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What to Consider When Buying Your First Family Home

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Buying your family home is the cornerstone of the 'Great American Dream' and is the most significant financial decision you'll make in your life. We offer a wide variety of houses for sale backed by our market experience.


If it's your first home, it can be overwhelming when searching for a suitable situation for your family. It may even cost more than the amount you can ever hope to raise or invest.

Outdoor Space

As a young couple, the chances are high you'll be expecting a newborn soon. You'll eventually want a house with a yard for the kids and pets to play around safely. How about sufficient space for building a deck or patio for your summer barbecues?


Most features of the house should match how your family lives and plays. For example, an open kitchen is ideal if you prefer to keep an eye on your kids as you cook. Also, you may opt for a house with enough room for exercise equipment and entertainment amenities.

Neighborhood Amenities

One mistake people make when looking for family homes for sale is to settle on the first listing without considering the amenities in the neighborhood. Be sure to tour the entire area checking amenities like sidewalks for biking, tennis courts, parks, swimming pools, shops, schools, gym and more.

Why Couples & Young Families Choose Buying Over Renting

For many couples & young families, it's never easy to decide between buying or renting a home. You may be able to own a house for much less than what you pay for rent, in the long-run. That makes it important to factor whether you work a job that requires you to relocate soon.

For the last couple of years, homes have continued to appreciate in value, not to mention rising inflation that has also increased rental costs. Owning a home means no increasing monthly rent. Plus, you can invest the homeowners' savings into your IRA, savings account, or other investment vehicle. Besides, as a homeowner, you have the freedom to customize your dwellings to suit your lifestyle. Additionally, there's no risk of getting forced out by a landlord who decides to sell the home you rent.

Let Us Help You Find Your Houses For Sale

Blue Onyx Realty has experienced realtors to assist you. We offer financing options on our newly renovated and affordable single-family homes. Contact us or call (201) 483-9500 to find your home.