Are You Looking For A Second Home In Your Favorite Vacation Spot?

Are You Looking For A Second Home In Your Favorite Vacation Spot?

Are You Looking For A Second Home In Your Favorite Vacation Spot?

27 April 2020
Real Estate, Blog

If you love to go to a favorite town or city year after year, maybe you have decided to stop spending money on hotels where you don't really feel at home. Does that mean that you are looking at luxury townhomes for sale? Maybe you are still looking for ideas on what to look for in your new townhouse. Read on for some ideas that might make a big difference in the townhouse you end up buying.

Location, Location, Location 

Aren't those the words one usually hears when it comes to selecting a place to live? Think of where you want your new townhouse to be located.

Maybe you keep going back to the same town or city because it offers so many outdoor sports possibilities. If that's true, you are probably wanting to buy a townhome that is close to places that offer things like boating, swimming, tennis, and horseback riding.

Perhaps you love being close to places like charming shops, excellent restaurants, and a fun nightlife. That description sounds like you would be happiest buying a new townhouse close to the downtown area.

Do you want close neighbors and do you want to be active in a homeowners association? For that kind of environment, you might want to look for a townhouse in an upscale neighborhood.

Focus On Luxury Living 

Since this is a second home for you, that more than likely indicates that you will be able to afford a prestigious luxury townhouse. Still, you'll want to consider the things that the townhouse will include. Think of actually writing a list of what you want in your new home.

If you want spacious rooms with unique architecture as part of the design, put that on your list.

Do you want a swimming pool on your own property? If so, make a note of that.

If you a perfectionist, you will probably want details like light fixtures, crown molding and other woodwork to be top-notch.

Maybe you enjoy entertaining. One large room that includes a dining room and an elegant living room would be perfect for that.

You'll probably want a state-of-the-art kitchen, if you love to cook and bake.

If you have children, you'll need to decide if they will have their own bedrooms or if they'll share bedrooms with siblings.

Once you have decided what you want in your new townhouse, take the list with you when you meet with a real estate agent. Select a real estate agent that specializes in finding clients luxury homes. 

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