Home Viewing Tips
How to view a property
When searching for the perfect property for purchase, you’ll
want to have a good mental picture regarding furniture layout and
décor before committing. To help prepare you for this process,
we’ve compiled some Property Viewing Advice. By keeping these
things in mind while viewing a property, you’ll be able to make
better decisions and faster choices regarding whether or not you
can see yourself living there, and how living in the property would
look once you have moved all of your furniture in.
Probably the most important aspect of our viewing advice
involves bringing a camera to take pictures of each room. Once you
have these photos, you can go back home and consider all of the
various decoration concepts, assess whether or not there’s enough
storage space, and of course, discuss the ups and downs of the
property without the agent or owners in the room.
Once you have reviewed the pictures of the living spaces,
consider everything else associated with the estate. Check and
double-check all of the various aspects of the propety, roof,
appliances, etc. if you feel you have missed something on the
walk-through, you could always have one of our surveying experts visit the location and
give you all of the necessary information.
After taking physical and mental pictures of the property,
it’s time to look into the various taxes and bills associated with
owning the property. Does the property require quite a bit of power
to heat? These important details could be a deal breaker when it
comes to affording the location. This step is often overlooked and
is one of the more important property viewing tips.
Learning everything you can about a location can help you make
an educated assessment of the property as a whole. Find out about
schools and local services. The site Up My
Street is a good resouce to find out about the facilities
in an area. The following sites will also help you to find out
about an area:
The location you’re viewing could be the home you choose raise
your family, so take your time when doing your walkthroughs; as a
result you’ll need fewer of them and be able to make your decision
in far less time. Should any questions arise, simply ask the estate
agent. After all, at Farrell Heyworth, helping you make informed
property decisions is our job, and we take it very seriously.