10 things to watch out for the first time you view a home 4 Spot the good, bad, and expensive before making an offer BY EMILY NONKO
The first walkthrough of a home is when potential owners get that gut feeling and come with their buying wishlist in tow.
And while you’ll know if a potential home meets your basic requirements—from the number of bedrooms to the availability of outdoor space, you won’t know every detail of a home the first time you view it.
One of the most important factors to consider is how much work it’ll require. Is it move-in ready, will it need a few upgrades to accommodate your needs, or is it a full-on gut?
Curbed spoke with a home inspector and architects who specialize in home renovation on what you should look out for before you pull together a down payment and take the plunge on a new home.