You've locked in a stellar agent, settled at a comfortable price point, and pinpointed a target square footage, so what's next? Choosing a great neighborhood. Along with meeting practical needs, like school districts and commute time, a neighborhood should also be a good fit when it comes to the amenities that make day-to-day life a breeze. The only thing that's set in stone is that when it comes to neighborhoods, one size definitely does not fit all.
To help ease the process, we're unveiling a suite of new maps that highlight not only a neighborhood's essentials -- such as access to health care and local street traffic -- but also great places to eat out and enjoy the outdoors in every neighborhood across the nation.
Curious to see how your neighborhood (or potential new spot) stacks up? We identified the best neighborhoods in America to fit all walks of life in big cities, midsize communities, and small towns. So whether you are looking for the best school districts, hot spots for your single life, or nearby parks for your furry friend, it's easy to find the perfect home for you.