Knoxville Home Buyers: What’s On Your Wish List?

homesweethomeknoxvilleWith West Knoxville and Farragut home prices are historically low and mortgage interest rates at all time lows, there is no doubt now is a great time to buy a home. But, have you thought about what you are looking for in your West Knoxville or Farragut home? Having a good idea of what you are looking for and composing a “wish list” can help make the home buying process much easier for you and your realtor.

Here are a few things to consider putting on your West Knoxville or Farragut home “wish list”:

Location: Quite possibly the biggest factor when choosing a home. What do you want to be close to? What area of town suits you the best? Determine you value most about your homes location. Some prefer a neighborhood that is close to everything while others would rather be away from the crowds and hubbub of living near the busy parts of town.

Home Type: Are you looking for a condo, town home, or single family home? Condos can be great for people wanting to avoid outdoor maintenance, but can lack the privacy and space of single family homes. What is right for one buyer, can be totally wrong for another.

Neighborhood: West Knoxville and Farragut have many neighborhoods to choose from. Are you looking to have a community pool and club house? Are you looking to live in a maintenance free neighborhood? Are you looking to live near the water? Or, are you looking for a place with a bit more privacy? With so many diverse neighborhoods in West Knoxville and Farragut, there is sure to be something that suits your needs.

Home Style / Condition: Are you looking for new construction or an older home with character? Some people want a home they can move into with minimal changes while don’t mind fixing things up a bit. Also, consider what style of home you want, do you want something with an open floor plan or do you want a traditional ranch home?

Features: When looking at homes in West Knoxville and Farragut, consider what features you can live with and what you can’t live without. Do you need a certain number of bathrooms or bedrooms? What kind of kitchen do you want?

Choosing the perfect West Knoxville or Farragut home is a fun and exciting process and making a “wish list” can make the whole process easier, that way you don’t waste time looking at homes that you would not want to purchase. Please let me know if there is anyway I can assist you on you home search, you can give me a call at 865-696-9002 or send an email to Rick@TheBigOrangePress.Com. Also, be sure to check out my home search page to see what homes are currently on the market in West Knoxville and Farragut. What’s on you home “wish list”?