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Quality of Life in Kissimmee : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Joinbox answered:
kissimmee is the dumpster of central Florida, along with poinciana. stay away from it, yes house prices are cheap, but there is a reason for that.
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Tue Jan 5, 2016
Abraham Bidhendi answered:
Hi Amanda:

Kissimmee in general is a big city. It has its rural parts, downtown, Short term rental & vacation sections, areas close to Disney, Areas Close to Celebration,.... So it just depends where you are at.

In general, its a beautiful city with lots of amenities, close to major highways and Disney. You have no problems finding nearby restaurants and grocery stores and shopping areas in most areas of Kissimmee.

Schools ratings vary from zip code to zip code :)

Below is the link to some homes for sale in some nice communities in Kissimmee.

http://abidhendi.orlandopropertiesonline.com/listings/areas/9991,9992,9994,9995/minprice/180000/maxprice/300000/beds/3/minsqft/1600/minyearbuilt/2000/propertytype/SINGLE/listingtype/Resale+New,Foreclosure+Bank+Owned/sort/price+asc/

We sell a lot of homes in the area so please feel free to call, text or email us with any questions you might have.

Hope this helps,

Abraham Bidhendi
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Fri Apr 24, 2015
Ramon Morales answered:
Try Melbourne. One of the best small cities in Central Florida, with a vibrant arts community. Its best to stay as close to the ocean as possible. Other than that, I would say Fort Myers, or Sarasota, even though Sarasota is more expensive. ... more
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
Jennifer Tokarz answered:
Hi -
We've lived in Bella Lago for the past two years. It's a beautiful community but we find it too far for our liking. The traffic from Pleasant Hill toward Orlando is horrendous during rush hour & coming back home any time after 3 pm until almost 7 both John Young & Hoagland get very backed up. We haven't had any issues with crime, but being so far from "civilization" is making us move. No, it is not likely that cinemas & restaurants will be built around here. In fact, south of us in Poinciana there used to be a Starbucks - and it closed. And it's not just the food & shopping, it's doctors and church that tend to get us out of the area.
As for the boat launch, we've used it & had not issues. That at least, is a bonus. If you want to be near the lake but not deal w/that traffic, try The Oaks - it's at the corner of John Young & Pleasant Hill or try north of East Lake - North Shore Village looks very nice. Good luck!
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Wed Mar 3, 2010
The Stones - Michael and Deanna Stone answered:
www.Polk-Foreclosures.com - Complete housing inventory and neighborhood statistics for Orlando's single-family homes priced for $100k or less.

Good Luck,

Michael A. Stone
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Sun Jul 12, 2009
Jacqueline Fortier - JC Penny Realty answered:
Hello Gerlie,

Here is the website for Osceola Schools.
http://www.osceola.k12.fl.us/

I hope that is helpful to you.

Kind Regards,

Jackie Fortier
Cinderella Realty
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Mon Apr 23, 2007
Mark LeMenager answered:
A two sided question. Certainly from the perspective of things to do and growth opportunities, Kissimmee is hard to beat for kids. But physical growth is of course only part of their development. The School District of Osceola County has made great improvement in recent years. The Elementary schools are on a par with just about anywhere. The High Schools do lag some of the best in Orange and Seminole Counties, but they are still good places to get an education. ... more
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