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Top 5 Key Considerations When Viewing Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes

Top 5 Key Considerations When Viewing Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes

 

It pays to spend enough time viewing properties in Grasslands Lakeland Florida. After all, you will be checking out your possible home for the next few years. If you fail to thoroughly check the house, you might end up regretting your decision. Here are some things to look for and ask during a viewing. 

Remember these pointers when viewing a Grasslands Lakeland home for sale.

1. Check if there is enough storage space

When viewing homes in Grasslands Golf & Country Club, remember to take a look at how much space there is for storage. This is a very valuable but often overlooked asset. You need to know if there is enough space where you can keep your vacuum cleaner, spare linens, towels and, other items. You may also check if there is room for cupboards or shelves to be built in.

 

2. Check if there are good schools nearby

If you need schooling for your kids, you really should include checking out local schools on top of your list. Make sure that the schools near Lakeland FL Grasslands homes for sale are of an acceptable standard. If you do not have kids, but are planning to, it is better to plan ahead. Avoid going through the trouble of moving near better schools when the need arises.

 

3. Check if the location meets your needs

During the viewing, make it a point to get a feel of the community. Check for nearby main roads, pubs, or restaurants. Though they may be handy, they also have the potential to create noise. You may also look at the condition of nearby properties. Do not forget to ask if there are any known plans for development in the area. It will also be helpful if you will have an idea of what is the crime level like in the neighborhood.

 

4. Check the condition of the roof

This is one thing that you should really examine. Keep in mind that replacing roofs is an expensive undertaking. Newer roofs are only good for around 15 to 20 years, depending on the materials. You should also check if the property has a slate roof or nearly flat roof and what material was used to seal it.

 

5. Check with the seller

If possible, ask the sellers how long they have lived in the property. If the answer proves to be a short period, it may be an indication of issues with the property or the neighborhood. Find out their reasons for moving. Ask how much utility and maintenance bills are so you can include them in your financial decisions. 

 

Visit http://www.LakelandFloridaLiving.com today for more helpful suggestions on home selling and home buying.

 

Call me, Petra Norris, at (863) 619-6918 or send me an email at petra@petranorris.com if you’re looking for a Lakeland Florida real estate agent with unquestionable expertise and professionalism in providing only quality service that you need in selling or buying Sandpiper Golf homes for sale or Lakeland 55+ Communities real estate.

 

Petra Norris, REALTOR®…

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Authored by Petra Norris 

 

Petra Norris - REALTOR®, SFR
Managing Broker - CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.
 
CDV TransAtlantic Inc
(863) 619-6918
 
Lakeland Florida Home Search
 
Comment balloon 1 commentPetra Norris • October 13 2015 09:17AM

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This is a very informative post, Petra! Thank you for sharing this. Have a great day ahead!

Posted by Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff (RE/MAX Select Realty) over 1 year ago

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