The Most Annoying Habits of Bad Neighbors

What you get with your neighbors is the luck of the draw — you might have neighbors that you love and spend time with and consider real friends, or you might wind up with annoying neighbors that drive you crazy. Porch, a site that connects homeowners and professional contractors, did a survey of more than 1,000 people to find the most annoying habits of bad neighbors, and topping the list was being nosy. That was followed by being too loud, not picking up after their pets, parking on someone else’s designated spot, and leaving their children unsupervised. Rounding out the top 10 were: calling the police on a neighbor, leaving notes on a neighbor’s door instead of speaking face-to-face; having loud sex; visibly walking around while fully or partially naked; and having landscaping or other items that block a neighbor’s view. The survey takers were also willing to admit to some bad neighbor behavior of their own, with one in 10 admitting to playing music too loudly or talking loudly enough that it might annoy their neighbors.