A home won’t sell itself on its own merits these days. Instead, the neighborhood and the community are becoming big sale factors, according to REALTOR® Magazine.
Reporting on a survey by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, the magazine explains that the lifestyle the community and neighborhood offer are an important piece of a home’s presentation.
The survey of more than 1,000 home owners and future home buyers shows that one in five home owners have moved or would like to move to a neighborhood or community that is more conducive to their lifestyle.
And the majority of those surveyed place more weight on lifestyle factors – such as family-friendly neighborhoods or easy access to cultural activities like museums and music venues – when shopping…