One of the first things that happy couples start to do a lot of thinking about when they find out they’re expecting their first child is reconsidering their home. Finding a new house makes plenty of sense as a priority of expectant couples, but they have certain needs and lifestyle standards that should be met. To put it another way, having a child to take care of requires certain things in a home to make it safe and happy for the whole family.
Thanks to the great team over at Realty Times, we stumbled across a great article about all the things couples should take into consideration when shopping for a new home to raise their first child in. This was a fantastic guide that included plenty of fantastic tips and suggestions, not the least of which were:
- Keeping water areas like fountains, pools, or ponds covered at all times
- Having a home equipped for audio and video monitoring can be a great safety aid
- Homes with lots of space might not feel necessary at first, but once your child starts to grow you’ll need it right away
- Consider modifying smaller rooms into nurseries to keep your newborn nearby your bedroom
Check out the whole article for even more details on how to best select a home and keep it safe for newborns. And for all those new couples out there about to welcome a new baby into the world, congratulations!
If you are considering purchasing a rental property in Monroe or St. Clair County call Tammy Mitchell Hines today at 877.418.6343 or visit her online at CallTammy.com.