If you are going to be buying a home that will be your first ever home, then you and your family want to make sure you properly document this special occasion. This is an important step you are taking as a family and this house may be the one that your children grow up in and end up bringing their grandchildren to! Here are some tips that you may want to follow in order to make sure you document this momentous occasion in your life properly:
You should make a video of the homes you see
When you go through the different homes to view them, take a video. Not only can you end up using it to help you decide which house is right for you, but those videos can be kept for the future, so you can look back on all the different houses you were considering and remember what it was about the one you choose that made you decide to go with it. Of course, you can also take stills from the video taken of the home you decided to go with and add them to a scrapbook.
Make a scrapbook of the process
Your children are going to be just as excited about you when it comes to moving into that first home, so they will probably love the idea of helping you put together a scrapbook, or they can even each make their own. In the main scrapbook, you can include everything from the listing of the property when it was for sale and even your real estate agent's business card to pictures of you and the family on moving day, as you all move your items in and get them situated where you want them.
Have a housewarming party
Once you are settled in your new home you should think about having a housewarming party. This is a great way for you to let all of your family and friends know where your new home is and have them come and see it in person at the same time. It is also a fun way for you and your family to celebrate moving into your new home with all of the people that you are closest to. Plus, people usually bring little gifts to give you when they show up for a house warming party and you can keep these special gifts as extra mementos of this special time in your life.Share
28 August 2017
Although I've never worked professionally in the real estate business, I sure know my way around it. How, do you ask? Well, I have simply rented a lot of different places and worked with a lot of different landlords and real estate agents. In the past 7 years I've lived in 11 different houses or apartments, none of them my own. In finding those 11, I have looked at literally hundreds of apartments. I used to hate house hunting, but now it's kind of fun. You just need to know what you want and the right questions to ask. Hopefully this blog can help you learn some of the tricks of the trade from another renter like yourself.