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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6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
5,298
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1569221
MLS
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL! 53.59 +/- Acres (price per acre: $$74,638) -Zoned R-4 - Currently allows 4.84 units per acre. Property features 2 stocked lakes (2.0 acres & 2.5 acres, 25ft & 36ft deep)....
6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
5,298
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1569222
MLS
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL! 53.59 +/- Acres (price per acre: $74,638) - Zoned R-4 - Currently allows 4.84 units per acre. Property features 2 stocked lakes (2.0 acres & 2.5 acres, 25ft & 36ft deep)....
8
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
9,224
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1569292
MLS
Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of Louisville's finest residences. There is simply no other location quite like this fantastic property. You will not find a nicer, more...
$1,390,000
Subdivision: Hurstbourne Estate
4
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
7,628
Sq.Ft.
1974
Year Built
14
Days on Site
1569035
MLS
A Beautiful estate home in Hurstbourne Estates on a 1 ac. lot with mature trees. This home is on one of the best streets in HB. This fabulous residence is the complete package combining timeless...
5
Beds
5
Baths
5,792
Sq.Ft.
1951
Year Built
7
Days on Site
1569575
MLS
A rare offering. Stately. Strong. A premier location. This is a home built for a lifetime!This American Colonial is well-built with a solid foundation of limestone sills, slate roof, copper gutters,...
$1,299,000
Subdivision: Cherokee Gardens
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,336
Sq.Ft.
1967
Year Built
14
Days on Site
1569058
MLS
Unique, one of a kind find! Cherokee Gardens Colonial meets modern day amenities in this chic home nestled between two of Louisville's iconic park systems. Recently renovated and expanded to create...
$1,250,000
Subdivision: Terraces At Indian Hills
3
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
6,500
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
14
Days on Site
1568976
MLS
Extraordinary opportunity to enjoy the ease of a''lock and leave'' penthouse located in Indian Hills area. You'll find custom millwork, 10' ceilings, light-filled generous rooms, a movie theatre and...
Under Contract
1426 Cherokee Rd Louisville, KY 40204
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Cherokee Triangle
6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,074
Sq.Ft.
1912
Year Built
14
Days on Site
1568958
MLS
All of the amazing workmanship that was customary of the iconic homes built along Cherokee Park in the early 1900's is still present and beautifully preserved here. You'll enjoy views of nature from...
$1,195,000
Subdivision: Forest Pointe Woods
4
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
7,129
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
1
Day on Site
1570013
MLS
Welcome to 2000 Forest Pointe Ln which encompasses both luxurious and tranquil living, all with a premier location, and a private, nearly 5 acre lot. In 2014 this home underwent a massive renovation...
Under Contract
112 Tribal Rd Louisville, KY 40207
$950,000
Subdivision: Indian Hills
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,453
Sq.Ft.
1929
Year Built
8
Days on Site
1569471
MLS
A piece of history can be yours in the heart of Indian Hills. This beautiful Tudor home was designed and built in 1929 by famed architect Ossian P. Ward as his residence. You walk into the entrance...
$949,900
Subdivision: Lake Forest
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,962
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1569828
MLS
Experience Lake Forest at its Finest in this fabulous Custom-Built home w/ 5 Bedrooms, 5 1/2 Baths and 5,962 square feet of finished living space on a gorgeous .71 acre lot. Custom double leaded...
$895,000
Subdivision: Glenview
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,069
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
15
Days on Site
1568851
MLS
Custom built private Glenview estate that rests atop an expansive 5.2 acre lot at the end of Longview Ln. Some of the key features of this magnificent residence include: a pool, a barn, an irrigation...

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