Tips for Shopping for a Florida Luxury House

by Domenico Ceruzzi 01/07/2019

Purchasing a Florida luxury house is a dream come true for many homebuyers. However, enjoying a fast, seamless homebuying experience sometimes can be difficult, particularly for homebuyers who fail to plan ahead for the homebuying journey.

Lucky for you, we're here to help you quickly and effortlessly shop for a luxury house in Jacksonville, Tampa Bay or any other Florida city or town.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you identify your ideal Sunshine State luxury residence.

1. Know Where You Want to Go

Would you prefer to reside only minutes from Disney World? Or, do you want to purchase a luxury house in bright, vibrant South Beach? Think about where you'd like to relocate, and you can narrow your Florida luxury home search accordingly.

Oftentimes, it helps to consider luxury houses in several cities and towns across a specific area of Florida. This will enable you to hone your luxury house search, increasing the likelihood of finding your ideal Sunshine State luxury residence in no time at all.

2. Establish a Homebuying Budget

The price of a luxury home in Gainesville may prove to be significantly less than the price of a similar luxury house in Fort Lauderdale. Thus, you should establish a homebuying budget to determine exactly how much you want to spend to acquire a Sunshine State luxury residence in the city or town of your choice.

It generally is a good idea to meet with banks and credit unions to explore your jumbo mortgage options too. These financial institutions can teach you about a variety of jumbo mortgage options. And once you have a jumbo mortgage in hand, you will know precisely how much money is available for your Florida luxury home purchase.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to searching for a luxury home in Miami, St. Augustine or elsewhere in the Sunshine State, there is no need to work alone. Thankfully, you can hire an expert real estate agent to guide you along the luxury homebuying journey.

Although many real estate agents are available, it is essential to hire one who boasts Florida luxury housing market experience. Because if you employ a real estate agent who knows the ins and outs of the Sunshine State luxury housing market, you can streamline the homebuying process.

A real estate agent with Florida luxury housing market experience will make it easy to discover your dream residence without delay. He or she will keep you up to date about new luxury residences that match or exceed your expectations. Plus, if you want to submit a proposal on a Sunshine State luxury home, this real estate agent will ensure you can make a competitive offer.

Perhaps best of all, the right real estate agent is happy to respond to any of your luxury homebuying concerns or questions. This housing market professional will ensure that you can make informed decisions throughout the homebuying journey as well.

Ready to acquire a terrific Florida luxury home? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can move one step closer to purchasing a top-notch Florida luxury house.

About the Author

Domenico Ceruzzi

Domenico was born and raised in central western Italy by the Tirreno Sea. He moved to New York in 1990 where he resided for seven years, then moved to New Jersey; he made his way to the lovely Naples, FL in 2010 and having had the busy metropolitan life experience, he holds a great appreciation for the laid-back Southwest Florida lifestyle. 

He chose real estate as his career in 2004 because for him “nothing is more rewarding than being able to find and deliver a very important part of the American Dream to people, and their appreciation and long-lasting gratitude, in return, is priceless" 

Domenico chose Amerivest Realty in October of 2012 as he was attracted to the firm for its bold market presence and serious commitment to agent support. 

Some tidbits you might find interesting about Domenico: 

He was a paratrooper in the Italian Army with a specialization in drug management. He is an avid scuba diver. He is a well seasoned, fine cuisine, cook. He is certainly a multifaceted man and dynamic real estate agent and Amerivest Realty is proud to have him on the team.