The quality of cell phone reception in a neighborhood is very important to Americans who are looking to purchase a home. RootMetrics surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults, finding that 76 percent of respondents ranked mobile service as important. By comparison, 60 percent of poll-takers identified good schools as important. U.S. adults in all age groups ranked mobile phone service higher than schools. Hospitals were ranked as high as cell phone service, but were overwhelming favored by older adults. Overall, most Americans looking for homes care about the crime rate (96 percent); local taxes (90 percent); and amenities like shops, parks, and restaurants (84 percent), according to RootMetrics. | Read More