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Know Your Neighborhood and Where All the Common Amenities Can Be Sourced
Know Your Neighborhood and Where All the Common Amenities Can Be Sourced

Knowing Your Neighborhood and Where All the Common Amenities Can Be Sourced

Moving to a new locality comes because of numerous reasons. A change of jobs, joining a partner, change of environment are just but a few of them. Most significantly is when you buy a new home and cannot wait to move. Irrespective of your reasons, a new neighborhood can take some time to get used to. Once the moving truck leaves your compound, you sort of feel ‘lonely’ with no one to help you know your way around. As you unpack, arrange your belongings and start getting the feel of your house, you still have one more task, sourcing for amenities.

School for your children

Whether you own the house or have occupied it under a lease agreement, your children need a good school they can attend. Highly rated education facilities provide your children with continuity and quality learning. Besides, such schools give the neighborhood a good reputation, and property values soar.  Make some time to look for a school nearby to enroll your children.

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Shopping centers

Proximity to shopping malls is crucial. You need a place where you can buy groceries, clothes, toys and other necessities. From time to time, you may not feel like eating at home. Going to a restaurant fills in the gap. Therefore, discover the location of the nearest restaurant. A headache does not necessarily warrant a visit to a hospital, but a pharmacy will do just fine. Find it too.

Entertainment venues

Theaters, cinema halls, and recreation centers bring neighborhoods to life. Such facilities are necessary for unwinding during the weekends when both work and school take a break. Indeed, a good movie will cheer you up. Children will love going out to the merry go round, swings, bouncing castles and for some ice-cream. Find out where these are and their distance from your house.

Bus and train stations

Do you commute to work? Research and locate the nearest bus stop. Also, from the map of the area, check whether trains use that route. Establish how far you should walk to get to a bus terminus or an underground train station.

Public recreation zone

Open spaces give a neighborhood an appealing look. A well-manicured park can be a fantastic place to go to when you need solitude. If you have little children, the park can serve as a safe place for them to run around, play and mingle with their peers.

After moving to a new neighborhood, you become a part of it. However, despite differences from your previous locality, some amenities are standard. Look for nearby schools for your kids and shopping areas for purchase of your household consumables. Also, find the nearest recreation facilities and whether you should walk or take a cab to get there. Locate the bus or train station that serves homeowners in the area. A nearby recreation park is a bonus. Once you find these conveniences, you gain confidence and feel that you are part of the community.

Joe Webster
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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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