Posted on | December 2, 2010 | No Comments
Nothing is as exciting as moving into a new place. If you rent a house, condo or apartment or if you take the next big step and buy or build a house of your own, you have much to do. Long before to choose the place, it’s time to start planning your new home. The more effort you put into the decision-making process from the start, the better you will be when it’s time to go
If you are renting or buying an existing house, then you have the criteria they need to respond. Create a checklist in the front. A list of necessities, things like the house must have three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a garage. Then, the list of luxury items, things you really want to take home after a swimming pool, a sunken living room or fenced yard. The most comprehensive list, the easier it is for you to find the house or the floor of the house and so that best suits your needs.
Planning your new home is more than checklists, though. These financial decisions, including the saving of money for a rent deposit and first or last months rent, if you follow this path. This means even greater savings if you go to apply for a mortgage. You will need a down payment, closing costs and any other extras to qualify for this loan.
Thinking through movement, and the financing process and your desires for housing is not a solo activity. If you are married, you need to discuss all aspects of the new house with your spouse. If you have children, to read them. The transition to a new location can be fun, challenging and exciting, and much easier … if you plan ahead.