Searching for a new home is a daunting task. Aside from filtering through disclosures and repairs, and finding the right deal you need to research the neighborhood to which you will soon belong.
Below are several tools to help you get started in your neighborhood research


Crime reports has a great feature that allows you to type in a prospective address and view all the different police reports for a given area. Details include when and where the crime happened and what type of incident it was.


Great Schools is a comprehensive resource for information on different schools. The website uses their own grading criteria as well as a community rating including input from parents of students to measure both public and private schools. Great schools lists over 200,000 schooling opportunities ranging from preschool through high school.

Shopping & Amenities

Walkscore allows you to enter an address and get a google map of the different shops, schools, and amenities in the area.

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