Buying a home? Do your homework online first!

Moving house can be a daunting venture in itself without having to worry about additional dangers, such as the possibility of moving next-door to neighbours from hell or areas where crime rates are high. Statistics reveal that two thirds of people find moving house highly stressful, while 9% have actually taken ill from the process! Women in particular find moving house to be a highly painful procedure, with 30% admitting to having sleepless nights.

There are obvious difficulties, such as having to pack, transport everything and unpack it all again, coupled with the stress of the paper work and additional costs. However, recent research suggests that a danger many fear is the consequence of moving into the wrong neighbourhood. There are several worries potential buyers are faced with including: