SCHUTT LAW FIRM, P.A.
Phone: 239.540.7007
Blog
07/31/2015
While becoming a homeowner is a life achievement, it requires careful planning. One of the things that you should pay extra attention is your budget, as it will allow you finding out what kind of property you can afford and avoid debt and other problems. However, there are certain 'extra' costs that are relatively easy to neglect. For this reason at Schutt Law Firm in Fort Myers, we created the following post containing some of the most overlooked added expenses of buying a home.

Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

Home Inspection

We can't overstate the importance of the home inspection, as pinpointing any damages in your prospective property can help you choose between dealing with those problems or walk away from the deal. Plus, it's a good way to during the negotiation process and  help you set an estimated price.

Moving Costs

Many buyers seem to underestimate this step and you should take enough time to consider your moving options. Remember that the moving companies are very busy over the summer and you will have to book as soon as possible.

Maintenance & Decorations

As opposed to renting where the landlord took care of the maintenance, you will now have to real with any restorations your home needs. Also, you will have to spend money on furniture, decorations and appliances that will also represent an expense. Forgetting about these costs can lead you to take the wrong decisions and turn your dream of becoming a homeowner into an unpleasant situation. Also, be sure to read our guide on the most common home buying mistakes.

Title Insurance in Fort Myers

Protecting your time and money against scams and title issues is also crucial. If you are looking for title insurance in Fort Myers, you can trust Schutt Law Title.  Call (239) 540-7007 to learn more about our services.