How to Create Your Home Buying Wish List

How to Create Your Home Buying Wish List

Buying a home can be an exciting new adventure! At times, it can feel a bit overwhelming as well. This is a huge decision that will impact every facet of your life, and there aren’t many other major life decisions that take require you take your past, present, and future into account.

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If you have owned a home before, you may already have a list of requirements when searching for a new place to call your own. However, as a first time home buyer, you may have no idea where to even begin! Luckily for you, we have a comprehensive list that will set you on the right track. 

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How to Create Your Home Buying Wish ListWhen looking through these questions, jot down your answer. Later, it will be helpful to go back through and separate each item into one of two columns: Must Have or Would Like to Have. For example: Maybe you Must Have 3 bedrooms to accommodate you, your spouse, and the kids, but you Would Like to Have 4 bedrooms for the extra space it would provide. Starting the home buying process with a definitive list of want you need vs. what you want will help your Realtor find the perfect space for your family. Remember that there is a give and take when it comes to real estate. However, if you maintain an open mind and a bit of flexibility, you are sure to find your new dream home. Let the fun begin!

Questions to Ask Yourself:

How many bedrooms are you looking for?

How many bathrooms are you looking for? Full/half?

How many floors? Single level? Two-story?

Which area of town are you interested in? Close to school or work?

Are you hoping for a move in ready home or are you open to renovations?

How large of a yard do you want? Do you need room for pets?

Are you drawn to older or newer homes? Are you open to new construction?

How many square feet do you prefer?

Do you need a lot of storage space? Large closets, attic, basement?

How much garage space (if any) would you like?

Which type of floor plan appeals to you the most? Open floor plan/traditional style?

Do you hope for room to entertain family and friends?

What do you imagine your kitchen to look like? Size/recently updated?

What are some other additions that are important to you? Laundry, spare room, office, fenced yard, patio/deck, fireplace?

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$3,900,000
Neighborhood: Mockingbird Gardens
7
Beds
9F31/2
Baths
17,483
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1665520
MLS
$3,000,000
Neighborhood: Elmcroft
6
Beds
6F31/2
Baths
14,731
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
7
Days on Site
1665624
MLS
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
4,294
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1665871
MLS
$2,200,000
Neighborhood: Indian Hills
5
Beds
5F31/2
Baths
7,840
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1665956
MLS
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
7,786
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1665835
MLS
$1,950,000
Neighborhood: Cherokee Triangle
5
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6,425
Sq.Ft.
1911
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1665925
MLS
4
Beds
4
Baths
5,192
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1665805
MLS
4
Beds
4
Baths
5,192
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1665806
MLS
$1,750,000
Neighborhood: Glenview Place
4
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
8,742
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1665420
MLS
4
Beds
4
Baths
4,121
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1666096
MLS
$1,299,900
Neighborhood: Oakland Hills
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
5,007
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1666055
MLS
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,247
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
7
Days on Site
1665666
MLS
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,342
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
7
Days on Site
1665667
MLS
3
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
4,725
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
6
Days on Site
1665481
MLS
$985,000
Neighborhood: Cherokee Triangle
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,960
Sq.Ft.
1897
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1665833
MLS
$900,000
Neighborhood: Locust Creek Estates
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,904
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1665777
MLS
$850,000
Neighborhood: Springfield
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,581
Sq.Ft.
1959
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1665268
MLS
$849,900
Neighborhood: Windsor Place
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,794
Sq.Ft.
1914
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1665413
MLS
$825,000
Neighborhood: Cherokee Acres
6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,356
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1665340
MLS
$825,000
Neighborhood: Glenview Hills
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
5,107
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1665886
MLS

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