Condo Hunting
Where To Start ?
By Eric Bouler 


KNOW WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD 
  • Choose a lender and get preapproved
  • Start looking in your price range
  • Shop in a narrow 10% range of your price limit
  • Ask your lender about the type of loans, one may be better for you than another.

WHAT ARE YOUR NEEDS

  • Location Location Location , Choose an area
  • Size of home Sq. footage determines price
  • Condition of home , how much updating do you want to do?
  • Yard , garage , style , age , type of street , stories , floorplan
  • # of Bedrooms , # of baths , study , rear yd access , high ceiling
  • What are your immediate expenses upon moving in?

THINGS TO CONSIDER

  • Schools , playgrounds and churches
  • Commute time , more commute time more house
  • Appreciation , consistent with neighborhood
  • Lot value , flood zones , taxes , electric bills
  • Homeowners insurance , home warranties
  • Termite contract
  • Ages of major items roof , a/c , heater , plumbing systems
  • What stays with the house of value , what goes
  • Each will have pluses and minuses
  • My job is to help you find the best value availiable that matches your needs. Is is what meets your needs that is important.

Always remember when and if you sell , how will others view your home . This is especially true if you plan to stay on several years.

Walter Eric Bouler
Walter Eric Bouler
Realtor
3332 N. Woodlawn Ave New Orleans LA 70006