Homebuying Is More About The Neighborhood Than The House

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January 10, 2017

Buying a home is one of the most difficult decisions we make in life, on an emotional, psychological, cognitive, and moral level. New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks believes it’s more important to focus on the neighborhood and social fabric than the house itself, because the social relationships that happen in it are all we will remember decades later. “The process of house hunting … focuses your mind on the features of the house rather than on the features of your life,” Brooks says.

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