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Finding a Dog-friendly Neighborhood

February 15, 2014

When searching for your dream neighborhood, it’s important to consider the needs of every member of the household—including the family dog! Is the community walk-worthy? How’s the traffic? Are there veterinarians and pet stores nearby? Does the city or HOA have pet or noise rules? How close is the nearest dog park?  If your dog could speak, these might be a few of his questions (ok, maybe not the one about the vet). Keeping Spot’s perspective in mind could help you choose a dog-friendly neighborhood…

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Best Places to Live: The Sunbelt

April 1, 2013

Is it time to hang up the snow shovel? If you’re planning to retire this year, or just looking for a second home somewhere sunny, this could be your last winter scraping windshields. Here are our four picks for escaping the frozen north: Tucson, AZ. Named one of the best (and sunniest) places to retire by CNN Money, Forbes, MSN Money, and US News & World Reports, Tucson is a natural choice. 350 days of sunshine a year, acres of golf courses, miles of trails…

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Choosing a Las Vegas Community: Where Do You Start?

January 28, 2013

Even if you’re a local, house hunting in the Las Vegas valley can be an adventure. Luckily, there are a variety of tools homebuyers can use to navigate their way through the city’s varied neighborhoods. Visit real estate websites—yes, more than one! Most web-savvy shoppers are familiar with real estate websites like Realtor.com, Trulia, Zillow, Homes.com, Zip Realty and FrontDoor Real Estate. These searchable sites are great for finding homes that fit your budget and space requirements, but they may not be as good at giving…

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