Things To Remember While Deciding On A House Purchase
O It’s a time of joy and excitement. Of expectations and the thrill of seeing many new
houses. Buying a house is always been considered somewhat of an accomplishment and should be treated as such however it’s highly unwise to get started with the process without planning it out in full. The first step of the house buying process is deciding what kind of house you and your family need. It’s careful consideration at this step that will make the rest of the job easy. O First of all, how many will live in the house? This might seem like a silly question, as all
of us are aware of the number of people in our family however that’s not what it means. When you buy a house you obviously intend to live in it for a long time. However do you have infants in your family? Or are your kids in the late teens about to head off to college? In the former case you’d want more rooms, as the young children will stay in the house for a long time to come. In the latter kids you probably won’t need as much as the ‘bird are ready to leave the nest’.
O Secondly, have you decided on the number of bedrooms you
need? Take the example of infants again- with them it’s much easier for you to convince a couple of young kids to share a room however if you have a teenage boy and girl then it’s much less likely that they will be able to stand each other let alone share a room. Especially in case you have kids of both genders, room sharing might not be acceptable to them. O Likewise, do you have a lot of people coming over to stay? Do
you have a close knit extended family that visits you from out of town often? In such a case you’d probably want a guest bedroom too that can be offered to your guests.
O Thirdly, what kind of activities are you going to carry out from home? For
example, do you work from home? In that case you’d probably want a room where you can sit in peace, cut off from the rest of the household, dedicating yourself to your work. Or perhaps you want to run your business from home and need fully furnished home office where kids aren’t allowed. Obviously in such scenarios you’d want an extra room in the house. O The last thing to consider is storage. How much storage do you need? Does the
house provide adequate storage options? If not then you will have to put in your own and that costs a lot of money. This is a very important point so make sure you don’t look over it simply because you love the look of the house. O It’s a good idea to discuss all this with your real estate agent so that he or she
can make the appropriate recommendations for you. If you’re looking for an agent in Hove, click here.