Before starting off your search for your new dream home, it is important to step back and think about what you need and/or want in your new abode. These needs/wants can range from functionality to size and are important to rank in terms of importance. Below are a few questions to get you thinking about what you are looking for. Schedule and appointment today and we can help narrow down your search!


  • Are we looking for a condo, single family house, or multi-family house?
  • What style of home are we looking for? (Ranch, Split, Bi-level, Raised Ranch, Colonial, Bungalow, Cape Cod, etc.)
  • What is our price range?
  • Have you been pre-approved for a certain amount? If so, are you comfortable with that payment?
  • How many bedrooms do we need/want?
  • How many bathrooms do we need/want?
  • Do we care about a basement?
  • Do we want central air conditioning?
  • Do we want the home to be heated by gas or electric? or are we okay with either?


  • How much of a yard would we like to have, and are able to keep up with?
  • Is a fence important? Or could we add one at a later time?
  • Do we need a garage? How many cars would need to be able to fit in the garage?
  • Would we like the garage attached? or can it be detached from the house?
  • In terms of driveway, what would we like/need?
  • Do we want trees on the lot?
  • Do we want to have a water view?
  • Do we want to live in a sub-division?


  • What school district would you like to live in?
  • Do we want public water, is this important to us?
  • Do we want public sewer, is this important to us?