Property Purchase: Three Essential Considerations for Suitable Location Selection


If you are planning on acquiring residential property for personal use or rental, there are multiple issues that you should consider before purchase. One of these critical aspects is the location. It is common knowledge that the location will influence comfort and value. Unfortunately, most inexperienced investors and first home buyers do not understand the elements which determine whether an area is beneficial or not. If you are uncertain, consider this discussion on the critical factors for ideal location selection:

House Centrality

When choosing the right location for your home, you should think about its position in relation to the central parts of the city. This factor will determine the price of purchasing the house and the value of your property in the future. As you would expect, properties in large developed cities will be expensive than places which are still developing. In simple terms, houses in or close to a major city are in high demand because they are convenient and highly limited. 

On the other hand, homes in the suburban area or undeveloped towns are cheaper because these spaces are still developing and there are numerous houses. If you are interested in a house in these locales, you should choose a home in a place which shows signs of continued development. Remember, if the selected town or local suburbs do not get new improvements, the value of your house will decline, and you will not find buyers with ease in the future.

Local Neighbourhood

There are multiple aspects which determine the suitability of a neighbourhood for property purchase. These elements are accessibility, visual impact and amenities. If your chosen community does not have these three features, you will not enjoy convenience, and the value of your home is unlikely to rise as expected. Ideally, you should select a house with direct access to major transportation routes. The general community should also have a good appearance. Additionally, you should have convenient access to shops, markets and schools.

Specific Lot Location

Finally, you should consider the particular location of your lot. You might choose a beautiful house in a suitable town or region. However, if your lot is not in a desirable position, you will not be comfortable, and future resale will be hard. For example, a house which is close to a busy road or next to commercial spaces might not be suitable for residence or rental due to the attached discomfort. You should consult an experienced real estate dealer for advice if you are interested in such a lot.

Contact a local realtor for more information on properties for sale in your area. 


4 December 2017

Selecting, Buying and Selling Commercial Real Estate

Whether you want to be a landlord, a business owner, a real estate mogul or anyone else who has an interest in commercial real estate, I am glad that you have found my blog. Hi, my name is Tammy. I have bought and sold many of my own commercial properties, and I have watched closely as my best friend, a developer, worked her magic on a number of areas. This blog takes everything I have learned through my experience and research. It looks at it from a new angle and it questions everything. Please, take a seat and start exploring. I hope these tips, facts and ideas help guide you toward the right commercial property.