Where do you want to live? The heart of downtown, close to the action? Overlooking a beautiful beach? In the suburbs? Close to family and friends? Is your commute a consideration? What about proximity to good schools, leisure activity spaces or medical facilities? All of these can be factors when choosing a place to live. For some people, geography is the primary – sometimes the only – consideration when choosing a place to live. If you’re a little more flexible on the location of your ideal community, some of the other factors we’ve included here may be important in making your final decision.