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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

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  2. 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.

  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.

$200,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
12104 Heritage Park Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20906
HERITAGE PARK Subdivision
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,455
SQFT
Normandie Lake 1 #6
9924 Walker House Road 6
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
877
SQFT
11801 Rockville Pike 306 #306
Rockville, MD 20852
THE FORUM Subdivision
Open House Sun, Jan 24, 2 PM UTC
Please verify times due to COVID-19
$203,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
893
SQFT
10500 Rockville Pike 214 #214
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
708
SQFT
The Elizabeth Condomimnium #1205
4601 N Park Avenue 1205
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$205,000
Commercial For Sale
Active Under Contract
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
Jackson Place So #1B
932 Hungerford Drive 1b
Rockville, MD 20850
New Listing - a week online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,225
SQFT
15101 Interlachen Drive 1-823 #1-823
Silver Spring, MD 20906
GREENS AT LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,104
SQFT
None Available #911
10201 Grosvenor Place 911
Rockville, MD 20852
Open House Sun, Jan 24, 10 AM UTC
Please verify times due to COVID-19
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Leisure World 2 #3-1008
15115 Interlachen Drive 3-1008
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
818
SQFT
10201 Grosvenor Place 1219 #1219
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
818
SQFT
10201 Grosvenor Place 712 #712
Rockville, MD 20852
GROSVENOR PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
979
SQFT
Seneca Knolls Co #2-211
13107 Briarcliff Terrace 2-211
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,195
SQFT
Fairways North C #124
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 124
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
731
SQFT
10320 Westlake Drive E201 #E201
Bethesda, MD 20817
WEST SPRING Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$209,600
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
798
SQFT
Hilltop Codm #9
7736 Maple Avenue 9
Takoma Park, MD 20912
New Listing - a week online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Greens At Leisur #3-201
15115 Interlachen Drive 3-201
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-107
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-107
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,415
SQFT
15400 Bassett Lane 46-3a #46-3A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #2002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 2002n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
895
SQFT
3209 W University Boulevard
Kensington, MD 20895
MONTGOMERY CENTURY Subdivision