Elements of fine living: 17 things home-buyers care the most while buying an apartment in Kochi - Part-1
Buying a new home can undoubtedly bring you happiness; but amidst a lot of confusion and afterthoughts, there are some ‘elements of life’ which every home-buyer irrespective of their budget and requirements, seek to improve their lives.
With buying a home being a lifetime investment for all home-buyers, let’s have a look at the 17 most important elements of fine living in an apartment in Kochi, sought by the home-buyers in Kochi.
1. Accessible Location
The questions and concerns over an ideal location with proximity or accessibility are one of the most important decision-making factors among any home-buyer regardless of their budget, other preferences, and lifestyle.
With the modern lifestyle’s inherent quality being flexibility, millennials and the rest of the average home-buyer can be seen as prioritizing an accessible location over other factors during their search of a home.
Although living close to one’s workplace is a major advantage, individuals today also try to make sure they have convenient access to other amenities such as markets, healthcare centers, entertainment hubs, restaurants, and educational institutions for their kids. Public transport connectivity and accessibility from the residing location is also an important factor for consideration.
2. Quality / Reliability
With the purchase of a new home being a life-time investment, one of the most important aspects to consider is the construction quality of the building or the reliability of the builder you are getting on-board with.
Quality matters right from the kind of materials used, the level of skill of the labour to the technology used for construction. Checking out the builder’s previous constructions; it’s features and quality, reputation of the builder and interacting with the previous clients can give you an insight about the builders.
A builder with the RERA (Real Estate Regulation Authority) registration can also ensure that the builder is reliable and well-established and will complete the construction within the stipulated time frame.
Spacious homes and apartments with lesser wall limits promote a more relaxed and open environment which can also create a positive energy flow within your living spaces. Open spaces in homes and apartments are a significant contributing factor to the inhabitant’s mental and physical well being.
Micro living spaces could be fantastic for young professionals in their early 20’s, but undoubtedly unhealthy for older people who potentially carry various stress factors which can contribute to a severe living condition.
The sense of space in your home or apartment will always impart a more attractive and beautiful look compared to the lesser spacious micro-apartments. More space also means more area to properly arrange your belongings and spend quality time socializing with your friends and family.
The very concept of housing has changed immensely and with the changed demands and perspective of home-buyers, a dream home is nothing less than a private space within a secured community with all the amenities and conveniences.
The major amenities significant to the modern-day lifestyle and a necessity to the new-age home-buyers are: gym, yoga hall, fitness centre, well-designed landscape, open space, kids play area, garden, security, uninterrupted water supply, power backup, proper waste disposal etc.
Ensuring the very basic amenities according to your preferences from the builder you are deciding on is as important as ensuring the quality and reliability of the builder.
Regardless of where you live, staying safe is ultimately important and it is equally important to protect your belongings. Just as important it is to secure your apartment against theft, security is also about making sure you can get out safely in case of an emergency.
As essential it is to create a safe environment and increase your safety within your home or apartment in Kochi, you have a lot of options to improve your safety through means such as fire escape plans, window accessibility, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, CCTV cameras, etc.
Water is very important to the human body. Ever single cells, organs, and tissues use water to help with regulating temperature, keeping hydrated, and maintaining other bodily functions. As our body drains water through activities such as breathing, sweating, and digestion, it is important to rehydrate by drinking enough water and eating food that contains water.
Water management is a huge problem in big cities and most of the Indian cities face a serious water crisis which even reaches its peak during summers. Yet, there is a significant amount of water wasted on a daily basis.
As a home-buyer in search of your dream home, we need to consider water availability as it is the most important element of fine living. choosing an apartment with proper water management or a builder with proven water-efficiency can pay off significantly later to realize water conservation and it’ll definitely be the investment for your future.
Light is one of the key elements of fine living; it guides us throughout the day, starting from the inspiration to wake in the morning to tranquilizing us to sleep at night. Apart from that, the natural sunlight is a magnificent benefit provide by nature, which is not just good for our physical well-being, but also has associated psychological benefits as well
Research has proven that natural lighting has the capability of helping people to feel happier, healthier, calmer, and more productive. With light having a wide range of impact on our health and wellbeing, it’s crucial that we explore the aspect of light at our home and living spaces. In the economical aspect, saving a lot of money from the energy costs, natural light at the same time can have dramatic effects on your living spaces.
Although we can’t control the natural light source-sun, we can control the quality and quantity of light in our environment. And by giving the attention and efforts it deserves, it can work for us in the most wonderful ways creating the environments we desire.
Even though the air is all around us, it can only be felt like a constant pressure and can’t be perceived. Without air, life on earth wouldn’t be possible and it’s a mixture of different gases. Made up of 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen, air also contains small amounts of other gases such as carbon dioxide, neon, and hydrogen.
Taken for granted, humans pollute the air and it becomes a mixture of solid particles and gases from vehicle emissions, chemicals, etc. and hence becomes poisonous. Apart from being hazardous to the environment, air pollution also causes major risks to human health in the form of stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and both chronic and acute respiratory diseases, including asthma.
With the effect on our lungs undoubtedly troubling inhaling polluted air, while buying an apartment in Kochi, we should be cautious about the quality of the air we breathe in from the nearby environment and it’s the most important elements of fine living one should be concerned about as a home or apartment buyer.
Before you decide on a new home, take a moment to look at your potential new home with a critical eye and every home-buyer should safeguard their valuables against theft and loss regardless of the type of dwelling they live in. Veegaland Homes consider all of these elements of fine living to fulfil our customer’s requirements.
Flourishing as the most trusted builder in Kerala, for the safety achievement in the apartment and realty sector, Veegaland Homes had recently grabbed the ‘National Safety Council Award 2020’ for the ‘Kings Town’ apartment project in Trippunithura.
Our apartments in Kerala/ Flats in Kerala are built and equipped with state-of-the-art technology to realize an exemplary modern living for its inhabitants. To gather more information on our ongoing and upcoming projects, visit: veegaland.com
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