7 things to do when viewing candlewood lakefront homes for sale

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  • 7 Things to Do When Viewing Candlewood Lakefront Homes for


  • Buying your own home is one of the most important milestones of your life. If you are thinking of purchasing a Candlewood lakefront home for sale, it is important to choose the property carefully. Here are some tips to help you when viewing your potential dream home.

  • Be prepared. Do your homework and search online for as much information as you can about the property and the local area. Inquire why the seller is moving and ask how quickly properties sell in the area for potential resale later.

  • Take your time. Spend ample time looking around the property. View it three or four times at different times of the day to see how the light and surrounding noises affect the home. Make sure to view the property in daylight so it will be easier to spot problems.

  • Check out the Neighborhood. Find out where the amenities are. Look for the schools, hospitals, and shops to get an understanding of how convenient it will be to live in the area.

  • Examine the Roofs. Ask how old the roofs are of the Candlewood Lake home for sale. Newer roofs usually last for 15-20 years depending on the material used. Keep in mind that replacing roofs is a very expensive business.

  • Use your nose. A damp smell may be an indication of a poorly ventilated home or an even worse problem. Also check for pet smells.

  • View the property with a critical eye. Look up at ceilings for cracked or flaky plaster. Examine if the property is in good decorative condition or will you have to spend money redecorating. Look at the structure of the building. Does the garden meet your requirement? Assess if the storage space is enough for your needs.

  • Look at the Plumbing. Run the taps to check the water pressure. Inspect if the pipes are insulated. Check if they have to be replaced.

  • Keep the given tips in mind when viewing lakefront homes in Candlewood Lake and make sure you are getting your moneys worth.

    To check out the best Candlewood Lake homes for sale or get more tips about selling or buying a home in Candlewood Lake, visit http://www.CandlewoodLakeCTRealEstate.com

  • If you want to work with a real estate professional who can assist you in buying or selling Candlewood Lake Homes, call me, Deborah Laemmerhirt, at (203) 994-4297. I have the knowledge, expertise, and tools to help you close that deal.