Things to Know if You're Moving to San Antonio

Posted by Nu Home Source Realty on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 at 10:42am.

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San Antonio
is a fast-growing city and many new residents move to the city every year for many reasons. With the large amount of new job opportunities, plenty of great neighborhoods and excellent schools, it's no surprise the city is growing fast. If you plan to move to the area, here are a few things to know before you make the transition.

Permit

If you're moving to the downtown area, you won't need a moving permit. However, you will need to check the parking restrictions ahead by calling the city.

Neighborhoods

With a variety of choices, you need to consider the options before choosing your new home. Some neighborhoods won't provide the best environment for families, while others are perfect. Singles need to consider a neighborhood close to the entertainment and attractions the prefer, while families need to look at the schools and amenities offered within their new community.

Transportation

Whether you plan to use your own vehicle for transportation or you're moving without one, you can get around the city. However, this will make a difference if you need to commute for work. Check with the public transportation options and make sure you can easily get to and from work, when necessary.

Schools

The top rated schools make a difference for many families relocating. If you're looking for the best choices, AUA Elementary, Blattman Elementary, Encino Park Elementary, Alamo Heights High School and Travis Early College High school are some of the top choices.

College students can also choose from the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A&M University and many others.

Before you make the move, it's important to consider the needs of you and your family. If you need an area with plenty of outdoor area for activities or you prefer to live in the district with the best nightlife, do your research first and choose the right place to call home in San Antonio.

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