Annette McCullough | The Villages Real Estate, Lady Lake Real Estate, Fruitland Park Real Estate


As a Florida luxury house seller, it is important to do whatever you can to showcase your residence's features to prospective buyers. Because if your luxury residence impresses buyers, you may reap the benefits of a fast, profitable property selling experience.

Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to make your Florida luxury house an attractive option to buyers, such as:

1. Bolster Your Residence's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a difference-maker, regardless of whether you are selling a luxury home in Orlando, Tampa Bay or elsewhere in Florida. If you dedicate time and energy to enhance your Sunshine State luxury house's curb appeal, you may be able to differentiate your home from the competition.

A Florida luxury home that boasts outstanding curb appeal may have a pristine front lawn and clutter-free exterior walkways. Also, this residence likely has flawless siding.

To ensure your Sunshine State luxury house's curb appeal will impress buyers, you may want to perform exterior upgrades on your own. Or, if you want expert assistance, you can always reach out to local contractors for support.

2. Remove Excess Items from Your Home

If your Florida luxury home features distinct paintings and décor, you may want to remove these items. That way, you can help a buyer envision what life may be like if he or she purchases your house.

For those who have a broad array of unique items, you may want to rent a storage unit. There are storage unit companies in Miami, St. Augustine and other Florida cities and towns, and these businesses can help you find a secure storage unit to hold some of your personal belongings until your residence sells.

You also may want to donate any unwanted items you have to a local charity. By doing so, you can simultaneously do a good deed and free up space in your Florida luxury home.

3. Clean Each Room of Your Home

Remember, a neat, tidy home interior is crucial for a Florida luxury house seller. If your luxury home in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville or anywhere else in Florida has an impeccable interior, buyers may be impressed with your residence as soon as they walk through the front door.

When it comes to improving a Florida luxury home's interior, you should mop the floors, wipe down countertops and complete other cleaning tasks. In addition, you should perform home cleaning tasks regularly to keep your residence looking great for buyers.

As you get set to sell your Florida luxury home, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. This housing market professional can offer tips and recommendations to help you promote your Florida luxury residence to the right groups of buyers. Plus, he or she is happy to help you navigate the luxury housing market in Jacksonville, Boca Raton or any other Florida city or town.

Ready to sell your Florida luxury house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can stir up interest in your Sunshine State luxury home.


Beautiful 2/2 “Cabot Cove” Patio Villa in an excellent location between Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood. Great for seasonal occupancy or as an investment property. Home is being sold TURNKEY and includes an electric "Club Car" golf cart (not warranted). The well maintained low maintenance landscaping provides for an inviting view of the entrance-way. The enclosed LANAI is the perfect place for your morning beverage and planning your activities for the day. Upon entering, step into the open floor-plan with VAULTED CEILINGS. The light and bright kitchen offers a breakfast bar, white cabinets with crown molding and a large closet pantry. Just off the kitchen is the conveniently located inside laundry room. The spacious master bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom and large walk-in closet. Sliders from the dining area lead to the side patio for outside entertaining. With a bond below $5K, Turnkey with a golf cart and tenants waiting, this home could pay for itself. DON'T WAIT!!

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1942 MONTROSE CT, THE VILLAGES, FL 32162  

Residential
$205,000
Price
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
Beautiful 2/2 “Cabot Cove” Patio Villa in an excellent location between Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood. Great for seasonal occupancy or as an investment property. Home is being sold TURNKEY and includes an electric "Club Car" golf cart (not warranted). The well maintained low maintenance landscaping provides for an inviting view of the entrance-way. The enclosed LANAI is the perfect place for your morning beverage and planning your activities for the day. Upon entering, step into the open floor-plan with VAULTED CEILINGS. The light and bright kitchen offers a breakfast bar, white cabinets with crown molding and a large closet pantry. Just off the kitchen is the conveniently located inside laundry room. The spacious master bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom and large walk-in closet. Sliders from the dining area lead to the side patio for outside entertaining. With a bond below $5K, Turnkey with a golf cart and tenants waiting, this home could pay for itself. DON'T WAIT!!


Renting is a great short-term housing solution for millions of Americans each year. And, for those who don’t want the responsibilities of homeownership, it can also serve as a longterm lifestyle for those uninterested in equity. However, if you do hope to someday purchase a home, there are several reasons it is one of the best financial decisions in the long run.

Finding out when is the right time to buy a home is a difficult question to ask yourself. You’ll have to consider your current budget and future financial goals, your employment situation, and personal lifestyle preferences.

In today’s post, I’m going to discuss several of these considerations to help you determine if now is the time to buy a home or if you should continue renting for the time being.

Mortgage rates through history

One of the features of homebuying that is largely out of your control is the historical average mortgage interest rates.


While your specific rate will be based on things like your income and credit score, as well as the type of mortgage you choose, real estate trends will also have an impact on the rate that lenders use.

Rates are, on average, lower in the last five years than they were throughout the 80s, 90s, and 00s. With rates under 4%, these levels are unprecedented in the last 3 decades. However, last year did see a slight increase to 4.1%.

What are your long and short-term plans?

Many people who are considering buying their first homes are more concerned with whether it’s  financially feasible than if it fits into their life and career goals.

Before you start shopping for houses and contacting lenders, it’s a good idea to sit down with your family or significant other and start thinking about a timeline.

First, are you prepared to live in your next home for 5-7 years? This a good baseline for the amount of time you need to stay in a home to make it worth the costs.

Next, would you have better career or education prospects if you were to move elsewhere in a few years?


Of course, these questions are not objective--you may never know for sure which is the best decision. However, having the conversation is vital to moving forward.

Are you prepared for the extra workload?

Homeownership is work. Aside from just having to mow the lawn and take out the garbage, you’ll also be responsible for repairs and maintenance that previously your landlord was required to do.

The good news is you can learn most things on YouTube. However, some repairs can be costly and require calling in a professional. Just like owning a car, homeownership has it’s associated upkeep expenses.

However, with that added responsibility comes independence. You can paint and change your home how you see fit without worrying about losing a security deposit.


Start considering these questions now and in due time you’ll have a better understanding of your current and future goals. This way, you’ll be able to choose the best possible time to buy a home.


9151 SE 171ST DRAYTON PLACE PL, THE VILLAGES, FL 32162  

Residential
$349,900
Price
3
Bedrooms
2
Baths
If you’re looking for a home with a contemporary touch, you MUST SEE this one. Totally pavered drive and walkway lead you to the leaded glass entry door. This truly unique expanded whispering pine boasts an open floor-plan, in-door laundry room and numerous upgrades which make it a "one of a kind". The kitchen has white European type cabinets with soft closing doors and drawers, stainless steel appliances, wall oven with top microwave and large tiled back-splash. Featuring granite counter-tops throughout to include the island with breakfast bar. Preparing your favorite dish is a joy on the smooth cook-top with overhead stainless steel and glass range hood. The living room features a tiled accent wall with large Flat screen smart TV & an artificial fireplace. Diagonally laid Pergo flooring provides a seamless flow throughout. The master bedroom has been expanded to offer a sitting area and a large walk-in California closet. The master bath offers a beautiful tiled shower with frameless door, elongated vessel sink & granite counter tops. Convenient den with double pocket doors, stainless steel ceiling fan and large wall mounted flat screen TV make it perfect for the sports enthusiast. The second bedroom offers your guests a large wall mounted flat screen TV, decor painted accent wall as well as a modern bath featuring frameless shower doors and tiled walls. All of this, plus a large open patio for your outside entertaining with natural gas connection for your grill and surrounded by mature landscaping.