Characteristics of a Healthy Neighborhood

Not only should the condition of your individual property be an important consideration, but you should also pay careful consideration to the neighborhood in which it is located. Following are several aspects that a buyer should study:

  1. Pride of Ownership – Properties and grounds are well maintained
  2. A low crime rate
  3. Quality schools
  4. Economic stability
  5. Homogeneity
  6. Walkability Factor
  7. Proximity To: Recreation, Work, Schools, Churches, Shopping, Major Roads/Highways - etc.
  8. Other desirable amenities might include:
  • Maintained streets
  • Well lighted but not too bright streets
  • Abundance of trees
  • Green areas and parks
  • Common grounds
  • Natural resources