There’s an undeniable thrill in house hunting – after all, for most of us, a home is the most expensive and important thing we’ll ever buy. Chances are, your search will turn up a lot of properties that don’t fit into your plans at all, so the excitement of finding a potentially suitable place in your sights can certainly be overwhelming. It’s got enough rooms, the neighbourhood seems nice, and it’s in your price range. Where do you sign – right?
Well, perhaps it is the Shangri-La it seems to be – but there’s no harm in pinching yourself a few times to make sure your dream home isn’t just a mirage. By asking a few tough questions now, you can ensure the right answers down the road.
Here are 5 ways to make sure the house you are considering has what it takes to become your home.