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Your Home Shopping Guidelines

April 7th, 2014 | Home Shopping Guidelines

 

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Your Home Shopping Guidelines

  • Look at how homes in the area are maintained----- are the homes fairly similar or are some better maintained or recently remodeled?  If the homes are consistently well-maintained, your decisions are easy. When a neighborhood is on the way up (being revitalized), you might get a house for less money than an established neighborhood.  There is more risk, but, possibly, more reward.
     
  • Look for signs of community activity. Are people doing what you like to do?
     
  • Look for signs of children----whether you want an area with many or with few children.
     
  • Look at the educational, religious, and recreational facilities in the area.
     
  • Look for  “For Sale by Owner” signs. These homes might cost less than homes that include commissions to the real estate sales agent or agents; However, there are no guarantees! The home could easily be overpriced by the owner.
     
  • Look for signs of real estate companies.  Does one company seem to dominate the area?  If so, that might be a good company for you to contact.
     
  • Look at shopping, transportation, and recreation.  How accessible are these areas?

Try to identify areas that appeal to you, but keep your options open.

Don't hesitate to call us at 388-1588 if you want more information.  We're here to help.

 

 

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