Published on June 9th, 2017 | by Home and Family0
Keeping your house sense savvy
We often tend to take things in our lives for granted. Who among us hasn’t lost something, a pet, a valued object, even a person and realized that we never really knew what that certain person or thing meant to us until it was all the way gone. It’s an unfortunate fact of life but it happens to us all at some point. We learn but we learn the hard way and that’s how we end up moving forward. This can happen with all sorts of things as well, not just people or treasured objects. You can miss out on an exciting job opportunity or not follow up on an interview that might have yielded something promising. You can regret not exercising on certain days or pass up buying something that you know later you should have. It can even happen on a large scale as well, with large scale items such as houses or cars. You certainly don’t want to regret making such an immense purchase, either, so a lot of thought should go into these decisions before you make them. Houses for sale aren’t just houses for sale, after all. Especially if you are considering luxury homes or luxury houses, you are going to want to put a lot of thought into the choice before the choice is actually made. A new home is a big purchase, one of the biggest of your entire life and you absolutely cannot take it for granted. This sort of dilemma is easier to show rather than tell. It’s the type of thing that’s best illustrated by an actual story. So let’s begin there.
New homes in the new age
Bale and Fran are a couple living in the greater Austin Texas area. Bale is a student with wealthy parents and Fran is an artist who’s seen some success with her paintings in Austin art galleries. The two do alright for themselves but they’ve been thinking about settling down more lately. They are in their early thirties, after all, and they’ve had a couple talks over the last few months about making their relationship more permanent. They are both avid outdoors people as well and tend to be away longer than they ought to be to hike and watch for wild animals. This love of the outdoors, combined with slight irresponsibility, is known to both of them and they are aware of it, as best they can be. They know where they stand both personally and financially and are reasonably aware of themselves. With all of this knowledge, then, where does that leave with looking for houses for sale?
Looking for luxury real estate and other difficult problems
First, both Bale and Fran need to be frank and realistic about the type of home they can afford to have. Thankfully both of them are staunch realists and they don’t have their eyes set to the stars. As stated before, self awareness is an important thing to have, whether you buying a sandwich, boat, house, car or plane. Whatever it is, you need to know why you want something and your ability to properly pay for and keep that thing. Both Fran and Bale know they have a tendency to be a little flighty with time and responsibility so they know that luxury real estate is probably not for them. What is for them, then?
Considering all the possibilities
They have some money but not a lot. Bale is a student, after all, and can only ask for so much money from his parents. Fran is the bread winner of the relationship but creative endeavors aren’t always stable and she wants to make sure, for her own pride if nothing else, that they are going to be safe if they are to depend on her money. They will have to look for houses for sale that they can afford and that work best with their lifestyles. Maybe something a bit more rural and out there than directly in the city. They decide on their circumstances and then they make a decision. Both of them instinctively know that’s the best way.