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Getting a Property in the City or the Suburb

Published on Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Getting a Property in the City or the Suburb1. FINDING A PROPER HOUSE
Purchasing a brand new home is anything but simple regardless if you are a millionaire or a person of an average social status. You have to carefully consider every aspect of your choice from the area to the price of the house. Very often people who buy houses are forced to make decisions very quickly which usually escalates their level of stress rapidly. One of the more important choices you have to make in connection to your future home is whether it will be located in the city or its suburbs. Whatever you choose to be your house's location there will always be negative and positive sides so a great choice should be influenced by your personal preferences.  

The more you live in the center of the city, the less peace and quiet you will have. This is not a bad thing, especially if you are a lively, energetic person that is thoroughly devoted to his business. Usually, housing in the city is more expensive but that means that the style of life is better and more luxurious. There are a vast number of expensive, lavishly equipped apartment houses which without doubt will appeal to your liking. This also probably means that your children will be attending the best educational facilities and that they will have access to the most popular clubs and destinations in the whole area. The same goes for you. If you like to live in a big way and if you can afford it then the city is the right place for you to live in. On the other hand, if you care about health and you being annoyed by the constant traffic jams and noise, the city is the worst place to be in. The constant stream of gases on the polluted streets will quite slowly imbalance your health every day and the ordinary chaos of the city will try to drive you crazy. Unfortunately it is impossible to save yourself from those two things and you will have to be prepared to get used to them if you firmly decide to live in the city.  

The biggest plus of living in the vicinity of the city or at least farther from the center is the existence of peace and comfort. You have the possibility of finding the perfect house for you there. You can have a backyard, a house on several floors, a pet that can run freely, an own swimming pool and much, much more. The variety of homes is much greater even though they can't be as luxurious as it is in the center of the city. It is much more quiet, much more beautiful and healthy. There you can find the conditions for a perfectly peaceful life.  The downside of living in the suburbs is that you are far away from the big facilities of the city which provide more comforts. For example, in the city your children are very close to the best educational facilities in the region, but in the suburbs they are very far away from it. It will be an uncomfortable situation if you are the type of person that enjoys the big city entertainment and happens to live in the suburbs.

Eventually it all depends on your personal tastes and those of your family. If you want a bigger, more energetic life choose the city, but if you would like to have a peaceful and stress-free life, then buy a house in the suburbs.
Man and Van
Unit 36, 88-90 Hatton Gardens
London, London, EC1N 8PN UK
020 8811 8922