How to Simplify the Florida Luxury Homebuying Experience

by Phyllis DiBlasi, GRI, CRS 02/17/2019

Believe it or not, buying a Florida luxury house can be simple. There are many ways to simplify the Sunshine State luxury homebuying experience, and these include:

1. Shop for Luxury Homes in Florida Cities and Towns Where You Want to Live

Would you like to own an Orlando luxury house that is only minutes from Disney World? Or, would you prefer to buy a luxury residence that offers captivating views of South Beach? Think about where you want to shop for a Florida luxury home, and you can hone your house search.

Oftentimes, it helps to create a list of Florida luxury home must-haves and wants. With this list at your disposal, you can quickly and effortlessly narrow your house search. And in no time at all, you should be able to discover your ideal Florida luxury home.

2. Review All of the Home Financing Options at Your Disposal

Let's face it – a jumbo mortgage probably is a must if you intend to purchase a Florida luxury house in the foreseeable future. Fortunately, lenders can keep you informed about a wide range of jumbo mortgage options.

Generally, it is a good idea to meet with several lenders. These lenders then can teach you everything that you need to know about jumbo mortgages.

Don't forget to ask lots of questions any time you meet with a lender. If you receive expert responses to your jumbo mortgage queries, you can boost the likelihood of making an informed jumbo mortgage decision. Then, you can enter the Sunshine State luxury housing market with a budget in hand.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

If you're on the lookout for a luxury house in Fort Lauderdale, Miami or elsewhere in the Sunshine State, it usually is beneficial to collaborate with a real estate agent. In fact, a real estate agent can help you seamlessly navigate the luxury real estate market in the Florida city or town of your choice.

For instance, if you want to explore the luxury houses available in Tampa Bay, a real estate agent will make it simple for you to do just that. A real estate agent will meet with you and help you refine your luxury house search. Next, this housing market professional will notify you about any Tampa Bay luxury houses that become available that match your homebuying criteria. And if you find a Tampa Bay luxury residence that you want to purchase, a real estate agent will help you submit a competitive homebuying proposal.

Furthermore, a real estate agent understands the ins and outs of buying a luxury house in Florida. He or she can help you identify any potential luxury homebuying hurdles and prevent these issues from spoiling your homebuying experience.

When it comes to buying a luxury house in Florida, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible. Use the aforementioned tips, and you can reap the benefits of a simple, easy luxury homebuying journey.

About the Author

Phyllis DiBlasi, GRI, CRS
Excellence in Action Originally hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, Phyllis DiBlasi is a graduate of Saint Agnes Hospital School of Nursing with a degree in Nursing as well as earning a Business Degree from Mount Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland. A resident of Sarasota, Florida since 1995, Phyllis has found "Paradise" amidst its pure white sandy beaches which are touted as the crowning jewels of the Southwest's Gulf Coast. As a full-time professional REALTOR, Phyllis specializes in the sale and marketing of residential properties, condominiums, golf course homes and waterfront properties in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Siesta and Lido Keys. Phyllis DiBlasi has been the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of her outstanding performance in Real Estate which includes being selected as a Five Star Real Estate Agent Best in Client Satisfaction since 2006, proving, yet again, that she is someone you can truly depend upon. Phyllis has deservedly earned Real Estate's most illustrious professional designations: GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute); CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) considered a PHD in the real estate field. "Accept nothing less than excellence when you are buying or selling a home".