Why Relocate to San Antonio?



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With its buoyant economy, endless entertainment options and rich culture, it’s no wonder why 26 million people visit San Antonio each year.  Whether they are visiting for a business trip or family vacation, many find themselves falling in love with the city and consider making it their next home.  Sound familiar?  Then consider these top reasons why you should make a move to San Antonio.

Family Friendly

Whether you have a family of 3 or 13, you’ll love all of the great entertainment options San Antonio has to offer for adults and kids of all ages.  Your family will enjoy checking out the city’s major attractions and have fun exploring those off the beaten path.  San Antonio’s River Walk features many excellent restaurants, shops, and art galleries set along side the San Antonio River.  The River Walk also hosts live entertainment and family friendly events year round as well.  Explore the River Walk on foot or take a river taxi boat tour with the kids.  In addition to The River Walk, San Antonio offers great attractions like the Alamo, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and theme parks including Sea World, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and SpashTown water park.  Your family will never be bored when you live in San Antonio!

Affordable Living

Most people find housing to be surprisingly affordable in San Antonio.  In fact, it is among the most affordable of major US cities.  This is a major reason why both individuals and corporations are relocating to San Antonio.  Another bonus is no state income tax, which is practically unheard for most metropolitan cities in the U.S.  Both Forbes and BusinessWeek magazine have named San Antonio a top “recession-proof city” in recent years, and Expansion Management has named it one of the best places for executives to relocate or expand their business.  It has also been recognized as an ideal retirement city and a “best value” city based on its cost of living, quality of life, recreation and volunteer opportunities, and cultural activities.

Recreation Galore

San Antonio offers plenty of recreation opportunities, both indoors and out.  Those who prefer the outdoors appreciate San Antonio’s long warm season, sunny days, and mild winters.  Whether your idea of fun and recreation involves exploring new parks and hiking trails or watching an NBA basketball game, you’ll never be left out in the cold when it comes to things to entertain.  Sunny Texas weather is ideal for playing golf, tennis, or enjoying boating and fishing at the lakes located just 20 minutes from San Antonio.  If you’re a sports fan, you’ll love cheering on hometown heroes and Four-time championship winners, the San Antonio Spurs.

 Nicole Martinez is a marketing manager at VIP Realty, your go to source for San Antonio real estate.

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