In 2018, the average size for a new home was around 2,500 square feet, while the average household only contained about 2.5 people. In 2020, houses that once felt big enough started to feel too small, when adults started working from home and children started to attend remote school. Trying to right-size your house for your needs can be a challenge. Homes that are too big can be difficult to keep clean and also a challenge to maintain, while homes that are too small can feel confining and cluttered. Fitting the size of your house to the number of people in it is important. If you're building a new home, these tips can help you choose the right square footage for your needs.
Choosing the ideal state to call home involves plenty of research and reflection. Do you want easy access to urban areas and essential services? What about recreational opportunities? What type of tax burden are you willing to assume as a state resident? We’ve made your research process a little easier by highlighting seven reasons that Delaware is the perfect place to buy or build a new home.
With economies and home markets all over the United States fluctuating regularly in response to the evolving realities of the pandemic, it can be hard to determine whether or not it’s the right time to buy a house. It’s important to note that the answer to that question depends upon a number of factors, many of which are personal. There are still, however, many wider market trends that may influence your decision on your readiness to purchase a home in Delaware. Today we will review some of these trends, and we will also offer a personal checklist to help you assess your own home buying readiness.