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Additional Considerations when searching for the right home


There is a lot to consider before you pruchase your home. Our team can walk you through all considerations to ensure your best interests are protected. Here are a few additional considerations to take into account:

  • Price versus cost of ownership.
  • Property taxes, Fire District taxes (if applicable) and assessments (if applicable)
  • Property insurance and flood insurance (if applicable)
  • Home Owners Dues (if applicable)
  • Utilities (electric, heating fuel, water and sewer)
  • Immediate repairs and upgrades
  • Proximity to work, childcare, schools and highways.
  • School districts.
  • Proximity to recreation, water amenities, bike path, shopping and or restaurants
  • Special amenities such as fireplaces, pools or spas, air conditioning.
  • Condition of plumbing, electrical, heating & cooling units.
  • Maintenance and upkeep (natural materials and extensive landscaping).
  • Available utilities such as cable or DSL, satellite.
  • Sewer or septic connections.
  • Turnkey or Fixers. If you’re handy with tools, you might save a lot of money if you consider homes that need minor improvements, fresh paint or new carpeting.
  • Access and mobility (first floor bedroom, stairs, thresholds, flooring, showers versus tubs)

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