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What Makes a House a Home For You?

Thursday, December 27, 2018   /   by Traci Roberts Jones

What Makes a House a Home For You?

We frequently talk about why it makes sense to buy a home financially, but more often than not the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones.


No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of a home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the emotional reasons why we choose to buy our own homes are typically more important to us than the financial ones.


1. Owning your home offers stability to start and raise a family


From the best neighborhoods to the best school districts, even those without children at the time of purchase may have this in the back of their minds as a major reason for choosing the location of the home that they purchase.


2. There’s no place like home


Owning your own home offers you not only safety and security, but also a comfortable place that allows you to relax after a long day!


3. You have more space for you and your family


Whether your family is expanding, an older family member is moving in, or you need to have a large backyard for your pets, you can take all this into consideration when buying your dream home!


4. You have control over renovations, updates, and style


Looking to actually try one of those complicated wall treatments that you saw on Pinterest? Tired of paying an additional pet deposit for your apartment building? Or maybe you want to finally adopt that puppy or kitten you’ve seen online 100 times? Who’s to say that you can’t do all of these things in your own home?


Bottom Line


Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a move-up buyer who wants to start a new chapter in your life, now is a great time to reflect on the intangible factors that make a house a home.

Keller Williams Southern Arizona - Jones Real Estate Team
Traci Roberts-Jones
10445 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 220
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
520-247-8250


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