Married to my soul mate, Mummy to one beautiful little girl, wishing for a little boy to complete our family.
House with yard for sure. I have a big house with a decent yard and I'm glad I bought it as I've now got DP moving in soon and with him comes 3 boys every second weekend (plus my DS and DD). Our 5 kids will fit comfortably in my house and DP will pay me 'rent' which takes the load off me a bit.
If I had bought a small unit I would now be facing moving again so that DP and I can live together.
It's a hard one. On one hand I would say yard for sure, because I love gardening and being outside. However, while your boys are so young and you will be working full time soon, I think savings are probably a bit more important so in a few years when they do want/need the space you can get somewhere with a yard. Living close to a park would be great if you had to get the unit, bike ride to the park to kick a footy etc and no yard maintenance costs.
Personally I would really dislike living in a unit. House/yard for sure! You can always buy a cheap house and renovate or extend down the track if necessary. We are just about to buy a 2x1 but it's on1/2 an acre and it's beautiful- definitely room to extend down the track but for now (with only one child) it will suit us fine. Good luck
House with a yard for sure.
Aarrgghh....half and half responses!! Ha. Thanks everyone
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