Acquiring a real estate property is a very important purchasing act that requires careful reflection. It's important to take your time and to keep a close watch on a certain number of criteria to avoid unpleasant surprises once you actually move in.
Whether you want to buy to live there or to rent it out, the details are important and you need to think about reselling it later.
Here are a few tips on how to do a constructive visit and avoid surprises.
We can split your search for a home into two categories:
The property's environment
Visiting the property
Be sure that the apartment is located in a clean and healthy environment. Whether in terms of cleaning the common areas, the location of the building, or even associated costs if it's jointly owned, make sure that this won't make things complicated later on.
While touring the apartment, feel free to ask any question necessary so you don't stay in the dark or realize there was a misunderstanding later on. You're the potential buyer, so you shouldn't feel ashamed about being too curious.
Keep your eyes wide open and carefully examine aver inch of the home. An apartment that appears modern and renovated can sometimes mask major flaws that you'll discover one you move in.
This applies to anything to do with electrical installations and bathrooms. You have every right to ask for a heating diagnostics report to make sure it works.
Finally, you can still fall in love with a place after taking a step back from the home. Even if an apartment feels like a perfect fit, take the time to look more closely at these criteria and be sure you're making the right choice.
In the meantime, you could find your perfect home in the 35,000+ listings in Luxembourg and the Greater Region on IMMOTOP.LU.