Design issues - renovations, enough yard space, Is there room to grow?
Things to consider should include the following:
- Is there enough room to live comfortably, including growth of your family and property?
Does the floor plan suit your family's style of living?
- What About planning a Kitchen renovation?
Are there enough bathrooms?
How do the appliances compare to what would be optimal?
Make a list of all decor items you would like to change.
Consider what you may want to do with the yard.
Ample room for more than one car?
Location issues - quiet suburb, nearby amenities, good access?
Neighbourhood features you may want to assess:
- Schools, kindergartens, daycare and parks
Shopping and business services
Entertainment and outdoor activities (especially for children)
Crime statistics/general safety
Public transport - frequent, convenient and nearby?
Commuting to and from work/traffic congestion
Noise levels eg traffic, trains, especially at night
Pollution eg smog/fumes/smells from nearby traffic/industry
Ambiance - does the neighbourhood have a good "feel"?
How are the neighbours looking after their homes and property?
All these issues are kept top of mind when looking at Homes.
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