Once you have your list completed, you will need to go out into the community and do your physical research to start getting a good idea of what the neighborhood s are like. Homebuyers can check the safety of an area through crime statistics reports, near by landfill sites, and school information of new home developments on the internet. But if the new construction communities make After doing your research, visit the neighborhood for yourself. If you see bunches of For Sale signs, then you would hope they are for the same builder. If not, there could be trouble. You can always check with your local city planning department to see if a highway is coming through the area or any larger development project scheduled. Is there a highway, railroad or airport that backs up to this community? It’s always a good idea to revisit the neighborhood after dark and on the weekend to see what kind of activity is going on.