Perspective | A lot of us have been thinking about where we live. Here’s what research into neighborhoods shows.
WHAT MAKES A NEIGHBORHOOD A SATISFYING PLACE TO LIVE? This overview of 27 studies on the subject comes to a surprising conclusion.
(HINT: the objective features are less important than the personalities/outlook of the residents.)
As a realtor, however,I know that won't-and shouldn't stop us from considering all the usual factors (schools, shopping, transportation, well-kept homes, etc) when selecting a home and a neighborhood. One thing that can be quantified is the increase in satisfaction when a neighborhood has green (vegetation) & blue (water) spaces in the vicinity.
Learn what makes communities good places to reside, plus tips for raising satisfaction.