Posted 7.30.12 @ 8:40
Everyone’s buzzing that single women are buying more real estate (and real estate in the Greater Toronto Area in general), but how do you know you’re making the right choice? Just a few decades ago a single woman owning a home alone was unimaginable, so the concept of sole ownership is still a little new. Here we’re going to go over a few tips that can help you have a smoother experience.
Get a Good Oakville Realtor
It goes without saying that you need someone smart on your side to make sure that your buying experience goes well. When you choose a realtor on the Goodale Miller team, you have an expert who understands the ins and outs of the Oakville real estate market! We’ll be there from finding your home to finding the right real estate lawyer to help you close the deal. You should never have to go it alone, and we’ll make sure you have as much (or as little) support as you need through the process.
No matter what home you decide on, you need to make sure that you can afford this home! Don’t let anyone talk you into something that’s outside of your budget or needs. Try to think ahead; if you’re planning on starting a family remember that you might need a little more room than you do now. If you’re downsizing from a larger home, make sure your new home has enough room for all of your belongings. Buying Oakville real estate can be easy, but it can be hard too. Make sure that you understand all of your options before you proceed.
Know Where You’re Moving
Knowing what the neighbourhood is like before you choose to live there makes a world of difference. Maybe you’ve only seen it in the mornings or afternoons, but it could get noisy at night. What kind of amenities does it offer residents? Will you be close to the things that matter to you? Is it safe, will you feel comfortable walking home from a neighbour’s home after a dinner party late in the evening? Things like this will help you ensure that you’re making the best possible choice when it comes to buying any Oakville luxury home for sale. There are many resources online that can help you check these things out for yourself.
What Are Your Needs and Wants?
What are your needs and wants? While it’s great to think about a place for all your lovely things, you should also consider how many rooms you need, if you really want to deal with a big yard or if you need a sun porch. There are so many little things that can make buying Oakville real estate a tough proposition! First make a list of all the things you want and need, then look at homes and see which one of these match up best. This way you can get as close to your ideal as possible.