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Why Location Matters When Buying a Home

Why Location Matters When Buying a Home

When you’re shopping for a new home, there are many things to consider. One of the most important factors is location. Is the new home community close to important, everyday essentials such as grocery stores and health care centers? Trendmaker Homes recommends looking for homes with locations that are close to the following.

Everyday Services

What are the places you’ll need to visit on a daily or weekly basis? Look for a home or community that is conveniently close to everyday essentials, such as a quality grocery store that’s five or 10 minutes away – somewhere that will make for an easy pit stop on your way home or elsewhere for those last-minute items. Big box stores and banks are other examples of everyday services you’ll be glad to have nearby.


Health Care

Another important service that you’ll want to be close by is a trusted medical center or health care provider. When someone in the family is sick, or even for regular check-ups, the last thing you want to do is make a long drive to the nearest hospital. Having a hospital or health care center in the area can offer peace of mind.

Entertainment and Dining

Once you have all your essentials, a little bit of leisure takes a community from good to great. Access to entertainment like movie theaters, restaurants and coffee shops makes for a well-rounded neighborhood. Take the family to see a show or enjoy couple’s date night at a nearby town center.

Major Roadways

Of course, you won’t always stay close to home. When you need to venture out of the area, living near major roadways just makes life more convenient. And if you commute to work, easy access to roadways and highways means you could spend less time on the road, and more time at home with the people who matter most. Plus, that accessibility can offer a closer connection to your community – whether it’s shopping, dining out, enjoying live entertainment or other community activities.   


If you have young students in your family, you’ll want to make sure your new home has excellent schools nearby. Just like essential services, having a quality school close to home makes everyday life flow a little more smoothly. Little ones will also appreciate having friends in the neighborhood who attend the same school with them.

When you add them all up, these little conveniences in location can make all the difference in creating ideal day-to-day living. Thankfully, Trendmaker Homes communities in Houston are ideally located close to all of these and more.

Looking for a new home in Houston with an ideal location?

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Or reach out to one of our New Home Specialists in Houston who would be happy to help!

Aricka Giles & Kim Bennett
New Home Specialists – Houston


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