Choosing to purchase a new house is an exciting life decision that requires some initial consideration to ensure you find the perfect home.
Before browsing listings, reflect on the following questions:
How large does the property have to be for optomized comfort?
How many rooms and bathrooms are required?
What rooms do you use the least and what rooms do you use the most, should you be downsizing?
What size of yard will accommodate children and pets?
What are my current parking and transportation needs?
Are you looking for a turn key property or something that may need some extra work?
Is there enough put asside for closing costs and legal fees?
How important is having a house close to work, local amenities and public transportation?
Which areas would you consider living in? Are there areas that you want to avoid?
Are you willing to purchase a property that is affiliated with a condominium corporation?
Are there special requirements needed for hobbies, guests, potential additions to the family and physical limitations or disabilities?
Providing answers to such questions can greatly contribute additional insight on your exact wants and needs for your property search. Answering these questions will not only help you determine the type of property that's best suited to you, it will also save you valuable time and energy by avoiding unnecessary showings of properties that do not meet your criteria.
To start your home search and find listings in Ottawa and the surrounding area, do not hesitate to contact me at your convenience. We can review your search criteria and locate properites that meet your personal requirements.