Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base

  • How HOA fees are calculated in Orlando

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Depending on the type of property you're hoping to buy in Orlando, you may well find your investment involves compulsory membership of a homeowners association (or HOA). By buying a house in an HOA community you are automatically signing up to become a member of the association and will be required to pay regular HOA fees and charges on either a monthly or annual basis...

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  • HOAs in Orlando: the good, the bad and the ugly

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Homeowners associations or HOAs often come with the territory of being a property investor in Orlando. Before committing to any purchase, it's therefore essential you understand what HOAs are all about, including the benefits they bring to home ownership as well as the potential downsides...

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  • What happens if I don't pay my HOA fees in Orlando?

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Many properties in Orlando are tied to a homeowners association (or HOA), an organisation that oversees and maintains the communal building on behalf of its residents. Should you purchase a single family home or condominium in a community where this applies, you are required by state law to pay regular dues and any subsequent fines resulting from failure to comply with your building's HOA regulations...

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  • How do unpaid HOA fees affect owners in Orlando?

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Buying a property in Orlando often means becoming the member of a homeowners association (or HOA). As part of the community you will usually be obliged to contribute to the upkeep of the property through regular monthly HOA payments and, in some cases, one-off charges known as assessments.

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  • Statutory state and city obligations of homeowners in Orlando

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    There are various state and city obligations that you must adhere to as a homeowner in Orlando. Overseas investors who may not be familiar with the US real estate market should pay particular attention to their responsibilities in order to avoid potential legal ramifications that can result from failing to abide by these regulations...

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  • Property taxes in different Orlando neighbourhoods

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Paying property tax is an unavoidable side effect of owning a home in the United States. If you're planning on investing in Orlando's real estate market and enjoying the potential benefits of doing so, then it means having to deal with the city’s relatively high average property tax of 17.7%. No two neighbourhoods in Orlando are alike, however, and a separate tax rate is applied to individual communities in the city. Analysing the data produced by the city’s records of these taxes can help you to determine the best locations for a potential property investment...

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  • Your tax obligations in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    As unwelcome as it may be, tax is is a fact of life for all investors, wherever in the world they happen to be putting their money. Due to reciprocal tax agreements between the United States and other countries, you're unlikely to be subject to the same tax charges as local residents in Orlando; however, that doesn't mean you get off scott free. Here is a brief overview of the different types of taxes on Orlando properties and how they may apply to you..

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  • Capital gains tax in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Property investors and homeowners in Orlando are subject to payment of a capital gains tax at the point of selling their property. Here we offer a brief overview of what capital gains tax is and how it may apply to you...

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  • Tax benefits on property investments in Orlando

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    While tax is usually an unavoidable fact of life for most property investors, there are usually plenty of ways of reducing your tax burden if you know how. As a homeowner in Orlando there are a number of tax benefits that you may be able to avail yourself of.

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  • Rental income tax in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Rental income tax is one of the less enviable, yet sadly unavoidable features of being a buy-to-let investor. If you're considering letting out your Orlando property it's important that you first fully understand the tax obligations that may apply to your and that you factor these costs into your overall return alongside any additional outgoings...

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