By Joey Ahern

8 Things to Consider: Homebuying Tips for Pet Lovers

When buying a new home, you’ll want your pets to be just as happy and comfortable in the new space as you are.

Review these tips to help you think ahead about any issues that may cause unexpected problems as you and your pets adjust to your new home.

Check into County and City Pet Ordinances

Does Your Pet Require a Fenced-In Yard?

Does the Homeowner Association Have Any Pet Restrictions?

Consider Effects on Your Neighbors

Does a Certain Type of Flooring Work Better for Pets?

Think Through How Your Pets Will Use the Home’s Layout

Are Pet Services Friendly and Local?

How Will You Plan for Pet Exercise?