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Your luxury home buying guide

Luxury beachfront homes for sale in California are priced up to $75,000,000. So, when looking at Santa Cruz luxury homes for sale, the benefits of the area and the median cost of $950,000 help to make the idea of purchasing Santa Cruz luxury real estate more agreeable.

Depending on the home, the area, and the amenities, the prices of many of the homes are much higher and if when there is acreage included those homes tend to garner the largest prices.

Understanding luxury real estate is important. This is a niche market and finding an agent that can guide you through will assist you in finding the luxury home that you want. Whether your plan is to retire to this home or purchase it as an investment, the broker you choose will guide you to luxury homes for sale in California.

You’re seeking specifics when looking for a luxury home. You may want an established Japanese garden. You may be willing to settle for a property that has the space and soil to support the garden and a referral to a great landscape artist. You may have started searching on your own but it’s worth taking the time to find the right representative.

There are many beautiful areas with luxury homes in Santa Cruz County. The homes are highly sought after, and many of the buyers are very competitive. We have luxury homes in the best neighborhoods and communities in and around Santa Cruz. From acreage in the mountains to ocean front homes the variety of styles, sizes and luxuries are endless.

We know the areas, know the market, and we will keep your information safe while searching diligently for the right property for you. Interview us. We want to share their knowledge and expertise. As brokers we don’t mind if you check our testimonials. We want to make sure you are comfortable with what we can provide.

We can schedule tours of the home at times that you desire. Understand that touring a luxury home is a lengthier process than a standard home built in a development. Be prepared to spend a few hours as the houses are generally larger, and the amenities are more abundant. Many of the homes we may find for you to tour will be homes that aren’t listed. Information about the builders, the community, the security, the branding are all items that can and most likely will be discussed to ensure that you know what your money is going towards.

If you don’t already have a business manager or an accountant and a good real estate attorney, you may want to consult with one. As with picking your agent, interview, check references, make sure they understand luxury real estate. They will be guiding you through tax laws and preparing documents such as pre-approval letters, pre-qualification letters, financial verification statements. They are there to make sure the T’s are crossed the I’s are dotted.

Be prepared for and do not skimp on inspections. We will make sure that all the disclosure requirements are met and help to make sure that you are making an appropriate offer. Make sure to speak with us about concessions that you would like to be made before contracts are drawn up and talk with us ahead of time about the closing costs. It’s better to know ahead of time what those will be. Most of the costs may lie with the seller, but there are items that you will need to cover.

Because of the buying competition, in many cases you may feel rushed, but don’t. And because many sellers aren’t overly anxious to get rid of their homes and usually have the ability to hold onto the property until they get the price they want don’t worry about taking your time to carefully consider the home you are about to make an offer on.

We have your best interest in mind. We are not here to rush you into a purchase that you won’t be happy with. We are here to form a long-lasting business relationship with you as a trusted expert.

We offer that niche service, finding and matching you with luxury homes. Whether you are looking for Capitola Venetian luxury beachfront properties or a home in the luxury gated community of Seascape in Aptos, we are here to guide and assist you, every step of the way. We look forward to helping you find your ideal luxury home. Feel free to give me a call at 831.661.5591 or send me an email at amber(at)davidlyng(dotted)com and I will get back to you the soonest possible time.