Location, location, location

Where you buy not only affects the home's current and future value, but it also affects your lifestyle. Your consultant will be able to conduct a more targeted home search if you outline your preferences in neighborhoods and nearby amenities. Here's a checklist of items you should consider and communicate to your chosen real estate consultant.

  •    Commute time

  •   Desirable neighborhoods

  •   Proximity to the airport

  •   Proximity to restaurants and retail

  •   Access to major highways and thoroughfares

  •   Access to public transportation

  •   Health care facilities

  •   Parks and recreation

  •   Length of time you plan to live in the home (Your consultant should be knowledgeable about growth trends and projections that could affect your investment.)