.... that your family will call home. The problem is that far too many people get caught up in the small or cosmetic details of the purchase and search that they forget the primary needs of the family in the process. Keep the following points in mind when considering purchasing a property and you are much more likely to be happy with your decision. Location: This is one of the most factors in buying a property. The quality of the neighbourhood in which a home is situated is paramount when investing in a property as it influences its current and future value.Size: When it comes to property, size really does matter. The problem is that it matters differently for different people. Those that are aging and whose families have left home would do well in smaller properties that required lower maintenance. Those with growing families need room to grow not only inside the house but also outside the home. If you have 5 children you do not want to be crowding them into 2 bedrooms nor do you need five bedrooms (unless you want them of course) if you are a confirmed bachelor. Size is an important consideration when deciding on a house that will meet the needs of you and/or your family. Mortgage: As well as the initial purchase price there are numerous other costs to consider when buying your home. Firstly, unless you are buying your home with cash, you will need a mortgage, which will have to be repaid with interest. There are so many mortgage packages available that you should think carefully about which would be the right one for you. For advice on mortgages you can visit any bank, building society or financial advisor. The internet is also a good source for you. Hope what I wrote here can give you some idea my dear friends.