Elise Greenberg

Your Neighborhood Realtor

Top 10 Reasons to Live in Montgomery County, PA



MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA, IS A GREAT PLACE TO CALL HOME!  HERE'S WHY I ENJOY LIVING HERE!

  • A strong emphasis on parks, walking trails and maintaining open space
  • A multitude of restaurants/dining experiences, including many BYOB's
  • Access to Ambler Boro (restaurants, theatre, walking area, train station) and a 45+ minute drive to culturally rich Center City, Philadelphia* 
  • Many top school districts-over 20 in the top 100 school districts per Philadelphia Magazine
  • Generally low taxes throughout
  • Access to railroad/Septa, including trains to airport
  • Great hospitals-Abington, brand new Einstein Medical Center, in addition to Center City hospitals including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Many top rated areas to live in per Money magazine-Blue Bell, Abington, Horsham
  • Suburban to rural locations including equestrian properties and farmland
  • 1 1/2 hour drive to New Jersey shore or Pocono Mountains
  • No dangerous weather conditions typically
  • Access to a large variety of grocery stores-Whole Foods, Wegmans, Giant, Trader Joe's
  • Access to major routes 309, 476, 276
  • A multitude of styles of homes from farmhouses and colonials to contemporary
  • A multitude of shopping experiences from smaller boutiques to major malls (Montgomery, King of Prussia, and Willow Grove Malls; English Village)
  • A strong base of companies including Merck, Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Giant, Aetna, Prudential and others
  • Access to some of the best colleges and universities in the country including Drexel, Villanova, Temple, Penn State, La Salle and many others

 

*For more information on Philly neighborhoods,  Visit Philly neighborhoods

The New York Times just named Philadelphia one of this year's top 20 destinations!

Pennsylvania has the sixth largest state economy by gross domestic product (GDP) as we are home to 18 Fortune 500 companies and many natural resource industries. The commonwealth has an above average median family income. According to WalletHub, PA students score higher than the national average in both math and reading standardized tests.