Rural Land or Neighborhood? Finding the Right Space For Your New Home

Rural Land or Neighborhood? Finding the Right Space For Your New Home
Posted By Ryan Nielsen @ May 18th 2017 5:16pm In: New Home

When it comes to buying a new home – whether it’s your first, second, or third – there are a lot of choices to be made. Where will you settle? How many rooms? How large of a yard? These are all factors you’ll need to consider before making a purchase. You’ll need to decide whether you want to live in a rural location or suburban neighborhood. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. You’ll need to evaluate both adequately.

Rural Advantages

If you’re considering a move to a rural area, you probably enjoy the comfort and solitude of country life. These areas tend to be safe, community-driven regions where everyone enjoys their time and working hard.

Furthermore, rural locales tend to offer modest home and land prices and even have excellent school systems for the children. You’ll enjoy minimal noise and light pollution, significantly less crime, and can even enjoy the little things, like watching the sunrise over green hills, not city skyscrapers. Of course, rural living can be isolating to the uninitiated.

Neighborhood Advantages

On the other hand, if you prefer the idea of backyard cookouts, living in close proximity to your neighbors, and offering an enjoyable environment for children, a neighborhood is perfect. Most communities in the country have higher home values, which means more upfront money. However, the initial investment can quickly be returned a few years down the line, if you wish.

Furthermore, neighborhoods tend to work together. The people come together to ensure the environment is prospering, clean, and relatively crime-free. Kids will be kids, but major crime typically doesn’t happen.

Contact Us

If you’re ready to take the leap and purchase a new home, contact Cindy Petty Realty by calling (469) 360-9917. We’re happy to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have at this time!

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