When considering moving to a new area, there are a number of things to consider before making a decision. You may want to find a job in certain area or move somewhere that has better schools or more green spaces.
In choosing an area in which to live you should consider: -
Your budget – some areas are more expensive than others.
Your commute to work, are the transport links good?
How near are friends and family?
If you have any special interests that need to be catered for in your chosen area.
If there are shopping facilities nearby.
What you want from the environment – open spaces, lively nightlife?
What services are important to you – schools, hospitals?
Popularity of the area.
Future planning developments
Council tax bands and charges
Local jobs and careers information
School admission information
Local parks and recreation areas
Arts and leisure events and facilities
Facilities for young people
When choosing a location, take the time to visit and walk around. The area might look good on paper but you may detect a different atmosphere once you're actually there.