Waterfront Living

Waterfront Living

Enjoying private access to Tampa Bay or the Gulf of Mexico is the primary motivator for buyers seeking a waterfront property. It’s important to consider how you intend to use your waterfront. For boaters, evaluate the moorage at the property. Is the water deep enough for your particular type of boat? Is there a boat lift or a marina nearby? If you have jet skis, kayaks or paddleboards, is there a place to store them?

Another important factor in waterfront living is the view. Does a morning sunrise with your cup of coffee or tea excite you or do you prefer sunsets? In general the west-facing waterfront is preferable but also consider the full one force of the sunset.

When looking for waterfront property in Florida, it’s all about the location and the view. Property value on water is higher but a premium sunset view is the ultimate! You can always renovate the home, but you cannot change the location. The proximity to the water is important here in Florida. The main concern is the flood elevation. As of 2018 the flood elevation must be over 9’ in order to get a price break on flood insurance.

Waterfront properties are subject to a whole new set of rules and regulations from the local, state and federal agencies. If the property requires a new dock or bulkhead, it’s important to know that this can be a very challenging process given the multiple government agencies involved. These limitations are likely to get even more restrictive in the near future as the shoreline regulations are being updated. A renovation involving an extension of the home will require additional analysis due to FEMA so make sure during your 15 day inspection period to hire an architect to do a feasibility study.

There are many townhomes and condos on the West Coast of Florida which will involve “shared” waterfront. Know your rights. Some shared waterfront properties have a specifically deeded boat slip, though many others share an interest in a community dock. The master association documents should have this information.

Having a Waterfront Lifestyle is a life-long dream for so many people. Especially here in Florida. It is a significant financial investment and very unique type of real estate. For this reason, it is critical to engage professionals who understand the complex issues inherent in waterfront properties. Equipped with the right expertise, guidance and knowledge, you’ll be ready to turn to your waterfront dream into a reality. Make your “someday” happen today!

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$1,999,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
5,001
SQFT
17000 Gulf Boulevard #2B
North Redington Beach, FL 33708
REDINGTON GRAND CONDO THE Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,018
SQFT
2833 Seabreeze Drive S
Gulfport, FL 33707
SKIMMER POINT PH II Subdivision
New Listing - 7 days online
$1,950,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,768
SQFT
20110 Gulf Boulevard #600
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL MARE CONDO Subdivision
$1,899,000
Condo For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,200
SQFT
19640 Gulf Boulevard #302
Indian Shores, FL 33785
ALTA VITA CONDO Subdivision
$1,899,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,517
SQFT
505 Lillian Drive
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
CRYSTAL ISLAND 1ST ADD Subdivision
$1,799,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #401
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,799,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #402
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,787,910
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,852
SQFT
795 Collany Road #602
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,784,750
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,939
SQFT
795 Collany Road #603
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,784,750
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,938
SQFT
795 Collany Road #604
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,753,750
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,852
SQFT
795 Collany Road #605
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,740,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,898
SQFT
5949 Bayview Circle S
Gulfport, FL 33707
SKIMMER POINT PH III Subdivision
$1,700,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,744
SQFT
200 121st Avenue #502
Treasure Island, FL 33706
MARQUESA CONDO Subdivision
$1,699,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #301
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,699,000
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,136
SQFT
18800 Gulf Boulevard #302
Indian Shores, FL 33785
PALAZZO DEL SOL Subdivision
$1,699,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,451
SQFT
545 173rd Avenue E
North Redington Beach, FL 33708
NORTH REDINGTON BEACH SEC C Subdivision
$1,695,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,186
SQFT
13620 Gulf Boulevard #400B
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
BELLARTE ON THE GULF CONDO RESIDENCE Subdivision
$1,694,925
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
795 Collany Road #501
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,694,925
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
795 Collany Road #506
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE @ COLLANY KEY III Subdivision
$1,694,925
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,721
SQFT
795 Collany Road #201
Tierra Verde, FL 33715
SUNSET POINTE III @ COLLANY KEY CONDO Subdivision
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