San Antonio’s military roots run very deep. Because of its strong and consistent military presence, it is known as Military City USA! Today, it is home to one of the nation’s largest active and retired military populations.
Most famously known as the home of the Alamo, San Antonio offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions. With many people relocating to San Antonio, it ranked as the 7th fastest growing city in the country in 2016.
Buying a home in San Antonio TX allows you to build equity in a valuable asset that can boost your long-term net worth. On the other hand, paying monthly rent seems like spending, rather than saving.
There are many other reasons why buying a home in San Antonio is a better option. For one, the medical and tech industries in the city are thriving both in government and in the private sector. The Manpower Group also named the San Antonio as the country’s best city for job seekers.
The city is also home to several start-up incubators like Geekdom. Geekdom is a co-working space that was created in 2011. It offers meeting spaces, conference rooms and offices for startup companies needing a place for their workers to productively work.
Joint Base San Antonio also has a growing cyber industry which attracts even more cyber industry to the area.
Even though it’s one of the biggest cities in the country, there are still areas in San Antonio that exude country feel. In fact, there are several communities and neighborhoods that offer rolling hills, low traffic, and a small town feel.
San Antonio also has a rich heritage. The city hosts more than 50 major events and festivals throughout the year, including the Ford Holiday River Parade and Lighting Ceremony.
If San Antonio will be your final duty station, you’ll be delighted to know that the city offers a supportive Military transition community. There are also many available career opportunities after you separate from the armed forces.
You may be interested in this article about planning your PCS move to San Antonio.
San Antonio has one of the best housing markets in the state. You can take your pick with its low average selling prices and many available properties on the market. It’s relatively easy and very affordable to buy in most areas and there are definitely San Antonio neighborhoods to fit every budget.
Do you want to find the best deals? Work with a real estate agent who has experience with military relocation.
That would be me, Melissa Wiggans! It is my goal to assist military families as they relocate to San Antonio. Whether you are moving to Fort Sam Houston, Lackland AFB, Randolf AFB or San Antonio Military Medical Center, let me help make your move easier!
If you want to know more about what exactly I can do to help you get ready to relocate, check out www.SanAntonioMilitaryRelocation.com/about.
Call me at 210-332-0310 today!
Hi, I’m Melissa Muse Wiggans, owner and broker of Real Estate Muses.