Before becoming a realtor, once upon a time I was a 1st time home buyer.
I remember coming inside our 1st house and thinking: "The ceiling is too low".
But, the price was right, location was great, so I let my husband talk me into buying
that home. He loved it, but I was not in love. It was a purely rational decision for me.
Well, every day after the closing, I'd wake up and look at the ceiling that was hovering above me,
and think the same thing: "It's too low!"
So, we sold that house 2 years after, and got the one with higher ceilings, lighter, brighter and overall better. Both of us loved that 2nd home.
What I have learned from this experience: If you don't like something about the house that can't be changed later on - don't buy it, and make sure that all purchasers are genuinely happy with the property.
Hope this helps,
Beachfront Realty, Inc.