Does the Property Meet the “Lifestyle Test”?

June 23, 2021

Does the Property Meet the “Lifestyle Test”?

Lifestyle is an especially important criterion when you are shopping for a new home.  After all, a home and its surrounding neighborhood are the places where much of your lifestyle is going to be experienced.

Lifestyle is an especially important criterion when you are shopping for a new home.  After all, a home and its surrounding neighborhood are the places where much of you.  lifestyle is going to be experienced.

So when you consider a new home, think about the kind of lifestyle to which the property needs to lend itself. Ask yourself:

  • How much entertaining do we do?
  • How important is it to have good schools nearby?
  • How long will the commute to work be?
  • How big of a backyard do we need?
  • Do we need a rec room?
  • How easy will it be to get to golfing, dance lessons, baseball practices, movies, and other activities my family and I enjoy?
  • How important is it to be in a quiet area?
  • Do we want a local park nearby for jogging, playing with the kids, and walking the dog?

This list is just an example. Ideally, you will create your own list of questions to ask yourself when considering a particular home and neighborhood.