Here are ten sure signs that the building you chose for your new apartment is a good place to live … and, writes Jimmy Thomson, hints on how to improve it if it isn’t.
The entrance hallway or foyer should be clean, bright and welcoming. Depending on the overall quality of the block, you want something that’s like a friendly holiday hotel or a six-star resort. You don’t want the entrance to be dirty, depressing or off-putting and more like a neglected dole office or a cold corporate office block. This is your home and that starts at the front door.