3 Tips for Selling a Florida Condo

by Susan Cioffi 01/14/2019

If you intend to sell your Florida condo, there is no need to stress. Regardless of whether you plan to list a condo in Miami, Fort Lauderdale or elsewhere in the Sunshine State, it can be simple to navigate the condo selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure that you can list your Florida condo and achieve the best-possible results.

1. Differentiate Your Condo from the Competition

Although you may have dedicated substantial time and resources to keep your condo looking great, additional help may be needed to further enhance your property's appearance. Fortunately, a condo inspection enables you to identify any underlying problems and address such issues before you add your condo to the real estate market.

During a condo inspection, a property expert will examine your condo both inside and out. Then, this property expert will provide you with an inspection report that details his or her findings. Use the inspection report findings to learn about your condo's strengths and weaknesses. That way, you can prioritize various condo improvements.

Of course, before you perform major condo upgrades, consult with your condo association. In addition to notifying your condo association that you plan to sell your condo, you may want to let this association know that you intend to perform substantial condo updates so that you can maintain compliance with the organization's requirements.

2. Set a Competitive Initial Asking Price

The price of a South Beach condo is unlikely to match the price of a Jacksonville condo, even if both properties boast similar features. But if you complete a property appraisal, you may be better equipped than ever before to set a competitive initial asking price for your condo.

A property appraisal enables you to receive a condo valuation. Like a condo inspection, an appraisal may help you determine which property upgrades to complete as well.

Also, it is important to account for any condo fees when you price your condo. By doing so, you can help potential buyers understand all of the costs associated with owning a condo in your community.

3. Work with a Local Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a must-have, particularly for sellers who want to obtain the best offers for their Florida condos. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can enjoy consistent support throughout the condo selling journey.

For instance, if you want to sell your Orlando condo, a real estate agent will help you promote your property to the right groups of buyers. Next, a real estate agent will set up home showings and open house events to showcase your property. And once a buyer submits an offer on your Orlando condo, a real estate agent will present the proposal to you and help you make an informed decision.

When it comes to selling a Florida condo, it pays to prepare. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can get ready to sell your Sunshine State condo.

About the Author

Susan Cioffi

My name is Susan Cioffi. I have been a Realtor for 17  years now. I pride myself in customer service. I have won the Diamond award for volume with my first brokerage, but also won the Customer Service award that same year, so I am very proud of that. I specialize as a Listing Agent,  Property Management, New Home Sales, Buyers, Waterfront, Rentals, Condo Conversions in the South Shore Area (Riverview, Apollo Beach, Lithia, Brandon, Gibsonton). I am active in the community and with the Riverview Chamber of Commerce. Awarded Volunteer of the year in 2007. Also giving to various charities. Each year we raise money to help homeless veterans in the area with their Christmas gift. Also give to Children's Miracle network all year with every closing I have.

Originally from Boston, we moved here over 18 years ago. It's hard to believe it's been that long. We miss family and friends but we love the Florida Lifestyle. I have been married for almost 32 years to my husband, Vin. I have two wonderful children, Vincent (30), and Christopher (25), and a dog, Bandit. Plus my first grandchild, Colton, who is 2and 1/2.   I also have my mother that live right down the street from house, and my brothers are also close to us. We live in the great community of Lake St Charles.