Buying something as large and monetarily important as property is a huge decision and one that should not be taken lightly and as a private property buyer there are many aspects you need to take into consideration.
Buying property privately is something that most of us in our lifetime will undertake, and there are a few key steps that you need to take into account when deciding to buy property. The costs involved when buying property are considerable, and when buying property privately you will be able to forego the agent fee’s but there are still many other costs involved, such as, loan repayment, conveyance costs, any improvement or renovation costs you decide to take on when buying a property.
A key fact to take into account when buying property privately is location. This is the golden rule when it comes to property. As a buyer you must bear in mind that when it comes to the property you are able to change the house, the land etc, but you are unable to change the location of the property. You do not want to buy a property, put finances into it, and then down the line be unable to sell the property because of the location.
Even when buying property privately it is important to remember that you will need to pay conveyance fees. These costs are not included in the buying price of the property. Another important tip for the buyer who is buying property privately is to hire an engineer to do an assessment of the property before purchasing. This is important so as to avoid any long term issues with the property that were unseen prior to purchase.
Putting your finances in order before deciding to buy a property privately is a necessary. Check your credit record, make sure you take stock of your finances in particular all finances that will affect the application for a home loan should that be necessary for you when buying a property.
Buying property privately is a commitment and may seem daunting but there are many useful guide lines and information.