Is it time to find your new Florida home? One of the best tactics is visiting model homes. Builders use model homes as finished real-life examples of what’s being offered in a new community. Once you’re there, on-site sales representatives can answer questions and walk you through options. Visit enough model homes, and you’ll soon compile helpful lists of personal likes and dislikes. But regardless of whether you know exactly what you want in a new Florida home, or you’re only seeking inspiration. Here’s a guide to making the most of any model-home visit.
Visit Community Websites
Start your campaign by learning about your targeted communities. At ICI Homes, opens in a new windowwe offer detailed online information about each community we develop or build in, and their surrounding areas. You’ll also find interactive home plans, digital brochures to download and immediate contact info for our sales reps. Do your diligence and the only surprise you may have when you visit one of our model homes is that it looks even better in person!
Make Appointments With Sales Reps
Scheduling discussion time guarantees you’ll have that person’s attention when you visit a community and its model homes. Some reps may give you homework, such as knowing your top three must-haves and avoid-at-all-costs in a new home. Like mining ICI Homes’ website, advance preparation speeds up on-site conversations, plus it helps sales reps focus on features that fit your preferences.
Know Your Financial Boundaries
They’re time-savers, and yet another good reason to research potential communities online. opens in a new windowICI Homes’ website lists prices ranges for each of its communities — incredibly helpful information for customers who set financial boundaries. Knowing what you’re willing to spend at either end of the spectrum and what the current market bears in your price range, means narrowing a dizzying list of communities down to only those that could produce a real fit.
Don’t Forget to Dream
Of course you’d love the exotic Indonesian hardwood displayed in a certain model home for your own new bathroom counters. There’s no reason you can’t mimic the look with a more affordable alternative. Gathering similar ideas for your new custom Florida home is one of the best reasons to visit communities that feature model homes. Often, there are several models in the same community — each with a different floor plan — that all incorporate different exterior and interior finishes and designs. Even the most stoic of budget sticklers can have fun and glean inspiration by visiting model homes in a variety of price ranges. This is your opportunity to dream!
Ready to make the most of your model-home visits? ICI Homes has your game plan. opens in a new windowClick here to begin.