Published on December 30th, 2014 | by Home and Family0
Reasons to Move to San Antonio
San Antonio is the third largest city in Texas, and 24th largest in the United States, making it a very popular destination for home buyers. With housing at the two large military bases often occupied, many military families look for San Antonio homes for sale. Almost 63% of Americans would prefer to buy a home than to rent, and in 2013, San Antonio homes for sale were on the market an average of 71 days before being sold.
Why buy a house in San Antonio?
There are lots of things to do in San Antonio! If you enjoy history, visit the Alamo, the largest tourist attraction in Texas, or visit the Cathedral of San Fernando. More into science? Check out the Natural Bridge Caverns or the San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium. San Antonio is also home to great shopping, attractions like Six Flags, and several festivals and special events!
With 31 institutions of higher education, San Antonio has something for everyone. Adding more bike lanes and 25 bicycle rental stations, San Antonio is committed to being more environmentally-friendly.
Concerned about employment? With 5 Fortune 500 companies calling San Antonio home and a variety of local businesses with over 2,000 employees, funding your new house should be a piece of cake. And the cost of living in San Antonio is approximately 60% of what it is in Austin!
The Texas housing market is doing great! As of August 2013, fewer than 2% of Texas homes were in foreclosure. If you had wanted to buy a house in foreclosure, talk to a San Antonio REALTOR®, and they will be able to help you find out if that is an option. Real estate agents local to the area will be able to help you look at homes for sale in San Antonio and narrow down the list to the houses that fit your needs as a family.
So if you’re ready to start looking at San Antonio homes for sale, give the San Antonio REALTORS® a call, and get ready for the move of your life!