Tips for 1st Time Buyers

Tips for 1st Time Buyers

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If you’re a first-time buyer, there are a lot of things that you will need to consider. It isn’t just about finding a house – let’s assume that you’ve already picked the ideal home, but you also need to think about what the house is going to look like, in particular the furniture.

Before considering styles or even the furniture itself, consider your budget. As a first-time buyer, chances are that money may be tight, because you’re investing all of the money that you’ve saved into your very first home, whilst also potentially needing to keep money saved for other possessions like a car or for your family. Therefore, you’ll need to manage your budget appropriately because there’ll still be a lot of things that you’ll require while making sure that you don’t overspend, but still ensuring that your house and the items within the household look great.

Bearing this in mind, then, one of the main things to consider will be the flooring within the house, and which flooring will suit different rooms, too. For whatever reason, there tends to be a particular style of flooring which we associate with certain rooms and some styles which we don’t; for example, why is it that most rooms in the house require a carpet, but the vast majority of people will not have a carpet in their kitchen? We’re creatures of habit when it comes to familiarity and familiar styles, but nevertheless, you’ll still need some sort of flooring to suit each room, and we have plenty of options to suit the flooring you’ll require for your first home.

To begin with, we have a plethora of carpet options, all of which are affordable and ideal for any first-time buyers. We have carpets from Abingdon Flooring, Brintons, Victoria Carpets, Associated Weavers and Cormat Carpets amongst others. There are a variety of colours and styles depending on your tastes and how you want the carpets to blend in with the room. Consider that as this will be your first home, this will be the first time that you are in charge of deciding how the room will look and how the carpets will look in terms of standing out and matching the walls and the features of the room, so you want to make sure you get them right; fortunately, we’re bound to have something to suit every room and every room design style!

There’s also our laminate flooring options; as a matter of fact, we are THE laminate flooring specialists. Laminate flooring not only looks good, but it can be a useful and cost-effective alternative to real wood floors. It’s best to keep quality in mind, though, so 6mm laminate flooring isn’t going to be the best option; the good news is that we provide a range of laminate flooring styles from Balterio, Krono, Quick-Step, Kaindl, V4 and Sensa which will provide high quality whilst remaining reasonably priced and looking great too. And don’t forget our artificial grass options if you really want to make your floors stand out!

Whenever you buy your first home, there’s a million and one things to consider, but flooring is something that you have to keep in mind as a priority; after all, if the flooring isn’t up to scratch, then you’ll never enjoy walking through your brand new home. By emphasising high quality, good prices and eye-catching styles, we’re certain that you’ll find the exact flooring that you require, and thus move a step closer towards your dream first home becoming a reality!

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Finance subject to status. Payments are spread over the term of the finance. A minimum deposit of 10% is requested to be paid on approval of finance application. Walton Flooring Centre Limited is a broker not a lender.

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