If you’re checking out properties and have your heart set on buying a Richmond townhouse for sale, don’t forget to be on your toes. Here are questions every prospective buyer should know.
How much are the fees?
If you’re planning to buy property, one of the first things you need to do is calculate your budget. How much will it cost you in terms of monthly payments? However, don’t forget that you’ll need to factor in homeowner’s association fees into your computation as well, the SFGate says. That will give you a more accurate gauge of how much you’ll need to spend.
What are the rules?
Be sure to check on the rules and regulations before you settle on a Richmond townhouse for sale. Can you live with those rules? If you plan on renting the property out, be sure to check for any restrictions regarding that. In some buildings, units may not be rented out. Check on this detail before you proceed any further.
What are the amenities?
Some townhouse developments have clubhouses and gyms. Some have saunas and playgrounds. Find out what’s in store for you in case you pick that property as your home.
How is the neighborhood?
Do you like what you see? Can you imagine yourself thriving there, building a life, getting to know your neighbors? Is the crime rate low? Does it look like a good place to raise kids? Ask questions as well.
Do I need an agent?
Yes. Save yourself the time and trouble. Hire the services of a local real estate agent. Someone who’s been working in the field and area for years should make for the perfect choice. With an agent, you have someone to provide great listings, negotiating help and more. That’s going to help ensure a wonderful buying experience.