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Summer Home Buying Guide

Summer on the Florida BeachesYep, it’s summertime for backyard barbecues, lazy days at the beach, and sipping cold drinks on the patio. Luckily, in South Florida from Palm Beach to Jupiter Island, you can enjoy these summer activities all year round. And summer is a “hot” time to purchase a home as prices tend to drop in the summer months. Here are some tips and tricks to help you find your dream home in South Florida.

Get A Feel For The Ambiance And Energy Of the Neighborhood

Some home buyers want to find a lovely home in a quiet, mature community. Others may be searching for an active community with kids playing freely in yards and joggers, walkers, and cyclists circling the neighborhood. There’s good news: there are plenty of communities and neighborhoods in South Florida and a Tauber Real Estate Specialist can help you find the perfect one to suit your lifestyle.

Look At Neighborhood Amenities

Amenities in a neighborhood are important for many homebuyers, and you can easily check out a neighborhood’s amenities by driving through the area. Look for everything from a fitness center and community swimming pool to parks and hike and bike trails. Homebuyers may look online to see what a community or neighborhood has to offer, and your Tauber Real Estate Specialist can assist you with this research.

Remember- It’s Easier to Move with Kids

Kids are out of school in the summer, so if you’re planning a move, it’s the perfect time. Changing school districts can be stressful for both parents and kids, but choosing to move in the summer may help to ease the adjustment for the whole family.

Fewer Buyers Means Less Competition

In Florida, there is less inventory during the summer, but there are far less buyers looking at homes. That means less competition for you when making an offer on your dream home in South Florida.

Better Deals

Summer is the best time to buy if you’re looking for big savings. Savvy homebuyers know they can often negotiate the best deals in the summer because the housing market slows down a bit. Because so many people from Palm Beach to Jupiter Island head out of town to cooler climates, serious buyers have an edge, not only on price but on upgrades or amenities.

For more information on buying a home in South Florida from Palm Beach to Jupiter Island, contact a Tauber Real Estate Specialist at 561-623-5480.

 

 

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