You finally weighed the benefits and decided that home ownership is the best decision for you. And for some reasons, you should buy any Marietta homes for sale. Your next step is to familiarize all of the aspects in living there and knowing what the listings look like.
You started to search Marietta real estate listings through hundreds of online listings, viewing online tours, and sort through dozens of photographs and aerial shots of neighborhood and homes. You were able to define your preferred location and neighborhood, type of home, number of stories, interior specifications and garages.
Now it’s time to consider the ‘other’ side of your preferences. These are the local considerations found outside the perimeter of your home. You need to know what schools are available for your kids. You also need to know if utilities are available such as cable or DSL, satellite, etc.
However, you realised that there is too much information presented by the Internet. It’s challenging to identify what house you really wanted to buy amidst all of the option presented to you. Search tools, for instance, can let you view a property’s zoning district, owner, tax information, schools, elected officials, emergency services and more just by a few clicks of the mouse. This article will also help you go through this process of home buying at Marietta, at least for the searching part.
School districts. If you have kids, you should know if there homes for sale in Homestead FL are quality schools around your area for your kid to attend. To look for schools that are specific to your location, you can contact your seller through their website. There are also websites with built-in school locator search tool where you can search the schools that are nearest from your selected property. If you prefer schools that are top-rated, you can visit school specific community websites or websites that review school performance.
Power and Water. Marietta’s electrical and water distribution is powered by Marietta Power & Water. Their standard deposit when applying for a new service is $200 but the deposit amount may be reduced or waived if you elect to allow them to access your credit file and the report is favorable. To apply for new service, simply contact their Service Department with contact numbers found in their website.
Parks, Recreation & Facilities. Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities has 18 parks with a variety of amenities, from 25 acre Laurel Park to tiny Monarch Park’s butterfly garden. Whether you are looking for a place to play or a place to just relax and enjoy nature, Marietta has something for you.
Property Tax. The first time home buyer tax credit of $8000 ends June 30, and your home must be under contract by April 30, and you really should take advantage of it. Meanwhile, the deadline for real and personal property tax returns (Cobb Co.) is on April 1, which is also the deadline for all homestead exemption applications.
Garbage and Sanitation. Residential garbage collection is done twice weekly at rear door, residential curbside recycling collection done weekly, while residential curbside yard waste (brush) collection is done on a weekly basis. Residential volume base rates starts with $20.50 per 20-gallon mini can.