Making A House A Home



The home buying process is an exciting time however, it can become a process that makes you feel full of uncertainty. I remember when we were in the thick of our home search, we agreed on the parameters we would set fitting for our family. This is what I would advise for any prospective home buyer so that before you begin arguing about little things, you have the bigger picture squared away. DISCLAIMER: I am not a realtor or broker. As a parent, I can provide you with information regarding what you may want to consider when you are purchasing a home. For everyone, the parameters are vastly different. However, I will share with you the parameters that were important to us.

  1. Great Schools. We were invested in the idea that paying the penny for the home oppose to tuition was the route we preferred to take. We were comfortable with public school so, our task was to determine which areas had the schools that we felt were a great fit for our children.

  2. Location. My husband works downtown so, due to the dynamics of our family, it was important that we were located in an area near a metra train station.This was essential f