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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Open 3/7
2000 Millvale Rd Louisville, KY 40205
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
7,195
Sq.Ft.
1912
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1579992
MLS
The historic and iconic ''Pine Hill'' residence is now being offered for sale! The last time this residence was purchased was in 1976. The home sits majestically on 5 acres overlooking the Big Rock...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
9,199
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
1
Day on Site
1580224
MLS
Splendidly appointed on over 21.81 acres of undemanding scenic views, 7901 Dobson Lane provides an invitation to live comfortably. This uniquely designed open floor plan allows for easy transition...
$1,599,000
Subdivision: Indian Hills
5
Beds
5
Baths
7,544
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1579412
MLS
Remodeled by noted architect, Stratton Hammon, and featuring an addition by Tim Winters, this stately River Hill home offers the opportunity to own a private piece of Louisville's rich architectural...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
9,199
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
1
Day on Site
1580225
MLS
Splendidly appointed on over 10.65 acres of undemanding scenic views, 7901 Dobson Lane provides an invitation to live comfortably. This uniquely designed open floor plan allows for easy transition...
Under Contract
23 River Hill Rd Louisville, KY 40207
$1,395,000
Subdivision: Indian Hills
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,925
Sq.Ft.
1939
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1579443
MLS
Built in 1939 by noted architect Frederic Lindley Morgan, this elegantly appointed home is situated on beautiful and serene acreage alongside other exquisite homes on sought-after River Hill Road in...
$1,275,000
Subdivision: Butchertown
7
Beds
7F11/2
Baths
7,900
Sq.Ft.
1797
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1577283
MLS
Linden Hill is a sprawling 7,900 sq ft historic mansion, with 7 bedrooms and 7 1/2 bathrooms, each room is fully furnished with luxurious amenities and would make an INCREDIBLE single family home!...
$1,085,000
Subdivision: Lake Forest Estates
5
Beds
6
Baths
7,170
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
7
Days on Site
1579830
MLS
Come see this exquisite Lake Forest home with exceptional views throughout. Newly updated with over $300,000 in improvements within the last two years, this Club Vista home is luxury on every floor....
$995,000
Subdivision: Cherokee Triangle
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,734
Sq.Ft.
1905
Year Built
9
Days on Site
1579600
MLS
Located in the heart of Cherokee Triangle, a historic preservation district in the Highlands, 2117 Cherokee Parkway is just one block up the hill from the historic entrance to Cherokee Park and only...
$950,000
Subdivision: Lake Forest
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,188
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
5
Days on Site
1579924
MLS
This sophisticated and stylish home offers expansive golf course views and is ready for you to call it home! Beautifully designed, updated and simply gorgeous finishes, no details were overlooked in...
Under Contract
7531 Beechspring Farm Blvd Louisville, KY 40241
$949,900
Subdivision: Beech Spring Farm
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
6,732
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1580058
MLS
Fabulous 5BR, 5 full and two 1/2 bath executive home featuring 1st and 2nd floor owner suites, open floor plan with 10' ceilings & 8' door openings on the main level plus upgraded and sophisticated...
$829,000
Subdivision: Bonniewood
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,532
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
1
Day on Site
1580253
MLS
Welcome to this custom designed home in the Bonniewood subdivision. This home features a large entry foyer with arched entryways into the formal living room, study, dining room, and eat in kitchen....
Open 3/7
6214 Glen Hill Rd Louisville, KY 40222
$812,000
Subdivision: Glen Hill
4
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
5,010
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1580065
MLS
Welcome Home to 6214 Glen Hill Rd, in the highly desirable Glenview area! Nestled on a 1.18 acres corner lot with private tree-lined back yard. Upon entering, the spacious foyer invites you into...

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