From new custom homes to refurbished older homes, there are many people all throughout the United States who are currently in the process of looking at homes and hoping to soon, someday, become home owners. In fact, there are more people looking to go through the process of buying a home in the United States than there have been in a long time, and many of them are younger than you might at first imagine. For instance, the end of the year of 2015 saw a total of more than five hundred thousand homes sold in the United States – that’s more than half a million. In the three years since that time, even more homes have sold and millennials in particular are finding themselves in the financial position to buy one, with more than sixty percent (significantly more than half) of all home owners in the year of 2017 either at the age of thirty five or even younger than it.
But buying a home is a big
If you’re in the market for a brand new home, congratulations! The prospect of owning a new house is an incredibly exciting one, but it’s important to be aware of what to look for in a new house, whether it is of new construction or an older house. It’s easy to make a house look good in pictures, but here are some helpful tips on what to keep an eye out for when you check out the location in person.
Watch for Eventual Repairs
Real estate agents and homesellers don’t often openly advertise the negative aspects of their homes. When you arrive to the house, even if it is new construction, be on the watch for signs of damage on the roof, faulty wiring or plumbing issues. These are things that have the potential to set you back big time down the line, and