U.S. Vacation Homes 28% Capital Appreciation According to the NAR

U.S. Vacation Homes 28% Capital Appreciation According to the NAR

With more vacation buyers purchasing single-family homes (58%) compared to a year ago (54%), the share of those buying a condo (25%) or a townhouse or row house (13%) decreased in this year’s survey. Encouraged by rising housing demand and home prices, more than 80% of both vacation buyers and investment buyers believe that now is a good time to purchase real estate.

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Orlando Visitors Double In 20 Years To Hit New Record

Orlando Visitors Double In 20 Years To Hit New Record

The all-time high, announced by tourism body VisitOrlando, represents a 5.5% rise over 2014 and again means that Orlando is the number one US visitor destination. A major contributor to the increase is the fact that passenger number at Orlando International Airport rose by more than 72%, reaching 38.8million in 2015.

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Florida Destinations Join Forces to Bring London Moments of Sunshine

Florida Destinations Join Forces to Bring London Moments of Sunshine

Having personally just returned from the U.K., January in London is famously gray, with an average of 19 rainy days and only 2-3 hours of sunshine per day.  So it was good to see Florida destinations team up to bring our British friends and family — and potential visitors — moments of Florida sunshine all month long.

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