5 Things to Know About Relocating to North San Antonio

November 19, 2015    By: mramirez


5 Things to Know About Relocating to North San Antonio

 

With jobs on the rise, thousands of people are relocating to San Antonio every year. One region of the city that has seen significant growth recently is North San Antonio. The combination of major employers, great schools and beautiful scenery has made Salado Canyon at Rogers Ranch one of the most desirable places to live.

 

If you’re considering a move to North San Antonio here are five things to know before relocating.

 

1. Expect Your Cost of Living to Go Down

Even though the costs have gone up slightly in the last few years, San Antonio is still much more affordable compared to similarly sized cities. Currently, the cost of living index is just 92.

 

2. Expect Your Quality of Life to Go Up

It might cost less to live in North San Antonio, but that doesn’t mean you will sacrifice quality. The area has a host of theme parks, recreational facilities and a strong school district. Depending on where you’re moving from there’s also a good chance you’ll get a bigger home for less money.

 

3. Prepare for a Competitive Real Estate Market

San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., and it’s affordable housing attracts a lot of buyers. Right now it’s leaning towards a seller’s market and competition between buyers is strong.

 

4. Get Ready for a Foodie Paradise

There’s a lot to be said about the cuisine in San Antonio. It’s the birthplace of the puffy taco, headquarters for Bill Miller’s B-B-Q and home to countless Tex-Mex landmarks.

 

5. Experience Life in a Diverse Population

From the huge military presence to the majority Hispanic population, San Antonio is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the country.