To buy an apartment, what questions should I ask?

  1. The features of the property

How many meters does the apartment have in total (roofed and not roofed)? How many environments does it have? How many bathrooms? Does it have a view of the street or internal? Does it have a laundry room or area? How many bedrooms? These are some basic questions that we should not stop asking. When walking through the pilot some doubts may also arise such as the materials that have been used and the delivery date.

  1. The building maintenance fee

This question is key. The maintenance fee will vary depending on the common areas of the building, the size of the project, the surveillance and maintenance services. Also, the number of bedrooms and footprint in your apartment may be considered.

  1. Participate in a credit potential assessment

Nowadays all real estate companies offer you to carry out a credit potential evaluation and calculate the amount you could pay for a mortgage loan. This will prevent you from paying loans with high fees and interest. Remember to keep in mind that banks require to have 10% of the property’s value or more in some cases. Also, your debt capacity should not exceed 40% of your income.

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  1. About the location

Is there anything significant we need to know about the district? Is it a safe zone? Are there shopping centers nearby? Are there parks nearby? All this will give us an idea of ​​where the apartment is located and if it suits what you are looking for.

  1. Ask about the common areas

Almost all real estate projects have a number of benefits for homeowners, such as common areas. Therefore, when you inquire about your apartment, ask about the common areas. Some have a barbecue area, swimming pool, games area, gym, lobby, bar room, green areas, multipurpose room, cinema room, etc.

Up to this point, we have given you some tips that you should consider before buying an apartment. Now we want to show you some of the best options to fulfill your dream of moving to your new apartment very soon.

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