How do I find my dream home?

how do i find my dream home

With the introduction of online property portals such as Rightmove & Zoopla, it has never been easier to search for your dream home.

With such a large selection of websites available to search for properties, it can take to look through them all. The best way to make your search quicker is to figure out exactly what kind of property you are looking for. This way you can filter down your search to get a more suitable list of properties.

The three key things components you will need to think about before you start your property search are;

  • Price – How much can you realistically, and comfortably, be able to afford to pay on bills and mortgage?
  • Location – Where do you want to live? Close to friends & family?
  • Size – Detached/Semi/Terraced? How many bedrooms?

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Finding properties that fit your idea of a perfect home can sometimes be a difficult process, especially if you’re unsure where to start or overwhelmed by the many available options. Before you start trawling through property websites to find your new home, it is important to figure out what you are looking for.

When thinking about your “ideal property”, you should consider aspects like:

  • Transport links – Are there any transport links you need to be close to?
  • Commute – How far are you willing to commute to work?
  • Travel – How far will you need to travel to see friends or/and family?
  • Likes – What are the aspects of where you currently love that you want to keep near to you?
  • Dislikes – What do you dislike about the area you are currently living in and want to avoid?
  • Must Haves – What things about your home can you not live without? (e.g. garage, ensuite)
  • Amenities – What local amenities will you need close by?
  • Time – How long are you hoping to stay in your new home for?
  • Hobbies – Do you participate in any local clubs that you need to stay close to?

Starting Your Property Search with Estate Agents that Can Help You Find Your Dream House

Once you have a clear idea in your head on exactly what you want, now it’s time to start searching for your dream property. Property portals such as Rightmove & Zoopla are a great place to start. They gather all of the local property listings from various estate agents and show them all in one place.

At Miller Metcalfe, we offer a wide selection of homes tailored to your needs. Find your dream property by browsing through our website and discover the properties we currently have available. Don’t miss out – start your search today!

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