Tips to Find the Perfect House
Posted by Rontae Alexander // October 2, 2017
What do you look before buying a house? Do you have any checklist to choose a perfect house for buying? If you don’t have any checklist, then it was a big blunder. To find a perfect house you should know what type of house you need, so you can breath easier in the house hunting process.
During the time of buying a house, it is important to remember about the budget. If you don’t plan any budget sheet that may lead to some financial issues. Some of the buyers appoint house inspectors for complete home inspection, but you can easily inspect your new house with our tips within your budget only.
Tips to find the perfect house:
- Roof checking
Check the roofs completely from outside and inside to know for the cracked, missing and curling shingles. These are not a good sign of a perfect house to buy.
- Water problems
Water damages are a very possible and common problem in every house, so be careful when you have checked for the water damages. Very minor water damage in the basement or toilets or at any corner may destruct plywoods, walls and much more.
- Electricity supply
You have to check each and every electric outlet with a voltage tester before the buying process only, because you are the responsible for your house. Make sure that every outlet is wired correctly and should cover properly to avoid shock.
- Floor damages
Marble test is the best choice to find out the slants and low spots on the floor, these may result of foundation damages.
- Walk through the perimeter
Scan the complete house for floor and roof damages, walls for peeling paint or not. All these help you to estimate the total budget of the home renovation process.
- Check for the leaks
Make sure about the leakages that may be hidden so carefully check for all the minor and major plumbing leaks. Also check for the water meter and other leakages in and outside of the house.
- Check for the odor
It’s funny, but you have to check for the bad or abnormal odors in the home. Molds around the plumbing leaks may smell different if you find out that smell you can also find the leakages easily.
If you follow these tips before buying a house, you can easily identify the flaws in the house and you can get a chance to reject the offer with the strong reason.