Tuesday July 20, 2021
U.S. News & World Report @WTOP, published the list of top 25 best places to live in 2021 -2022 and we’re honored to share that three major metropolitan areas ranking highest on the report are also areas where Smith Douglas Homes is actively building new homes and communities. Raleigh, NC Ranks #2, Huntsville, AL Ranks in #3 and Charlotte, NC Ranks in the #20 spot! Read the full report here. We invite you to come out to a model in any of these locations to learn more about moving to a new home in these desirable locations!
What makes it great to live in Raleigh, NC is the affordability and job market in research, technology, education and health care. We agree and would add that the mild climate, outdoor recreation, museums and beautiful greenspace make communities so desirable, and a great place to live. Ranked #2 on this list, Raleigh Durham has an average annual salary of $56k, with a median home price of $329k and a population of 1.9M. Visit Smith Douglas Homes Raleigh here.
Huntsville, AL moves up to the #3 spot this year due to the job market that has been on the rise even during the unemployment concerns occurred throughout the rest of the country in 2020. According to this report, Huntsville is the most affordable place to live, out of the 150 most populous metro areas in the U.S. The companies in the area and careers available are focused on science, technology, engineering and math which makes the average annual salary nearly $56k, with the median home price is $192k, making for a very affordable lifestyle. The Huntsville population is growing, and in 202 is nearly 500k. Visit Smith Douglas Homes Huntsville here.
A city that gets high scores on fast and sustained growth in population and desirability is Charlotte, NC, ranked #20 on this year’s report. With a average annual salary of $52k and a median home price of $351k, Charlotte remains a desirable location. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy the natural surroundings but also the city life in Charlotte. With a metro population of 2.5M this city has certainly made a great impression on those looking to make their move to North Carolina. Visit Smith Douglas Homes Charlotte here.
Read the full report here
Based in Woodstock, GA, Smith Douglas Homes is one of the largest private homebuilders in the Southeast, building new homes in seven Southeast metro locations, and is recognized as one of the top 10 fastest growing private homebuilders. Smith Douglas Homes entered the Builder 100 in 2014 ranked in 83rd position and now are in the 42nd position in 2020.