Finding New Places to Worship

December 13, 2002

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On December 13, 2002 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "for house hunters in a new city, finding the right place to worship ranks right up with tax rates, schools and entertainment as a priority... Real-estate agents anticipate clients' religious needs...'It's a very important part of people's lives; it's something that absolutely comes up,' said Lynda Long, president of the Columbus Board of Realtors... When newcomers narrow their home selection to a given community, she retrieves names and contact information for the 25 closest houses of worship."