner, Owners, FSBO, For Sale By Owner Advertising Services and For Sale By Owner helping these owners or taking money ad adding to the frustration to these vulnerable owners?
  • This home at this price has competition from larger homes, with more to offer than a special location and charm.  Orlando Buyers want to purchase the best home for the least amount of money. 
  • The FSBO believes everything I just told them, but would rather live in a fantasy world of what was not what is. 
  • There are some incredible values, reasonably priced Orlando homes on the market.  If you are waiting for the perfect time, this is the time to get off the bench and get into the game!

 

Moral of the Story for Realtors:  Provide value to both Buyers and Sellers! If I, the experienced Orlando Realtor can figure this out, what is stopping another Realtor?  Stop telling Sellers what they want to hear and get real with Sellers!  Buyers and Sellers are using my services because of the value I bring to the table!  If I suddenly have a buyer looking for this type of house, I am going to educate them fully as to what the value is.

Moral of the Story For Buyers:  If you are shopping the For Sale By Owner market without an experienced Realtor you could overpay and not get the best home for you!  Worse yet, you are purchasing on emotion and could be making a mistake unknowingly.  An experienced Realtor can provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.

Moral of the Story For Sale By Owners:  If your home is listed FSBO it is important to know that you need an experienced Realtor to guide you through the process of selling your home.  If one experienced Realtor came up with that valuation, others might come up with that analysis too!  You can't hide the truth, it always comes out...  So what is it?  Do you really want to sell?  Or are you having fun chasing the market down?  Can you really afford to keep doing what you have been doing?


This information is provided by Colleen Kulikowski, Realtor.  Colleen writes about the Florida lifestyle and Real Estate in Western New York.

 

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Real Estate News - Orlando Florida
Colleen Kulikowski, Creative Real Estate Solutions... (The Griffin Team @ Keller Williams Realty)

News from Orlando Avneue Top Team

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This information is provided by Colleen Kulikowski, Realtor.  Colleen writes about the Florida lifestyle on several locations for the Orlando Avenue Top Team.

Celebration Florida Homes BLOG  Paradise Report Website  Marco Island Homes BLOG

(407) 288-0017
mailto:colleen@paradisereport.com


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