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Home buying Tips

Buying a home is one of the biggest emotional and financial decisions you'll ever make. In order to make the process of home buying smooth, take followings into consideration.


First, ask yourself; How stable am I financially? Do I have necessary financial management skills? Am I ready to take the responsibility of all the costs of owning a home such as mortgage payments and maintenance or strata fees?


Second, try to buy a home that meets most of your needs for the next 5 to 10 years. Here are some factors to consider:

a) Size; think about how many bedrooms/bathrooms you need and whether you need space for a home office.

b) Location; this is a critical factor. A home with everything you need but in the wrong location, is probably not the right home for you. Ask yourself; How easy will it be to get to where I work? How much will the commuting cost? Where will my children go to school? How will they get there? Do I need a safe walking area or recreational facility, such as a park, nearby? How close would I like to be to family and friends?

c) Lifestyles and stages; disregard of what type of home you choose, try to have a clear idea of your needs today as well as your possible future needs. Here are some questions you might ask: Do I need a home office? Do I plan to have children? Do I have teenagers who will be moving away soon? Am I close to retirement? Will I need a home that can accommodate different stages of life? Do I have an older relative who might come to live with me?

 

When you're ready to find a new home in Vancouver, get in touch. It will be my pleasure to help you find the one that's "just right" for you. Just give me a call at 604-551-4129 or drop me an email at mtehrani@sutton.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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