There are a few different questions that you should consider before buying your next home. You need these answers in order to make the right decision to pull the trigger and make that purchase. Here are three key questions to ponder:
1. What are the neighborhood and surrounding area like? As licensed Realtors, we can’t give you our personal opinion or steer you in any way, but we can provide you with all the data and information you need to make the right decision. Driving through a neighborhood at different times of the day helps you get a better feel for the area, too.
2. If there are schools around, what are they like? We can’t give you our opinion here either, but we can direct you to the proper information about the school systems. Even if you don’t have school-aged children, the schools near your home do have an impact on your home’s value.
3. What will the utility bills be like? We can help you determine the full cost of living in a home, including what electricity is going to cost in the winter and summer. We’ll give you everything to help you determine the actual cost to live in the home.
These are the three biggest things that come to mind when thinking about purchasing a home. If you have any other questions about this topic or anything else real estate related, give us a call or send us an email. We would love to hear from you.