Monday, December 12, 2022 / by Cj Hays
If you’re investing in a resale property or know you may be moving in the next few years, consider including these factors in your home buying checklist. While you might easily live with or overlook some features of your home or neighborhood, being mindful of your future buyer now can help you save time and energy when you're making the move to sell.
Find a home with appealing views. When prospective buyers visit your home in the future having a beautiful view out the window can make or break a sale. Look for a house with a well-maintained yard that you can easily continue to manage. Check for appealing privacy fencing that will still be in good condition for several more years. Explore the whole home and note the view from all windows.
Views to avoid:
Visit the house more than once and at different times of day, especially if in a metropolitan area, so you can monitor street noise, foot traffic, and natural light. Pay attention to your potential neighbors. Are their homes well kept? Do they have any loud animals or ongoing equipment usage? What will the neighborhood as a whole look like to your future buyer?
If you already bought your home and weren't able to check off all the perfect view boxes on your list, there are some steps you can take to help with your future sale.
Please reach out to the Abbott Martin Group with EXP Real Estate to discus all of your resale needs and get the best advice for purchasing and reselling on the Emerald Coast.