Friday, September 07, 2018 / by Lynnette Parsons
I have helped clients from all over the United States and the world relocate to sunny, Northeast Florida. Whether you’re downsizing, looking for a second home to escape cold northern or midwest winters, seeking a rental or vacation property or deciding to make Northeast Florida your new permanent home, there are some key things you need to consider when making an out-of-state move. From the last 15 years of helping clients relocate, I’ve compiled my top 5 tips for buying a home in Florida from out of state.
Visit like a local
Take a long weekend, or even a week trip. Make a decision to live like a local for a few days. Short-term rental companies like Airbnb can help you assimilate into the local culture. Stay at a couple of different places in different neighborhoods. If you can’t find anything close by, make sure to spend your time in your desired part of town. Our communities are diverse and offer different experiences. So get out of your comfort zone! ...