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Everyone wants to end up with the home of their dreams when they buy a new Trumark home.  In order to do this, you have to consider all the factors that go into the making of a dream home.  Some of these are going to be practical while others will be aesthetic.  For example, you can’t have a dream home if there isn’t enough space for you and your family.  On the other hand, your home might fulfill all your practical needs but it may not be built in the kind of style that appeals to you.  So consider the practical and aesthetic elements before you buy. 

Size.  How big a home do you need?  This will obviously depend on the size of your family.  If you have a small family, you’ll just need one room for each family member.  But if you have a larger family, you’ll need a bigger home.  Plus, if you have relatives coming to stay over often, you might want to factor that in before you buy your home.  You might also want to think about whether you plan to have more children in the future.  If a bigger family is in the cards, you’ll need to make sure that you have enough space for everyone.  

Work Requirements.  If you work from home, you’ll need to have an extra room that you can turn into a home office.  Even if you don’t have a panoramic vista from your home, you can have your home office overlooking the garden you’ve created in your backyard.  At the same time, you don’t want to be too close to the parts of your home where there is likely to be noise.  So if your kids are constantly playing in the backyard, you should probably have your home office facing the other way.  Make sure that a home has a good space for your home office before you buy.

Hobbies.  A home should reflect your personality.  So if you love photography, you might want to have space for a dark room.  If you like painting, set up a small studio with lots of light.  If you like working out, set up a home gym with a treadmill, free weights and maybe even a TV screen to keep you occupied while you sweat. If you like gardening, buy a home with a nice-sized backyard.  There are so many landscaping options that you can take advantage of, such as the ones you see in this article from Huffington Post. 

Aesthetic Elements.  In addition to being practical, your dream home also needs to be aesthetically pleasing to you.  A lot of people prefer spacious houses where there is a lot of floor space.  However, there are also those who like rooms that feel snug and cozy.  Think about the type of home where you have generally felt most comfortable in the past.  Was there a home that you lived in that you particularly liked?  Why did you like it?  This will help you to figure out whether you prefer a spacious or cozy environment.  It might also bring to light other aesthetic elements that appeal to you.  Visualizing your dream home as per the tips in this Real Simple article is also a great technique that can help you to accurately imagine the type of home that will be right for you.

Contact us for more great tips on buying the home of your dreams.