SOME TYPES OF HOMES
Spacious outdoor Luxury entertainment: kitchens extending outdoor fully built gourmet kitchen with high quality outdoor grills, fire pits, landscaped waterfall, swimming pool.
In-home movie theaters, 5-piece baths, steam showers in spa bathrooms and heated towel racks, fully equipped gym.
Large bedrooms with separate baths and designer dressing room with spacious walk-in closets with custom lighting cabinets. Restaurant quality kitchen burner gas stoves. Climate controlled wine cellars. High quality materials and craftsmanship in kitchen and baths (Granite vs. marble), decorative moldings or crown molding, hardwood flooring and heated flooring.
Smart Home technology: home security. Smart home technology that can be operated by cell phones. Sub-zero refrigerator creating grocery list—fridge will scan the bar code, make a list and text to you, and thermostat control. Safe and secure door bells –will create the illusion you are actually home without answering the door.
Buying a historic home has costly repairs and the materials are expensive to replace. One must preserve the architecture and character. Any renovations or updating needs the city approval. Vintage homes tend to sell faster.
Remote and accessibility can be an issue. In particular time like gas or electricity outage? If so remote is there a septic tank?
HOA is usually very high.