Choosing The Right Neighborhood To Move Into

It is no longer easy to tell whether a neighborhood is bad or not. In the past, you just have to make a quick drive across the neighborhood to see if there are many properties being abandoned or ask the local authorities for the neighborhood’s current situation. If properties are well kept and local authorities give a “thumbs up” approval when it comes to security, status and value then the neighborhood is a keeper.

How would you know if the neighborhood is something you would find favorable? Here are some tips that would help in finding the perfect neighborhood for you. Know what kind of neighborhood you want. Give a concrete definition of the neighborhood you want to live in. Do you want a neighborhood near by the sea? Do you want one that is serene and peaceful? Do you want to live in a family oriented neighborhood, college town, suburbs, city center or rural neighborhood?

Check out the public services available in the neighborhood. When neighborhood is financially down, towns and cities usually cut back on certain public services offered such as police, parks and libraries. Drive through the neighborhood and look for clues regarding the city or town’s financial condition. Do you see police officials patrolling the street? Are the streets and parks clean? Is the library cutting down its open hours?

If you have kids or are planning to have one, you have to check the local schools. It is important to know the quality of education the local schools provide. Do a research about the local schools or speak with the parents for they can tell how well or bad the schools are. Of course, talk to potential neighbors. If you are checking out the neighborhood, it is important to talk to those who are living in it. Who knows better than those who are currently living there?

When it comes to moving to a new house, it is very easy to change the things you don’t like. However, when it comes to the neighborhood, there’s no way you can change something so easily. Thus, it is really important to do early legwork and research to know whether you are choosing the right neighborhood or not. It would be even better if you have real estate Anglesea

Top 5 Most Expensive Cars of 2014

Lamborghini Veneno Roadsterlambo

Country of Origin: Italy

Engine: 750-hp, 6.5-liter, 12-cylinder

0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds

Starting price: $4.5 million

Lamborghini says it plans to build only nine copies of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster in 2014. Among many other innovations its lightweight body design makes extensive use of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. Top speed is 221 mph.

 

 

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitessebuga

Country of Origin: France

Engine: 1,200 hp, 8-liter, 16-cylinder

0-62 mph: 2.6 seconds

Starting price: $2.5 million

Bugatti says its current model is the “fastest production roadster in the world,” having been driven 255.5 mph in April 2013. Bugatti announced earlier this month, December 2013, it sold its 400th Veyron worldwide since its introduction in 2005. Only 50 are available out of a total planned production of 450.

 

Koenigsegg Agera Skenig

Country of Origin: Sweden

Engine: 1,030 hp, twin-turbo, 5.0-liter V-8

0-62 mph (that is, 100 km per hour): 2.9 seconds

Starting price: $1,520,000

Koenigsegg said it expects to ship its first Agera S to the United States this month, December 2013. The Agera S belongs to the exclusive 1,000-hp-plus club, with a twin-turbo V-8 that generates 1,030 hp. That flings the car from zero to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds, or zero to around 188 mph in 22.7 seconds – that is, if you’re on a racetrack or if you own your own highway. If that’s not enough Koenigsegg has a new model called the One:1 in the prototype stage. According to press reports, it’s said to produce 1,400 hp and weigh around 1,400 kg. The name refers to the “1-to-1” power-to-weight ratio. It’s expected to sell for around $2,850,000.

 

Hennessey Venom GTdownload

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Engine: 1,244 hp, 7.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8

0-60mph: 2.7 seconds

Price: $1.2 million

Hennessey Perfomance, based in Sealy, Texas, says its Hennessey Venom GT set a Guinness World Book-record time of 13.63 seconds from zero to 300 kph, or 186 mph, in January 2013. The company said this month, December 2013, it had sold only 11 Venom GTs to clients around the world, including only five in the United States. The company plans to build a total of only 29 all told. The Hennessey Venom GT design is based on the Lotus Elise roadster and Exige coupe model. The Venom GT is created from a base Lotus Elise/Exige and utilizes components including but not limited to the roof, doors, side glass, windscreen, dash, cockpit, floorpan, HVAC system, wiper and head lamps. Hennessey Performance and the Venom GT are not associated with Lotus Cars.

 

Porsche 918 Spyderimages

Country of Origin: Germany

Engine: 887 hp (total output), 4.6-liter V-8 with two electric motors

0-62 mph: 2.5 seconds

Starting price: $845,000

Besides the hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain, other innovations include rear-wheel steering, where the rear wheels adjust slightly in turns. It can go up to 19 miles on battery power alone. By itself, the V-8 gasoline engine produces 608 hp. Like many race cars, the Porsche 918 Spyder is largely built of lightweight but strong carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. The lightweight, even more racing-oriented Weissach Package of options boosts the sticker price to $929,000.

Cars Are Important

carImagine our life without cars? It’s hard right? It would take you long, long time just to reach your destination. You have to walk several miles a day just to get to work, not unless your workplace is just near where you live. If you live in the suburbs, then you would have to spend a lot of time walking just to reach downtown. If you are planning to catch a movie, you would have to leave your house several hours early. If you are moving to another state, it would take days or weeks (of course, if we don’t consider planes and ships).

Without cars, things would be really difficult because if you have luggage, you would be walking for a long time while carrying them. Man… that would be tiring! Now, if that luggage would be as big as a TV or your couch, then that would be close to suicide. If you are like The Hulk then that wouldn’t be a problem at all. But most of us are regular human, which is why we wouldn’t do it.

imagesThis is why I hold cars in high regard. For me cars have made our life so much better. It made travelling more convenient than riding a horse or travelling by foot. It is also a comfortable way to travel, especially if we consider the features offered by most cars today such as air condition, comfortable seats, entertainment systems and many others, it is easy to see why cars have become comfortable. Cars today has come a long way from its predecessors. In fact, our forefathers would be amazed silly if they see how great cars of today are.

Yes, there are also bad things about having a car such as expenses, pollution and possible accidents but that would depend on the car owner. Having a car is a responsibility, which is why a person has to be smart and responsible enough to drive one.