Tips for Choosing A North Carolina Relocation Destination

by Apr 30, 2016Greater Cape Fear, Relocate

Relocating to another part of the country, while exciting, can be a little bit scary, especially without a lot of prior research. With so many areas of the country to choose from, settling on one particular area can be a difficult process. Before making your relocation decision, here are useful tips for choosing a North Carolina relocation destination. Ask yourself these five important questions to determine which area of the country is right for you and your family’s relocation.

What kind of climate do I enjoy?

Do you love sunbathing at the beach or do you prefer a cooler climate? In Wilmington, North Carolina you can enjoy a temperate climate all year long. Coastal North Carolina maintains warmer temperatures compared to other parts of the country for most of the year, but residents still get to experience the change of seasons. This mild climate is great for area residents because it allows for outdoor activity all year, with long, sunny summers that are perfect for spending time on the water or at the beach!

What kind of lifestyle do I see myself enjoying in this new location?

How active do you plan on being in your new home? Do you want to live in a community that has amenities and activities available to you all year long? Wilmington is the perfect relocation destination for anyone who is looking for an active lifestyle! The area’s beaches, lively downtown and many area parks offer a wealth of recreation opportunities. The Wilmington area is also home to a number of planned communities that offer built-in amenities available for residents to enjoy. One of these communities, Brunswick Forest, offers a state-of-the-art Fitness and Wellness Center, tennis and pickleball courts, more than 100 miles of walking and biking trails, three community pools, an award-winning golf course and a kayak and canoe boat launch all located within the community.

Is it important to me to live near medical facilities?


New-Hanover-Regional-Medical-Office-building-at-Brunswick-Forest-(16)Do you want to live in an area that offers a wide variety of medical services? For both peace of mind and convenience, living near major medical facilities is something that is important to many people. The Wilmington area boasts a number of top-notch medical facilities and a regional medical center with a large and varied physician group who specialize in a number of fields of medicine. One Wilmington area neighborhood offers medical services located right within the community! Brunswick Forest residents enjoy convenient access to medical care in The Villages at Brunswick Forest where there is a health and diagnostic facility, several dental care providers, a primary care and convenient care facility and an orthopaedic specialist.

Do I want to live near a city with arts and cultural opportunities?

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Do you enjoy live theater, music and visiting local museums? Having access to enjoy live music, arts shows, live theater and live comedy is something that many people find important when choosing a place to live. The residents of the Wilmington area are spoiled with a wealth of cultural arts opportunities right outside their doorstep.

How important is cost of living?

Will you be living on a fixed income when you relocate or are you looking to lower your taxes? Cost of living is generally an important factor when choosing a relocation destination. Residents of the Wilmington area enjoy a low cost of living with low property tax rates compared to many other regions in the country.

Author: Kate Smith, Social Media Coordinator for Brunswick Forest

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