Winter Springs is one of Florida’s top-rated mid-sized towns. Why’s that? Between the weather, the natural amenities, or the proximity to all sorts of fun stuff, it’s hard to know for sure.
But that doesn’t mean property management in Winter Springs is a walk in the park. Just as with anywhere else in Florida, it takes an experienced property manager to navigate the complexities of the market. Keep reading to learn more.
Winter Springs 101
Located in Seminole County, Florida, Winter Springs is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its current population is roughly 40,000 people, though this number grows by roughly 1,000 people per year.
Winter Springs is renowned for its family atmosphere and its nature-leaning version of suburbia. The town is also well-known for the numerous fairs and festivals that grace its streets throughout all months of the year.
Residents also love the convenience factor that living in Winter Springs affords them. It’s easy to take a day trip to Daytona Beach or Cape Canaveral. While the town is indeed family-friendly, a large student population (courtesy of the University of Central Florida) means it’s also brimming with energy.
All in all, Winter Springs is considered one of Florida’s most livable small towns. According to Money magazine, it’s also one of America’s Top 100 Best Places to live.
What about Winter Springs real estate, you might ask? More on that next.
Winter Springs real estate
While homes in Winter Springs are pricey (median list price is $390K, or $213 per square foot), the area does have some surprisingly affordable condo and rental options. And with so many new families moving to Winter Springs before settling down in their dream home, the market for rental properties is red-hot.
What to Look for in a Winter Springs Property Manager
Navigating this market, however, is best done with the help of a trusted property manager. If you can, try to go with a property manager who has real experience managing properties like yours. Here’s a thought experiment for you: If you own a few AirBnB rentals, then working with a property manager who normally deals with condos may not present a great fit. Nor would working with a niche/luxury management company if you tend to stick with ‘average’ rental units.
Also be sure that any prospective property managers you’re considering working with can scale up — just in case your rental portfolio expands in the future! Last but not least, bonus points for property managers who are local.
Icon Property Managers Can Help!
Icon FL’s Property Management team checks all the above boxes and then some. At Icon FL, we strive to maintain the highest standards of integrity, communication, and personalized care. Contact us today if you want to get in on the Winter Springs rental market while staying stress-free. Whether you’re a property owner or hopeful tenant-to-be, we can help!