6 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Luxury Home in Sarasota

In Sarasota, Florida we are so fortunate to have a variety of lifestyles to offer. Shopping for a luxury lifestyle can be daunting so here’s a list of questions to ask yourself to keep the process as stress-free as possible.
1. What do you want your social life to look like?
Are you a community social person? Then you will want a home in a planned community that has a planned social scene to enjoy.  Are you a neighborly sort that likes to know your neighbors and gather casually around the pool? Then a perhaps a condo lifestyle is where you see yourself. golfer
2. What activities do you enjoy? A golfer will surely prefer a Golf & Country Club community. If you are planning on taking up a new endeavor such as tennis then again, the planned community is ideal. However, with the numerous public courts and courses available you can find your home in many of the beautiful neighborhoods in Sarasota, Florida and be within 20 minutes of a game.
3. How much maintenance and gardening do you want to do? Most gated/deed restricted community associations will dictate some of the landscaping options and house paint colors that are agreeable as well as parking rules. If this is not a problem for you then you are more likely to find a maintenance-free lifestyle in one of these communities.
4. Is privacy a main concern? Then lot size is an important consideration. There are several planned luxury communities in Sarasota that have .5 – >5 acre parcels. 2014-05-31 14.52.42
5. What is the most desirable location? Do you need to be close to the interstate for commuting? Do your interests and activities steer you toward the water? Do you need to be in east Sarasota so you can raise horses?
6. Is the house more important than any one of these factors? Keep in mind that you may not find the perfect house with the perfect setting and the perfect location. Decide the priority of each of these factors. All of these things create the lifestyle that you want in Sarasota, Florida. I’m a strong believer in the power of visualization to clarity and ease the stress of finding your next home. So, see it and let me help you attain it.  Because My Work Style = Your Life Style. Call me at 941-726-2227 or go here to start your search.

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