If you are reading the PropertySearch.us.org blog, chances are that you are looking to buy real estate in the near future. We at PropertySearch.us.org understand that. It’s the main reason people come to PropertySearch.us.org in the first place.
But do you really know what to look for when you are buying a new home? Many people don’t, which is why we at PropertySearch.us.org figured we’d give you a few tips today.
- Check out the local school system. Even if you don’t plan on having kids, having a good school in the area will help keep your property value high.
- Talk to the local police and get a sense of the crime rate. You don’t want to end up living in a high crime area.
- Take a look at the other homes in the neighborhood. If they are unkempt or have bad landscaping, it can lower the value of your new home.
- Make sure there are no sex offenders living in the area.
- Get the building inspector reports of the home and make sure there are no code violations.
- Check to make sure there are no liens on the property.
- Look up the minutes of the latest town hall meetings to make sure property taxes are not about to go up.
- Find out if they are about to build a dump or a power grid nearby.
- Look up the local cancer rates to make sure it is not a toxic environment.
- Have a pest inspector look at the home so you know you are not dealing with an insect infestation.
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