Having a child completely changes your requirements for buying a home. More than 50% of parent admit that having a kid has influenced their decision of buying houses. Buyers who have a child are generally supposed to go above budget than stick to it. A list of budgetary constraints appears in this case for people who are expecting to start a family as well as buy a house. Majority buyers appear to stay within their budget only as a result of making compromises. Parents with a full-time career make it even more tricky for themselves to raise children.
Reconsidering the budget, mortgages and other such requirements
Statistics say that people are likely to go over 25.7% of their budget in case they have a child. There are special requirements for location and amenities as well. Parents who generally do not consider going over the budget usually compromise and increase their commute. Some also purchase an unfinished home and some do with a smaller one. Not to mention, that the pressure of down payment for parents is extreme.
In case of a mortgage, people who tend to start a family any time soon are to get more benefits than the ones who do not have such plans recently. A certain denial versus only 11.5% non-parents is experienced by one-third of buyers who have children and have qualified for a mortgage.
Modifications in kitchen sink
Most families who have a minor child are likely to buy single-family detached houses which have a far more market value than townhomes and condos. Apart from that the amenities and neighborhood lists go long.
Many people typically store household cleaners under the kitchen sink and this is easily accessible to your child. Even if you install safety locks on the cabinet doors, it’s not a guarantee that your persistent child won’t find a way to get inside. If they get into your cupboards filled with pots and pans, your only worry is a couple of bruises and loud clatter from the falling pans and your crying child. If they get into your cupboard of cleaners containing harmful chemicals that can get into their mouths and eyes, you will be dealing with something completely worse. Store cleaners either in a cabinet up high or in the garage.
Parents are more likely to have a lot of requirements with locations and neighbourhood. It is more important to them than to non-parents. The commute, child focused needs and other such factors are very important to them.
For getting a home with perfect amenities suited to children’s requirements parents have to do a lot of research work. Survey shows that parents are likely not to opt for the first offer they get.
Renters who are parents have it more difficult for them. Their search for home is even more rigorous.
The ambience of the house must also be suited to the needs of the children.
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