Buying New Construction

Welcome to the section ‘Buying New Construction’. Here you will find topics relating to the process of buying a new home. In many ways this type of purchase is very similar to buying a resale home. However, there are certain aspects of the process you should be aware of.

Your questions are always welcome!

 

 

 

  • First Crystal Lagoon Community being built in Wesley Chapel, Florida A Crystal Lagoon, the first one in the United States, is coming to Epperson. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of ...
  • Why you should use a realtor when buying New Construction Buying a new home is exciting. You get to build your dream from the ground up, choosing your lot, your model, interior finishes and upgrades. But like any home purchase, buying new construction is serious business, an expensive transaction with many financial implications. That’s why it’s a good idea to obtain representation from a Realtor® ...
  • Land O’ Lakes home has a lakefront view on Seven Seas! This latest listing at 3692 Seven Seas in the Concord Station Community in Land O’Lakes is a must see with all the peaceful, serene living that comes with the beauty of waterfront living.
  • How well do you know Landlord/Tenant laws in Florida? The state of Florida has summarized the laws regarding Florida’s Landlord/Tenant Laws in Florida. Many of our clients have questions about many of the things this important information addresses. Take a look to familiarize yourself with details that could be very helpful! There is a link at the bottom of the article to ...
  • Tropical Storms: Protecting your home Look no further that the state of Florida’s website for important information you should know BEFORE the next tropical system threatens the Tampa Bay area.  NOW is the time to take a look at your coverage when there are NO named storms in the Gulf and make sure you are properly protected! Florida’s Chief Financial officer, ...
  • Property Tax and Homestead Exemptions on New Construction When you are preparing for closing on your brand new home, there are a few things to keep in mind as you evaluate the payment estimate provided by your Lender. In most cases, the recorded property tax for the home is based on unimproved property (the land only) because the home is new and the ...
  • 5 Secrets to Selling Your Home #2             Secret # 2- Fresh Paint!!!!   First impressions are key when selling your home. When a prospective buyer walks through your home you want them to feel that it is welcoming and fresh, the last thing that they want to see is walls with scuff marks, dirt and faded spots. It can make the home feel “worn”.  Worn may seem a bit ...
  • Tampa Bay – Wesley Chapel, FL – Featured Neighborhood – Windchase @ Watergrass         Anyone out there wanting to buy a house in the Tampa area, or anywhere for that matter, and they just do not know where.  That was where I was at.  Looking for a house can be stressful.  Everyone wants their perfect house. It must be in a safe area, convenient to everything, good size rooms, good ...
  • How do I Benefit from Representation on New Construction? Rumor Has It There is a misconception out there that a buyer can get a ‘better deal’ from a builder if they choose not to hire an agent to represent them, but rather deal with the builder or the builder’s representatives directly. True – if the builder doesn’t have to pay a commission to the agent, ...