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What to Include in a Florida Luxury Homebuying Plan

by Hector Zapata PA 04/09/2019

If you plan to pursue a luxury home in Miami, Orlando or elsewhere in Florida, it helps to craft a property buying strategy. That way, you can determine the steps that you will need to take to achieve your luxury homebuying goals.

Ultimately, there are several important items to include in a Florida luxury homebuying plan. These are:

1. Where You Want to Live

Do you want to purchase a luxury home near the historic landmarks in St. Augustine? Or, would you prefer to own a luxury residence close to family members and friends in Tampa Bay? Think about where you want to live in the Sunshine State, and you can tailor your luxury home search accordingly.

Oftentimes, it helps to narrow a Florida luxury home search to a few cities or towns. This will enable you to focus exclusively on luxury residences in your preferred areas of the Sunshine State. And as a result, you may be able to speed up your quest for your ideal Florida luxury house.

2. Luxury Home Must-Haves

If you want a Florida luxury home with an in-ground pool, a lush garden or other deluxe amenities, you should include this information in your property buying strategy. By doing so, you can further hone your Sunshine State luxury home search.

It may be beneficial to differentiate luxury home must-haves and wants. For instance, if you demand a Florida luxury home that offers convenient access to Disney World, you may want to add this requirement as a must-have in your property buying plan. On the other hand, if a built-in spa is something you want but can live without if necessary, you may want to include this as a want in your Florida luxury homebuying strategy.

3. Your Homebuying Budget

There is no shortage of luxury houses available in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville and other Florida cities and towns. Meanwhile, these residences are available at different price points. And if you establish a homebuying budget, you can search for Florida luxury residences that fall within your price range.

In many instances, it helps to get pre-approved for a jumbo mortgage before you launch a Sunshine State luxury home search. With a mortgage in hand, you'll know how much you can spend on a Florida luxury house and can narrow your property search.

As you get ready to pursue a luxury home in the Florida city or town of your choice, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can teach you everything you need to know about the local real estate market. Plus, he or she will help you streamline your search for the right Florida luxury home, attend home showings and weigh the pros and cons of different residences. And once you find a Sunshine State luxury home that you want to buy, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive offer to purchase this house.

Create a Florida luxury homebuying strategy today, and you can move one step closer to discovering and buying a terrific Sunshine State luxury residence.

About the Author

Hector Zapata PA

Hector was born in Colombia, and has called South Florida home for 18 years. He is an Industrial Engineer by trade specialized in Cost Control, Production Planning, and Plant Design. Prior to moving to South Florida, Hector worked for 13 years as a Plant and General Manager in the Graphics and Publishing Industries in Bogota, Colombia. When Hector moved to the United States in 2001, he decided to become a PGA Golf Pro, and created his own business in the Golf Industry as a competitive player, and teaching pro. He was the founder and director of Bonaventure Golf Academy for ten years. In his nearly 15 years of experience as a Golf professional and Instructor in South Florida, he has been asked by many customers looking to purchase a home on a golf course his opinion about the best Golf Communities in South Florida. He became a full time realtor in order to better serve his customers, and help them as well as all golf enthusiasts find the home of their dreams. Hector is highly recognized for his personalized service, ethics and professionalism in the Golf industry, and his goal is to provide extraordinary service to his Real Estate customers and friends too! Hector is specializing in Golf communities and Luxury properties in South Florida. 

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