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Moving? Get to Know Your New Home and Neighbors

ADDED ON April 2, 2017 0 COMMENTS

Gate to your new home
When moving into your new Los Angeles home, and new neighborhood, you can feel the excitement and there is also a bit of apprehension.  New friends, new locations – a new grocery store, a new doctor – all of the services that were familiar to you in your prior home may need to be reestablished in your new Los Angeles home and in your new neighborhood.

Moving to a new home means you have the opportunity to have new experiences and make new friends.  Getting to know neighbors can be time-consuming, but can also be very worthwhile.  In many Los Angeles neighborhoods, the neighbors help one another out and participate in the neighborhood watch program.  A good neighbor literally can make your world a better place.  Many people report the neighbors become lifetime friends.

Once you’ve gotten a bit acquainted with your new home, get to know the block better by taking a walk along your Los Angeles street.  You are sure to meet a few neighbors along the way.  Learn more about your new Los Angeles neighborhood by asking questions.  Sometimes a local park or community center can be a valuable resource in making friends in your new neighborhood.

After a while in your new neighborhood, find a time to invite your new friends over.  Keep it simple and concentrate on the friendship, not the decor nor party preparations.  This can be a fun gathering for your neighbors, many of whom may not know each other.

You may find other ways to get involved in your local Los Angeles community, either from your new friends or by reading the local newspapers or online.  Get involved at the local schools.   Shop at the local markets, including the farmer’s markets.  Volunteer, join a gym or local sports club.  Use this new beginning to have fun while meeting new people with similar interests.

Remember, sometimes you make a new friend simply by giving a smile.

Looking for a new neighborhood?

Take a look at these most recent listings in Los Angeles:

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,410 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,554 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,920 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 1
  3. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,176 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,712 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Days on market: 1
  4. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Lot size: 10,454 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 1
  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,328 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,662 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 1
  6. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,005 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 2
  7. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,042 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.16 ac
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 2
  8. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,023 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Days on market: 2
  9. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,669 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,662 sqft
    Year built: 1919
    Days on market: 2
  10. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 3,382 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 2

See all Real estate in the city of Los Angeles.
(all data current as of 7/22/2017)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

 

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