Think about this: the percentage of home buyers using a Realtor to buy a resale home has increased to over 90% in the last decade. FSBO (for sale by owner) is dwindling.
Why? The process and the choices are more complicated, and frankly, I think buyers are better informed and want to work with a Realtor they can trust to help them make the best decision for their needs.
The same thought process should apply to the purchase of a new home. The builder's contracts are much longer than a Florida resale contract, and it favors the builders, not you as a buyer.
On top of that, you have 50 choices for major new home communities between Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Venice and The West Villages. As your new home specialist, I'm in these communities on a regular basis keeping up to speed on the latest news and incentives.
Did you know that as of this writing, some bui…