New Home Cautions

Buying a resale home allows a complete examination of the interior spaces and the surrounding yard in great detail. You know exactly where this house fits into the overall neighborhood and what to expect in years to come. In addition, existing neighborhoods are located on existing streets, which lead to existing shops and schools.

Land to support new-home developments usually is located on the outskirts of town. Potential buyers should ask the developer about future access to public transit ,entertainment activities, shopping centers, churches and schools. Find out how far it is to the nearest library, for example.

Local zoning ordinances also should be reviewed A rather remote area can turn into a fast-food-chain haven within a couple of years. Try to ensure that the neighborhood, if not strictly residential, will not begin sprawling out of control.

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