In March, Lester and Janet Knispel paid $1.55 million for a white-columned home on the second fairway at Isleworth Golf & Nation Membership in Windermere, Fla. Now their televisions are mounted on the partitions and their Porsche is parked within the storage.
However the Knispels have by no means set foot of their newly acquired property.
The Knispels are California residents who plan to make use of the house as an investment and for infrequent journeys to close by Disney World. However they didn’t wish to danger flying to Florida throughout the coronavirus pandemic, so that they closed on the acquisition nearly, with out ever seeing the five-bedroom home in particular person.
“I by no means thought I’d purchase one thing like this, sight unseen,” mentioned Mr. Knispel, a celeb enterprise supervisor. However because of “1,000,000 photos” and movies despatched by their real-estate agent, Tiffany Pantozzi of Compass, “I really feel like we all know the home in and out.”
After the closing, they shipped the automotive and furnishings from one in all their different houses. However they don’t know when they’ll have the ability to journey to Orlando. After they lastly get to see the home, Mr. Knispel mentioned, “we’re going to adore it. I’ve little question about that.”