The Dos and Don’ts of Buying

Dos and Don’ts of BuyingThere’s plenty to think about when buying a new home and so it’s easy to get confused or distracted by all the information put in front of you. But with a few simple tips your home buying journey can be made a little simpler.

Do look at several properties

It’s important to look at several properties before deciding on the one you want to buy. By looking at a few properties you can get a good idea of what property elements you do and don’t like and compare what is out there.

Do ask for advice from professionals

Ask for advice at every step of the way. Talk to mortgage brokers and real estate agents and get them to help you understand the buying process. It’s better to get professional advice rather than make a potentially costly mistake.

Do get a building and pest inspection

A simple home inspection often doesn’t reveal the whole truth about a property. By having a building and pest inspection you will find out if there are any underlying issues that could make the property less valuable than you first thought.

Don’t buy a house for the décor

When you walk into a home you need to try and imagine what it would look like without any furnishings, or with your furnishings inside. It can be tricky, but remember you’re buying the bricks and mortar, not what you find inside.

Don’t get emotionally attached

This is easier said than done but with a purchase as big as a house you need to think logically. You need to consider all elements when buying a property. Do you like the area? The price? Carry out some research to make sure you’re making a smart decision.

Don’t rush

The worse thing you can do is rush into buying a property without thinking it through. Take your time and don’t sign on the dotted line until you think you’re ready.

If you have any more questions about buying in Bacchus Marsh then please feel free to contact one of our friendly team at Professionals Arbee Real Estate today. We’d love to help make your home buying experience as easy and stress-free as possible.