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NeighborhoodScout Adds Updated Neighborhood Crime Data, Maps & Analytics for 2016

Real estate values, insurance rates and tenant safety are highly influenced by crime risk. While proximity to crime risk is always a high priority, what makes our crime data unique is its ability to be filtered in various ways to help people find locations to fit their specific needs.

NeighborhoodScout Releases its Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for 2016

When ranking the country’s 100 safest cities a different type of urban satellite tends to appear on this list: the bedroom community. These cities exist somewhere in between big cities (which still have large crime counts), and the more-dangerous industrial satellites. Bedroom communities are populated by the gainfully employed and their families, who can afford to relocate specifically for quality of life.

NeighborhoodScout Releases its 6th Annual Top 100 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities List

While big cities can have large numbers of violent crime, when normalizing for population, the violent crime rate is often not as high as one would think. NeighborhoodScout’s recent analysis reveals that a number of large cities break the stereotypes of violence that are unnecessarily tarnishing their reputations and harming their economic prospects.

America's Best Public Elementary, Middle, and High Schools By Region

You have children in school now or have little ones who are soon to begin. Are you excited about the school, or concerned about its quality? Despite news to the contrary, America is blessed with thousands of excellent public schools which are chock full of exceptional teachers, and filled with outstanding students. But where are these top schools, and is there one near you? NeighborhoodScout used its patent-pending school quality ratings to uncover the very best schools in each region of the U.S.

Affordable Neighborhoods that offer A+ Best Schools

Across American parents struggle to find the best public schools for their children. Yet once they have identified these top schools in their area, many are met with an insurmountable obstacle: they cannot afford to buy a home in the district. NeighborhoodScout has solved this problem by uncovering hidden neighborhoods in America's 20 largest metro areas that offer the best public schools for your housing dollar.

Barry Glick, Founder and Former CEO of MapQuest, Appointed to Board of Directors at NeighborhoodScout

NeighborhoodScout announced the appointment of Barry Glick to its board of directors.

NeighborhoodScout adds to it's Advisory Board

Location, Inc., the creators of NeighborhoodScout.com, a nationwide neighborhood search engine for homebuyers and movers, today announced that Barry J. Glick will lead the Company's advisory board.

Patent Awarded for NeighborhoodScout Search Technology

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded a patent for the technology that powers NeighborhoodScout®, the neighborhood search engine for homebuyers and movers that covers the entire United States at the neighborhood level.

NeighborhoodScout Announces its 2006 Top Towns to Buy a Vacation Home

Buying a vacation home at a great price with long-term investment value just got easier, thanks to NeighborhoodScout.com.

Florida's Ten Best Towns for Families with Children

The Sunshine State can be a great place to raise a family, if you know where to look.

NeighborhoodScout Special Report: America's 10 Best Towns for Families with Children

While everyone concurs that quality public schools are an important consideration, schools are only one of six criteria that many parents and demographers agree are key in determining the best towns for families with children.

NeighborhoodScout Announces its 2004 Top Towns to Buy a Vacation Home

Buying a vacation home at a great price with long-term investment value just got easier, thanks to NeighborhoodScout.com.

NeighborhoodScout's Top 10 Great Deals on Great Towns in America's Biggest Metro Areas for 2004

In every hot metropolitan area there are hidden bargain neighborhoods that offer quality without the high prices. Finding these hidden gems can be a challenge, but you can get the inside track on great areas to buy a home by targeting one of America's top 10 undervalued towns.

You can also view the top 5 best buy towns in the following metro areas:

NeighborhoodScout's Top Choices for Retiring Locally

A full 75% of Americans decide to retire near where they currently live. We reveal the top choices and best values in America's 10 biggest metro areas.

NeighborhoodScout's Best Towns to Buy a Second Home

Hidden gems on the coast and in the mountains offer great living, good prices and a sound investment. See all 50 best towns to buy a second home >

NeighborhoodScout's Top 5 Metro Areas for Career Starters

Despite a national economic slump, a handful of cities offer Excellent prospects for career starters.

NeighborhoodScout's Great Deals on Great Towns in America's 10 Biggest Metro Areas

Before you shop for a new house, take a close look at the neighborhood. You could buy into a high quality town at a great price in any of the country's biggest metro areas if you target one of America's top 10 undervalued towns.

Location Inc Names Top 5 Permanent Vacation Spots in America

Every year about this time millions of Americans get fed-up with shoveling snow and head south on vacation seeking warm, sunny climes and a break from the cold. And while sitting on the beach many of us wonder, why not make this wonderful vacation area my permanent home? But before you pull up stakes, you might want to consider the advantages of relocating to one of America's top 5 permanent vacation spots.

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