1. Choose the best place to live: This factors in all the facilities in modern homes. Look for the best security, smart apartments with automated technology, facilities like gardens, spacious parking, pools, jogging lanes, greenery, etc.
2. Best localities: To make the most of your investment, look for an apartment in a central hub locality. This will ensure you access every suburb in the city through trains, buses, metros, etc. And all the basic amenities like schools, colleges, malls, theatres, and IT parks are nearby.
3. Inflation: Factor in the price of inflation after a few years of the apartment you are about to buy. Do your research and see the average inflation rates of the apartments in the locality. This way, when you look to sell the place in the future, you literally win big!
4. Dream home parameters: Everyone looks for something or the other in a dream home. The balcony opens to a certain view, Vastu compliance, the kind of interior, etc. Talk to the realtor, and ensure all your demands are met.
To sum up, make a list of all the key factors in the big picture when you buy a house. If an apartment meets all your demands on your checklist, then congratulations! You have gotten yourself a dream house that will keep on giving every now and then. A successful investment indeed!