Living in an apartment offers the advantages of community living. A swimming pool, club house and landscaped gardens come for a small price. One doesn't need to go far to workout in a gym or to play a game.
Security is a major factor in apartment complexes apart from the conveniences in terms of maintenance and civic amenities that it offers. It has the distinct advantage of water and power being available for sure. Help is on hand and life is a lot easier.
The apartment culture is all about a community bonding and breaks barriers. With the growing trend of nuclear families where both spouses travel, an apartment may be easier to lock up and leave for long periods of time.
Location, budget, the need and lifestyle go into decision making while buying an apartment. Read on for a few tips to guide you in making the right choice.
Define your requirements for a home
Do you want to buy an apartment for self occupation or for investment.
The preferred size of the apartment. How many bedrooms do you require. What should be the
optimum size of each room? Does it meet your present and possible future requirements? This check
should simultaneously be made for sizes of living room, dining room, kitchen, balconies ...
What is your budget & accordingly look for something suitable. You also have the option to avail of
a housing loan.
The location you would prefer. Close proximity to schools, colleges, hospitals, supermarkets, etc.
What about parking? Do you require an open or covered parking?
What about water and power supply? Is it sufficient to meet all your needs and demands?
How good is the ventilation and direction?
What are the specifications offered i.e. the kind of floorings being offered, the tiles in all the rooms,
the quality of woodwork for doors, windows etc.
What are the amenities offered like club house, swimming pool, gym,. supermarket, landscaping,
security and maintenance etc.