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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4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
6,699
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1655554
MLS
$1,650,000
Neighborhood: The George
3
Beds
3
Baths
3,982
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1655057
MLS
$1,495,000
Neighborhood: Federal Hill
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
7,168
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1655530
MLS
$1,100,000
Neighborhood: River Knolls
4
Beds
4
Baths
5,245
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1655641
MLS
$949,900
Neighborhood: Norton Commons
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,446
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1655191
MLS
$850,000
Neighborhood: Old Louisville
8
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
7,202
Sq.Ft.
1880
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1655692
MLS
$845,000
Neighborhood: Highlands
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,245
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1655136
MLS
$749,900
Neighborhood: Berrytown
6
Beds
6
Baths
5,352
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1655170
MLS
$745,000
Neighborhood: Locust Creek
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,800
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1655545
MLS
$674,945
Neighborhood: Catalpa Farms
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,250
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1655031
MLS
$659,900
Neighborhood: Alia
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
5,314
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1655558
MLS
$625,000
Neighborhood: Hardwood Forest
6
Beds
4
Baths
4,445
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
1655520
MLS
$614,945
Neighborhood: Catalpa Farms
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,150
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1655050
MLS
$603,000
Neighborhood: Summit Ridge
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,908
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
10
Days on Site
1655198
MLS
$595,000
Neighborhood: Lake Forest
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,620
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1655645
MLS
$589,900
Neighborhood: The Woods At Landherr
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,725
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1655032
MLS
$579,000
Neighborhood: Hurstbourne
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,955
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
3
Days on Site
1655667
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,259
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
12
Days on Site
1654993
MLS
$569,900
Neighborhood: Glenmary Estates
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,059
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1655120
MLS
$567,412
Neighborhood: Signature Point
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,716
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
11
Days on Site
1655092
MLS

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