Aspects to Consider When Buying a Home

Aspects to Consider When Buying a Home

There are many moving parts and considerations when purchasing a new home. Our Tampa seller agents/Orlando seller agents/South Florida seller agents strive to include as much detail as possible about each listing they place on the MLS.  However, not all listings are as comprehensive as the ones written by your friends at One Percent Guys Full Service Real Estate Agents.  Let’s take a look at some aspects to consider when in the market for a new home.


It is important to research the cost of insurance before you purchase your home.  Consider both homeowners insurance and flood insurance.  You don’t want to purchase a home that you think you can afford only to find out that the insurance is significantly higher than you budgeted.  If you are working with One Percent Guys Full Service Real Estate Agents, our Tampa listing agents/Orlando listing agents/South Florida listing agents can provide you with guidance on this.


If you have children in school, you should definitely consider the proximity of your new home to the school(s) they plan to attend now and in the future.  If they are in private schools, consider the overall travel time. If they are in public schools, are they zoned for the elementary, middle, and high schools they plan to attend? Don’t assume they are zoned for the schools in closest proximity to your new home. Our Orlando seller agents/Tampa seller agents/South Florida seller agents have a list of the schools for each property we represent.

Commute to Work

Another major consideration is the commute to work. Your job location may be less than 10 miles from the home you plan to purchase, but it could be an hour or more drive in rush hour traffic.  It is a good idea to do a test run to see just how long your commute to work will be from the home you plan to purchase.

If you need qualified Orlando listing agents, Tampa listing agents, or South Florida listing agents, you’ve found the right place!  One Percent Guys Full Service Real Estate Agents deals in one percent real estate, which means more money in your pocket since our commissions do not exceed one percent. Another advantage of using us as your one percent real estate service is that we also offer buyers an additional 1% rebate on their mortgages through our exclusive Quicken Loans program.  Give us a call to learn more today!