How To Find A Good Neighborhood When You Have Children

When you’re searching for a place to live if you have kids, or even if you’re planning on having kids in the future, the neighborhood you choose is of concern. When you’re single, it’s easy to fill your desire for the city. You live near bars, clubs, conveniences, and more. Once you start thinking with a family in mind, your ideas shift. 

So, if you’re looking for a neighborhood with children in mind, where do you start? Read on to discover the top priorities of a kid-friendly property search. 

The Schools

Most parents put a lot of consideration into where their children will go to school. Many resources allow you to research different school districts. You can also visit schools in person, or talk to other parents and see their opinion of the local schools for specific neighborhoods. 

The Safety Of The Area

Whether you have kids or not, you want to know that the area you’re going to live in is safe. Before you select a neighborhood to live in, you’ll want to research the crime rates in the area. You might assume that individual cities and towns have better crime rates than others, but you may be surprised. Ask your local real estate agent for more information on local crime rates and how to research them. 

Sense Of Community

If you are moving with kids or planning on having a family anytime soon, you’ll want to have a supportive community surrounding you. Having a community means that there are other families around with children. This way, it will be easier for you to build a network of other moms who are in the same stage as you. Some things to consider are:

Are there sidewalks in the neighborhood?

Is there a lot of traffic in the area?

Are there places for kids to play nearby? 

Do you see families out for a walk together?

Answering these questions will give you an idea of how family-friendly your neighborhood will be. Sidewalks make the area accessible for kids to go and hang out with their friends safely. Parks and playground are not only a great place to play for kids but a great place to meet other parents. If a neighborhood has the things that you want for your family, chances are, many other families in the area feel the same way. 

Choosing a neighborhood can be difficult, but with a little research and groundwork, you’ll be able to select an excellent place for your family to live.   

Open house on 7/13/2019 at 10 Ashland Worcester, MA 01609


Date: 07/13/2019 Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM  
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NEW CONDO LISTING! Top Floor Unit in the Desirable, Established and Well Maintained El Dorado Condo Complex is now available. This spacious two-bedroom, one bath condominium is in impeccable condition and ready for its next owner. Hardwood floors throughout Living areas and Bedrooms, beautiful period tile in bathroom. Large master bedroom easily fits a king size bed and furniture and has two closets. The Kitchen has double sinks with disposal plus Refrigerator, 2017 and Dishwasher, 2018. Two stand-up AC units keep this condo cool in summer and Heat and Hot water are included in the affordable condo fee. A deeded parking space comes with the unit and there is laundry in the complex. There are few opportunities to own a condo close to Worcester’s up and coming vibrant Downtown. Take advantage of this one, make it your own and have access to all the great established and new Downtown theaters, restaurants, and amenities – plus Commuter Rail to Boston! It’s a win win!

Condo – 10 Ashland Unit 3-R Worcester, MA 01609 is now new to the market!

NEW CONDO LISTING! Top Floor Unit in the Desirable, Established and Well Maintained El Dorado Condo Complex is now available. This spacious two-bedroom, one bath condominium is in impeccable condition and ready for its next owner. Hardwood floors throughout Living areas and Bedrooms, beautiful period tile in bathroom. Large master bedroom easily fits a king size bed and furniture and has two closets. The Kitchen has double sinks with disposal plus Refrigerator, 2017 and Dishwasher, 2018. Two stand-up AC units keep this condo cool in summer and Heat and Hot water are included in the affordable condo fee. A deeded parking space comes with the unit and there is laundry in the complex. There are few opportunities to own a condo close to Worcester’s up and coming vibrant Downtown. Take advantage of this one, make it your own and have access to all the great established and new Downtown theaters, restaurants, and amenities – plus Commuter Rail to Boston! It’s a win win!

This is a Mid-Rise style home and features 4 total rooms, 1 full bath, 2 bedrooms, and is currently available for $139,900.

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