Because long-distance house hunting can be stressful!

You’re on to a new adventure, setting roots in Cheyenne, Wyoming — but you have to find a new house before you take on this new and exciting move! And while a cross-country move — especially to the wide-open west of Cheyenne — is daring and intriguing, it can also be stressful. 

There are so many unknowns to a long-distance move, especially when you’re buying a new home and Homes By Guardian has your back. With charming neighborhoods such as The Pointe and Thomas Heights, you’ll feel right at home. 

Take a moment with us today and learn more about what it means to prepare for finding a new home in a different town along with some tips to help get you there!  

3 Tips For Buying A Home Out Of State

Begin the big move and help calm your nerves with these small, tangible steps for buying a new home when you’re all the way in a different state!

Get to know the cost of living.

Moving to a new state is romantic but once the honeymoon period is over, you may face some harsh realities, especially when it comes to the cost of living. 

Perhaps you don’t have much of a say in where you’re moving — you got a job promotion or a new opportunity presented itself — but it does make a difference in knowing what the local economy is. 

If you got a job promotion and you feel more financially stable about buying a new home and then realize that the cost of living is much higher than where you’re at now, this can change things. There are many factors that impact the cost of living, so it’s important to really understand them before you make the all-in leap!

Buying In Cheyenne, Wyoming

Get to know Cheyenne a little better by its numbers!

  • Population (as of 2017) – 63,624
  • Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote
  • Median household income (as of 2017) – $60,786
  • Wyoming is the 10th largest state in the nation
  • Median income of an individual (as of 2017) – $32,864
  • Wyoming has a 9% higher cost of living average than other states
  • Estimated median house or condo value (as of 2017) – $215,781
  • Wyoming has the lowest property taxes in the US

Curious about Cheyenne? Learn more about the neighborhoods Homes By Guardian is creating!

Connect with a local real estate agent.

It can be difficult finding a buyer’s agent in a different state, but it’s a crucial step in solidifying the process. It may be hard to know where to start, but even an internet search gets you started. Call around and get a feel for the agent, after all, a little interviewing will take you far!

A good real estate agent for buying a home out of state, is one that has impeccable communication — they’re a phone call, text, or email away. 

Learn about the different neighborhoods.

Not only is it a good idea to know about the landscape and climate you’re moving to, but even the small nuances such as the areas of town and the neighborhoods that encompass it.

It’s important to know your priorities — do you have kids or pets? This may change the area or neighborhood you want to be in because one may have amazing schools and another better access to trails and open space.  

Buying a home out of state can be a great experience when you have a better understanding of the cost of living, have a good real estate agent, and know about the various neighborhoods in town. 

Invest in a new home from Homes By Guardian!

We are Cheyenne’s premier new homes builder producing neighborhoods such as The Pointe and Thomas Heights.

To learn more about how we can assist in finding you a new home, connect with us today!