Master-planned communities come with lifestyle of their own. If you’re considering moving into a community like Harmony, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Here are four reasons why you could get used to a master-planned community lifestyle.
A unique community experience
We’re taught to love thy neighbor. But what does that really mean? What defines a good neighbor in the 21st Century? Why does being friendly with the folks who live around you even matter?
Sidewalks don’t automatically make a community walkable.
Walkability is about much more than being pedestrian-friendly. Encouraging people to walk requires thoughtful design and a holistic approach to development and lifestyle. Residents need to have places to go, a desire to go outside, and yes, sidewalks.
There are benefits of living in a walkable community, some of which include:
Living in a neighborhood that offers a school within walking distance has many benefits for kids and parents alike. Oftentimes, when looking for a place to call home, parents actually choose a community based on its schools. Picking a neighborhood with A-rated schools is important for a number of reasons.
There are many benefits of neighborhood schools vs non-neighborhood schools. Here are a few...
- Neighborhood schools are located close to home, making it easy for kids to walk or ride bikes to school. This is not only a fun alternative for kids who may have been used to riding the bus or car to school in years past, but a healthy one, too. Commute time is a big factor to think about, but one that may often be forgotten. If your kids have to ride a bus to school, they will have to wake up earlier and spend extra time traveling to and from school due to the stops along the way.
With five years of positive results for Central Florida residential real estate, you may be thinking the time is right to invest in the residential market.
Since hitting bottom in January 2011 when the median price of a home in Central Florida was $94,900, values have been on the upswing hitting $165,000 in February, according to Orlando Regional Realtor Association.
The Federal Reserve’s signaling a potential mid-year rise in interest rates could be the motivating factor you need to decide whether you might want to be investing in residential real estate.
The main reasons investment experts cite for investing in residential real estate are: