Neighborhood search for strangers in a strange land

4sqmap, Walkscore can introduce visitors to unfamiliar places

Online tools people can use to figure out what a neighborhood is really like.

If you’re relocating and don’t have a clue about the town you’re moving to, where do you start? My regular readers probably hope the answer is "Call a real estate professional!" But we all know that probably isn’t what’s going to happen. Not at first anyway.