Set the Bar High for Your California Luxury Home Search

by Chris Heller 02/25/2019

If you intend to pursue a luxury home in San Francisco, Los Angeles or anywhere else in California, it may be beneficial to set the bar high for your house search. By doing so, you can increase the likelihood of finding and buying a Golden State luxury residence that you can enjoy for an extended period of time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you transform your California luxury homeownership dream into a reality.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

You know you want to buy a luxury home in California, but you are still unsure about what features you want to find in your dream residence. Fortunately, you can hone your Golden State luxury homebuying criteria to streamline your house search.

Think about your California luxury home "must-haves" and include them in your homebuying criteria. You also can include your Golden State luxury house "wants" in your homebuying criteria. It is important to prioritize your California luxury homebuying criteria too. This means your California luxury home wants should be lower priorities relative to your home must-haves.

2. Narrow Your House Search

Once you have California luxury homebuying criteria in hand, you should focus on where you want to reside in the Golden State. That way, you can search for luxury houses in a small group of California cities and towns.

Luxury houses are available across California, so there is no need to worry if you narrow your property search to select areas. For example, if you want to reside near the upscale boutiques and shops on Rodeo Drive, you may want to focus on luxury houses available in Beverly Hills. On the other hand, if you want to live close to family members and friends in San Diego, you can search for luxury houses in the city itself.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Searching for a luxury home in Malibu, Cupertino or any other California city or town may prove to be a long, arduous journey. Thankfully, you can hire a real estate agent who will take the guesswork out of finding and acquiring a Golden State luxury home that matches or exceeds your expectations.

A real estate agent will learn about your California luxury homebuying goals and help you plan accordingly. Thus, if you want to buy a luxury home in Sacramento as quickly as possible, a real estate agent will help you accelerate your house search. Or, if you want to purchase a luxury house that provides convenient access to Disneyland, a real estate agent will help you pursue deluxe properties in the Anaheim area.

As you get set to kick off a California luxury home search, you should try to plan ahead. With the aforementioned tips, you can go above and beyond the call of duty to discover your ideal Golden State luxury house. Then, you can buy a California luxury house that you'll be able to enjoy both now and in the future.

About the Author
Author

Chris Heller

Chris Heller has built one of the most successful real estate teams in the United States. From his selection as Rookie of the Year in 1989 to being the top-producing agent in San Diego County and the #1#1 Keller Williams associate in all of North America, Chris has earned the respect of colleagues and clients for the exceptional results he delivers.
 

Under Chris' leadership, the Chris Heller Team has sold literally thousands of homes. In fact, he has sold more than 100 homes a year every year for the past two decades. During a five-year stretch of one of the most challenging real estate markets in history, his sales volume totaled more than $450 million.
Chris has succeeded in a highly competitive marketplace through his leadership, drive and ability to assemble and empower high-performing teams. The specialized members of the Chris Heller Team provide unrivaled market knowledge and client service.
 

Chris also serves as the owner and operator of a Keller Williams market center and has helped build Keller Williams into one of the largest and fastest growing real estate franchise operations in the world. In 2011, Chris was asked to lead Keller Williams Worldwide. Under his leadership, Keller Williams has expanded into more than a dozen countries, including Dubai, Indonesia, Mexico, Portugal, Turkey, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Vietnam. Chris' deep connections to real estate leaders throughout the world provide his clients with a unique global perspective and exposure to international buyers and sellers.