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Top Jobs in Florida for 2013

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The Top 7 Best Jobs in Florida  And Why Now is a Great Time to Find One

We all know the mess that our nation’s job picture is in – we’ve seen and felt the pain of it for close to five years now. But lately it seems that things are improving. The unemployment rate is coming down, even if it’s doing so slowly. Jobs are being created in some of the hardest hit areas, like construction. And in certain places around the country, the jobs picture actually looks quite a bit better. Florida job creation has recently happened at a faster rate than the national average

Why Orlando is a Great Place to Rent a Home

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When you think of Orlando, you think of Walt Disney World. However, if you ask any Orlando resident, the locals believe their town is much more than home to Mickey Mouse and his 55 million annual visitors. Although the theme parks are a definite perk to living in Orlando, you begin to realize this  Beautiful City offers everything from outdoor activities, to a wide variety of stores and restaurants as well as local events and activities.

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Why Content for SEO is King?

seo for contentMajor search engines are working hard to create the best search experience possible for searchers, This means that offering the best relevant information for what users are searching for stand to gain the most visibility in search engines. Quality content creation is essential in today’s SEO world, the benefits of producing user friendly content go far beyond your website rankings. Launches WalkScore for Listings


Today has launched WalkScore for our rental listings. Walk Score  measures the walkability of properties and is the leading provider of neighborhood maps to the real estate industry. With WalkScore searchers can easily find nearby Schools, Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Shopping Malls and even generate driving directions and compute driving times and local Yelp reviews. According the the National Association of Realtors Commute times and places to walk are 2 of the top 3 most important community characteristics. With this new mapping we can deliver more information renters are looking for in renting a new home.

Like us on Facebook Kindle Fire Winner Contest

We are excited to announce the winner of our Like us on Facebook Kindle Fire contest! And the winner is Joanna Hackett with Custom Property Management in Pensacola!
Congratulations Joanna and we hope you enjoy your new Kindle Fire!
Thank you everyone for entering to win and stay tuned for more giveaways this year!

Rental Market Knowledge equals Rental Market Success

rental marketBeing in the property management business in the present market and economic conditions is certainly a challenge. Each area of the nation and each community has a different environment economically speaking. The numbers of renters appears to be increasing according to statistics, but landlords/owners in some areas are finding their properties are competing for those tenants in a larger inventory of vacancies. The “days on market” can vary greatly city to city and even from neighborhood to neighborhood. Some tenant/applicants are finding their applications are being rejected because they have just experienced a foreclosure and it has tainted their credit record. Others are faced with evictions because they may have lost their job due to the economy or layoffs.
How do we as property managers and landlords/owners deal with the situation at hand?

Orlando Home Rentals Among The Best

downtown orlando Orlando has recently been ranked one of the best comeback cities in Florida. With many contributing factors such as a 2.9 percent job growth reported in 2011 and growing industry in the restaurant and hotel business. Orlando has become a growing hub for Physicians and various medical fields. Orlando Florida is still ranked the #1 vacation destination in the world with many world famous theme parks located in the Kissimmee area just south of Downtown Orlando.

Florida Rental Vacancy Rates on The Move

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Are Vacancy rates on the rise in Florida? According to the U.S. Census Bureau they are. Rental Vacancy rates in Florida are on pace to close the year at a higher vacancy rate than the 4th Quarter of 2010 vacancy rate of 13.8%.  The 2010 third quarter Florida Vacancy rate was 13.2%

In 2011 the third quarter vacancy rate average was close to an all time high in the state at 15.1%.