Know Your Housing Needs & Wants
|Make sure that home you plan to buy is going to fulfill most of your
housing needs. Good home should also satisfy many of your housing
wants. Your new home should be affordable, well located, have good
resale potential and should be structurally sound.
When looking at a home, it is important to consider the number of
people it must accommodate and the things they like to do. Even though
your individual circumstances will ultimately govern your housing
choices, it is possible to generalize and draw some conclusions about
what you need now and what you will probably need in the future.
creating a prioritized list of features you want in your next home and
the reasons why. Make sure that you know which features are essential
and which are negotiable. It is a good idea to sit down with your
family members in order to make a complete list of all the things each
of you would like in your new property.
When determining your housing needs, use list of features as your
search guide, but remember that your home should be the one that
you and your family can afford now and that will meet your needs for
the next few years. you should also consider health and age of your
household members. Try to be realistic and honest about what you're
If you are using professional help, make sure your real
estate representative keeps a copy of your list to help prescreen the
houses you'll look at.
Your list of features should be revised as you
look at houses and see what is available in your price range and
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