Home-Buying Lingo Explained: All Things Mortgage, Part II

Mortgage Terms

In Part I of this explainer series, we guided potential ICI Homes customers and readers through some basic, but not always understandable, mortgage terms and acronyms. Every industry has a shortcut language that makes sense to those who work in it, or are familiar with it. But that terminology can be impenetrable for folks who …

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No “Off Season” – Build A New Custom Florida Home Any Time of Year

No "Off Season" - Build A New Custom Florida Home Any Time of Year - ici sold

Trying to sync up your calendar with a move to the Sunshine State? It’s much easier than you might think. There’s no clear “off season” for residential real estate in Florida, so you can plan and execute your move when it works best for you. We have more good news: when you build or buy …

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ICI Homes’ Online Sales Staff: Your First Step to a New Custom Florida Home

ICI Homes’ Online Sales Staff: Your First Step to a New Custom Florida Home - ICINobelEtown 863 4 5 6 7 8 9 Enhancer

For most of us, moving to a new home is a huge task even when we know where we’re headed and have time to plan for it. If your search feels like you’re standing at the bottom of a mountain you must climb, ICI Homes’ online sales staff can help you take that first step. …

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Use Our Virtual Tools to Find Your New Custom Florida Home

Use Our Virtual Tools to Find Your New Custom Florida Home

Guess what’s easier than researching all the facts and features of your next new home on ICI Homes’ fully stocked website? Touring your next new home on our website, via our 3D virtual tours and video experiences. It’s cutting-edge technology put to practical everyday use, especially if you’re prospective ICI Homes customer who currently doesn’t …

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People Want to Be Here: FL the Top Moving Destination for 2019

USA - U-Haul van travelling on the interstate

Florida was the top moving destination for 2019, per U-Haul. If you’ve spent any time in the state of Florida, you’re undoubtedly spotted moving vans, trucks — and furniture-filled pickups — zipping along local highways and interstates. You’ve probably also spotted those familiar white and orange U-Haul vehicles among other commercial traffic, and with good …

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We’ve Got What Younger Home Buyers Want

We’ve Got What Younger Home Buyers Want

Folks of all ages and generations buy new custom Florida homes every day, and we all know Florida is a very popular place to live. Millennial home buyers are no exception. Active retirees have long migrated here. So have young families and career people following booming industries. The state’s natural beauty, cultural riches, world-class attractions …

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Want More House for Your Dollar? Track Dips in Interest Rates

Interest Rates

Sounds straightforward, right? The lower the current interest rates, the better deal you can get on a mortgage for a new custom Florida home. Lower interest rates mean less interest over the life of a loan and — perhaps more importantly — lower monthly payments. Even those of us who aren’t math whizzes probably understand …

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Awesome Customer Service is Part of ICI Homes’ DNA

Awesome Customer Service is Part of ICI Homes’ DNA - builder customer

In the third blog of our series on how ICI Homes earns such eye-opening customer service ratings — a sparkling 96 percent as of this writing — let’s review East Central Florida Division President Samuel D. Morrisett’s Part I summation of how we approach customer satisfaction. “There are three things that are critical,” Morrisett says …

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