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Factors to consider when buying a home

Buying a Home

Buying a home is a huge step and a big investment, whether the property you are purchasing is an apartment or a stand alone, here are some factors we think you should consider before making that step. 

1. Location

It is important to pay attention to the location of where you next home or investment will be. You should identify what is close to your new home like shopping centers, hospitals, schools and even petrol stations. 

2. Infrastructure

This is a crucial factor when buying a home. Are there good roads? Are the roads passable when it rains? Are there street lights, proper drainage systems, telephone connectivity and also water supply?

3. Security

If you are buying a home in most instances you would like to make it your familys home or rent it out to someone else, therefore you have to ensure you are making this step in an area that is safe and secure. 

4. Social Amenities

You have to ensure there are facilities like shopping malls, mosques, churches, hospitals and a market, this will ensure convenience for you and you will not have to drive a long distance to get such services. 

5. Project Design

Everyone has a visualization of how they would like their home to look like, therefore before purchasing a home you should ensure it matches what you have always imagined. 

6. Payment Plan

Buying a home is a capital investment and only a few people can afford to pay the amount required upfront. This is why you should always choose a payment plan that is favorable to you. 

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