Get to Know Beautiful Central Florida

Central Florida Winter Living – Here’s Why!

5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter There’s no doubt about it—winter in Florida is fabulous. While the rest of the country is shivering in their boots, shoveling snow, scraping windshields and traversing icy roads, we Floridians are hanging out in our corner of the country sunbathing with a cocktail, only taking out our one winter coat (let’s be honest,...

5 Reasons Central Florida is the Best Place to Live in the Winter

There’s no doubt about it—winter in Florida is fabulous. While the rest of the country is shivering in their booties, shoveling snow, scraping windshields and traversing icy roads; we Floridians are hanging out in our corner of the country sunbathing on the beach with a cocktail, only taking out our one winter coat (let’s be honest, it’s probably a sweatshirt) on those rare days it goes below...

Hurricane Irma and the Central Florida 55+ Communities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuzDQ-KfLhU&t=2s Recognizing how critical the weather events are to our customers in Central Florida, Florida Plus Realty keeps an eye on our communities and homes on behalf of our customers at all times—before, during, and after a weather event, should one occur. It is one of the primary reasons we offer our Home Watch service to all our customers who travel during...

Florida Wine Country

When my wife and I decided to visit Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards in Clermont, Florida, we weren’t expecting much in the way of a typical winery experience. Not that we have much experience, but we have been in wine country in other states. When I think of wine country, I think of gently rolling hills and well-dressed warehouses encompassed by outstretched vineyards that seem to invite you to...

What the Snowbirds Are Missing Out On

We’re all familiar with the term “snowbird”—someone who comes to enjoy the warm, Florida climate during the winter months when the northern states are unbearable. We also know that the southern summer heat packs quite the punch, but as the temperature creeps up, so do the number of fun things to do around town to beat that heat! Here’s just some of what the snowbirds are missing out...

Clermont voted “Best Local City To Live In” 2016

In 2016, the readers of the Orlando Business Journal voted Clermont the "Best Local City To Live In"! It doesn't surprise us to hear that news though, as Florida Plus Realty & Central Florida 55 Plus are lucky enough to call Clermont our home. This city is filled with places to go and things to do. One of our favorite things about our hometown is the beautiful Lake Minneola. It features canoe...

Get to Know Central Florida: The City of Winter Haven, FL

The City of Winter Haven, FL is the second-largest metropolitan area in Central Florida's Polk County, after only Lakeland. It has a great mix of shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation, professional services, and other amenities that make it an ideal spot for active-adult living in the region.  It's a particularly appealing home if you're into water-based activities. Known as “The Chain of Lakes...

10 Awesome State Parks in Central Florida

Florida has a robust state parks system, and Central Florida is particularly rich in some of the most enjoyable of all, including those with some of The Sunshine State's most famous springs. For active adults living in the area who like to go primitive, tent, or RV camping, the area's state parks are perfect places to partake. Even if you're just an outdoors enthusiast looking to surround yourself with...

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