How to Choose the Home That’s Right For You

It can be overwhelming to start the search for a new home. However, if you create a list of what you’re looking for and the price range you can afford, it can be easier to narrow down your search and get into your next house more quickly.

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What should be on this list?

Location/Neighborhood

  • Ideally, where would you like to live?
  • Would you be okay with living on a busy street? Cul-de-sac? Large lot?
  • Do you want to live in the suburbs? Country? Urban area?

Floorplan

  • What type of floorplan works for you and your family?
  • Do you need a home with only one floor or will you consider multiple stories?
  • Does the master bedroom need to be close by the other bedrooms?

Interior

  • How many bedrooms are ideal? How many bathrooms?
  • Do you need extra rooms for hobbies?
  • What should the interior look like?
  • Are you willing to fix up the “right” home?

Garage

  • Is a garage a “need” to add to your list?
  • Would a carport or shed work instead of a garage?

Wants/Desires

  • There are always things you don’t absolutely need, but would be desirable in a new home
  • Include these on your list as well — you never know what’s available in the market until you start looking!

When buying a home, there are also other factors to consider, such as the feeling you get inside the house and specific interior finishes — which should play a part in the decision process as well.

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