Wants vs Needs in A New Home

  • Figuring out your Wants vs Needs in A New Home, could be the most challenging decision in the whole finding a home process. Making these decisions starts with setting priorities , most Buyer’s face trade-offs.

This information is based off of https://homebuying.realtor/home-buying/getting-started/home-buyers-toolkit and is deemed reliable not guaranteed.

Basic Criteria:  Price, Square Footage, Number of Bedrooms and Bathrooms, Garage/Parking

 Home Preferences:   Age/Style, Floor Plan, Storage Needs, Fireplace, Updated

Location: Preferred Neighborhoods, Commuting Distance, Views

Lot Characteristics:  Size of Yard, Screened Porch, Fence , Patio Space

Life at Home: Have children, live in Parents, pets, does this impact your Needs? Now and in the Future?

Trade Offs: If you cannot find Exactly what you want , are you willing to invest beyond the purchase price to pay for the improvements or use sweat equity?

Resale: How long do you plan to live in the home? Does this impact the type of home, your location , or how much you are willing to spend?

An ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative ) can help you sort out your options and also offer important insights to the local market.

This information is based off of https://homebuying.realtor/home-buying/getting-started/home-buyers-toolkit and is deemed reliable not guaranteed.

For more information on the Kingsland/ St Marys area please visit:https://kingsbayhomesource.com/communities/

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