Article by Peter Saroyan of Luxury Homes
Relocating can be a difficult task not unless you know how to deal with it by using tools such as the Internet to help you make a choice as to where you can live:
#1: Cost per square foot
While the median home price value is commonly available for an area, yet home sizes vary in any given neighborhood. So it is good to maximize your investment by checking on unit costs. And this concept of unit costs can be applied if you are checking whether a specific home or several homes is a good deal or not.
#2: Age range of preferred real estate
Most homes were constructed in particular styles during different ages, and in knowing which style you would like and would like to avoid. If you have a good idea as to which style you would like, you will know which locality and home you will prefer to purchase.
#3: Median Property Tax Rate
Tax bills shouldn’t be the only that you should compare but reviewing the tax rate is also vital to the process of buying a new home for a good deal. One of the ways to find this is by dividing the asking price by the tax bill for that year.
And if you decide to purchase a home with low tax rates, you can be sure that your property taxes will hit the roof as soon as there is an increase in property values.