My wife and I are the parents of three small children. Even though none of them are in school yet, we are thinking ahead because we want to give them the best possible start in their lives. That meant making sure that we are living in the best school district in the area. We were not happy with the schools where we had been living, so we decided to start looking at luxury real estate in Denver CO. We had looked at the schools in Denver, and we were both impressed with what we saw there.
We also knew that we were ready to finally be homeowners rather than just renters, which is what we had been doing since we were first married. It was just as easy to write a check out for the rent as it was for a mortgage but with far less responsibility. It kind of surprised both of us when we realized that we wanted that responsibility too. We started looking as soon as we made our decision, because our son was going to be starting kindergarten the following school year. I thought it would take a while to find the house that called out to us as being the one, but it was actually a very fast process.
We knew that we wanted a bedroom for each of the kids, even though our twin daughters were still sharing a room. That would probably change once they grew older, so we wanted to have the extra bedroom ready. Also, we wanted a large finished basement, because we entertain a lot. The house we got was everything we could have wanted, and then some. It is huge, the price was very reasonable, and it is in the best school district in the area. Also, we have already met our neighbors, and I have a feeling we are all going to feel like family very soon.