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Why You Should Be Cautious About Home Size

by Brevard Property Management & Realty Group, LLC 11/26/2018

While buying a home is an exciting time, many buyers actually regret their home purchase. One of the biggest regrets that people have is the size of the house they purchased. People either pick a home that’s too large or too small. It may be hard to imagine that you can make a mistake on the size of the home that your purchase. You go into the home buying process knowing how many bedrooms you need and what type of home you might like. Once you begin living in the house, you could find a different story. You may not have enough space for all of your family’s belongings. On the flip side, you could find the amount of space in your home as overwhelming. 

Buying a home isn’t like buying most other things. You can’t easily return it, and there’s quite a bit of an upfront investment that must be made in order to make the purchase. It’s not simple to make a change if you buy the wrong house. The wrong purchase could set you back in making a move for years to come. 

Shop Smart

The best thing to do when shopping for a home is not only to see the home in its current state but what type of potential the house has. Can you add on to the home? Would you be able to make use of all the space the home has? Is there enough storage in the house? Are there ways to quickly add storage? These are a lot of things to consider when shopping for a home but they’re all important questions. Once you move into the home, other than doing a complete overhaul, you may be out of options to improve it without looking for these areas. Of course, the ideal situation is to find a home that already has everything you’re looking for in it.      

Don’t Buy Until You’re Ready

Another mistake that people make is they try to go from renting to owning before they’re ready. Living in an apartment or rental allows for a bunch of advantages that owning a home may not afford you. Owning a home takes commitment, and some people just aren’t ready. Just because it’s widely known knowledge that buying a home is a smart financial decision, doesn’t mean it’s always the best decision for you. You may not be able to afford a house that’s the right size for your family. You may not even know what the right size home will be for you. When these questions remain, you could end up buying a property that’s the wrong size. Don’t worry if you need to take a few more years to save up for a house. On the contrary, don’t worry if you don’t think buying a home is the right decision for you at all.     



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Brevard Property Management & Realty Group proudly specializes throughout Brevard County in property management, sales and rentals of single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums.

Brevard Property Management & Realty Group provides comprehensive real estate and property management services in Brevard County, Florida.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, reliable, trustworthy and cost-effective services to residential property owners and real estate investment firms.

Our team of realtors and property managers provide you personalized service and specialize in single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums. We are dedicated to helping you with every aspect of buying or selling your home because. We are experienced. We are professional. And, we care.

We offer properties and services across Brevard County, including the areas of Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne/West Melbourne, Merritt Island, Palm Bay/Grant-Valkaria/Malabar, Satellite Beach, Sebastian, Suntree/Viera/Rockledge, and Titusville.