A woman’s word car­ries weight

Prop­erty in­quiries that do not have par­tic­i­pa­tion from the woman of the house usu­ally do not re­sult in ac­tual pur­chase and hence are not taken se­ri­ously by most de­vel­op­ers

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which is re­lated to agri­cul­ture, plan­ta­tion, farm­house or serv­ing such a pur­pose.

Are there any ex­clu­sions to the list?

It is an in­ter­est­ing re­al­ity that most de­vel­op­ers will not con­sider a pur­chase in­quiry as le­git­i­mate un­less the lady of the house is in at­ten­dance. This fact speaks vol­umes, and de­serves in-depth anal­y­sis. The plain fact is – when it comes to choos­ing and buy­ing a home, the ‘male pre­rog­a­tive’ - in any case a rapidly dy­ing con­cept in to­day’s world - takes the back seat.

Homes are made by women, not men. Ev­ery man knows this, and de­fers to the judg­ment of the woman in his life in mat­ters of buy­ing a home. It is noth­ing but sim­ple, ba­sic psy­chol­ogy. One of a man’s most fun­da­men­tal drives is to please the woman in his life. In fact, most male-dom­i­nated ac­tiv­i­ties are cen­tered on this truth.

Also, women have a ge­net­i­cally en­coded gift for home­mak­ing, and much bet­ter per­spec­tive about what should be in­cluded or ex­cluded. A man de­pends on the woman to make his home com­fort­able and suit­able for fam­ily life.

There is, of course, more than just psy­chol­ogy at­tached to this. There are very prac­ti­cal rea­sons why women play such an im­por­tant role in home se­lec­tion: It is the woman who spends the most time in a res­i­dence It is the woman who has a deep, prac­ti­cal knowl­edge of what is and isn’t re­quired in a home It is the woman who can in­stinc­tively judge whether or not a res­i­dence’s price fits into the fam­ily bud­get. Fac­tors that men of­ten over­look: Fu­ture main­te­nance costs Safety fac­tors con­cern­ing present or fu­ture chil­dren and el­derly fam­ily mem­bers Re­quired room space for chil­dren Whether the neigh­bour­hood is suit­able for grow­ing chil­dren to make friends in The avail­abil­ity of all the re­quire­ments of daily living Avail­abil­ity of stor­age space in the form of lofts, clos­ets etc. in kitchens and bed­rooms. Health fac­tors ( hy­giene of im­me­di­ate sur­round­ings, proper drainage, means of garbage dis­posal, noise lev­els, etc.) A woman’s keen eye for such de­tails is the pri­mary rea­son why prop­erty brochures tend to be minutely de­tailed. The fact is that a lot of the fea­tures men­tioned in a real es­tate prospec­tus make sense only to women.

More­over, most of to­day’s women are ac­tive fi­nan­cial part­ners in their f am­i­lies. They have a com­plete grasp of the fam­ily’s cur­rent and fu­ture fi­nan­cial abil­i­ties, and their in­built sense of what con­sti­tutes real value takes on a whole new mean­ing when it comes to buy­ing a home.



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