5 Unnecessary Home Features When Buying a House

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No one likes to overpay for a purchase, and this is particularly true when buying a home. After all, every square foot of space or block closer to a top school will cost you big-time! So if you're a thrifty first time home buyer who must make every home-buying dollar count, check out these home features that often inspire sellers to jack up their price. That's fine if you truly want these things, but if not? You're wasting your money buying a house.

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Gwen Banta
Sotheby's International Realty - Los Angeles, CA

Interesting video, Stephen. I might question a few of the points, as some of the things mentioned add to resale value. Of course, if one is planning to stay in that house permanently, then of course it's silly to overpay for those items. Number 5 really makes sense to me - I am amazed at the size of houses people buy, knowing they will live in only a few of the rooms. Thanks for sharing!

Apr 07, 2019 03:33 PM #1
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Stephen Fells very good report about unnecessary home features.

Apr 07, 2019 05:40 PM #2
Leif Price
Spot Color Marketing - Portland, OR
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Good schools and commute near a neighborhood attract families that are looking to buy/rent some properties. Although, this can be a case-to-case basis. But they are one of the strong points of a house sale.

Apr 07, 2019 06:14 PM #3
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Although single story homes are typically more expensive due to their large footprint if you're getting older it would be smart to have everything on one level due to future mobility issues.

Apr 08, 2019 02:40 PM #4
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