Buyer’s criteria

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Features You Want in Your New Home

  • Size
  • Style
  • Location
  • School District
  • Number of Bedrooms
  • Number of Bathrooms
  • Living area(s)
  • Dining area(s)
  • Office
  • Garage
  • Landscaping or size of yard (acreage)
  • Fireplace
  • Sprinkler system
  • Storm shelter

The Importance of Physical Location

“Location, location, location.”

Where do you want to live?

  • Newer or older neighborhood
  • Central city
  • Suburb of surrounding cities
  • New development(s)
  • Acreage
  • Small or large lot
  • Rural area – how far from services and schools?

Possible Areas of Concern

  • Will there be major public infrastructure projects which will have a major positive or negative effect on the value of the home?
  • Will the home have a positive or negative effect on the value of the neighborhood?
  • What is the general condition of the area within a square mile of the house? Are homes in the area gaining, maintaining, or losing value?
  • What is the present zoning designation of the neighborhood?
  • Are there existing or new proposed commercial areas which will have no effect or a negative effect on the value of the home?
  • Are there new zoning code changes proposed for the area which will affect the home? This will need to be checked with an attorney.
  • Talk to your possible new neighbors. Do they like living in the neighborhood?       If so why? If not, why?
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