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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 - 3 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
991
SQFT
3473 Hewitt Avenue 105 #105
Silver Spring, MD 20906
THE MONTEREY CODM Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,250
SQFT
18715 Ginger Court
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
783
SQFT
Grosvenor Park #1525
10201 Grosvenor Place 1525
Rockville, MD 20852
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,195
SQFT
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-511 #6-511
Silver Spring, MD 20906
FAIRWAYS NORTH AT LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways North C #425
3310 Leisure World N Boulevard 425
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$205,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
Crown Pointe Ii #240
610 Professional Drive 240
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
New Listing - a week online
$205,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,286
SQFT
Newport Est Sec #135
12 Benji Court 135
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
$206,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 1002n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$207,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
978
SQFT
10216 Ridgeline Drive
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
CLUBSIDE Subdivision
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
Americana Centre #310
118 Monroe Street 310
Rockville, MD 20850
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,385
SQFT
Maryland Mutual #11 Inc. #242D
3148 Adderley Court 242d
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
940
SQFT
Flower Oak Condominium #302
8308 Flower Avenue 302
Takoma Park, MD 20912
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
940
SQFT
Sierra Landing C #201
11512 Bucknell Drive 201
Silver Spring, MD 20902
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,053
SQFT
8 Monroe Street 201 #201
Rockville, MD 20850
AMERICANA CENTRE Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #302-268
9810 Leatherfern Terrace 302-268
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
820
SQFT
Mica Codm @ Silv #610
1220 Blair Mill Road 610
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Price Change - 22 hours ago
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
922
SQFT
Longmead Crossin #2CC
6 Normandy Square Court 2cc
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
770
SQFT
Grosvenor Park #716
10401 Grosvenor Place 716
Rockville, MD 20852
Price Change - 5 days ago
$210,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
10015 Ridgeline Drive
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
CLUBSIDE Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
774
SQFT
Hilltop Codm #5
7734 Maple Avenue 5
Takoma Park, MD 20912
 

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