Q. Why is this a better option than the standard way of viewing homes?
As a home buyer, you want to know that the neighborhood you may potentially live in is safe, practical for your needs, and fits your lifestyle. Touring neighborhoods on bicycles gives you an up-close and personal look at each street you travel. You will truly experience a neighborhood by riding up and down its streets, rather than zooming by in a car, giving you a feel for what it might be like if you lived there someday.
Q. What if I don’t like biking?
Biking is purely optional. I offer neighborhood showings on cruiser bicycles simply as a unique way to view homes. The traditional way of viewing homes via car is always available.
Q. Do I have to be in really good shape to tour neighborhoods on a bicycle?
Not at all. I accomodate all ages, physical ability levels and interests. Bike tours are not rigorous, rather leisurely and peaceful. This is one of the reasons the Electra Townie Cruiser is my bicycle of choice. It is comfortable, practical and easy to ride. Some people think it’s not for them, then they try it and love it.
Q. Can I bring my own bike and ride it instead?
Of course. I think you’ll love the ease of the cruiser bikes, though.
Q. What if I’ve scheduled a neighborhood tour on bike, but the weather won’t permit it?
You have a few options:
- Reschedule our tour
- View homes via car instead and plan to view another neighborhood via bike on a different day
- Wear appropriate clothing and ride anyway!
Q. Do I have to wear a helmet?
The helmet is optional, but I encourage their use.
Beyond that, touring a neighborhood on a bike is a preview of what you’ll be able to do once you live there. The bike slows down the process so you can really get a feel for your local lifestyle and the life your kids will live once you move there.