Room for a nursery? Check. Good school district? Check.

Home buyers with kids (or who hope to have kids soon) know to look for properties with certain kid-friendly characteristics … but do you know all the things you should check?

Confession: I actually ended up buying a home that I thought would be perfect for my family, but once I moved in, I realized it was missing certain things that could have made my life there a whole lot easier.

So just to be safe, check out this list of features that parents should factor into their house hunt, but often miss. Make sure they’re on your radar, so you don’t buy a place you regret! . . .  (read more)