Property for Sale in Orihuela Costa Spain
Things to Check out Before Buying a Property in Orihuela Costa
There are a number of issues to consider before buying so that everything is to our liking and we can enjoy our investment.
When buying a home it is advisable not to make an impulsive decision. It is also highly recommended to make a second visit to the property or how many are necessary. The purchase is a sufficiently important decision to make you take the time it takes.
In ES Property for Sale in Spain we have compiled these aspects that you will be very useful when you're reviewing the properties that are to your liking, whether the type of property is it.
The surface of the housing is one of the most important characteristics, but must be clarified the terminology most frequently used.
Floor area (built meters).
It is the area of housing including all elements such as walls, beams, walls and terraces. Usually it is the data reflected in the plans of the house.
Usable area (square footage).
This is the total area minus the thickness of the walls, beams, walls ... usually involves about 15% less than the floor area. In the case of the terraces, if open, it is considered half of its surface in the calculation of the useful surface.
Total or computable surface.
It is the built surface to which the share of the common elements is added. They are called common use spaces shared by all residents, as the portal, stairs, gardens ... The constructed area to total area of the building, including those common areas, is what defines elements share of housing in the community expenses floor and is the basis of property valuation.
Also, when you're in front of you can be your future home note among others the following aspects:
Space and the overall distribution of the property.
The number of bedrooms and bathrooms, exterior windows in rooms, corridors, halls, overnight stays, wardrobes, storage and other storage spaces.
The orientation of the house
External normally receive more natural light, the interiors are often quieter. Oriented within a block are usually silent. They tend to value more oriented to the south by the quality and quantity of natural light homes.
The quality of construction and finishes
It guarantees safety, soundness and quality. Observe the paint, tile, flooring, baseboards, mouldings...
Conservation of own and common elements
Not more that you set you in the building structure and possible cracks or damp.
You should verify that the taps can be opened simultaneously without losing water flow. And the hot water system adapts to what you need.
Check outlets for appliances, heating, air conditioning and make sure they are grounded.
Air conditioning equipment
If pre-installation or installation and if the system is autonomous or centralized. If the power is suitable for the m2 and orientation of the room to acclimatize.
Doors and windows
We must ensure that provide light, ventilation, visibility and thermal and acoustic insulation for comfort and energy savings.
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