There are good neighborhoods and there are great neighborhoods in the eyes of potential buyers. But there are common traits that buyers look for in a neighborhood and one is a high Walk Score.
1. Walk Score
Walk Score measures the walkability of any address using a patented system. For each address, Walk Score analyzes hundreds of walking routes to nearby amenities.
Walk Score also measures pedestrian friendliness by analyzing population density and road metrics such as block length and intersection density.
Daily errands do not require a car.
Most errands can be accomplished on foot.
Some errands can be accomplished on foot.
Most errands require a car.
Almost all errands require a car.
If you would like to check out a neighborhood walk score, see Crime, Walk Scores, and Schools.