Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2011
CLRSearch Real Estate Search Engine identified which attributes its consumers considered most important to create the best quality of life possible when searching for a home. The released list shows the Top 10 Cities with the Best Quality of Life in populations over 1,000.
Plano, Texas topped this list and Texas was the big winner with five cities in the top 10. By garnering the top spot, Plano received the highest combined score after evaluating CLRSearch community demographic data to find the best place to live with the highest quality of life. Located in North Texas, Plano is a suburb of Dallas and located in Collin County. The city has a population of 352,638.
Based on a Facebook survey, CLRSearch users ranked quality of life attributes in terms of importance when searching for a place to live. The factors for this list included an evaluation of the positive and negative indexes for populations greater than 1,000.
The top positive attributes, in order, included weather, education, culture, restaurants, medical services and amusement. The top negative attributes, in order, were crime, mortality index and earthquake risk. For example, the top spot on this list, Plano, has a total crime risk of 23, based on the national average of 100.
The survey showed that weather and education ranked as most important for overall quality of life when searching for a home. Crime most negatively impacted the overall quality of life when searching for a home.
CLRSearch offers a place to explore community demographics, as well as listings, helping you find the right home in the right place.
Top 10 Cities with the Best Quality of Life:
1. Plano, Texas
2. Chandler, Ariz.
3. Austin, Texas
4. Davie, Fla.
5. Gilbert, Ariz.
6. Round Rock, Texas
7. Haslet, Texas
8. Grapevine, Texas
9. Brandon, Fla.
10. Virginia Beach, Va.
CLRSearch is a Real Estate Search Engine that provides a data rich environment to explore listings, foreclosures, school information, community demographics and other data relevant to one of the most important decisions of your life, buying a home.
CLRSearch provides a space to search a vast amount of listings in a particular area, identify key demographics and review the strength of the schools without having to cross any lead-generating roadblocks. Each homebuyer can create their own perfect virtual property and be alerted when similar properties become available.
CLRSearch listing feeds are imported daily to ensure the most up-to-date information possible. The demographic data is updated yearly and provided by some of the top sources available. In addition, CLRSearch now offers a self-service Local Expert Advertising Platform that provides agents and brokers with a thrifty way to take advantage of their hyper-local ad market.
The mission of CLRSearch is to connect real estate professionals with homebuyers to find the right home in the right place. With more people connecting online than ever before and the Internet becoming more social, real estate professionals can now network online and gain more referrals by creating a virtual community. CLRSearch hopes to create a space within growing social networks for real estate professionals to grow and increase referrals.