Picking the right suburb through real estate 'matchmaking' - New York News

Picking the right suburb through real estate 'matchmaking'

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After dealing with headaches moving from New York City to the suburbs, Alison Bernstein created Suburban Jungle. It's like a matchmaking service. Her business' goal is to introduce you to your perfect home in one of 500 towns within commuting distance to New York City.

Suburban Jungle breaks down those communities, honing in on the personality of the town and making sure it's a match for yours. The process starts with a detailed questionnaire.

Suburban Jungle says it prides itself on being a completely free service, making its money from the buy-side real estate agents' commissions.

The company also boasts that it has locals on its payroll.

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