What You Need to Know About Buying a Home In Pittsburg, KS

May 23, 2017

What You Need to Know About Buying a Home In Pittsburg, KS

With a rich history and vibrant culture, it’s easy to choose Pittsburg, Kansas, as a place to live. But, that’s the easy part. Once you’re sure you’re ready to buy a home, finding your dream home can seem a little complicated, unless you know what to look for.

As experts in the market, we at Pro X Realty offer some helpful tips about what you need to know about buying a home in Pittsburg, Kansas.

  1. Identify the kind of neighborhood you want to live in. Pittsburg has a wide variety of neighborhoods that feature different styles of living. From tree-lined streets showcasing historic homes to modern subdivisions with a community pool, there is something for everyone. Having an idea about what you prefer will help narrow your search as you start looking at the market’s offerings.
  2. Choose the age of home you’re interested in. New constructions, historic homes and lots of options in between are currently listed for sale in Pittsburg, Kansas. If you’re interested in a historic home, keep in mind that you may want to double-check on the owner’s’ maintenance schedule and how recently key elements have been replaced (i.e. the roof, heating/cooling units, wiring, plumbing, etc.). New (or relatively new) constructions should come with home warranties.
  3. Investigate the utility costs for a home before purchasing it. The climate in Pittsburg, Kansas, is quite variable. One day it may be sunny and 75 degrees; the next it may be a chilly 43 degrees and drizzling. As a result, utility bills may be a concern. While you are checking on a home’s efficiency, it’s a good idea to call Westar to learn more about the home’s recent utility costs. Keep in mind the size of the home will also influence utility costs and its efficiency.

Check out our listings and learn more about buying a home in Pittsburg, Kansas, from the realtors at Pro X Realty.