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What to Expect When You Sell a Florida Luxury Home

by Melissa Shuten 07/01/2018

Looking to list your Florida luxury home? Ultimately, it helps to plan ahead, regardless of whether you intend to sell a luxury residence in Orlando, Tampa Bay or any other Sunshine State city or town.

With a plan in place, you'll be better equipped than ever before to maximize the value of your Florida luxury residence. Plus, if you allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about the Sunshine State luxury housing market, you can increase the likelihood of enjoying a fast, successful home selling experience.

Before you add your luxury house to the Florida real estate market, there are many factors that you'll want to consider, and these include:

1. Your Luxury House's Condition

Although your Florida luxury home may have lost some of its luster over the years, it is never too late to upgrade your residence. In fact, a diligent home seller can perform myriad home exterior and interior improvements to transform an ordinary Florida luxury house into an unforgettable one.

Performing a home inspection generally is a good idea, particularly for a Florida luxury home seller who wants to achieve the best-possible results. This inspection will enable you to uncover structural problems with your Florida luxury house and immediately correct these issues.

It may be beneficial to conduct a home appraisal as well. An appraisal will allow you to receive a property valuation that you can use to establish a competitive price for your Florida luxury home.

2. Your Home Selling Timeline

The time it takes to sell a luxury residence that is just minutes from Disney World may vary from the time it takes to sell a luxury residence in South Beach. Fortunately, if you establish a home selling timeline, you can determine which steps to take to quickly and effortlessly sell your Florida luxury residence.

Oftentimes, an individual's home selling timeline depends on his or her goals. For example, if you want to sell your Fort Lauderdale luxury residence as quickly as possible, you probably will need to set an aggressive initial asking price. Or, if you can afford to be patient, you may want to wait for the right offer to come your way to optimize the value of your Sunshine State luxury house.

3. Your Future Plans

Are you looking to move from a luxury house in St. Augustine to a similar residence in Lake Worth? Conversely, do you want to sell your Florida luxury residence and move into a smaller house? Think about your future plans, and you can determine the best way to streamline the Florida luxury home selling process.

Lastly, if you need help planning ahead for the Florida luxury home selling journey, you may want to collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can teach you the ins and outs of the Florida luxury real estate sector. Then, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to achieve your desired results in no time at all.

About the Author
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Melissa Shuten

Find Your Slice of Paradise! I've lived in the St Pete Beach area since 2003. I love everything about Pinellas County and the Beaches! I can help you find your piece of Paradise whether it is your permanent Home, Vacation Home or Investment Property! I specialize in Single Family Homes, Condos, and Townhomes. I began my career in Real Estate in 2012. In my years with Re/Max, I've won the Executive Club Award and 100% Club Award. Since I've been in Florida, I've lived in Gulfport, St Pete Beach, St. Petersburg and now South Pasadena, so I know all of these areas very well! I currently serve on the Board of Directors with the Island Place Condominiums (Harbourside in South Pasadena). I do a lot of volunteer work around the area, mostly with not for Profit Groups. My hobbies include Running and Group Fitness. I am a member of the St Pete Mad Dogs Triathlon Club. I was born and raised in NE Ohio, Alumni of The Ohio State University and lived in Dallas, Texas for many years before relocating to the Sunshine State! My favorite saying is "I Live Where You Vacation"! If you are searching for an agent that will work for YOU, whether you are Buying or Selling...Call me Today!