Seeking a New Custom Florida Home? We’re Building in Orlando

Building Orlando homes

If you’re Orlando-bound in your search for a new custom Florida home, we at ICI Homes offer two excellent choices. Both are our communities, and located on the desirable south side of the City Beautiful, near convenient traffic corridors, Orlando International Airport, and, of course, those world-renowned Florida attractions (because we bet you’ll have visitors Read More »

Pet Friendly Home Design By ICI Homes Covered on WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Spending on pet services is expected to see the largest growth for any other spending segment in the pet industry in 2017. That’s according to numbers from the American Pet Products Association, which found pet-industry spending in 2016 came in at a record high $66.75 billion, up from $60.28 billion in 2015, Read More »

‘Pet-Friendly’ a Big Consideration for Millennial Home Buyers

Millenials buying home for dog

According to a recent National Association of Realtors report, millennials — defined by the report as adults age 36 or younger — comprise the largest group of today’s U.S. home buyers, at 34 percent. What’s a millennial? Roughly someone who began their adult years after the year 2000. It means the younger end of today’s Read More »

Area Real Estate Markets Expected to Remain Strong

Rosemary Messina, vice president for marketing at ICI Homes, said judging by the activity from the company’s online sales center, there is continued enthusiasm for new homes. We’re seeing the same enthusiasm throughout all our divisions. The strong real estate market is expected to continue in spite of hurricane season. If anything, people in older Read More »

Lake Nona Living, ICI Homes-Style

Residents of Lake Nona live in some of Central Florida’s most desirable zip codes. The area southeast of Orlando is removed from the typical congestion, traffic and noise found elsewhere, while still convenient to anywhere a Lake Nona resident wants or needs to be. Live Oak Estates, an ICI Homes gated community of one-acre lots, Read More »

Location, Location, Location in Lake Nona

Lake Nona, Florida, isn’t the center of the universe. Yet. But, it is the center of Orlando’s most desirable suburb and location is a major reason why. In Lake Nona, business, technology, medical, education and sports institutions are clustered near each other encouraging collaborative synergy. Naturally, Lake Nona neighborhoods — with their walking trails, sidewalks Read More »

Best Cities for Investment Property

If you’re searching for investment property, cross the state line into Florida and stop. A recent study by GOBankingRates.com, named three cities — Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville —among the nation’s top 15 great places to invest in real estate. Using rental properties to expand your portfolio is a smart move thanks to ongoing recovery from Read More »