You may also want to look into the school systems in the area you are looking for. Example would be that well rated schools generally have well established subdivisions neer them. Homebuyers tend to buy near schools that have high achievement ratings well rated schools. I will attach a link to a realtor that is familiar with what are you are looking for.
Good luck and I hope this helps.
I agree with Robert about how you are going about seeking the right neighborhood for your family. You are right on target. Toni, because we have been experiencing extremely HOT tempertures you may not see too many children at play. I recommend driving by neighborhoods with swimming pools early in the morning or in the evenings when it's just a little cooler and the sun isn't as intense.
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Thanks for your time,
You are actually going about it the right way - forget the website hype and other peoples opinion - you have to go to the neighborhood to see how you personally like it, and if you are trying to determine if it is family friendly - whatever that means to you, the best thing to do is go by a few time a day - drive by the pool and see if and how many kids are there - thats how I selected my neighborhood - I wanted some 10 -14 year olds and found a great family neighboorhood by driving by the amenities and talking to owners!
I assume $250K is your upper price range - if so have you looked at these swim/tennis neighborhoods in those particular school districts: Saddlebrook Glen, Springmonte, Glenmoor, Ashton?
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