No matter whether you are a first time home buyer or you are on a mission to move on from a home you currently own, it’s very important to determine what your ideal Mississauga home is before you even start looking. There are an incredible number of homes on the market. Each home has its own personality and set of features. It can become very overwhelming to try and sift through all of these different homes to find one you’re interested in. By having a list of your ideal features you more easily be able to go through the process of finding the perfect home for your family.

You definitely want to consider your price range. This will give you an idea of how much home you can actually afford. It’s all well and good to dream of owning a five bedroom, four bathroom home — but if you will not qualify for a mortgage that would cover this size home, you will not want to waste your time looking for one.

Another consideration is the type of home you would like to live in. Many people prefer single-family homes because they are likely to have a yard and it’s nice to have one’s own space. Some even want their home to be fairly secluded or in a more rural area. Others like to live in a neighborhood where there are plenty of playmates for children. Still others would rather purchase an apartment or condominium, since these are generally cost effective and are essential if you want to live in the city.

Location, location, location! The most desirable location for your home is going to come down to several different factors. One is how close you’ll be to your work. Another consideration is where your children will be going to school. Note that the location you would most like to live in will also generally determine the price you can expect to pay for your home.

This should help you get started making a list of features you think are necessary for the home you would most like to have. Of course, you never have to worry about these steps! Hiring a great Realtor who is familiar with the Mississauga area is the best way to find a home that is right for you. Lea Jensen will work with you every step of the way to find your home, ensuring that it will fit the features you have deemed to be most desirable.