When you’re ready to head out and look at those potential future homes, there are a few things you can bring along to make the experience more helpful as well as more efficient. Packing a small house-hunting bag with these items will make sure that you make an informed decision and don’t forget the details of each home.
A Pad of Paper & Pen
Your Camera Most people always have a camera on them, so this should be an easy one to remember! Sometimes a picture is even better than a note. Taking a few pictures of the home as you go through it (as long as the current residents don’t mind) can really help in making the decision later. Be sure to ask if photographing is ok, especially in a currently occupied home. It’s also helpful to take pictures of small details to help you remember, and even just a general photo from the street. You can also photograph surrounding areas such as parks and schools.
A Measuring Tape Will your sectional fit into that family room? Can you get a king-sized bed into the bedroom? There’s
These few items can reduce confusion and help you to make the best possible decision when it comes to buying a new home for your family!