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What to Look for When Moving to a New Neighborhood

Uprooting your life and starting somewhere new will always be a daunting task. It’s not just about leaving your friends, family, and home; you also need to learn how to adjust to a new environment, make new friends and basically start over.

No matter how scary the thought and process of moving might be, you’ve made your decision and don’t need to look back. You can think about all the new restaurants, activities, and nightlife you’re going to enjoy around your new home to get you excited again.

However, moving into a new neighborhood isn’t all fun and games; there are some essential factors you need to worry about before you hop into your moving truck and get to your new home.

Here’s our guide to help you pick the best and safest neighborhood in town for you and your family.

Safety and crime rate

Before you start house shopping, you need to find a safe neighborhood where you can your family can reside without the threat of break-ins or gang violence. Safety has to be your top priority.

Most big cities have safer and dangerous areas, and you’ll need to check the news and reviews to find yourself the safest neighborhoods.

Consider the living costs

Often the most populated and desired cities are the most expensive. Television shows and movies influence people to find a life beyond their homes, and that’s how cities like Manhattan and San Francisco become a hub for tourist and expensive living.

If you want to enjoy a luxurious life without burning a hole in your pocket, you can consider moving to neighborhoods away from the city center. This way you get to enjoy everything big cities have to offer, without actually paying for it. However, if you have money to spare, moving to one of the wealthiest cities in America, Naples, Florida, allows you to enjoy everything you pay for and more.

Amenities and services

If you’re moving to a smaller, isolated city to find peace, quiet, and live a humble life, you can forget about any luxury or community services.

By giving up the hustle and bustle of daily life, you’re also sacrificing quality medical facilities, access to an airport hub, and much more. Before moving, you’ll need to check all the nearby services and hospitals to ensure you’re not compromising on health and basic necessities.

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At Southwest Florida R. E. Group, we offer our real estate services to help you find a safe, secure dream home. Our website provides the most accessible and comprehensive searching for Naples Real Estate in all of Southwest Florida. Being one of the wealthiest cities in America, Naples offers a life of safety, luxury, and more.

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Alex Greenwood

Personally, I'm the #1 agent in Southwest Florida, thanks in large part to my amazing team and the support of our brokerage MVP Realty. In addition SWFL RE Group has won top agency/practice 4 years in a row, and is also the top ranked and top reviewed Real Estate team on Zillow and Trulia.

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