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Once you pick your perfect community, you can track listing activity at with the Neighborhood Tracker feature. Be the first to know when there are:

  • Newly listed properties | Listing price decreases (or increases)
  • Status changes such as when listings change to pending or sold or come back on market.
  • Scheduled open houses

 You can also track listing activity in your desired neighborhood on the go, with the John L. Scott Mobile App, which can be downloaded from the site, the Andriod Google Play Market or through the iTunes store. Staying on top of the latest listing activity will help ensure you are “buyer ready” when your dream home, comes on the

There is no substitute for the feeling you get when you walk through the perfect neighborhood. Depending on your own particular needs and tastes, some of the following factors may be more important considerations than others. Sitting down and determining if a particular community is going to meet your needs is the first step on the path to finding the perfect place for you to call home. Determine if an area meets your requirements for the following factors:

Property Values
Crime Rates
Proximity to your daily routine

  • Work
  • Gym
  • Parks
  • Grocery Stores

Buying a home in the right neighborhood is also an important investment. We can look at the neighborhood demand by finding out whether multiple offers are being made, whether the gap between the list price and sale price is decreasing, and whether there is active community involvement. You may also want to look for communities that are likely to become “hot spots” in the near future.

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