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930 S Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806 now has a new price of $300,000!

by Kirk Wright 08/30/2019

930 S Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806
Single FamilySold
List Price $300,000
Sold Price $267,375
930 S Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806
MLS: Orlando Regional
1,248Sq Ft
Est. Mortgage

This home is perfectly situated between Lake Davis and Lake Lancaster. Upon entering you will be struck by how spacious it is with the ceiling vaulting to just over 9 feet high. The dining room is accented with a custom built-in bookshelf that will provide all the conversation starters you’ll need when entertaining. Both the dining and living rooms contain nooks that can be used as office space or for reading and relaxing. There is a surprising amount of storage with built in cabinets above both bedroom closets and in the carport, you have overhead shelving in the enclosed laundry room. Original golden hardwood floors and plenty of windows provide natural light throughout. Eat-in kitchen includes SS Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher, Disposal and Microwave. Outside you will find a raised spice garden with its own irrigation to make all your meals spectacular! Recent updates include Water Heater (2017), Roof (2016), Windows (Nov 2013) and AC (Dec 2013). Mornings and evenings are a dog walkers paradise with Lake Davis and Lake Cherokee Parks just around the corner. Lake Eola and the popular Hourglass District are both just over one mile away. The comfy Mills Market is less than a block away where you can enjoy gourmet sandwiches, salads, breakfasts and casual conversation with your neighbors. Close proximity to I-4, East-West Expwy., Mills Ave. and Colonial Dr. Act fast, this home will sell quickly.

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About the Author

Kirk Wright

I bought my first home in a small community on the shores of Lake Simcoe about an hour north of Toronto, Canada. Ironically, I couldn't wait for my mortgage statement to arrive each month so I could study it and mail in my payment (am I dating myself?). The statement would arrive. I'd scan the principal, revel in its reduction, then ask my REALTOR® what home values were doing in our neighborhood. It was intoxicating - principal down, home value up, repeat.

This home (actually a cottage) was my castle. I drilled a well to have running water year round, built a picket fence, painted the exterior, removed the shag carpet "insulation" off the walls and planted some flowers. It's difficult to convey how beautiful this home was to me.

Ultimately all the sweat was worth it 'cause I used the equity from the sale of that little property to fund my move to Orlando in 2001, my wedding and the down payment on our first home in the Milk District in Orlando.

Two years later we fell in love with a home in Winter Park's Dubsdread Heights neighborhood between Dubsdread Golf Course and Little Lake Fairview. Equity in our first home enabled us to refinance and pull out the necessary cash to use as a down payment on this second home. Now we were multi-home owners and landlords too!

Becoming a landlord brought the same sort of pride that came with buying my first home. Our tenants were wonderful, they LOVED the Milk District and never stopped thanking me for renting our home to them. In return, they paid us rent that covered the mortgage plus a little bit more. How awesome is that?

A year later our tenants were ready to become home owners themselves and moved to south Orlando. We put the house up for sale and our REALTOR® helped us secure nearly twice what we paid for it 3 years earlier. The American Dream was alive and well.

A number of years later we were in a position to buy our "forever" home, a beautiful home listed guessed it, Fannie Hillman + Associates. It is located in Orlando's Ivanhoe Village where culture, dining & nightlife are only as far as the end of the block. We kept our Dubsdread home and purchased the Ivanhoe Village property and became landlords once again.

For 16 years I helped local business owners grow their business using advertising and marketing and now I am thrilled to be part of the Fannie Hillman + Associates team as a REALTOR®, making my passion my career.

I look forward to using my experience to help you buy or market and sell your home.