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Home Buying With Kids: Tips And Tricks To Know

Home Buying With Kids: Tips And Tricks To Know

The decision to buy a new family home is a significant milestone in your life — and the lives of your children. This is where your little ones will grow, play, and learn, cherishing the memories they make along the way. While you can picture your family thriving in your new house, the actual house hunting might not feel as ideal. With your children in tow, there is an added layer of pressure to this process. But with these simple tricks, you can make home buying successful for the whole family.

Ask the right questions.

As you are searching for homes, perhaps in various communities, be sure to ask your realtor about how kid-friendly each area is. This includes information about the local schools, activities, and kids in the neighborhood. By staying diligent about your kids’ needs, you can ensure that their needs will be met once you move in.

Bring your kids on home visits.

While 44% of home buyers look online for properties, the home tour makes or breaks your choice. This is why it’s important to take your kids with you to see homes for sale that you might consider buying. While this might not be true for little ones, older kids may have valid opinions on how they feel about a home.

Know when to hire a babysitter.

Even if you plan to take your kids to your favorite property listings, they might not need to come along for every visit. For more general visits or meetings with your realtor, it might be best to leave your kids with a babysitter or relative.

Consider your family’s plans.

Since you are making the investment in a family home, you want to make sure that the house fits your family’s present and future. If you plan to have more little ones, you should consider this when house hunting.

Hire the right realtor.

With the right real estate agent on your side, you can narrow down your search to homes that fit your needs. Be open and communicate closely with your realtor, and they can help you hunt for the home of your dreams.

By keeping the above factors in mind, you can have a productive home hunting experience and meet the needs of everyone in your family. And once you find the perfect place, you can start building your nest as well as happy memories.



Veteran Owned & Operated. Real Estate Broker and Owner of Weichert Realtors, Corwin & Associates in downtown New Braunfels. We are a full-service real estate company that will save you time and money while providing the customer service you deserve. We offer a FREE no obligation market analysis of your home. We also can help you with your options on building your custom dream home. Whatever your real estate needs are, we can help you. I am also a member of the HOMES FOR HEROES program that provides additional savings as well. The Weichert Realtors, Corwin & Associates Team has sold over 44 Million Dollars of real estate in 2017 and is currently near the top of all real estate agents in the San Antonio & New Braunfels area in sales for the year. I have sold over 700 homes in the past sixteen years since retiring from the United States Air Force. I have also been a real estate investor for over twenty years. With an office in downtown New Braunfels to serve you, myself and our team are here to help you seven days a week. We also have a certified home stager and can get your home ready to sell. Our experience and money saving programs can help you make your best deal. ​ The San Antonio and New Braunfels area real estate market is very active. You need a real estate team that is aggressive, with experience and works 7 days a week. We pride ourselves with going above and beyond, while giving you something back in your pocket. Please call me anytime 7 days a week at (210) 792-8589. Have a great day and hope to hear from you soon. ​ Joe Corwin, Broker/Owner U.S. Air Force (Retired) Weichert Realtors, Corwin & Associates Cell: (210) 792-8589 Efax: 1-888-846-5630 See My Past Client Testimonials: /profile/BuyerRebate/Reviews?s1=0&s2=1 ​ /sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/zillow_premier-agent-lg.jpghttps:// /wp-content/uploads/2012/06/50mclublogo-small.png See My Past Client Testimonials: /profile/BuyerRebate/Reviews?s1=0&s2=1 "Home of the Buyer Rebate/List for 4.95%" cid:image003.png@01CF2FD0.37F17DB0

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