20 clues you're buying in the right neighborhood

While location is usually the most important thing, it still pays to know you're buying a home in the right neighborhood. Don't think you know a place if you've only seen it in the middle of a weekday. You need to return repeatedly, at night and on weekends, to get a more realistic picture. Major economic development can change neighborhoods dramatically. We suggest that you make a list of what you want and don't want in a neighborhood and shop for those qualities. If you need help, we have 20 clues you're buying in the right neighborhood.

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