Buying in Florida is EXCITING and we are happy to guide you through this process! The first step to buying a home in Florida is knowing the details so you can make informed decisions about your purchase.
On March 4, 2023, we are hosting our next virtual webinar which will help you dip your toes into the buying process, obtaining a mortgage, title, and home insurance, where to go based on your desired lifestyles and activities, and more!
From the Panhandle to Key West, Jacksonville to Naples, and everywhere in between, Florida offers something for everyone. The sprawling coastline on the east and west parts of the state offers miles of coastline for swimming, boating, jet-skiing, and more. For nature enthusiasts, the state boasts many nature trails, state parks, and a plethora of beautiful and exotic wildlife. The Sunshine State also offers an immense number of museums, science centers, and more for looking for more things to do indoors, especially during the warm summer months. Florida truly offers something for everyone!
To move closer to family?
Where in Florida are you going?
What type of housing? Condo? Community?
What LIFESTYLE do you picture?
Golf? Boating? Nightlife? Beach? Pool? Adults only?
When do you want to make your move?
Seasonal or full year living?
How do you plan to make this happen?
Are you financing?
Are you selling in order to buy?
Sitting in the northwest part of the state, the Florida Panhandle is home to 13 counties spanning around 200 miles long. Known for its beautiful white sand beaches and rich history, the area has a population of over 1.4 million people, with the state capital, Tallahassee, calling the area home.
With a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, and saturated with rich history, North Central Florida has something for everyone. For the sports enthusiast, the area is home to the University of Florida and the Florida Gators, and for the history buff, the Florida Museum of Natural History also calls the area home.
With 22 miles of beautiful beaches in the Jacksonville area alone, the northeastern part of Florida offers fabulous coastal attractions, world-class fishing, and more. This area of the state is also home to the Jacksonville Jaguars and many world-class golf courses. A little further south in the area, you’ll find the ever-popular St. Augustine and Daytona Beach.
Whether you’re looking to visit the iconic Florida Aquarium or the beautiful Clearwater beaches or catch a Buccaneers football game or Rays baseball game, the area is bursting with things to do. looking for something different? Don’t miss the Weedon Island preserve which offers guided tours and nature hikes, along with canoe rentals and paddling trails.
Central Florida spans far and wide, all the way from the Ocala area to the area around lake Okeechobee. Located here is Silver Springs State Park which is home to the silver river, boat tours, camping, hiking, and more. Further south, Lake Okeechobee offers some of the best freshwater fishing in the area.
Did someone say, Disney? This area is home to the happiest place on earth. With tons of rides and attractions, there’s something for everyone. Closer to the coastline you’ll find the Kennedy Space center with plenty of history, exhibits, launches, and more.
Southwest Florida is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the state, with the Sanibel island & Captiva offering some of the best shelling in the world. The area is also home to Everglades National Park, which has 1.5 million acres of wetlands. There are tons of wildlife in the area, including alligators, fish, birds, and more.
South Florida is bursting with history and has an abundance of things to do! From the Mounts Botanical Garden in West Beach to the nightlife in Miami and Key West, to the Gold and Racquet Club in Boca Raton, there’s something for everyone!
Explore Florida by region. Hover and click the markers to learn more about each region of the state
Nancy has been traveling back and forth from the Northshore of Boston to South Florida for over a decade and in that time has become an expert in the various regions along with the ins ands outs of snowbirding and relocation to the state of Florida. Her vast knowledge in communications, consulting, real estate will all come together in service of Lamacchia clients looking for guidance on this transaction. As the Chief Florida Consultant on this program, buyers will attend the offered seminars in tandem with individualized 1:1 consulting services to pinpoint the exact location and purchase process that fits their unique needs.
As Vice President of Relocation, Shane works alongside Sarah Hatch, the Relocation Coordinator and will be responsible for further developing Lamacchia’s Relocation business through its existing network from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, various relocation management companies, and numerous Corporations, Universities, and Hospitals throughout New England. Shane is a member of the Relocation Directors Council and the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC) which is a premier association for global mobility for professionals. His connection with these highly reputable councils will help support his role with Lamacchia Relocation.
As the inside sales manager, Sarah works directly with clients to learn about their real estate goals and needs, then connects them with the best-suited Lamacchia Realty REALTOR in the client's desired local market. Having been in this role for years, she is the best first line of communication with buyers and sellers. As well, Sarah works hand-in-hand with Shane Bronson, Vice President of Relocation, to ensure that every client is well cared for through our affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. She is in constant communication with the network affiliates and is dedicated to building solid relationships with each coordinator to best serve our clients when moving around the country.
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