Choosing The Right Property
June 8th, 2015 by Geoff Baldwin
Obviously the choice of your dream home will be influenced by the limit of your financial resources and the type of property best suited to your needs.
The choice between a house, home unit, villa unit or duplex unit will depend on your requirements and also your relative lifestyle. A young business couple may well decide to purchase a villa or townhouse, because their busy lifestyle does not allow time for gardening and outside entertaining during the day.
An elderly couple may be better advised to purchase a home unit or villa unit (with no steps), because of the security factor and the close proximity of near neighbours in the same complex.
Again, the purchasers with a low cash deposit and insufficient income to finance a normal loan to purchase the house of their dreams are well advised to consider a cheap home unit as the first step towards owning a detached home later on. The home unit will provide them with a roof over their heads and will increase in value to ultimately realise (on re-sale) a larger cash deposit towards the purchase of a home.
You should begin by determining how much you can afford to spend and what type of property you would like to purchase, in consultation with your local RE/MAX agent. Secondly, decide on your choice of suburb or suburbs that contain properties for sale in the style and price range you can afford.
Thirdly, only inspect properties that contain your basic requirements and try not to let emotion guide your ultimate decision to buy. The number of bedrooms, proximity to your employment, the structural condition of the property, are all of vital importance and should not be overlooked in the buying process.
Finally, place your confidence in your trained RE/MAX expert, who will welcome your honest comments on your likes and dislikes on the properties you have been shown. Given this adequate feedback, your sales consultant will be able to guide you towards your vision with the minimum of fuss and delay.