Meet Steve and Helen Lopez
Steve and Helen Lopez were looking to escape the cold northeast winters.
Like most folks moving to Florida, they were initially afraid of alligators! But now understand that they just come with the territory. They had briefly talked to a few agents on the phone but had no serious connections. When we initially spoke on the phone, they were impressed by my knowledge of the area and new construction. They intend to keep their DC home until they can make the permanent move to Florida.
How did you meet?
They found me through my Google marketing.
The home buying process
After looking at several new construction communities, they decided that Valencia Bonita in Bonita Springs was the right place for them. The community had just opened up for sales a few months prior, and none of the models were done when they went to contract (which made their selections very difficult, especially the exterior color scheme). And since they weren't able to physically walk the exact floorplan they chose, it made it tough to visualize furniture placement, decor, etc.
Their advice for future clients is to just be patient when building a new home, knowing that there will be hiccups along the way.
"We started searching for a vacation-retirement home in Florida last year. Being out of state buyers made the search more challenging. My wife suggested we use a realtor who could better guide us on which communities would best suit our needs. After some research, my wife contacted Matt Bresee. Matt is extremely knowledgeable about the builders and communities in the Naples area having been a long time resident. Matt was careful to maximize our time by taking us to see homes that closely matched our budget and "wish list."
We ultimately chose to build a new construction home. Matt stayed involved every step of the way often stopping by the job site to snap some photos or checking in with our site manager for updates. We could not have made it through the construction process without Matt's help! Matt was always responsive & is phenomenal at what he does.