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After finally saving up enough money to use as a down payment, I decided that it was time to hit the market. I met with a lender, got pre-approved for a loan, and then started visiting different properties. However, I quickly realized that I didn't know as much about real estate as I would have hoped. I wanted to find a great neighborhood and know what to ask the professionals, but I could tell that I needed a little help. To point me in the right direction, I started working with a great real estate agent who was familiar with the area. This blog is all about educating the general public on real estate matters.


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What To Expect When You Buy A Home In A Golfing Community

by Nathan Olson

If you love golfing and also love beautiful properties to live in, then you likely have been entertaining buying a home in a golfing community. These communities are often tight-knit and are excellent properties to get into if you desire a home within a golf course. As you look for resort-style homes in a prominent golfing community, you should know what to expect. Here are some things you can expect with this type of living.

Lots of human traffic

A golfing community is exactly what it sounds like: a community of houses built around a golf course. This means that people will literally be playing golf in your spacious backyard at all times of the day. This is a great thing if you love interacting with others or people watching, and you can simply step out on your deck or balcony to greet a friendly face. Whether you have a love of golf or not, it's hard not to get out and be active when there is a beautiful green before you and potential friends to speak with. The high level of neighborly interactions is just one of the reasons this type of living is growing in popularity.

Kid-friendly living

You would think that a golfing community is not the ideal place for children, but the opposite is true. Many families live in these types of properties and enjoy the large landscape that exists around them for not only golfing, but for biking, playing baseball, and just being outside hanging out with friends. Often gated, these communities are also very safe, and the close-knit feel that you can get from your neighbors can give you peace of mind knowing just what type of people your children are playing with.

Surprisingly affordable 

While properties in and near a golfing community may seem expensive when you think about them, they aren't as pricey as other luxurious homes in gated neighborhoods, and you have the added benefit of having a golf course on-site. Most people who buy these types of homes are looking for a relaxing place to call home where they can still be active and spend time with friends and family. Retirees, growing business owners, and large families alike can all take advantage of this style of living for both fun and leisure.

You don't have to love golf to love golfing to enjoy the perks of living in a golf community. Outdoor enthusiasts and extroverts alike love this type of close neighborhood living, and once you start exploring these homes for yourself you will see the many different styles of homes and communities you have to choose from.