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Everything You Should Check Before Buying a Property


There are a lot of things you need to check before buying a property. Whether it’s an apartment, townhouse, or house, there are usually specific checks that ensure everything functions well and looks good. Here’s a few of them:

The Exterior Design of the Building

The exterior design of the building is the first thing people see when they look at your property, so it’s important to make sure that it looks good. The style of the house, the number of stories, the height of the building, the front yard and backyard, and the windows affect how a property looks from the outside.

The Interior Design of the House

The interior design is also important to consider when buying a property. You’ll need to check if it’s functional and practical for your needs. Some factors you should check include if there is enough storage space, the floor plan and how it’s laid out, whether there are enough bathrooms for your needs if you have a large family. The general layout of a house can change the way you feel about living in it. This includes whether there’s a balcony or veranda. All this makes a big difference to how bright and breezy a house feels.

Nearby Amenities and Public Facilities

Check nearby amenities and public facilities when buying a property. This includes whether there are any hospitals, schools, and public parks within walking distance or a short drive away. Their operational timings can affect your daily schedule, so it’s good to know in case of emergencies.

Transport Facilities and Travel Times

Purchasing a property with good transport facilities nearby is important as you will need to commute to and from work on time. Check how close the bus stops are and whether public transport is easily accessible by walking or driving. You can verify where you live on Google maps for all transport facilities near your home and then decide what will best suit your needs.

Cost of Living in the Area

The cost of living in the area is also something to take into account when purchasing a new property. You can use a website like Numbeo to give you a rough idea of what you can expect if you choose to live in a specific neighborhood. 


It’s essential to do your research before you buy or sell a property. With the help of our experienced staff at Southwest Florida R.E. Group, you will be able to find the ideal property more quickly and with ease. Go through our price listings to buy a home for sale in Naples. Contact us now for professional and experienced advice from real estate agent experts. 

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Alex Greenwood

Personally, I'm the #1 agent in Southwest Florida, thanks in large part to my amazing team and the support of our brokerage MVP Realty. In addition SWFL RE Group has won top agency/practice 4 years in a row, and is also the top ranked and top reviewed Real Estate team on Zillow and Trulia.

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