Essay on Home

A home is a permanent or semi-permanent space used as a residence for an individual or family. Having a home is very important. It not only provides shelter but it also provides one with security. Building a home goes beyond the structure. Often we have heard that a house doesn’t make a home. It is true that home is where the heart is. Therefore, you should invest more than just money to build a home that is a peaceful haven for all the residents. There is nothing that can feel better than going back home at the end of a long day and relaxing in a serene ambiance. A home should be the one place you seek comfort and solace. It should be a happy place also.

Factors to consider when buying a home

Before purchasing a home, several factors should be given priority to make the right decision:

  • A good location will always remain to be an asset. It is important to buy a house in a good location that is attractive and well structured.
  • Check out the type of people living in the neighborhood. If you are family oriented, you would want a home in a neighborhood with families.
  • This is very important. You should be sure that there is good security around where you are purchasing your home.
  • Schools and Colleges. If you have children, you should consider the distance of your home from the nearest schools and colleges.
  • You should survey the accessibility of the basic infrastructure like roads and water supply before buying a home.
  • Inspection of the house. Some house agents stage manage a showing. Therefore make sure that the house is properly inspected before purchasing.
  • Open space. It is important to have an open space available when you can bask or simply

Simple ways to create a peaceful home atmosphere

Once you have purchased a home, next is to give it that warm, homey feeling. Here is how you can achieve this:

  • Reflection of feelings. Let your home reflect the feelings you would desire to have. You can achieve this through the interior décor and colors.
  • Identify positivity and negativity. Let the experiences you display in your home through photos bring out a positive vibe.
  • Create space for stress relief. Let there be a peaceful space in your home for meditation and relaxation.
  • Speak kind words. Be kind to the other residents of your home. It creates a peaceful atmosphere.
  • Make every room inspired. Having a theme for every room in your home gives a different feel every time.
  • A dull-looking home usually brings a dull mood. You can accessorize your home will include little pieces of furniture and art.
  • Scents: Ensure that your home has an attractive scent.


When you initially move into a new home, it takes quite some time to get that cozy and comfortable feeling. With the above tips, you can be able to achieve that. Your home should be a reflection of who you are.

By Winnie