Planning Your Dream House is a book written by Barbara R. Walters, the popular television personality and author of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” With over forty stunning spreads, her book covers all facets of planning your dream home, from budgeting to landscaping, power sources etc.
Renting, selling, and buying a home can be so much work. Planning and budgeting for a house is really an art. You’ll find that planning your dream house can help you achieve a goal with ease.
There are several creative ways to stretch your dollars if you want to buy, sell, or rent a house. But most of us want to save money while still achieving success with our personal property investment plans. Planning Your Dream House provides a step-by-step guide for just this.
The great thing about planning your dream house is that it is not just a matter of “assuming.” There are dozens of questions you can ask yourself and others you should ask. This book covers so many questions such as:
What kind of house do you want? You should have a basic idea about the kind of house you’d like before going on. There are three basic kinds of houses.
The size of the space in which you want to live and the family members who will be sharing your space. The number of rooms can make a difference when it comes to the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchenettes. Since so many families have grown and changed over the years, contemporary home has room for lots of things.
In the city or suburb, your budget is another consideration. Real estate prices are based on the number of properties and apartments for sale. Prices for housing usually have a direct correlation to the number of houses and apartments for sale.
If you are looking for a place to live that has amenities, look for a place that fits into your budget for the specific city or suburb you are looking for. One good way to narrow down your search is to ask the real estate agent to point out what you will get in terms of amenities. Some types of homes are very pricey because they offer more amenities than traditional homes. Some people like modern, air-conditioned living at reasonable prices.
When planning your dream house, you must also consider that there are a lot of different architectural styles. To create a tasteful home, it is best to choose one that matches your taste and style.
When you have decided on the type of house you want, the next step to planning your dream house is choosing the size and number of rooms. Keep in mind that many houses are for big families and large families.
Be realistic in your choice and also consider the transportation and school locations of your children and their friends. You should think about what you would like to do in the house and relate it to your budget.
Finally, be realistic in your choices and discuss it with your partner. To complete your house planning, decide how much you are willing to spend and then start shopping for your dream house.