AVOID THE PITFALLS OF NEW CONSTRUCTION

Looking for a to be built home can be a daunting experience.  What homes are available? Which builders are good?  What is a good deal?  Venice New Homes is here to help you get answers to these questions and more.

Most people wouldn’t consider buying an existing home without a Realtor to represent them.  Therefore, why consider going through the even more stressful and complicated process of building a home without someone on your side? The cost of the Realtor's services is paid by the builder and contrary to popular myth, the builder does not discount the price if you do not use a Realtor. 

It can be very challenging to go through the process of home-building, and dealing with the last minute changes and surprises.  In many cases, you are committing to something that doesn’t even exist yet. Buyers can avoid a lot of bad surprises with good representation of their own Realtor.

 

New Construction Home Buyer Tips

 

Hire a Realtor. Meet with your Realtor BEFORE you go to any home sites.
There is no cost to you for the Realtor's services and contrary to what most people believe, the builder will not discount the price if you do not use a Realtor. 

We have included several tips and articles to help you with the new home buying process.
The tips cover things such as saving you money, not over pricing a home by including too many options, contract negotiations, financing and more....

 

Featured Venice Communities With New Construction 

 

We have two free services to see new construction homes, view current construction inventory and explore various floor plan options.  Most of the builders we work with place their homes on one of these two sites.

Helpful Hint: In order to print home details or email Venice New Homes for brochures or more information, please register as a Home Buyer on each site.

 
 
Venice New Homes, Island Walk

IslandWalk

IslandWalk at the West Villages features include: 14,000 Sq. Ft. Resort Center Full-Time, On-Site Activities Director Homesite Premiums from $3,000 - $109,000 State-of-the-Art Fitness Center Tropical Resort Pool 8 Tennis Courts 2 Bocce Ball Courts Separate Lap Pool Movement Studio for Yoga, Zumba and Other Fitness Classes.

Activity Room for Classes and Events Gathering Room with Fireplace Library Catering Kitchen Craft Room Lakeside Gazebo Miles of Walkways Event Lawn Gated Entry with Guardhouse Located on US-41 15 Minutes to Area Beaches 10 Minutes to I-75.  Home sizes range from 1,289-2,634+ Sq. Ft.  Prices range starting from about $194,000 to mid $400's.


Helpful Hint: On the search page enter Islandwalk

Venice New Homes, Caribbean Village

Caribbean Village

Caribbean Village offers you your own slice of paradise in the quaint beach town of Venice, Florida. Enjoy your Florida lifestyle owning a single family home, five different floor plans, along with a clubhouse, fitness center, pool, bocce ball courts and maintenance free living. Explore the turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, world class golf and fishing. Discover the Old Florida charm of downtown Historic Venice where you will have a variety of restaurants, retail shops, and numerous entertainment options, all just minutes from Caribbean Village.

You will enjoy easy access to Sarasota and all of its small city charm and all of the conveniences nearby. Home sizes range from 1804 square feet to 3148 square feet.  Prices start at the high $200’s. 

Helpful Hint: On the search page, click on more filters, subdivision

 
Venice New Homes, Toscana Isles

Toscana Isles

Located in North Venice, Toscana Isles offers single family homes that are elegantly and spaciously designed with many designer features included.  Two spectacular lakes (one 55 acres, one 94 acres) that are connected, offer residents the opportunity to canoe and Kayak.  Homes located on the lakes can launch right from their own backyard dock or use the clubhouse dock.

A Must See to appreciate the stunning views of a 55 acre lake from your lanai.  Square feet range from 1804 square feet to 3461 square feet.  Prices start from the low $300’s to the mid $400’s.  

 

Helpful Hint: On the search page, click on more filters, subdivision

Venice New Homes, Keyway Place

Keyway Place

Close to the Gulf of Mexico and located in quiet Englewood, Keyway Place’s homeowners take advantage of golf, shopping, restaurants, theaters, museums, fishing, and world-class beaches. The neighborhood features a community pool and cabana, three ponds, and walking trails.

These limited home sites add to the intimate feel of the community, while Keyway Place is convenient to I-75, for access to Sarasota and Tampa.  Square feet range from 1420 square feet to 1760 square feet.  Prices range starts from the low $200’s to high $200’s. 

 

Helpful Hint: On the search page enter Keyway Place

 
Venice New Homes, Rapalo

Rapalo

Rapalo is a new gated community located in Venice, a vibrant city nestled between Sarasota and Ft. Myers.  Rapalo is just a stone’s throw from Venice Island, the historic downtown area which is directly on the Gulf of Mexico, and only 2 miles from the beautiful beaches of Manasota Key.

The residents of Rapalo enjoy low HOA fees that include a community clubhouse and resort-style pool.  Square feet range from 1542 square feet to 1828 square feet.  Prices start at a range from the low to mid $200’s. 

 

 

 

 

Helpful Hint: On the search page, click on more filters, subdivision

Venice New Homes, Gran Paradiso

Gran Paradiso

As exotic as it is luxurious, Gran Paradiso offers top-notch amenities that provide anything you could ask for while relaxing in your new home. This Tuscan-inspired gated community rests in the midst of mesmerizing and expansive nature preserves filled with fitness trails to enjoy.

• Estate Homes, Executive Homes, Manor Homes, Coach Homes, Town Homes and Twin Villas
• Everything’s included with extras & upgrades at no extra charge
• Large Resort Style Swimming Pool
• Vast Fitness Center with Fitness Trails
• Billiards Room in the Clubhouse
• Beautiful Wood Library in the Clubhouse
• Lavish Board Room in the Clubhouse

Square feet range from 1340 square feet to over 3800 square feet.  Prices start at the low $200’s to $500’s. 

Helpful Hint: On the search page, click on more filters, subdivision

 

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed as some data is provided by third party. Certain properties may also be listed through licensed Brokers acting as the builder's agent.

FREE SERVICES

Venice New Homes, Representation

Representation

We can help you structure any offers, obtain incentives that may only be offered to Realtors, and assist you with option choices that will payoff later in the resale of your home.

Venice New Homes, Reviewing Contracts

REVIEWING CONTRACTS

We will assist you in defining when the home will be finished, what will happen if deadlines are missed and your obligations as construction proceeds.

Venice New Homes, Long Distance Preview

Long Distance Preview

We can be your eyes. We will preview the home or site and Facetime or Skype for an “away” showing.

Venice New Homes, Inspections

Inspections

We can assist you with hiring a qualified contractor to inspect the home during construction for defects or poor workmanship.

 
Venice New Homes, Negotiations

NEGOTIATIONS

We will help you with negotiations. Developers want to do their best to maintain their price structure. We may know that the builder will help with closing costs or give you upgrades at a reduced or no charge.

Venice New Homes, Advice Regarding Options

Advice regarding options

We will work with you to set a budget in advance for the total cost of the home to keep you from “feature creep” making the home exceed what you planned on spending.

Venice New Homes, Examine The Builder

check out the builder

We can advise you of what we know of the developer’s reputation. We can also talk to our associates to find out other’s experiences with that developer.

Venice New Homes, Help With Obtaining Financing

Help with Obtaining Financing

We can help you get rates and terms first before visiting the builder’s site.

Get In Touch

 

We would love to hear from you about your new home dreams.