Buying a house is exciting and it’s easy to get caught up thinking with your heart, instead of your head. Thinking about what your must-haves are can help to keep you on track instead of getting distracted by how “pretty” a place is. (That may or may not be one of MY personal down-falls!) Of course, it’s always a good idea to get a first-hand look by checking out a few display homes in Sydney (or model homes in your specific area) to see fixtures and layouts in person. This is what we did when we first started looking for our home!
Nevertheless, when you’re looking at a new house, nothing replaces an assessment by a professional. A home inspection and a pest inspection really are crucial. Don’t take anyone’s word for it, have a thorough check performed to avoid any unforeseen issues in the future.
Knowing what you really need in a house will help keep your emotions in check, so consider the following things when you find a place that gets you excited.
It’s been about 4 years since we’ve been through the process of purchasing a home, and, I reckon in probably about 4 more years we might have to do it again, due to the rapid expansion of our family! We have a little space to grow in right now…but I fear that might soon be taken over. No matter, though. Buying a new home is one of the most exciting things to do in life, in my opinion. And there are many ways to go about doing so! Thought I’d share a few tips you may not have heard about the process today!
For a fresh start, get in touch with building firms that have a good reputation for creating properties that are different and in great locations. Building companies will listen to what clients are looking for in a home no matter how big or small. With many styles of houses available to buy, why not add features such as:
- An extra bedroom
- An attic room
- A sun room
- An extra bathroom
- A study
It’s also important to choose the right location that’s near work, schools or colleges. It’s not much fun having to travel miles each day. Check out the many display homes on new build websites to get an idea of where new homes are being built and what they look like.
A display home that has everything and more!
Stunning showcase, display homes or or model homes have everything and more than new owners could possibly wish for. They also make very good investments. Sometimes homes that are used as display property are pristine in condition when sold even have:
1. A guaranteed leaseback of 7%
2. Maintenance costs covered
3. Cleaning covered
4. Gardening costs covered