Showing posts from July, 2018

New Construction Home Inspections | Sarasota FL |

I specialize in helping buyers with new construction homes.  They often ask me about having their own inspection prior to close. You have every right to hire your own inspector. During the construction period, in Sarasota County, a county inspector will visit a new construction home an average of 51 times.  These inspectors are checking for building code compliance.  They are not checking to make sure all your outlets are in the right place and that the plumbing doesn't leak. To be sure, your builder will have a pre-closing walk through with you, or with me as your buyer's agent , if you can't be present to close. Your Sarasota or Venice new construction home will have a warranty, during which time you can have any structural defects repaired. New construction homes in The West Villages I have heard horror stories of things that a buyer's inspector found that the builder missed.  Remember, builders hire subcontractors, and not all subcontractors offer t

Hampton Lakes New Homes for Sale | Sarasota FL |

I recently got to tour the just completed model homes at Hampton Lakes, a brand new, new constuction single family neighborhood in Sarasota. Hampton Lakes is located 11.5 miles east of I-75 off Fruitville Road.  Yes, it's way out there, but it has some unique features certain buyers will be looking for. Hampton Lakes is offering 3 to 12 acre homesites, an extreme rarity among new home communities.  Future residents can build a separate garage that matches their home style, in addition to attached 2 or 3 car garages.  The size of the home sites is perfect for those buyers who value privacy, and want extra enclosed space for cars, boats, golf carts, or other grown up toys. Take a tour of Hampton Lakes with my exclusive HD video Front elevation of Hampton Lakes model home Hampton Lakes model home with stand alone garage Resort style pool and spa in Hampton Lakes model home Visit my website and contact me for