6 Keys to A Good Home Buy

Dated: November 6 2018

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How can you say that a property is going to be a good buy? Do you have a specific thing you are looking for in mind? Or are you just looking at a bunch of homes to see if you like them?

One of the best practices you can do is to make a list of the property's must-haves. A house may not have all the criteria you are looking for, but through a list, you can make sure most of your expectations are met.

Here are the keys that will indicate the home is a good purchase:

It is within your price range

Everyone has to set their own budget when buying a house. This is very important to keep you on the right track. At some point, you may debate stretching your budget to get that master suite, but it is imperative to keep your budget in mind. In the long run, you're less likely to enjoy that master suite if you are putting ALL your money in the mortgage.

It is in the right location

It should be on your preferred location. How good is a dream home if it is too far away from every vital place in your life? Proximity is key and one of the most important things you will have to consider.

It has the right number of bedrooms

A house might be gorgeous, but if it only has 1 bedroom, which is way less than what you need, it is a no-no. Getting the right number of bedrooms is essential to determining if the property is really a good buy for you.

It is move-in ready

Making sure the home is move-in ready is also vital. You are buying a new home to live in it, right? So being able to live in it as soon as you can is going to be important for you. Check out the condition of the house. If it needs a little fixing, make sure to know how long that will take before the home is livable.

You can picture yourself living in it

If you've done this, you've found the one. Getting this feeling hints that everything you want and are looking for has been found. Just be sure all other key factors above have been considered. If it needs some touch-ups, envision how the space would look once you've added your personal touches.

It has a potential value for growth

As we have mentioned with our previous blogs before, your home is an investment. Are the homes in the neighborhood potentially growing? Will there be significant growth in its value if you fix it a little? You see, buying a home is not just for you to live in it but to also potentially sell and earn more in the future.

If you are still trying to find a home to buy around Alaska, call us (907) 570-6757 or 907-720-4663. We can help you find your dream home. It might already be listed for sale here.

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Homes by Vanna

Vanna has called Alaska home for the past 15 years. As a mother, real estate investor and previous business owner, Vanna brings many different perspectives when working for her clients. She has been a....

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