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How To Welcome New Neighbors

Neighborhoods are beautiful in every season—fall, winter, spring, or summer. The exterior designs may complement each other with their different facades and details or may synchronize in harmony. A neighborhood’s real beauty spreads beyond the naked eye and may be demonstrated through personal relationships.

Perhaps the most genuine way beauty is created within communities is the willingness of residents to welcome new members.

Neighbors bonding photo.

How to welcome new neighbors:

A small act of kindness, such as offering to help with heavy box lifting.  

Offering yourself as an outlet for support, such as providing babysitting or dogsitting services in a pinch.

Invite the new neighbors over to join your family for dinner. Seize the opportunity to be the first neighbors to form a strong bond with the new family on the block.  

Find common grounds within the first few interactions. Do both families like cookouts or boating? Use this time period as a chance to make your new neighbors feel valued soon after you introduce yourself.

These are just few of many ways you can create a happy and engaged community that outlasts the beauty formed by the foundation of any house.

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