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Top tips for house hunters

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Finding the right home for you and your family is very important. Whether you’re looking for your starter home, forever home or wanting to downsize, Seddon Homes have something to suit you – and we can help make the whole journey simple.

Take a look below, at some of the top tips we’ve complied for those searching for their new home.

  1. Decide on your top priorities

Make a list of your ‘non-negotiables’ such as being close to a good school, within commuting distance to work, close to shops, near to a town with plenty to do, or in the countryside. This will help you to narrow down the best area for you and help you to stay focused.

  1. Consider your budget

Buying a house is the biggest financial commitment most people make in their lifetimes, don’t forget to account for things such as flooring, furniture, legal fees and stamp duty.

  1. Keep an eye out for a helping hand

We offer lots of ways to help you buy, whether it’s the Government backed Help to Buy scheme or one of our own ways which we can help such as; Sale Away, Select Solicitor or Deposit Builder – your dream home may be in budget after all!

  1. Visit similar developments and show homes

If you’re considering reserving a home ‘off-plan’ before it is built, you can get a feel of a Seddon home by visiting other Seddon Homes developments nearby and taking a look around one of our fully furnished show homes or view homes to see all of our high quality finishing touches, often charged as extras by other builders.

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  1. Create a mood board

Not sure where to start? Creating a mood board or Pinterest board can help establish what style of home you like and give you plenty of interior design inspiration as well as landscaping ideas.

So, there you have our top tips to get you started! Want to speak to us the good old fashioned way? We have friendly Sales Advisors on hand to answer any questions you may have, just give our Property Shop a call on 01925 839 504 and we will point you in the right direction.

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