Here’s a checklist to make sure your home is in a part of the city, that’s just right for you.
Take time to decide whether you want to live in a green part of the city, by the beach or near the center of the town. Low lying areas are especially prone to flooding during the monsoons, so the house level should be adequately raised.
The kind of neighborhood you live in plays a role in your sense of belonging to the community. Choosing a location based on proximity to work or schools translates to ease in commuting.
It is always advisable to enquire in depth about the builders of the property you are considering. Review their previous projects and talk to existing tenants, to understand the living conditions in the area.
Accessibility to pharmacies, departmental stores, and public transport is helpful in everyday life, and in emergency situations. Appaswamy’s Capella, located at the heart of the city, in Vadapalani, has a range of multiplexes, restaurants and health centers nearby.
From an investment standpoint, you should look into the current and future real estate value. Learn about government infrastructure projects and other developments in the vicinity. It can influence the monetary value of your residence and have an impact on the quality of life you lead.
This might seem trivial at first, but it’s important to consider your family’s leisure activities and lifestyle. If you have children, look into the availability of hobby classes in the area. If you love socialising, consider gated communities, as there’s plenty of opportunity for interaction.
The safety aspect is absolutely essential to check off. Inspect the area, both in the daytime and late evening, to understand the extent of mobility. This is crucial, given the long office hours in today’s workplaces.
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