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South Florida Home Seller Guide

Selling a home can be stressful and time-consuming, but it doesn't have to be. As the housing market continues to rebound, experts are encouraging homeowners who would like to sell their homes now to consider preparing for their sale early. The goal is not only to provide you with some tips on how to prepare your home for sale in order to make the process smoother, but also offer an informative guide that will help you through each step of selling your property. 

1. Consider the timing of your home sale - when do you want to move and what are the best seasons for selling a house in your area?

In this, consider whether you want to relocate quickly or take your time. If you want to move quickly, boost your chances of selling by getting the most attractive price and anticipating where demand will be in future.

If you need more time to save for a new home but still have an important deadline for selling your property, you may want to consider lowering your price and accepting a lower profit in the short term.

If you need more time to find another home, then be honest with potential buyers by telling them how long you have left at the property.

2. Prepare your home for showing by decluttering, making repairs or improvements, and updating furnishings and decor

Get your property ready for showing. This means cleaning up clutter and making any repairs or improvements that are needed. It can also mean updating furnishings and decor so your house will be more attractive to potential buyers. To give yourself plenty of time to complete necessary repairs, try to begin this process several weeks in advance.

3. Choose an agent who will make a good impression on prospective buyers

The agent you choose should be prepared to show your home quickly, and who can effectively market the property. They will need knowledge of the local real estate market in order to let potential buyers know what similar homes have sold for in recent months.

4. Price your property competitively 

Yes, pricing your property is key ! That is what we do here at List-A-House®. We sell Real Estate! To start, we do a CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) of your property to determine the highest price possible. We meet, we talk, we sell. It is that easy. 

Stress free is our motto. We make it as easy as possible for you so you don't stress and you may concentrate on the purchase of your next home or move. 

5. Get ready for open houses with advanced preparation such as scheduling showings, setting up brochures, and preparing food ahead of time

It can be a good idea to make any necessary repairs or improvements before the event. That will help to attract potential buyers who are looking for a better deal than what was previously available. If you don't make any improvements, you may be at a disadvantage if another sale has recently been completed.

6. Find out how much you can expect from a sale by doing research online or consulting with an agent

If you're not sure what to expect from a sale, ask your real estate agent for research on how much the average home in your area sells for.

7. After the sale procedures

Once the sale has gone through, finalize any remaining items like canceling utilities or returning rental equipment


Whether you're looking to sell your home or not, it's important to know the timing of when is best for selling a house in your area. What are some tips that will help make your home more appealing? How do you find an agent who will represent you well and get potential buyers interested? These six steps should help you prepare for success with our expert guidance on how to successfully sell a home!

3 Beds 2 Baths Gran Paradiso SubDv.
Prepare to be impressed by this meticulously maintained one-owner home, located in the highly sought-after Tuscan-inspired community of Gran Paradiso. This second-floor end unit condo, built in 2020, boasts an open concept floor plan that is flooded with light thanks to large sliders and oversized windows that are found throughout. Constructed with HURRICANE IMPACT GLASS and solid concrete block construction with a tile roof system, this condo is easy to lock and go when traveling. The lead glass front door opens into a welcoming foyer that features soaring ceilings, crown moldings, and additional recessed lights. Once upstairs you are greeted by a large living space that is perfect for entertaining and everyday living. The kitchen is a chef's dream with ample cabinet storage, beautiful quartz countertops, and an upgraded stainless steel appliance package. Be a part of the action while you entertain with the oversized island that is perfect for serving. A large dining area is ideal whether you are hosting guests or having a quiet meal at home. Just off the living room is an oversized screened lanai that acts as a peaceful sanctuary, giving you total privacy with a South facing serene view of the protected preserve... perfect for watching birds and relaxing. The primary suite is large on space and flooded with light thanks to a large window and a set of sliders that also lead out to the lanai. 2 massive walk-in closets and a spa like primary bathroom with dual vanities, seamless glass walk-in shower, and a separate water closet are sure to impress! On the opposite side of the home, you will find two generous sized bedrooms with ample walk-in closet space, a spacious second bathroom that is perfect for guests, and a convenient in-unit laundry room with a brand new upgraded washing machine. The 3-car tandem garage gives you that extra space for housing all of your toys, creating a workshop, or for parking a golf cart to use around the neighborhood. This condo is completely maintenance free, and includes building insurance, exterior maintenance, ground maintenance, cable TV, and pest control. NOT located in a Flood Zone and NO Flood Insurance required! Gran Paradiso enjoys 5 STAR AMENITIES, such as a stunning guard gated entrance, a resort style pool and hot tub, impressive clubhouse with library, card and billiard rooms, onsite HOA staff, state of the art fitness center with fitness classes, his and her locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and so much more! No extra membership fee is required... these amenities are all included! Gran Paradiso is golf cart friendly and features fabulous neighborhood events. This home is perfect as a full-time residence, a part-time winter home to escape the cold, or an income producing investment! Located minutes to the new town center of Wellen Park, the CoolToday Park Stadium... home of the Atlanta Braves Spring training camp, historic downtown Venice, and the beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, this location is perfect for enjoying everything Venice has to offer! If you have been dreaming of living in Florida and owning your piece of Florida's paradise, then this condo at Gran Paradiso is for you! Start living your Florida Dream today!

12480 Ghiberti Circle Unit 202, Venice

4 Beds 2.5 Baths Ventana Grvs Ph 1 SubDv.
Welcome to this stunning two-story home located in the highly sought-after Ventana Groves community. Situated in a prime location, this 3 years young home features Fully Paid SOLAR PANELS-average electric bill is approximately $45! As you enter the home, you'll be greeted by an inviting open-concept great room, dining area, and kitchen. The spacious great room is perfect for entertaining guests and offers complete connection with the dining and kitchen. The kitchen boasts an abundance of cherry wood cabinets, a center island, and a walk-in pantry, providing ample storage space for all your culinary needs. The neutral ceramic tile flooring on the first level adds a touch of elegance to the space. Throughout the home, you'll find beautiful updated ceiling fans and light fixtures. The first floor also offers a convenient half bath, making it easy to accommodate guests. Step outside through the sliders and discover a private fenced backyard with impeccably kept landscaping. The large open patio area is perfect for outdoor gatherings, barbecues, or simply enjoying the Florida sunshine. On the second floor, you'll find new wood laminate flooring throughout the stairs, loft, and all bedrooms and closets. The spacious master bedroom features a private ensuite bathroom and a large walk-in closet, providing a peaceful retreat. Second floor offers three additional bedrooms and a shared full bathroom, ensuring ample space for family and guests. The loft area provides flexible living and can be used as a media area, office space, or play area. The Ventana Groves community is known for its fantastic amenities. Enjoy the resort-style pool with zero entry and splash-pad, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. There is also a clubhouse, playground with sun sails for shade, tennis + pickleball courts, park, and a scenic walking trail around a central lake. The community's location near I-75 and the Crosstown provides easy access for commuting to work or exploring the shopping and dining options in the area. Don't miss the opportunity to own this beautiful home in Ventana Groves. Schedule a showing today!

11428 Sage Canyon Drive, Riverview

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