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Other Reasons to Buy a Home in Tooele UT

There are other reasons to buy a home in Tooele UT?

It's not always about money! We all know that home buyers get more for their money if they will just drive 5 or 10 minute further from downtown Salt Lake City out to communities like Stansbury Park, Grantsville UT or Erda Utah. But saving money, while a great motivator, is not the only reason to become a home owner.

This article I posted on facebook today from 'Keeping Current Matters' covers some of the most personal reasons people consider owning property in Tooele County. Take a look at it, and see if you don't agree.

Here is the article

 

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But often, the emotional reasons are the more powerful, or compelling reasons. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to homeownership.

The top 4 reasons to own a home cited by respondents were not financial.

 

1. It means having a good place to raise children & provide them with a good education

From the best neighborhoods to the best school districts, even those without children at the time of purchasing their home, may have this in the back of their mind as a major reason for choosing the location of the home that they purchase.

2. You have a physical structure where you & your family feel safe

It is no surprise that having a place to call home with all that means in comfort and security is the #2 reason.

3. It allows you to have more space for your family

Whether your family is expanding, or an older family member is moving in, having a home that fits your needs is a close third on the list.

4. It gives you control over what you do with your living space, like renovations and updates

Looking to actually try one of those complicated wall treatments that you saw on Pinterest? Want to finally adopt that puppy or kitten you’ve seen online 100 times? Who’s to say that you can’t in your own home?

The 5th reason on the list, is the #1 financial reason to buy a home as seen by respondents:

5. Owning a home is a good way to build up wealth that can be passed along to my family

Either way you are paying a mortgage. Why not lock in your housing expense now with an investment that will build equity that you can borrow against in the future?

Bottom Line

Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a move-up buyer who wants to start a new chapter in their life, now is a great time to reflect on the intangible factors that make a house a home.

 

I hope you found this article helpful, and you might want to look at homes listed on the MLS in Tooele County. If you need more information, or would like to discuss other reasons to buy a home in Tooele UT, give me a call. Berna Sloan 435-840-5029

 

 

 
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