How to Select a Neighborhood


First, consider what is most important to your personal tastes and interests. If you are first time homebuyer, locate a neighborhood that best fits your needs for your financial situation. As a move-up buyer, you may have the opportunity to address more of your needs and wants.

Secondly, take a few minutes and write your responses  to two very important questions…

What is important to you?

  • Proximity to hospitals, grocery stores, public transportation, recreational activities, places of worship, cultural activities, etc.
  • Access to public transportation
  • Homeowners associations
  • Quality of schools
  • Traffic
  • Crime rate
  • Future construction / area re-development
  • Lot size

What type of home (neighborhood) do you desire?

  • Single-family residence
  • Townhome
  • Condominium
  • Downtown \ metro living
  • Rural setting

Lastly, once you have answered the above questions, contact the Blu J Agency to locate the best neighborhoods for your needs.

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