Key Tips On Finding The Perfect Turnkey Home For Your Family

What exactly is a turnkey home? This refers to a property that is already livable and is move-in ready. This means that after you purchase the house and it is time for you to move in, you will no longer have to undergo any repairs and renovations. It is basically like getting the perfect house of your dreams in an instant! These types of properties are very attractive to families, especially since repairs can always be an added stressor when there are children around.

To help you find the perfect turnkey home for your family, here is a list of tips to guide you along the way:

1. Decide on the specific type of family home that you would like.

Depending on your preference, needs, and lifestyle, each family’s choice of a home is different. There are numerous options for you to choose from, and your decision as a family can help narrow down your options for the best turnkey homes as well. Examples of possible family homes in the turnkey home real estate market can include:

• Condominiums
• Apartment buildings
• Multi-family units
• Single-family units

For instance, if you are a family with young kids who value some extra land and garden space, you are better off with choosing a single-family unit or a stand-alone home. If you are a couple with older kids that are off to college, then perhaps a condominium will work better for you, as you will not need all the extra space for play and toys anyway.

When looking for turnkey homes, you can also check online marketplaces for possible listings. But when you do, be sure to read reviews about online marketplaces, for instance, this Roofstock review.

2. Consider the needs of your family.

Turnkey homes are expected to be updated in terms of the latest features and appliances. However, before you get too overwhelmed and excited with the perfection of the turnkey homes you are looking at, do factor in the specific needs of your family again. Be sure that the features of the homes you are looking to buy match the particular needs of your family. By doing this, you are making yourself more aligned to paying only for the features of a home that are really relevant and necessary. Do you really need to have that swimming pool as an added feature? Or would you rather have another add-on instead?

To help make the whole process of finding the perfect turnkey home for you, while also factoring in all your specific needs and preferences, it is best for you to seek the help of a real estate agent. Whether you are the seller of a turnkey home, or a buyer, a real estate agent can help you meet your expectations. Even as a buyer, or as a seller, the do’s and don’ts in dealing with real estate agents are most likely just the same.

3. Select the location that truly makes you happy.

One of the factors that allow a home to spark you some joy is if the location is one that genuinely makes you happy. No matter how nicely done the house is, or how perfect it is when you move in, if the location is not the one that you are comfortable in, then you will be miserable for the entire time that you will be living in that home. The location of your house should be one that is also at par with your needs as a family. For example, if you are a family with young children, you might want to find turnkey properties that are close to schools and the central business district. If you are a family who loves to relax and take a break from the city life, with no young kids anymore, then you might want to consider choosing turnkey properties that are located on the more relaxing suburbs.

4. Do your research.

Choosing which home to purchase is not a decision that you should make haphazardly. It is one where you have to put so much thought process into. To make sure, therefore, that you have the best of the best, do your own research as well. It is only through thorough research that you can be considered a well-informed and prudent buyer. Buying a turnkey property costs more than ordinary real estate—and ordinary real estate is already a major purchase that you cannot just immediately return if you aren’t satisfied.

Buying a family home means that you are putting so much hard-earned money into the same, and you want to be sure that every amount invested in your turnkey home will turn out to be perfect and worth all the expense.

5. Go Furnished

Instead of spending a fortune on furniture and other items (or paying a removal company), pick a house that’s already furnished, particularly if you are moving internationally.

The home should already have all the big ticket items in place, like the beds, sofas, cabinets and wardrobes. Colourful abstract art on the walls and attractive lampshades are bonuses.

Naturally, you can bring your own things too, but furnished options open up a world of possibilities for you and your family.

Conclusion

Despite the added costs that purchasing a turnkey property entails, the benefits that you can gain from it are still so great that it really is a more attractive option to go for. Every single dollar additionally spent on these seemingly perfect properties, compared with those that still need rehabilitation, always turn out to be worth it when you no longer have to face the additional stress of renovating. To help make sure that you have the best turnkey home for your family, remember these tips, and bring these along with you as you shop for your dream home.

EAN Content

Content shared by this account is either news shared free by third parties or sponsored (paid for) content from third parties. Please be advised that links to third party websites are not endorsed by Estate Agent Networking - Please do your own research before committing to any third party business promoted on our website.

You May Also Enjoy

Estate Agent Talk

Tips on Getting the Best of Costa Del Sol Property Market

There are a variety of reasons why you would want to buy a property in another country. Perhaps you’ve discovered the ideal holiday resort and are looking for a permanent location to store your belongings. Perhaps you like the thought of spending your senior years somewhere warm and bright. The mild climate throughout the year,…
Read More
Breaking News

WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP – 24/06/2022

A roundup of the week’s top property and proptech news stories in partnership with Proptech-X   Table of Contents Renter’s Reform: The biggest upheaval in private renting since the 2004 Housing Act Most Homeowners Overly Optimistic About Property Value, According to Figures Property Market: Boom or bust, does it matter? There is a bigger threat to…
Read More
Mark Hayward
Breaking News

New Property Podcast launched with Mark Hayward: ‘The Residential Expert’

New podcast to discuss the latest property industry news and predictions, as well as advice for agents. New podcast to discuss the latest property industry news and predictions, as well as advice for agents. It will feature previous Propertymark CEO, Mark Hayward, and is hosted by home setup service, Just Move In. Episodes will be…
Read More
Quick ways to add value to your property
Estate Agent Talk

6 Ways to Avoid Common Rental Scams

The rental market is incredibly competitive right now. There’s limited rental inventory, and people are clamoring to find places all over the country. Unfortunately, along with this increased demand and high level of competition among renters also comes an uptick in scams. Unscrupulous people are taking advantage of desperate renters, so what can you do…
Read More
Breaking News

BREAKING PROPERTY NEWS – 23/06/2022

Daily bite-sized proptech and property news in partnership with Proptech-X.   Proptech fu3e. secures £3.5 million investment from Gresham House Ventures Gresham House Ventures, a growth equity investor specialising in software and digitally-driven businesses in the consumer, healthcare, and service sectors, has made a £3.5mn investment in fu3e., an adaptive management reporting software platform for…
Read More
the value of trees in your garden
Home and Living

How much Value does a Tree add to your Home?

For those of us lucky to have a garden(s) or even a large parcel of land with our property then what it contains can have a big effect on the overall value. Outside of what we can build, mature plants, especially trees, can offer a big persuasion with potential buyers and increase value of real…
Read More