The news of moving to a new home or environment is indeed accompanied by a rollercoaster of emotion and certainly does have their fears and excitements. It doesn’t matter how old you are, you’ll get this feeling.
Moving from a familiar demographic to another comes with so many security and safety questions especially in a country with so many insecurities and insurgencies. That’s why many Nigerians choose their demographics based on Security and of course cost. No doubt at all, the cost of living is a key factor in this life-changing decision because;
“You need to cut your coat according to your coat“.
Find out some of the factors to consider before making a deliberate effort to change your location. And, to be safe, we’ve created a checklist.
Many homebuyers are more concerned about the external features and characteristics of the house they want to purchase rather than the internal features and location. Often, they end up making unpleasant decisions. We’ve created a location checklist to help you save your time and your money;
- Does the value of a house or property appreciate in this area or location? The value of a house in an urban area appreciates more than in any other settlement.
- What is the jurisdiction of the town?
- The distance between your workplace and your new house.
- The distance between your new house and your kid’s school as a family person
Level of Safety and Security
No emphasis can be placed on the advantages of moving to a more secure environment or neighborhood. The charm and culture of the neighborhood or city may be appealing but your safety and that of your family should always be a priority. In Fine and Country West Africa, your safety and that of your family are paramount to us. Therefore, the homes we offer are in safe and secure communities with a lot of advantages such as; the availability of security units to regulate existing rules and regulations to ensure the safety of lives and properties against any criminal activities such as theft and robbery and the availability of 24hrs CCTV surveillance system. And, it is very important to look into the city’s overall safety ratings and crime rates before relocating.
The Cost Of Living
Do you want to purchase or rent?
Compare rental pricing to your existing housing situation. Find out if the homes in your price range are both affordable and desirable in comparison to where you are coming from. This has always been a core factor and determinant. You should consider the cost of living if it fits your budget. Big cities and exclusive neighborhoods on average, may be more exuberant than towns. Determine whether the cost of living in your new city will be within your budget.
The landmarks in your next intended home are a big plus to your comfortability. A landmark status has a way of giving a building or property in the specific demographic prestige. It also influences and positively affects the value of the property and location. Certain landmarks you should look out for; emergency services, recreational centers, public places, and so on.