Smart “Detective Work” Before You Buy Your New Home


Smart “Detective Work” Before You Buy Your New Home



Smart “Detective Work” Before You Buy Your New Home in South Florida!

Whether you are looking to make South Florida your permanent home, or are planning a seasonal residency, you might be interested in the recent article published on® by Jamie Wiebe.

Weibe writes, “You’ve done all your due diligence, right? We hate to break it to you, but maybe not. There are a few more things to look out for—a few nagging annoyances that you might not notice right away but, unchecked, could eat at your soul day and night.”

Weibe suggests:

  • Drive by at night
  • Take a walk and ask lots of questions
  • Understand the zoning
  • Consult with the city’s departments
  • Scope out social media resources
  • Pay attention to nearby homes.”

We might also add, that according to the 2014 National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers: “Real estate agents were viewed as a useful information source by 98 percent of buyers who used an agent while searching for a home.”

Nowhere in the country can the expertise of these “secret agents” be more valuable than in an area of gated communities and private coastal hamlets in South Florida. As tourists and snowbirds flock to our locality, visitors often become curious about the South Florida lifestyle, and seriously consider relocation. Therefore, whether the initial inquiry is a drive-by or Google® search, potentially new South Floridians seek out the expertise of the very best super-sleuths to assist with his or her home search.

Moreover, “An excellent real estate agent is like a conductor, guiding a group of resources towards a final goal….”

Sound advice? Share your thoughts and experiences on our blog!

We here at Water Pointe Realty Group just love to share helpful and interesting information, and assist potential new residents discover that being a Floridian is a unique lifestyle. We are looking forward to communicating with our past, present, and future clients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, and Jupiter waterfront homeowners. Please make sure to visit our Home Buyers Services page to give you some great information about the first steps to becoming a client with Water Pointe Realty Group.

Whether you are interested in Jupiter Florida Real Estate, Stuart Florida Real Estate, or any South Florida Real Estate, Water Pointe Realty Group is here to assist. Our knowledgeable, professional, and personable staff is readily available via traditional communication methods as well as all social media networks. You may subscribe to our newsletter here. Become a Twitter®, Google+®, or Pinterest® follower and a fan on Facebook® as well as a YouTube® subscriber today! Our team of highly dedicated, real estate brokers, agents, and Realtors® are extensively skilled and always strive to offer you a real estate experience that will not only meet, but exceed your highest expectations.

The Water Pointe Realty Group team knows the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast like no one else; and can provide you with the resources to help you make informed and educated decisions. With a team approach, this group of real estate experts is sure to provide you with outstanding service. Your access to homes for sale in Jupiter, homes for sale in Stuart, and waterfront homes is really only a click away! Water Pointe Realty Group, representing the finest properties….from inlet to inlet.

Soon, you too, could say, #thisisthelife

Article by: Jeannie M. Ferrara

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