Lahore sure is the heart of Pakistan. Every time I talk about the city, I am reminded of the famous Punjabi saying, which translates as “If you have not seen Lahore, you have not yet been born”.
Yes, we all know what saying that is. The city has everything from the love of food to the love of culture. There is greenery, there are ample sources of entertainment, places to hang out with your friends and families, malls to shop your heart out, the best educational institutes from across Pakistan and other state-of-the-art facilities. The cleanliness in most of the region and areas of Lahore is commendable and the newly built roads and infrastructure sure have added more to the city which already has our hearts.
Coming to talk about the properties here in Lahore, there are wide options for you to find houses for sale and houses for rent in Lahore. While the entire city is welcoming, each area with its own attractions, we have still shortlisted a few options that literally are the best, if you are considering to make it your permanent habitat.
Defense Housing Authority is a brand that needs no introduction. DHA has so well maintained its quality that it continues to be the best choice in any city of Pakistan that has DHA in it. The security, the amenities, the infrastructure everything is present there at its best.
If you are from Lahore, you would know how much Lahoris love Model Town. Yes, it is one of the poshest areas of Lahore and is known for the grand parks and the greeneries that add value to life there. If you are looking for a house for sale, and budget is not your problem, this is one area that is a must to be considered. The peaceful environment of it will remind you everyday that you had taken the right decision to choose Model Town to live in.
Gulberg is not just the most up-to-date, commercialized and glamorous areas of Lahore, it is also almost the center of the city, which makes it convenient to be approached from anywhere in the city. It houses the most luxurious brands, shopping outlets, eateries and facilities of the city. So, choosing to live in Gulberg would mean you can have all of this at just an arm’s length.
Bahria Town is also known for its exclusive features and benefits that it offers in comparison to other housing schemes and communities. You can conveniently find a house for rent in here because the community is spread across several acres and is still expanding further with a lot of more development that is still to take place here.
Johar Town is now known for the famous Emporium Mall that has been recently built over there, and the Expo Center where all major commercial activities take place throughout the year. All participants of these activities and events that take place at Expo get to visit Johar Town, which has significantly added to the value of the area. New houses are now being built here because of the new recognition that the area is getting, with some of them going beyond 1 and 2 Kanals as well.
Allama Iqbal Town is a convenient option in Lahore. It is an ideal place for the people on a budget because it is so wide that you can find a house for sale in a wide range of prices. Even if you are looking for a house for rent, you are likely to find several options here.
A lot of people are now moving to Valencia now because of the extra security and facilities that it offers. Valencia town was not much crowded until a few years ago, but now many people have been seen moving there.
Located in southeastern part of the city, Askari X is also one of the recent additions to the beauty of Lahore. The luxury apartments have given an entirely new face and recognition to the name of Askari. This residential community, like DHA, was also initially meant for the retired and current army personnel but is now open to the common citizens as well. It was one of the initial housing schemes that introduced the concept of a single entry and exit point to the community to ensure the safety of the residents.
With these handful options, it is not difficult anymore to look for houses for sale in Lahore. The city has now so many housing societies and projects that buying and renting has become a lot more convenient now. However, you have still got to make an informed decision, carefully comparing the pros and cons of each.