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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Price drop for Venice home puts it in bargain range

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        We are monitoring the progress of a home for sale in the popular Venice, FL, community of Waterford. Waterford features three golf courses, a location near the Gulf of Mexico beaches and, needless to say, is a wonderful place to spend the winter months. Owners of the Waterford home have just dropped the price to $367,000 from $395,000. It isn’t too late to step in, make an acceptable offer and wind up enjoying most of the winter in a fine Florida golf community.
        At 3,700 square feet, 2,700 of it heated and air-conditioned, the home prices out at under $100 per square foot. Dennis Boyle, who has the listing for Atchley International Realty in Bradenton, tells us that similar homes in Waterford rent for about $1.50 per square foot in season, which would put the potential rental income for the Waterford home at around $4,000 per month for the four prime months of winter for any buyer looking to get a foot in the door in the Venice market with an eye to moving there later.
        For more information, please contact Dennis Boyle at Dennis_Boyle@Topproducer.com. Please mention Golf Community Reviews if you contact him.  Thanks.  (Full disclosure: The home for sale is owned by an acquaintance of the editor.)

Fontana homeThis 3,700 square foot home in the three-golf-course community of Waterford in Venice, FL, is currently unoccupied and waiting for an offer. The listing price, just reduced, is $367,000. Taxes and club membership fees are low. Contact Dennis Boyle at Dennis_Boyle@topproducer.com.

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This blog was conceived and is published by me, Larry Gavrich, a former corporate communications executive who founded HomeOnTheCourse, LLC, in 2005.  Our firm advises baby boomers and others seeking a lifestyle in which golf is a major component.  My wife Connie and I own a home in Connecticut (not on a golf course) and a condo at Pawleys Plantation in Pawleys Island, SC, on a Jack Nicklaus layout.  We began our search for our home on the course more than 15 years ago, and the challenges of the search inspired me to research golf communities and write objective reviews of them.

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