Important factors to be taken into account when thinking of buying that dream home, ask yourself the questions below:
Research and decide on the area you would like to buy:
·Do you prefer the town or country?
·Do you want to be inland or on the coast?
·How much outside space do you need / want?
·How close do you want to be to shops, bars and restaurants?
·How far is the beach?
·How close are you to the nearest airports?
·How good are the local health and social services?
Decide on your property type. ie: Villa, Country House, Traditional Spanish cortijo, Building plot:
·Do I want New or a Resale?
·How many bedrooms / bathrooms do I need?
·Do I need a garage?
·Do I want a swimming pool?
·Do I want Central Heating?
·Do I want Air-conditioning?
If you have children to consider:
·Do you want them to go to a State or Private school?
·Which of these are in the area?
·What ages are catered for?
·Always tell us your budget, this ensures no time is wasted on viewing properties you cannot afford.
When the above has been decided, now is the time to start looking at individual properties:
·If the advertised price is slightly over your budget, ask if the property is negotiable!
When you have found the property you want to buy:
We at PacoHouse recommend all buyers obtain the services of a Solicitor / Lawyer. References of truthful and reliable solicitors are available upon request. All paperwork is passed to your lawyer who will check all legalities and paperwork and draw up a purchase contract between the buyer and seller. Please ensure that the lawyer speaks your mother language, tells you clearly what he is doing at all stages of the sale and answers all your questions fully and to your satisfaction.