When you buy a house, you have to take everything into consideration. The neighborhood, the school district, and the crime rates are all important factors.
But if there’s even the slightest possibility you’re going to sell later on down the road, you have to look at a few other things.
Can you take on a fixer-upper? It may pay out better in the long run. Are there many interesting restaurants or other attractions within walking distance? “Walkability” is a big factor.
So before you settle on a house, make sure you go through Zillow’s list of 10 things to look for when buying a new house. A few well-formed decisions could pay out big for you in the future, even if you decide not to sell.