It’s not just a financial consideration but also a lifestyle one; you want to make the right decision for your finances, your loved ones and yourself.
Buying your first home will be an exhilarating and rewarding experience. At the end of your property buying adventure, you’ll have the keys to a home to call your own and an investment for your future.
But where do you start?
This guide will start you off on the right foot and provide practical tips and advice to help you along the way by covering the following:
Once the decision has been made to buy a home, the majority of people turn to the internet for their research.
There can be an overwhelming amount of information to wade through online, but there are ways you can narrow down the search.
Before you even turn to Google, sit down and write out your property deal-breakers.
You’ve set up the alerts on your phone, planned out the calendar and resigned yourself to giving up your Saturday morning sleep-in. Bring on the open for inspections.
What’s the best way to approach them? Firstly, go to as many as you can. Housing inspections are about more than just the house. It’s a chance
to see the rest of the street, explore the neighborhood and check out the ‘competition’ – the other potential buyers.
As you’re walking through and around the property, take note of the following.