Avoid These 3 Blunders Knoxville Home Buyers Often Make

Many Knoxville home buyers want to jump feet first into starting their Knoxville home search. While there is nothing wrong with that, buying a home is a big investment. Here are 3 blunders to avoid that Knoxville home buyers often make.

Considering The True Cost Of Owning A Home

When it comes to buying a Knoxville home, many Knoxville buyers are more focused on their bottom line at closing. It can be easy to not consider the month to month cost of owning the home.  Things like maintenance, homeowner’s association dues, utilities, and repairs are all things that can quickly fill up a monthly budget. Prior to writing an offer on a Knoxville home, it is important to consider if your monthly budget can cover the mortgage payment plus the true cost of takign care of the home.

Failing To Consider Resale Value

When you’re in the process of buying a Knoxville home, it can often to be difficult to consider selling the home. Still, this is a very important thing to consider when buying a home. A home with good resale value can help protect your investment. Talk with your Realtor about the resale value of the home prior to writing an offer. He or she can help provide you with advice about areas where homes tend to keep there value and about what types of homes tend to attract attention of buyers.

Being Blinded By Your Love For A Home

You may have found the perfect home, but once you did the home inspection you may have found a large structural issue or electrical issue, an issue too big for the seller to agree to fix. It is important to see the home as an investment and no be blinded by your love of the home. You don’t want to overpay for a home that has serious issues. You may be better off letting the go of the home and finding something better.

Are you thinking about buying a Knoxville home this year? If so, do not hesitate to contact Knoxville Home Team if there is any way that we can assist you. Rick can be reached at 865-696-9002 or via email at Rick@KnoxvilleHomeTeam.Com. Kati can be reached at Kati@KnoxvilleHomeTeam.Com. Also, be sure to check out our Knoxville Home Search Page to see what homes are for sale in the Knoxville area.