Home Buying Tips

In our experience, a house is not a dream home because of its size or color. It’s about how you feel when you walk through the front door – the way you can instantly see your life unfolding there. This is about more than real estate. It’s about your life and your dreams.

 

MEETING YOUR CRITERIA

It’s important that the agent you choose to guide you through this journey is a trusted expert and advocate. At Kelly Pearson Realty Group, we have a team of experienced, qualified real estate professionals ready to help you find homes for sale that meet all of your criteria. Click here to meet our team!

 

After selecting the right agent for you, it’s important to ask yourself a series of questions relating to the kind of house you’re looking for. Here are a few questions our agents will ask you at the beginning of your home buying journey –

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GENERAL

  • Do you have a preference for when the house was built?
  • Do you want a house in move-in condition, or are you willing to do some work on it?
  • When people come to your home, what do you want your home to say about you?
  • Do you want to have a swimming pool or hot tub?
  • Are you looking for any additional structures such as a greenhouse or shed?

 

PROPERTY EXTERIOR

  • What type of home are you looking for – single-family, condo, townhouse, multifamily?
  • Approximately what size house are you looking for?
  • How many stories?
  • What architectural styles do you prefer?
  • What type of exterior will you consider?
  • What size lot would you like?
  • What kind of landscaping are you looking for?
  • Do you want a porch or a deck?
  • Do you have pets that need a large yard?
  • What are you looking for in terms of parking – driveway, garage, carport?
  • What other exterior features are important to you?

 

PROPERTY INTERIOR

  • What kind of style do you want the interior of your home to have – formal, casual, cozy, traditional, modern, or eclectic?
  • What kind of floor plan do you prefer – open versus walls between all living spaces?
  • What kind of lighting do you prefer?
  • Do you have flooring preferences?
  • In general, what are your likes and dislikes for the interior of your home?
  • Which room in the house is most important to you?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms are ideal?

LOCATION

  • What location would you like to be in?
  • Do you need to be close to work, schools, outdoor activities, etc.?
  • What kind of community are you looking to move into?
  • Are there any taxes or maintenance fees to consider for the area you like?

 

After carefully considering the wants and needs of your next home, your agent will then walk you through each step of the buying process. They will also set you up on a home search so that you’ll be notified immediately when new listings become available. If you’re ready to begin searching for your next home, reach out to us today. We’re ready to help you every step of the way!

 

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