Neighborhoods with high rates of ownership are more stable, have less crime and better schools. Why? Because home owners CARE. They have a vested interest in their community.
Important things you can do to take care of your new home include:
- Regular preventive maintenance to avoid things from breaking
- Repair things immediately when they break
- Get electrical and plumbing done by a professional
- Keep it clean and organized
This home is your children’s future.
You want to keep your home in great condition. It is where you live now and where your family can live for many future generations. It is your family’s biggest investment, so treasure it and take good care of your home. Even if you move to a bigger home later, you can keep this first home as a real estate investment. Your home is the start of your family legacy.
Read more in our book, "Buy Your First Home", http://tinyurl.com/nrvmgc7.