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6 Things to Know When Buying a House and Moving to a New City


HJF_2015_nov_blog3Even if you think you’ve found the perfect home in a great neighborhood, you owe it to yourself to make sure you perform due diligence to ensure there are no unpleasant surprises down the road. In a new article this week, Realtor.com advises homebuyers to go the extra mile and take six smart steps before making an offer. In addition to doing a nighttime drive-by, the article recommends understanding the neighborhood’s zoning. The area may not have retail shops around the corner now, but if it is zoned for mixed use, you could be subject to high traffic and crowd noise if a strip mall opens behind your home down the road.

To learn more, read the entire article.

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