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How to Avoid 10 Common Buyer Traps BEFORE Buying a Kansas City Home
Buying a Kansas City home is a major investment no matter which way you look at it. But for many Kansas City homebuyers, it's an even more expensive process than it needs to be because many fall prey to at least a few of many common and costly mistakes which trap them into either paying too much for the home they want, or losing their dream home to another buyer or, worse, buying the wrong home for their needs.
Every homeowner has been a first-time buyer once in their life, so you're not alone. But buying a home is one of the largest purchases you'll make, so how do you know if you're ready to take that next big step? These 10 home-buying tips can help reduce the stress of buying your first home.
The tenth and final chapter is:
What is the best style of home to buy in Kansas City? With so many floorplans and styles of homes in Kansas City, how do you know which floorplan or style is for you? Ranches, 1 1/2 stories and reverse 1.5 stories typically have the owner's suite and the laundry room on the main floor. This is desireable for people looking to escape stairs. The disadvantage, these floorplans are the most expensve to build because of the extra wall space, concrete needed. Two stories typically have the main rooms on the main floor and the bedrooms on the second level. Split levels offer more square footage for the dollar. With so many floorplans available, touring the over 14 floorplans commonly built in Kansas City will help you decided which floorplan is best for you.
If you would like to setup a time to tour homes for sale in Kansas City, contact the Dowel Taggart Team. Chris can be reached at (913) 980-5809.
To view the previous chapters, go to: http://Blog.DowellTaggart.com and click on For Buyers.
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