It depends on what things are important to you. Would you like to be in the suburbs, in the city, or in the mountains? Do you want to be close to amenities or would you like to feel more secluded? Is it important to be near a community center? Do you have family or friends living in the area that you want to stay close to? What is the price range you are looking at? There are many factors to consider when choosing a neighborhood. I recommend starting a list of what is important to you and contacting a few realtors to interview. Your chosen realtor will be able to help you narrow down a few neighborhoods that will fit your needs. Once you find a few neighborhoods that you would like to consider, you can even knock on some neighborhood doors and let them know that you are thinking about moving into the neighborhood and would like to talk to them about the area. Some people may be too busy, but you will at the very least be able to meet some of the neighbors ahead of time. Good luck in your search!