Finding the Right Neighborhood

October 20, 2013 - Updated: October 20, 2013

Three Easy Steps To Finding the Right Family Friendly Neighborhood

 

There are some great communities here in Mississauga and to find the most family-friendly ones you'll want to use the great tips listed below. There are definitely some neighborhoods here in the city that are more suited to families while others are better for seniors or singles.

 

1. Making sure the price is right               

 

As a young family you're probably on a limited budget and need to find a home that's between the $300,000-$400,000 price range. When you're looking for a home it's a good idea to find a neighborhood that has plenty of homes in this average range so that you can be sure that you'll be landing in a neighborhood that is full of other young couples with children.

 

2. The amenities are going to make your life easier

 

Look for nice parks, schools, shopping areas and recreational facilities in the community. The closer you are to these types of amenities the less travel time you'll have and the more you can connect with your friends and neighbors in the area. Although your children may be young right now, as they grow and become more involved in social activities you'll be happy that you took the time to find a neighborhood that would keep your driving time down to a minimum.

 

3. A safe neighborhood

 

Of course, you’ll want to make sure that the crime rate is low in the neighborhood you're looking at and that the community as a whole looks out for one another. There are a lot of fantastic neighborhoods in Mississauga with a crime watch in place that helps to deter thieves and criminals from the area. It's also good to look for a well-lit community so that you can feel safe in your own home during the evening and night hours.

 

Follow these 3 simple tips to help you find the best family-friendly Mississauga neighborhoods. As well, you should talk to your real estate agent and let him know exactly what you're looking for in a neighborhood if you require anything specific. Mississauga real estate agents know this city like the back of their hand and will be more than able to help you find the perfect neighborhood to raise your young family in safety, close to the amenities you need, and at the right price.


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