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WAKE FOREST Home buying guide

wake forest home buying guide

Finding Your Perfect Fit in Wake Forest

So you’ve decided to move to Wake Forest, NC. Great choice!  Your next step is finding a home. Our Kyle Bobbitt LLC team has a vast amount of experience building in Wake Forest. We know the communities, the municipality, the schools and the area, so we’ve created this home buying guide to finding a home in Wake Forest that we hope will help. Buying a home is a significant milestone, and choosing the right location is crucial. While the house itself is important, there are other things to consider as well: 

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Understanding the Neighborhood:

  • Schools: Do you have children, or plan to? You’ll want to research the quality of public and private schools in the area. You’ll find Wake Forest schools are renowned for getting high marks for student performance and family involvement.
  • Community Amenities: What are your priorities? Parks, libraries, gyms, or shopping centers? You’ll want a neighborhood that offers the amenities you use most frequently. Our Kyle Bobbitt team is happy to review Wake Forest neighborhoods with you so you can make an informed decision..
  • Traffic and Commute: Consider traffic patterns, commute times to work and school, and public transportation options.
  • Noise Levels: Is the area near a major highway or airport? How close are train tracks or busy roads? As custom home builders, we’ll help you find a lot with the ideal location for your family.
  • Development Plans: Are there any significant development projects planned for the near future? This could impact traffic, noise levels, and aesthetics.

The Nuts and Bolts:

  • Homeowners Association (HOA): Does the neighborhood have an HOA? If so, understand the fees, restrictions, and the implications for maintaining your property. Again,we can help you weigh the differences between different Wake Forest neighborhood HOAs so you’ll be happy with your choice.
  • Property Taxes: Research estimated property taxes for the area. This will factor into your monthly housing costs.
  • Utilities: Our Kyle Bobbitt team has done the research for you, and can break down the average cost of utilities like electricity, water, and gas depending on where you choose to build.
  • Flood Zones and Natural Disasters: Is the area located in a flood zone or prone to natural disasters? Factor in potential flood insurance costs and safety considerations.
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Building Your Dream Home in Wake Forest NC:

If you’re considering a custom build, you’ve come to the right place! We’re happy to go over the following with regards to how the Kyle Bobbitt Custom Home Team works for and with you, so you can see why we’ve earned such a stellar reputation in Wake Forest:

  • Experience with Custom Homes: We’ll review how many custom homes we’ve constructed, walk you through our gallery of examples, and provide references.
  • Architectural Expertise: We’ll introduce you to our team, so you can understand who will be performing what tasks for your project, from start to finish.
  • Budgeting and Cost Management: We;ll work with you to stay within your budget and we’ll explain how we manage unexpected costs should they arise.
  • Inspections and Permits: Will the builder handle obtaining necessary permits and inspections?

Contact us today- we’re happy to help you understand the area, the neighborhoods, and everything we can offer you as the premiere custom builder in the Wake Forest area!

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