Buying a New Home? 4 Things to Check Out

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Buying a New Home? 4 Things to Check Out

Buyers are so hyper-focused on the home that they often cast aside surroundings. “Surroundings” do not equal trees, fences, or landscape. The home’s surroundings are the houses around the home and the residents occupying them. Surroundings also include the neighborhood, the passersby, and the city.


Is the perfect home near a busy driving area consisting of problematic neighbors? If so, stop reading; plenty of communities exist for you. Pay extra for a better neighborhood. They’re packed with stores, shops, restaurants and banks nearby; a quiet community is surely waiting for you.


A long commute burns more gas, it wastes time. Therefore, learn the miles and minutes it takes to travel from the home to: work, school, store, hospitals, and favorite hangouts. A community containing local amenities close by is valuable.

The Best Schools

The reputation, the quality; and the district are additional factors in finding a good school. Homes surrounding good schools are in high demand. Determine good schools by searching online reviews of schools and reading two or three sites. Since good and bad reviews naturally exist, develop a consensus. Single or married, family or not, a good school system is important for your home’s value.

Monetary Value

A home in a good neighborhood makes it more valuable houses.

To get started with your home sale or purchase, call Tim @ 858-354-2354, Global Luxury Home Specialist.  BRE #01224576