Virginia Beach and Chesapeake Rank Among Best Cities for Family Buyers
When considering moving your family to a new city, it is important to keep in mind factors such as proximity to employment opportunities, healthcare options, quality of local education and the cost of living in a city. To help families searching for the right place to call home, Metrostudy, a housing market research and analysis firm, and WalletHub, a personal finance site, compiled their data to rank the top 10 cities for families looking for a new home. If you’re one of those families searching for a new home, the findings found that both Virginia Beach and Chesapeake are two of the most family-friendly cities to call home! In the WalletHub study used to rank these cities, 150 cities in the United States were measured using 36 key metrics. Housing, violent crime rates, poverty levels and divorce rates were among some of the metrics that were heavily rated. From there, Metrostudy took the top 10 cities, excluding Sioux Falls due to the limitation of available homes, from WalletHub’s ranking and re-ranked them based on median price for a new single-family home as of the second quarter of 2016. In the list of the 10 best cities for family buyers, Chesapeake ranks third with a median home price of $300,000, and Virginia Beach ranks seventh with a median price of $407,100. At The Dragas Companies, we are proud to build in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. We strive to build well-designed homes in well-planned communities that are affordable for families, ranging from the mid-$100,000s to the mid-$300,000s. The homes in these communities are spacious and take advantage of every square foot used. Plus, the amenities in these communities will blow your mind! And last but least, our communities are built strategically near the best schools, shops, restaurants, entertainment and so much more that can be found in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Come and see why our cities and homes are loved by so many! To learn more about our communities and homes in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, visit www.Dragas.com or stop by our communities and model homes for a tour today.