Ask the agent or seller about the following:
- The condition of the property. Whether there are any known issues. Get a disclosure document listing any faults that the seller is aware of. Take pictures of the problem areas and factor the price of any needed repairs or renovations into your offer.
- The age of the property.
- Ownership Cost. Like local rates and taxes and what the current owner pay for municipal services such as electricity and water every month.
- The security of the area. And local amenities in the area such as shops, restaurants, schools etc.
- The reason for selling
- How long the property has been on the market for and what other offers has been made on the property