Buying a new home is a major decision. And it’s not just the finances that are of prime importance here. Home buying and selling are very major decisions that shouldn’t be taken in a hurry, but with due deliberation and foresight.
Aside from meeting the approval of all members of your family, you have to look at the location of the apartment closely. Is it close to important amenities like hospitals, shopping centers, and most importantly – good schools and colleges? If there are no good schools or colleges nearby, it’s better to reconsider and look elsewhere for an apartment as formal education is an ongoing process that lasts for many years, and just in case you happen to have settled for an out of easy reach location, it’s your child that gets to suffer the most.
Majority of parents hesitate to send their little ones to schools that are too far away as it adds more stress on the child’s already stressful routine. Your child will eventually end up spending more time than necessary travelling to and fro from school, which then interferes with your child’s personal study time as he or she would be continuously tired. For those who have very young kids, it would be ideal if the new generation of apartment complexes could provide crèches/nurseries, where the children could be as close to home as they can get, while getting the benefits of these centers as well. Proximity of tuition centers is another reason why many people relocate homes, so do keep an eye out for this factor too.
Managing the leisure time of growing kids is crucial and apartment complexes that provide gyms, sports amenities, swimming pool and a play ground are important factors that parents think of when finalizing on a home. When amenities are available right at your doorstep, what better luxury can a home buyer want!
Your choice of apartment should also be located in a safe environment where you don’t have to be constantly plagued by feelings of insecurity every time your child steps out, after all its not just the bureaucrats and politicians who need security! Is your apartment easy to access from the main roads, or will your offspring have to walk a long way through inner lanes unattended, and a possible prey to unsavory elements?
Are there enough green elements available in the immediate environment of your apartment, as greenery is important for wholesome development as well as being important for relaxation and developing a love for nature? All these factors matter for your child’s growing needs.
At the end of the day, what’s most important to you is providing a safe and nurturing environment for your child, so checking out all the apartment’s facilities as well as its location, and choosing well is crucial to your family’s well-being.
Luckily for most, builders are now taking all these factors into consideration before settling on a site for construction.