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The Complete Guide to Relocating to Augusta, Georgia

Posted by admin on April 10, 2014
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In a few days, Augusta Georgia will be host to one of the most famous, televised golf tournaments in history, the Masters. It’s is what Augusta is known for. But, as the locals will tell you, Augusta is much more than the Augusta National Golf Course. Augusta is filled with a wide range of recreational activities, cultural events, friendly people, history, progress, and much more.

If you are relocating to Augusta, Georgia in the near future, follow our complete guide to understanding what makes this beautiful community so special. Even if you have lived in Augusta your whole life, you might learn something new.

Climate:

Right now it’s spring and temperatures are moderate. During the day, temperatures can reach as high as 76 degrees, but usually stay around the low 60’s. Around July and August is when things start to heat up around here, reaching the 90’s on some days. If you live at The Retreat at Storm Branch, however, you will be able to cool off during those hot days in a new resort style swimming pool that is coming soon. Or just get out and enjoy the lovely Augusta outdoors in your own yard, because homes at The Retreat are built on large wooded homesites.

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Employment:

By far, the biggest employer in the area is Fort Gordon, and with the arrival of the Army Cyber Command Center, it will be even greater. Along with its operations, the Army Cyber Command Center will be bringing 1,500 active-duty military, government civilian, and contractor jobs. Augusta’s economy is sure to thrive after the relocation, and residents are excited for the move. The Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Regent’s University are also big employers in the area. These and other health care facilities account for over 25,000 local jobs. In addition, Augusta welcomes teachers, sales associates, civil engineers, and social service workers.

Housing:

Fortunately for the families in Augusta, housing prices are far lower compared to the homes in other states. Most single-family residences fall between $150,000 and $250,000, but homes are available at any budget. No matter your style preferences or needs, there is something for everyone. Augusta boasts a wide variety of housing styles, as well as a good mix of old and new neighborhoods.  Hayne’s Station is just one of the excellent neighborhoods located in the Augusta area.

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Recreation:

Golf is a huge part of the Augusta, Georgia culture and there are many greens to choose from including public, private, and semi-private courses. But like we mentioned earlier, Augusta has much more than just golf. Residents of Augusta love to stroll the Riverwalk area’s scenic paths, museums, gardens, and concert pavilions. You can also bike, picnic, or kayak along the Augusta Canal. In addition, Augusta hosts many music venues with everything from jazz and ballet to rock and salsa.

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Area Attractions:

The Augusta Museum of History, the boyhood home of President Woodrow Wilson, The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, and Phinzy Swamp Nature Park are must sees for both visitors and residents of Augusta. With so much to do, your family will never get bored here.

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Going Green:

Augusta is making a strong effort to look for ways to conserve resources. The “Living Green” committee is responsible for creating and sponsoring initiatives that help and inspire elected officials, government employees, and customers to make environmentally conscientious decisions.

Relocation Specialists:

For all other inquires, contact a Prudential Beazley Real Estate Agent today! Relocation can be a stressful affair. That’s why our agents are relocation certified– to help new residents not only find a new home but find all the available resources needed to make a large move easier. We help homebuyers with relocation appraisals, offer family counseling, and give basic advice on the legal implications of relocation. Whether you are coming from a different city, state, or country we can help you make the transition smooth.

To contact a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beazley REALTORS agent today call 706-863-1775 or email at sales@bhhsbeazleyrealtors.com.

 

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