December 26th, 2017 2:00 PM by David Worth
Today’s leading planned communities offer more community amenities inside the neighborhood and are built near major destination points of attractions more than ever before. If you're considering moving into a new home community, give some thought to the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family. Odds are good that the perks of your new home extend well beyond your property lines.
A variety of factors will determine which community you choose for you and your family — a location near your job, quality schools, close proximity to good shopping, etc. Beyond the obvious qualifications, consider your lifestyle.
Do you have young children? Or are you a newlywed with no children? Are you downsizing to a smaller home because your children are grown? Do you like to spend your time jogging around the lake and exploring open land or would you prefer tai chi and cooking classes at your community center?
With a little bit of research, you can find a new home community with amenities best suited to your needs. Smart homebuyers investigate amenities early in the buying process; after all, you aren’t just buying a new home, you’re joining a new community.