More and more people are relocating to Northern Virginia every year. Many are relocating from abroad. It is no surprise as this community is booming and growing at a fast rate. Growth in this region can be attributed to a variety of factors. Communities in Northern Virginia are seeing a growth in international real estate investors who are making the move to the United States. Real estate investment just outside the nation’s capitol of Washington DC is currently a hot bed of market activity.
Why Move to Northern Virginia
There are so many reasons why people are deciding to make the move to Northern Virginia. The main reason is the excellent employment opportunities in recenty years. These opportunities have been for residents of the United States and internationals as well. Communities located in Northern Virginia also have some of the finest school districts in the country. Those two reasons, combined with elevating real estate values, reasonable cost of living and proximity to Washington DC are enticing many people to make the move to Northern Virginia. There are many reason to consider moving to Northern Virginia.
Here are 5 reasons people are gravitating to Northern VA:
Proximity to Washington DC:
International investors in particular appreciate the ease of walking to work in a city. The availability of public transportion is a big plus for those commuting to Washington, DC. Proximity to the Washington Metro is critically important to those commuting to DC for work and play. Therefore, areas such as Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax are especially desirable locations in Northern Virginia for real estate investors.
Internationals with technology skills are in high demand in the Washington, DC metro region. Government and government contractors located all over the metro DC area, including Northern VA, are seeking people in this critical employment sector.
Cost of Living:
People relocating to the Washington DC area are finding it is more affordable to live in Northern Virginia. Your investment dollar definitely will take you further than it will in Washington, DC proper. Taxes are lower in Virginia, too.
Quality of Living:
This area enjoys a very high standard and quality of living. Northern VA is one of the most desirable locations in which to live in the United States.
Northern Virginia has a highly diverse population and offers internationals plenty of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. There are many ethnic restaurants and cultural activities that appeal to all types of international residents of Northern Virginia and surrounding areas.
No matter what your interests Northern Virginia is a great place to live and work. There is a wide variety of housing available in all price ranges to meet your budget. This region continues to do well in appreciation and demand. The Premier Team is uniquely qualified to help you find the perfect home in Northern Virginia that meets your specific needs and requirements.
For more information about relocating to the Northern VA and other DC metro regions please contact Gene Mock, Associate Broker, Premier Team, Keller Williams Realty 703-342-8100.
He and his Premier Team will assist you in finding your perfect home or in selling your current home.