5 Things To Look For When New Neighborhood Shopping

5 Things To Look For When New Neighborhood Shopping

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Sarah Rae Smith
Aug 10, 2011

Making the move to a new neighborhood can be a little tricky. Unless you camp out at all hours of the day, noticing the true ins and outs of a street or block can be difficult to assess. To squelch your stalker rating, try looking for these 5 things when you visit a new apartment or house.

The money blog Mint Life is always looking out for well being in all aspects of life. This time around they've shared a few tips and tricks to assessing a new neighborhood on the fly. They mention the need to look for the following things:

• Look for maintained yards.
• Check the condition of the local school grounds.
• Are there other For Sale signs?

All of these things are indicators that the folks in the neighborhood in question are able to maintain their spaces. It shares a bit about the health of the neighborhood and how many people want out and on to greener pastures. To see the full list and the reasons why, head on over to Mint Life to get a little more explanation.

Image: Flickr member Mykl Roventine licensed for use by Creative Commons

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