Location, Location, Location

Where you buy not only affects the home’s current and future value, but it also affects your lifestyle.
Your agent will be able to conduct a more targeted home search if you outline your preferences in neighborhoods and nearby amenities. Here’s a checklist of items you should consider and communicate to your chosen real estate agent.

  • Urban, suburban or rural

  • Commute time

  • School districts

  • Desirable neighborhoods

  • Proximity to the airport

  • Proximity to restaurants and retail

  • Access to major highways and thoroughfares

  • Access to public transportation

  • Health care facilities

  • Parks and recreation

  • Length of time you plan to live in the home (your agent should be knowledgeable about growth trends and projections that could affect your investment)