What Makes A Good Neighbor?

– Crystal Vagnier – Select Group – Writer/Editor

Everyone loves a good neighbor. Realtor.com® conducted a study to see what characteristics made a good neighbor and whether citizens considered their neighbors to hold true to these qualities. It’s important to also see if you fall underneath the qualities of being a good neighbor. According to the study a whopping 75% of neighbors said they considered their neighbors to be good, quiet, and respectful. While the days of throwing a welcome party or dinner for new folks in the neighborhood is a thing of the past, 65% of people say they will take the time to introduce themselves.

Qualities like friendliness and trustworthiness were valued as being the best while being loud and nosy were considered the worst. Here are the stats:

Best Qualities:

59% Trustworthy

50% Quiet

46% Friendly

43% Respectful

Worst Qualities:

67% Disrespectful of Property

60% Loud

54% Untrustworthy

43% Nosy

It’s important to have your home feel comfortable and relaxing. If it turns out you’re looking for a new neighborhood to call home, take the time to reach out to me! I’m happy to help you find a new home.

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