How to choose a location for your home!

Nothing is likely to affect costs quite like the location you’re hoping to build in.
Once you’ve settled on the idea that you’re going to build a house, the first step is to decide where you’re going to put it. Choosing the right spot’s a pretty big deal, for a few reasons.

It’s a very tired cliché, but real estate agents are absolutely right when they say the three most important aspects of a home are:

1. Location
2. Location, and
3. Location

What to look for

Building is never cheap – and for that reason it’s easy to tie yourself in knots thinking about what your house is likely to be worth in a few years. If you’re going to be building a home for your family to live in for the foreseeable future though, pinning down a precise resale value really shouldn’t be your first concern.

If you’re building a home to live in, you should set your sights firmly on finding a location that’s:

a) comfortable
b) convenient
c) safe, and
d) within your budget

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