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Home Buyer - Did you get what you hoped for? - Utah County Home Loans
By: Robert A. Hulme - Realtor - Loan Officer
When you first start shopping for a new home, usually you begin with a list of things that you must have. Many times after you purchase your new home you find that your wish list of features did not quite add up to what you originally wanted.
Most usually want basically the same house. It might include 1200 - 1500 sq. ft., built within the last 5 years, open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Laundry Room on the first floor, garage, basement, Master Bedroom with a garden tub, Walk -In closet and a decent sized yard with some degree of privacy. When you find it, you purchase it and you love it.
Here is what happens within a week of moving in. Both cars don't fit in the garage. Two cars cannot park comfortably next to each other in the driveway and when you step out of the car it is in the grass, landscape or snow. There is no place to sort and fold clothes in that first floor laundry just off the kitchen. There is not enough cupboard space to house both food and dishes. As it turns out there ... more
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