Submit a Reasonable Offer to Purchase a Florida Luxury Home

by Don Russell 05/19/2019

Once you find your ideal luxury home in Orlando, Tampa Bay or any other Florida city or town, there is no reason to wait to submit an offer to purchase this residence. Because if you hesitate, you risk losing your dream residence to a rival homebuyer.

Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to craft a reasonable offer to purchase a luxury residence in a Florida city or town. These factors include:

1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market

The luxury housing market in Miami likely differs from the luxury housing sector in Jacksonville. Much in the same vein, the price of a luxury residence in St. Augustine may be significantly higher than the price of a comparable luxury home in Gainesville. But if you analyze the local housing sector closely, you may be better equipped than ever before to submit a competitive offer to purchase your ideal Florida luxury home.

Take a look at the prices of recently sold luxury homes in the Florida city or town where you want to reside. Also, it may be beneficial to see how a Sunshine State luxury home you want to buy stacks up against comparable houses in the area. With this housing market data in hand, you should have no trouble crafting an offer to purchase a Florida luxury home that matches a seller's expectations.

2. Your Homebuying Budget

You likely have a finite amount of money you can spend on a luxury house in Lake Worth, Tallahassee or elsewhere in Florida. If you get pre-approved for a jumbo mortgage, however, you can enter the Florida luxury housing market with a budget at your disposal.

Meet with various banks and learn how a jumbo mortgage works. Then, you can select a jumbo mortgage that matches your expectations. And as a result, when you discover your ideal Florida luxury home, you can immediately submit a competitive offer to purchase this house.

3. Your Homebuying Timeline

It is important to give yourself as much time as you can to find your ideal Florida luxury home. Generally, it helps to establish a homebuying timeline so you can keep track of your progress along the homebuying journey. Of course, if you find a Sunshine State luxury home you want to acquire as quickly as possible, you can always accelerate this timeline.

As you navigate the Florida luxury housing market, you may want to employ a real estate agent. This housing market professional will do whatever it takes to help you achieve your desired results. Thus, if you want to purchase a luxury home near Disney World, a real estate agent will help you evaluate available luxury residences in and around Orlando. On the other hand, if you want to submit an offer to purchase a luxury house in Fort Lauderdale, a real estate agent will make it simple for you to craft a competitive homebuying proposal.

Consider the aforementioned factors closely, and you could receive an instant "Yes" after you submit an offer to purchase your ideal Florida luxury home.

About the Author
Author

Don Russell

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Don holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California At Berkeley. He has spent his career as a Real Estate and Development professional on the West Coast of the US, as well as holding many executive Real Estate positions with a large multi-national company. He speaks and reads Spanish fluently.

Don spent more than 15 years of his career living and working in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the late 1990's, he returned from living in Mexico City to reside and work out of South Florida. This was his first taste of the "Florida lifestyle" and he was "hooked". Prior to his last foreign venture in Los Cabos, Mexico, Don lived in South Beach, Palm Beach and Amelia Island, Florida.

In Los Cabos, Don oversaw the development of a large high-end golf course community. He was directly or indirectly responsible for the sales and development of many high-end oceanfront properties ranging from $5 to $10 million. Having a Real Estate and Development/Construction background all woven into one professional, Don was able to provide the necessary daily attention to detail to all aspects of his projects and maintain excellent relationships with the buyers. Known for his organizational skills, great communication skills and follow-up, he was always receiving great accolades from all parties involved in his work.

After more than 5 years in Los Cabos, Don made the decision it was time to return to the states. As in the past, Florida was harkening to him in the back of his mind. so he set out for a new adventure. A friend suggested he come take a look at the West Coast of Florida, particularly Sarasota, and after one trip, that new adventure started!

After moving to Sarasota 5 years ago, Don obtained his Florida Real Estate License and became a member of the industry in Sarasota. As your professional Realtor, whether you are buying or selling, Don will provide you with the best service available in the marketplace. Whether you are relocating to the Sarasota area or already living in this wonderful area, Don is here to make your Real Estate goals happen hassle free! Se habla Espanol!