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Homestead Exemption 2024

What is Homestead Exemption?

  • Homeowners who reside in their home permanently and are Florida residents as of January 1 may qualify for Homestead Exemption.
    This exemption can reduce the assessed taxable value on their home as much as $50,000, which is an approximate annual savings of $750.
  • In addition, the assessed value used to calculate property taxes cannot increase more than 3% annually after receiving the Homestead Exemption.

The deadline to file for Homestead Exemption is March 1, 2024 .

Who is Eligible to Apply? (may vary by county - please visit county of residence website for full details)

You must meet the following requirements as of January 1st:

  • Have legal or beneficial title to the property, recorded in the
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In a significant development for residents commuting between Lake and Orange Counties, the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX) has greenlit the first phase of construction on a new roadway, the Lake/Orange Expressway, also known as State Road 516. This approval, unanimously granted by CFX's governing board, marks the commencement of the first phase of a project that addresses the growing demand for improved transportation infrastructure in one of the fastest-growing regions in Florida.

SR 516 Map of Connector Road between US-27 & 429

The 4-lane expressway will include a 429 interchange and extend to US-27 near Lake Louisa State Park. The final project aims to alleviate congestion on existing routes, responding to the increasing demand for efficient transportation as rural farmland

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2023 Orlando Real Producers ORPYS Awards

The Funk Collection team is honored to be recognized as Team of the Year Award Finalists for the ORPY’s by Orlando Real Producers! Congratulations also to Team Leader Renee Funk, recognized for the Impact Leadership Award Finalist. Renee’s commitment to servant leadership shines bright through this recognition.

On the evening of September 14th, the Orlando Real Producers will host the Annual Awards Gala & Celebration, #TheORPYs, at the prestigious Orlando Science Center in downtown Orlando. As part of the festivities, they will reveal the winners of more than 20 distinct awards, each with a male and female recipient. Additionally, they will pay tribute to their remarkable 35 Under 35 Winners, extend recognition to the Orlando Real Producers' Top 50

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New and Upcoming Development to Greater Orlando

Seeking the insider scoop for locals about what's up & coming near your Orlando community? Discover some of the new Orlando local hotspots, restaurants, retail, and more open NOW or coming soon to the Orlando area! We're here to keep you in the loop about the newest businesses making their debut in our area. From delicious eateries and retails shops to exciting entertainment spots and essential services, our Orlando home is constantly growing and evolving. 

Now Open in your Community! 


  • 3Natives Acai & Juicery Windermere - located at 5855 Winter Garden Vineland Rd, Suite 130, Windermere, FL 34786. Serving made-to-order acai bowls, smoothies, cold-pressed juices, salads, wraps and beyond.


  • Maple Street Biscuit
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2023 America's Best Real Estate Team Awards

We're honored to announce that The Funk Collection has earned the prestigious RealTrends | Tom Ferry 2023 America's Best Real Estate Professionals Award for the 5th consecutive year! Ranked #22 Top Mega Teams in Florida by Sides and #24 Top Mega Teams in Florida by Volume, this achievement is a testament to our incredible customers and amazing team of agents.

RealTrends, a respected authority in the real estate industry, has been dedicated to identifying and acknowledging the most successful residential real estate brokerages, teams, and agents across the country. Through their trusted annual rankings program, RealTrends compiles and verifies transaction sides and closed sales volume, providing a comprehensive view of the industry's top performers.

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The Funk Collection is honored to have earned the 2020 REAL Trends America's Best Award for Medium Team Size in Florida, in volume and transactions. REAL Trends Award The Funk Collection

REAL Trends America’s Best honors America’s finest real estate agents, ranking among the top 1.5% of 1.4 million real estate professionals in the United States! The Funk Collection is grateful to have earned this prestigious award, consecutively in 2019 and 2020

We are beyond thankful for our amazing customers, and fantastic Team Members who we have the pleasure to work with!

The Funk Collection, Brokered by eXp Realty Proud Partner of the Orlando Magic - Co-Founded by Jeffrey & Renee Funk, The Funk Collection ranks as a no. two team internationally with eXp Realty, earning the 2019 & 2020 Real

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KB Home just announced significant price reductions on three of their brand new homes within the Windermere community of Vineyards. The Vineyards neighborhood is located in prime proximity to shopping and dining in the Summerport Village and Winter Garden Village. 

Lot 28:

Plan 2204B
6649 Merrick Landing Blvd., Windermere, FL
1-story / 3 bed / 2 bath / den / 2-car garage
Was: $329,990

NOW $299,990 - ($30,000 decrease!!)


Lot 39:

Plan 2431D
6626 Bridgewater Village Road, Windermere, FL
2-story / 3 bed/ 3.5 bath / flex room / loft 2-car garage
Was: $354,990

NOW $314,990 - ($40,000 decrease!!)


Lot 66:

Plan 2977A
6711 Burnley Lane, Windermere, FL
2-story / 5 bed/ 3.5 bath / master downstairs /pool / outdoor kitchen / 2-car garage

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>> Market Update  - For the Week of January 4, 2016 - VOL 14, Issue 1

QUOTE OF THE WEEK... "I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's." --Henry Moore, English sculptor and artist

... To stay focused on the day is a pretty useful piece of advice, since that's where progress is made. Progress, however, seemed elusive in last week's Pending Home Sales number, which declined slightly in November. Yet this National Association of Realtors (NAR) index of contracts signed on existing homes was still a decent 2.7% ahead of where it was a year ago. Plus, we've now seen year-over-year gains in pending home sales for 15 months in a row. True, there's been a modestly slowing trend since the index peaked at

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Windsong at WindermereDevelopers will begin land clearing and burning on the project site for Windsong at Windermere. The upcoming new construction community of Windsong at Windermere is located within the Town of Windermere at 1800 Maguire Road Windermere, FL 34786.

Providence Construction Company will begin the land clearing on November 11, 2015. The process of land clearing, which includes land burning, is expected to continue for 30-45 days, with operation times of 9am - one hour prior to sunset. As per State of Florida Regulations, burning is not permitted on weekends.

The Florida Division of Forestry is responsible for the permitting and compliance of the land clearing. Additional information can be obtained by visiting:

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