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Are you relocating to Maryland or considering a move to Montgomery County? Whether you are moving from Rockville to Gaithersburg or from the other side of the world, The Myers Team would like to share with you our

Top 25 Reasons to Live in Montgomery County MD

  1. The quality of life here is fantastic. Crime rates are low, commuting options are numerous and always getting better, homeownership rates are high, and the poverty rate is low.
  2. Montgomery County is one of the most affluent counties in the nation – and also one of the best-educated. No other county has a higher percentage of residents over 25 years old who hold a post-graduate degree.
  3. We attract incredible diversity. Almost a third of our population is foreign born.

Job opportunities galore when you move to Maryland

  1. We are an important business and research hub, with the third largest biotechnology cluster in the nation.
    National Institutes of Health

    Bethesda MD National Institutes of Health

  2. We have major federal government employers like the Food and Drug Administration in Rockville and Silver Spring, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, the Department of Energy in Germantown, Walter Reed Army Medical Center just over the DC border from Maryland, the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, and more.

Outstanding Montgomery County schools

  1. Our public school system is one of the best in the country, with several Montgomery County high schools making it into the nation’s top 100, and many more ranked in the nation’s top 1,000 .
  2. To focus on just one corner of the system, North Potomac’s Wootton High School and all the schools that feed into it are considered among the best in the country: Cabin John and Robert Frost Middle Schools, and Cold Spring, Stone Mill, DuFief, Fallsmead, Lakewood, and Travilah Elementary Schools.
  3. We are home to Montgomery College, a public, open access community college, and close to dozens of other top-ranked universities in the D.C. metro area, including the University of Maryland, Georgetown, Howard, George Washington and George Mason.

Visit our Montgomery County schools page for more details on how to get the best education for your child.

First-rate health care

  1. There are five major hospitals in Montgomery County: Holy Cross in Silver Spring, Washington Adventist in Takoma Park, Shady Grove Adventist in Rockville, Montgomery General in Olney, and Suburban in Bethesda. Holy Cross and Adventist are vying to build an additional hospital in the northern part of the county near Clarksburg.

 

Commuting to Washington DC Civilized commute into DC


  1. 1. We offer easy access to public transportation on the D.C. metro area subways. Metro rail and bus, Montgomery County’s Ride On bus service, and MARC commuter trains throughout Maryland. Subway parking lots, park and ride lots, bike paths and HOV lanes all help speed your commute, learn more on our Commuting page.

Ways to stay active, indoors or outdoors

  1. We have preserved a ton of green space: 38 percent of Montgomery County’s land is set aside as parks. By comparison, nearby Fairfax County, VA, has set aside only 15 percent.
  2. We are located no more than two hours from the ski slopes such as Whitetail and three from Ocean City and the Atlantic beaches.
  3. Kids of all ages and experience levels can sign up for every kind of sport imaginable: tennis, basketball, football, baseball, lacrosse, golf, karate, field hockey and soccer through the Montgomery County Recreation Department, Kids Sports League, and the YMCA among many others.
  4. You can join private swim and tennis clubs in the Montgomery County neighborhoods of Quince Orchard (known as The Bubble) in Gaithersburg, Westleigh in North Potomac, Carderock Springs in Bethesda, Potomac, Bethesda, Rockville, and Darnestown. There are also public swim centers in Germantown, Olney, Silver Spring, North Bethesda, and Rockville.
  5. For those who like to ride, Montgomery County offers more than twenty stables and horse centers, including the Potomac Horse Center, Wheaton Park Stables, and Reddemeade in Silver Spring.
  6. Our nearly three dozen Montgomery County golf courses include Blue Mash in Olney, Bethesda’s Congressional Country Club, TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Little Bennett in Clarksburg, Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase and Kenwood in Bethesda.

Cultural opportunities, shopping and fun!

  1. We have a vibrant arts scene, with performing arts centers like Strathmore, theaters like the Montgomery Playhouse – the oldest community theater in Maryland, the American Film Institute’s Theater and Cultural Center, the Gaithersburg Arts Barn and much more.
  2. We give you easy access to an incredible range of cultural and historical attractions: the 17 museums of the Smithsonian, the National Zoo, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the old towns of Frederick or Alexandria, VA , to name just a few.
    Frederick MD

    Old Town Frederick MD

  3. We have events for every interest and taste, including the Sugarloaf Craft Festival at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, the Farm Tour & Harvest Sale, Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, SILVERDOCS Film Festival in Silver Spring, the Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg and many more unique events.
  4. Gaithersburg’s Olde Towne hosts old fashioned parades, street festivals and concerts at City Hall’s Pavilion.
  5. The Kentlands neighborhood in Gaithersburg provides a one-stop walkable shopping and dining experience, in addition to outdoor concerts and a farmer’s market.
  6. The RIO Entertainment Center and the Washingtonian Center in the Gaithersburg and North Potomac area together make up a self-contained shopping, dining, movie theater, sports club, and hotel complex sited on a man-made lake right off I-270 and I-370.
    Gaithersburg MD Rio Center

    Gaithersburg MD Rio Washingtonian Center

  7. Bethesda’s hip downtown has just shy of 200 restaurants, 225 shops, a movie theater, art galleries, festivals for art lovers and foodies, and a farmer’s market.
  8. Rockville’s Town Center is another great walkable destination for shopping, eating, outdoor concerts, and fun.
  9. Kensington’s Antique Row attracts collectors from around the world.

Search the Multiple Listing Service for Montgomery County, MD Homes for Sale – Click on the map to refine your search according to your needs. You can register to get alerts, save favorites, make property notes and save your searches.  Email The Myers Team at bobmyersteam@gmail.com for a list of Coming Soon properties, which are not included here.

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,420
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-130
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-130
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
15311 Beaverbrook Court 90-1e #90-1E
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
$205,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
570
SQFT
19530 Jerusalem Church Terrace
Poolesville, MD 20837
POOLESVILLE Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,480
SQFT
Milestone Codm #302
12712 Found Stone Road 302
Germantown, MD 20876
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways South @ Leisure World #5-216
3330 N Leisure World Boulevard 5-216
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 7 days ago
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
SQFT
18712 Curry Powder Lane
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #302-254
9800 Leatherfern Terrace 302-254
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
887
SQFT
Westlake Park Bl #701
7420 Westlake Terrace 701
Bethesda, MD 20817
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,161
SQFT
Park Place Codm #304
9710 Leatherfern Terrace 304
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$213,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,220
SQFT
10037 Shelldrake Circle
Damascus, MD 20872
VALLEY PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 18 hours online
$214,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
960
SQFT
9807 Brassie
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
THOMAS CHOICE WEST Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,072
SQFT
2701 Snowbird Terrace 9-16 #9-16
Silver Spring, MD 20906
WINTERGATE AT LONGMEAD Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
Parkside Codm #3
10637 Montrose Avenue 3
Bethesda, MD 20814
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$215,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,409
SQFT
Esprit Codm #202
19 Pickering Court 202
Germantown, MD 20874
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
938
SQFT
Wintergate At Lo #7-15
2703 Snowbird Terrace 7-15
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
928
SQFT
Riverstone Codm #1-J
13113 Millhaven Place 1-J
Germantown, MD 20874
$217,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
677
SQFT
Tuckerman Statio #T-1-19
10708 Kings Riding Way T-1-19
Rockville, MD 20852
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$219,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,188
SQFT
15009 Darnestown Road
Germantown, MD 20874
DARNESTOWN OUTSIDE Subdivision
$219,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,238
SQFT
13670 Palmetto Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
KINGSVIEW RIDGE Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$219,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,330
SQFT
Grnflds Of Brndr #4
11461 Appledowre Way 4
Germantown, MD 20876