You’re finally ready to buy that home for sale. Great! But are you sure you haven’t forgotten something?
Finding the perfect home is like one big puzzle. Each piece is one factor that you have to consider and really take into consideration. Some of it is easy to recognize, like how much the home is, how big a budget you can afford, how many bedrooms or bathrooms are needed (or wanted), how old or how new the house is and what renovations are needed (hopefully none).
Some though, are hard to keep in mind and sometimes overlooked. One example is the land itself. Examining the area around that house for sale is just as important as the house itself.
Is it in an area prone to flooding? Is the driveway shared with another property? If there are fences, have they been built and positioned properly? It’s a lot to take in, but when you buy a house, you can’t ignore its surroundings!
Another one is your needs. If this is a home that you intend to stay in forever, or at least a home you plan to stay in for many years, you need to consider your growing needs over time and assess whether or not this home will meet those needs.
And if someday you ever plan to put up this home for sale, you need to consider this too, right now! Do you plan to have a home office? Is there space for a home office and area to meet potential clients? Will you commute to work? How far is the commute?
Have you considered buying a home for sale in a gated community?
One of the commonly overlooked facet when buying a home is the neighborhood. When you buy a home for sale and move in, you’re not only moving into a new house, you’re also moving into a new neighborhood!
It might not sound like a big deal right now, but imagine if there was a school next door where the children arrive at 7am and start the day with a rollicking song over the loudspeaker. For some, being close to a school full of happy children would be a pleasant thing. To others, not so much.
But what if your new apartment is next to the local dump or the fire department where sirens can go off anytime day or night? And what if there was a neighbor that likes to blast his music until 4am on the weekends?
Now it’s starting to sound like a major problem, eh?
The good thing is, there is a solution for all of that. And that is living in a gated community, like the ones we have here in Vero Beach, Florida!
The homes for sale in the gated communities of Vero Beach FL are what you’ve been looking for
Gated communities provide a variety of comforts that you won’t get in any local community. They provide security by having controlled points of entries and exits.
They also provide rules and regulations against loud noises after a certain time at night. Because of this, it is a guarantee that you won’t be bothered by your neighbors and you won’t be a bother to them too!
Aside from the privacy and security, gated communities also provide commendable amenities. The Woodfield Gated Community here in Vero Beach has a clubhouse, a fitness center, an aerobic room, and 4 tennis courts to keep that blood pumping. We also have a ballroom, billiards, an arts and crafts room and a movie theater room. In addition to this is scenic lakes and ponds for your viewing.
Oh yeah, and one more thing. We also have employees that take care of the cleaning around the community so you don’t have to!
Always get help from an expert about that home for sale
Fortunately, there are people like yours truly, who can and will deal with all of these real estate issues so that you don’t have to! To find out more about me and what I can do for you, head on over to my website at www.VeroBeach55PlusHomesForSale.com
I am Karen Mathers, a licensed full time REALTOR® in Vero Beach in the state of Florida. Do not hesitate to call me at (772) 532-3221 for all your real estate needs. You can count on me!