Tips When Visiting Display Homes

The home-buying process can be daunting, especially for new homeowners.

One of the most important things you can do in your home buying journey is to visit display homes. It can help build your knowledge of what to expect and give you inspiration when designing your own home.

If you are considering buying a home, it might be time to visit display homes in Melbourne

Here are our top tips when visiting display homes to help ensure you feel confident about your decision before making one of the most significant decisions of your life.

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Conduct Your Research

As you prepare to visit display homes in Melbourne, make sure to conduct your research! Research the area and get an idea of the neighbourhood. The research will give you a good idea of the property’s location, how far it is from schools, hospitals, and other amenities, how long it will take to get to work, and whether or not it’s in a safe neighbourhood. 

Map Out Your Budget

To ensure you’re making an good decision, you should know your budget. Ensure you have a good idea of what you can afford to help you budget your finances and narrow your search to suitable options. Knowing what you can afford in terms of size and location also helps you to avoid any disappointment down the road.

Plan Your Visit

The best way to ensure you get the most out of your visit is to plan. Gather as much information about the property as possible, check it out online and see what you think. Ensure you have a list of things to look for before visiting. Hit areas with lots of display homes and don’t forget to check out the Portland 290 – Elite New Home’s very own display home!

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Focus On The Floor Plan

Everyone will have a different idea of what their dream house is. By visiting display homes, you can figure out what you like and dislike – be sure to focus on the floor plan as furniture can always be swapped out! When you are visiting display homes, be bold and ask questions about any features or the layout, this can provide you with more information on what to include in your custom home design and build.

Our display home in Melbourne’s Western suburbs will show what you’re getting for your money, so it can be an excellent way to see the space beforehand before purchasing. Measure the rooms and make notes about things you’d change if you lived there.

Review the Inclusions

All homes will have a list of appliances included in the price, but some may come with extras or be so expensive that you may not want them. Before settling on a purchase, conduct due diligence with the help of a real estate agent, a lender, or a legal representative to ensure you get everything you want or need.

Debrief With a New Home Consultant

After your visit to display homes in Melbourne, debrief with a home consultant. A consultant can help calm your nerves and make informed decisions regarding the next step in buying a home. And if you want to know more about the home, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Visit Display Homes in Melbourne

When you’re ready to purchase a new home, visit our display homes in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Our team will happily answer all your questions and provide you with helpful advice!

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