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10 Things to Know About Your New Neighbourhood – # 1 & 2

February 2, 2010

Number 1 – What are the neighbours like?

Take time to get a feel for the locals and how you might fit in. Does the area attract empty nesters and retirees, for example, or is it characterized by young families? A real estate professional can help inform you about demographic trends.

Number 2 – Does it fit your lifestyle?

Your homebuying checklist may include amenities that are must-haves for your lifestyle, such as access to public transit, a strong community centre, a place of worship, or even a great dog-walking park for your pooch.