Homes For Sale In Winter Haven Florida


Homes For Sale in Winter Haven FL

Homes for sale in Winter Haven FL and real estate in general are much undervalued in our opinion. Winter Haven FL is known as "The Chain of Lakes City" and with good reason. There are 50 lakes within the borders of this beautiful city and gorgeous lakefront homes line many of their shorelines.

If by chance you are interested in living closer to Walt Disney World then try searching our Winter Garden FL site for homes.

One of the most important decisions you will make is selecting the right Realtor to assist you in locating, placing an offer on, negotiating and successfully closing on your new house here in the city or Winter Haven FL area.

Purchasing A Home Is A Process

The process of searching for homes usually starts fairly early on. This is the best time to engage a realtor to assist you with real estate services.

You can benefit from one when gathering information on homes, selecting a house and submitting the listing broker's offer to purchase the home. The compensation we require is paid by the seller in most cases.

Funding The Purchase

Deciding how to fund your purchase and the amount you want to spend will probably be first. You will need to be ready to purchase a home or there is no need to be looking at homes.

Often this is done by reliance on a loan officer. In order to initiate the transaction with an offer you will need proof of funds in Winter Haven Florida.

Access to a home, information about the homes like number of baths, bedrooms, appliances or home guaranteed, the owner and complete history can be provided by us for you.

Much is already on this website. Features like the number of baths and bedrooms should be accurate but should be visually confirmed.

Making An Offer To Purchase

After finding the home with the features like and viewing the information about the HOA etc. you will be submitting your offer to the other participants in the deal for the home. The accuracy of the contract will be better with the warranted assistance.

The contract to purchase should be accompanied with proof of funds. Even with new construction this is typical in Winter Haven FL. When a person intends to review an offer for a sale they want to make sure the buyer can purchase.

Within 24-48 hours your offer should be accepted, negotiated or accepted. Hopefully the sale moves forward. After agreeing on the other features of the contract get the homes condition independently verified and the earnest money deposited. In Winter Garden FL and Central Florida this is normal.

Winter Haven FL Home Inspection

Home Inspection

In Central Florida there is no shortage of home inspectors. Winter Haven FL also has it's share. Typically within 2 weeks of agreeing to the sale the inspection is complete.

During this period you re-negotiate or back out of the deal if you have issues.

After addressing the properties condition you move forward with the sale. Before the sale is closed and while the properties are having title work done you have another timeframe to be concerned with.

Final Loan Approval

In Florida and Winter Haven FL at the 30 day mark (after the sale is initiated) you should have final approval for your loan. This needs to be communicated to the seller.

If there are issues they have ramifications. This is one more reason to have a realtor handling the sale in Florida.

Make None Of These Errors

Do not make large purchases or change your credit score until after closing the sale. The lender will check again before funding the sale. Follow the steps and requests of your loan officer quickly and they will want fresh bank statements at times.

Now you are on the road to a successful sale almost guaranteed. You should be interested in the condition of the home and the final closing numbers. Both are confirmed before you get your keys.

Although the number of bedrooms and baths cant change you will be glad you make sure the homes interior and finishes are the same as agreed.

House Keys At Closing !

New Construction in Central FL or Winter Haven FL

In Central FL there are lots of new neighborhoods. Winter Haven FL also has some new construction going on. There are some important things to consider other than just the properties being built.

Your rights and interests will be much better looked after with professional assistance. In Central FL and all Florida it is legally understood that the salespeople at the communities work for the builder of the new construction.

Although you can get real property information from the sales people they are there to be friendly and sell you. We go with you to look out for your best interest. We have done this many times with many buyers and the new construction process is very familiar to us. We will help look out for your rights.

In Central Florida new construction takes from 8 to 18 months. Some new construction is more complex while other Central Florida residential construction goes rather quickly. More money, more instance as a general rule.

A mistake many buyers make is thinking we add to the cost of new construction. Actually the construction companies email me to ask me to bring them buyers. They pay me when I do just as every home seller does. In Central Florida that is the way it works. I basically work for you for free and just help you locate the right new construction for your needs and desires.

With new construction about 2 weeks before the scheduled close of sale you get to inspect the property. Construction is a complicated process and mistakes are made. Typically a walk through of a house takes 2 hours. Any aesthetic or mechanical flaws in the construction can be pointed out and corrected. We assist you with this also and have done it many times. You will get a better property this way.

One week later or the morning of your closing on the new construction the final inspection is held. I have seen this inspection go very poorly. What do you do when your about to close the sale and they pressure you? We know just what to do and how to keep the new construction purchase to your liking.

New Construction Is A Process

If you had purchased 50 plus new construction properties you would be better right? Of course because of your experience. Why not just use our experience to your advantage? New construction sale does not have to be so complicated.

Lakeland FL

We at Wendy Morris Realty understand this and are committed to making this the smoothest transition you have ever made. This website offers much more information than any other site on the houses for sale in Winter Haven FL. Much is actually copyrighted.

We will assist you from your initial search until you have purchased your new home and become comfortable with the area. You will never find a company that will do a better job assisting you with any Winter Haven FL real estate need.

Winter Haven FL Retirement Communities

Wendy Morris Realty has a Senior Real Estate Specialist named Victoria Duvall. Vicki has a vast amount of experience assisting seniors and has spent the majority of her life assisting seniors with housing in the finest CCRC facilities in Florida.

She has sold or supervised the sale of well over $100,000,000 worth of real estate to seniors and yes is also 55+. Contact us today so speak with her about your real estate needs.

New Houses For Sale In Winter Haven FL

The Winter Haven Real Estate market is strong and rapidly growing. New residential communities are showing up all around the city for a number of reasons. One of those reasons is that Winter Haven FL has the nicest downtown area for miles. Their is plenty of shopping, dining and service providers for our near 45,000 residents.

Gated Communities in Winter Haven FL

Those 45,000 people need a lace to live and many of them will be buying and selling their homes each year. In my experience the average community will see about 6% of its homes sell each year.

In Winter Haven FL that amounted to around 2,400 homes selling in 2022. That is a fairly large housing market and with volume that high it is likely you can find a home perfect for you among the houses for sale in Winter Haven FL. 

Winter Haven FL Real Estate

In the previous month an amazing 175 homes sold here. Of those homes most were the traditional home type. Prices ranged from $91,000 to $730,000 and the median sales price was $296,000. The median cost of the houses for sale in Winter Haven FL trended ever so slightly down. 

Lakefront Homes For Sale in Winter Haven FL

How do you locate the perfect home for sale and know you did not miss the right one for you? How do you minimize your effort while maximizing your result?

Put you trust in our real estate services and let us get started relatively early in the process. Why wait till the last minute and trust your luck with someone you locate on Zillow?

Our Local knowledge of the area and real estate services is on display right here. If you are the type of person who likes to do your due diligence and research information on communities, city services, hospitals etc. then this site is a great place to get started in your search through the homes for sale in Winter Haven FL.

Why not take a few minutes and just cruise through our communities list and you will see pretty quickly that we know the area and want you to make only the best and most informed decision. Or you can use Google to search the names of the local neighborhoods as you drive around. If you do we will see you on this site often.

Winter Haven FL Home Loans

Before viewing homes for sale most of us select a price range. The next step is getting pre-qualified or possibly even pre-approval. We make all of that very easy and have a preferred lender who lives locally. Having a loan officer who communicates well helps the home purchasing process go much smoother. Contact Victoria Duvall today.

Thank you for visiting this website and we hope you will use our real estate services. We look forward to being your source for any home information filed in our system. Its proprietary database compilation is second to none in Winter Haven. Reach out to us today about any real estate services or homes for sale in Winter Haven FL.

All listing information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified through personal inspection by appropriate professionals. Listings displayed on this website may be subject to prior sale or removal from sale; availability of any listing should always be independent verified. Listing information is provided for consumer personal, non-commercial use, solely to identify potential properties for potential purchase; all other use is strictly prohibited and may violate relevant federal and state law. The source of the listing data is as follows: Stellar MLS (updated 6/2/23 11:59 PM) |

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