Moving is a process that involves a lot of decisions. One of these decision is where to live. Finding the right neighborhood is a decision you definitely don’t want to overlook when you’re getting ready to find that dream home. We’ve put a list together of things to keep in mind when finding the perfect community for you and your family.
Decide ahead of time what you want and/or need. Having an idea of what you want/need in a community can streamline the search process. Do you have kids, or are you planning on having kids? This can make a difference in the kind of community you’re looking for. If you’re wanting a home in a neighborhood with lots of parks or a community pool, we’ll be sure to only find homes that fit this description. Are you looking for a great retirement community? You can avoid wasting time on homes that aren’t located in these types of neighborhoods by deciding this ahead of time.
Check out these homes located in Sunland Springs Village!
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Commute time. How far are you willing to commute to work each day. Make this decision before you start looking at homes. Even a dream home could become less dreamy if it involves a two-hour commute to work.
What kind of homes and how much land? Are you looking to live in a tract home or a custom home? Do you want a small backyard, or are you looking to live on some land? These factors have a huge impact on the kind of neighborhood you live in.
What can you afford? Getting pre-qualified for a loan before beginning the buying process is important! This way you know where you can afford to look and where you can’t. Click here to get pre-qualified today!
Involved or quiet? Are you wanting to move to a community that has block parties every month and has a neighborhood co-op preschool? Or are you looking for a home in a quiet neighborhood, where the only time you talk to your neighbors is when you take the trash to the curb at 8:00 p.m. every Thursday night? If you’re a social butterfly, a quiet neighborhood may get boring and frustrating, so make sure you know what you’re wanting ahead of time.
Go to the neighborhood you’re interested in. Is there a neighborhood you’re interested in? Drive out there and take a look! Can you picture yourself living there? How close is it to stores, restaurants and entertainment? Does it seem to fit your needs? Visiting the neighborhood and walking the streets can give you a really good sense of what the community is like.
Overall, looking at each of these aspects will help streamline the home buying process so we can get you in your new home before you know it! We’re here to help you find the home of your dreams in the right neighborhood for you and your family!
Ready to find that home? Call/text us today! 480-373-8755
If you want to learn about some financing options, or if you’re looking to get pre-qualified, contact Parker Turk at Sun American Mortgage Company: 602-616-3774.