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How to Settle in to Your New Neighborhood

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Parents Visiting Hispanic Daughter In New Home

Whether you are moving to the other side of town or relocating half-way across the country, moving can be a bit nerve-wracking. The United States Census Bureau reports that 11.2 percent of the population moved in 2016 – that adds up to a lot of people who need to become acquainted with a new community.

Not sure where to begin? Take a look at these six tips to help you get settled in and feel comfortable in your new community.

Get to know the new neighbors. When you move into a new neighborhood or area, it’s always exciting to see who your new neighbors are. Yet too often, finding the time to introduce yourself doesn’t happen. Make it a priority to get to know the neighbors. Knowing who you live by can provider a safer community where people look out for each other. After moving from a place that’s familiar to a brand spanking new one, you need to do what you can to feel adjusted to the new place.


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Folsom Home Sales Drop 30% – Dip or Blip?

Posted on: September 14, 2017

Folsom Sales August 1

Folsom home sales declined sharply in August, closing only 74 units, compared to 105 in July, and 105 for August 2016.

What’s the cause?  I’m not quite sure. Interest rates remain low, as does unemployment, and the experts say the economy is steadily improving.


Filed under: Folsom, Real Estate