First Time Home Owners: Four Important Considerations After Closing

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Hello new homeowner, congratulations on becoming a home owner for the very first time. It happens to the lucky, but for the first time, only once. Now that you are walking on air, on your way to true property ownership investment, what are the next steps?

Here are the top four constant issues to be confronted as soon as the paperwork ink is dry.

First Time Home Owners - Four Important Considerations After Closing

  1. Do Regular Maintenance

    Make sure your new home is gone over thoroughly by our experts, to find what is working, instruct you in the operation of any advanced controls that are wired to be fly-by-wire, especially smartphone-software-controlled systems.

    We will perform a checklist of performance checks to your heating, cooling, and clean air transfer venting. Keeping problems found around as short a time as possible. Nip any small problems in the bud, so no big problems.

    If a dumbwaiter suddenly stops working, your house is plunged into degradation. It is a good idea to keep the dumbwaiters, and plumbing, and electrical wiring, all well kept up and seen to.

  2. Keep a Nest-egg of Savings Growing

    Start an emergency fund, right away. At first you might use a little of the savings, at a time, to make improvements to the building.

    However, ten or twenty years down the line, you may need it to replace the roof, or the water heater, or certainly many places have also experienced freakish storms and volcanoes, and many new earthquakes.

    A good savings plan can act as an added level of insurance, just in case you actually do lose it all. Say, the whole hillside you live on suddenly tumbles down into the canyon your house is perched on the hillside of. In that scenario, you would hope that you are not home when it happens.

    But one thing you will be able to rely upon, you will have a nest-egg that can put everything to alright, coupled with your good insurance reimbursement.

  3. Overhaul Your HVAC options

    This is a time for any major renovations or changes you will want to make right now, before you even move in. Usually, there is something found by our experts that is just not working for the household.

    Make sure you leave repairs to an expert such as a local air conditioning repair company in Festus or your particular locale. They will fix or replace worn-out air conditioning units with modern ones that operate with much greater efficiency.

    Your AC cooling system is paramount, especially as global warming seems to be doing its thing much quicker than the original scientists claimed.

  4. Do NOT Think your Home Is a Simple Investment

    Your home is your castle, the place where you feel safe, protected, and in control. But, you do not have any control over the stock markets.

    So, even though we all do want to make a property equity when we sell it, there is no guarantee, except that if you think of it as your home first, and as a possible investment, second, you will be a much happier home owner.

    At the very least, do not bring up any online real estate value estimator programs to try to gauge your home’s value. Its value is much more than simply as a real estate investment.

Hopefully, this brief, almost stratospheric, overview helps in some way with your new home buyer’s database. Education is the key, to understand the process and make it that much less stressful.

Stick with the process, and you will find the perfect house and for a reasonable price that fits your budget, and lays that perfect smile on your face.

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