- Is the house structurally sound?
- Is there enough room for us to grow into?
- Is the house in move-in condition or will it need work?
- Is the home close enough to my everyday needs, such as grocery stores, schools, work?
- Will I feel safe here?
- Do the appliances included in the sale work?
- Is the yard right for my needs?
- Do I like the floor plan?
- Is there enough storage?
- How friendly are the neighbors?
- How loud does it get in the neighborhood?
- What will your commute to work be like? (tip: drive the route on a work morning to find out.)
- Do any sex offenders live nearby? (tip: you can do an online check for this.)
- Is the home easy for me to “kid-proof?”
- How good are the nearby schools?
- Is the yard fenced?
- Is there after school day care nearby?
When it comes to house hunting, there are several more things you should be on top of, including: mortgages, making offers, the contingency period, insurance, closing, and household expenses. For more information on the complete process, be sure to check out our new home buyer’s guide.
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