How To Choose The Right Home

Whether buying or selling, there are plenty of things to consider during your real estate venture. Di Matteo Group wants to make sure you are well-informed and prepared every step of the way. This month’s Tip of The Month is for Buyers:

How To Choose The Right Home

The search for a home can some times be overwhelming. Depending on the market and your desires, you can see dozens of homes before committing to “the one.” Going into the search equipped with the right mindset and expectations can make the narrowing process much simpler. Here are three steps you can take to help you make your decision:

Before even stepping foot into a home, you’ll want to make a list of your desired features in your ideal home. Once you’ve made your list, begin to identify the key items that you are not willing to negotiate– walk-in closets, backyard, etc. Once you’ve highlighted these areas, you’ll be able to narrow down the search a bit.

As you begin your house hunting, it’s important to keep track of the pros and cons of each home. If you’re seeing multiple homes in one day, a lot of the homes’ features tend to blend together by the end of the day. Keeping tabs on the the things you like and dislike of each home will help narrow down the selection.

Establish some sort of rating scale from 1 to 10 to help you rate each home you see. This way, you can clearly position each home on your preference list and go from there.

With the right expectations and flexibility, choosing a home doesn’t have to be complicated. Talk with your Realtor about how you can best prepare your expectations for the search and be ready to find that home you’ve been dreaming about!



About Daniel Di Matteo

Realtor at CENTURY 21 Award, Daniel was Voted U-T San Diego’s Best Real Estate Agent in 2014. A Husband, Father, and most recently, accomplished Blog writer, which explains your visit today.