heating units. It is not an upgrade to be able to have a basement or
have living space in a basement ( because of lack of windows).
A house is worth more if the areas you will be doing your everyday living,
is not in the basement. And most houses have two car garages and attic space for
I hope this answered your question.
Century 21 Princeton Properties
Certified Buyer Representative
Senior Real Estate Specialist
A key question does it compare to other houses in the neighborhood? Do other have basements, do all have basements, do some? Is the price reflective of it having no basement, while others do?
Take all this in consideration, and when it comes time to make a decision hire a realtor to ask the questions that I have thrown out there, a good realtor will give you the answers to help in your decision process, if this is a good home for you.
Michael Prescott, Real Estate Pro
Serving Blackstone Valley and Worcester Counties
check out my blog at http://www.activerain.com/groups/blackstonevalley_real_estate
If you are having reservations about this opportunity based on your source of information, it would be fair to assume that future buyers will encounter the same difficulties.
The right home should not be bringing issues of doubt to you. The fact that there is no cellar will impact resale potential.
This is a good questions from the point of view or resale! Do you want/need a basement? We all have different tastes! It is common a house without a basement in your area? Your realtor will help you with a CMA of Sold in the same area,he/she would know if they have or not a basement too . Also compare this house with other in the neighborhood.
We thought we wanted a basement, but after seeing and feeling how unappealing and industrial they are, no matter how they're dressed up, forget it. Plus, they don't protect anyone during a tornado. So many people have been killed or injured by taking shelter in a basement only to have half the house fall right on top of them during a storm. No, thanks. Playing and living in Basements is an unsavory and fast-fading fad.