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Aiken SC Neighborhood Comparison

Posted by admin on May 6, 2014
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With 12,773 total housing units there is a lot of living space to choose from in Aiken, South Carolina. Selecting the perfect place to build or live can be a daunting task. Aiken is full of great neighborhoods which could overwhelm even an experienced home builder. Refine your search by considering your family’s particular wants, needs, and lifestyle.

Choosing a neighborhood in Aiken

Here’s a list of important factors you will need to consider when selecting the Aiken neighborhood that’s right for you.

  • Privacy from Neighbors

How much space and quiet do you need? How much land do you want? Do you have animals? Will you need a fence? How long is the driveway from the street? Is the neighborhood gated? With lots as large as 3.56 acres, you’ll have plenty of space to relax at The Retreat at Storm Branch.

Choosing a neighborhood in Aiken The Retreat

  • Property Values/Resale

How much property can you afford? How long are you planning on living in the house? Will you be turning the home around? The median house value in Aiken, South Carolina is of $158,823, so there are plenty of homes to choose from that will fit your budget.

  • Well Treed or Open

Do you want trees in your yard or would you rather design your own landscape? If you are looking for large, beautifully wooded lots, Gregg’s Mill could be the community for you.

Gregg's Mill Aiken SC

  • Traffic and Proximity to Work

How much traffic is in the area? How will traffic affect your commute to work and other local points of interest? What is the distance between your house and place of employment? Can you carpool? If you need a conveniently located community then take a closer look at Cornerstone. Although away from the hustle and bustle, Cornerstone still provides a central location that is near to common points of interest.

Choosing a neighborhood in Aiken Cornerstone

  • Safety/Crime Rate

How safe is the neighborhood? What are the crime statistics in the area? Are there neighborhood amenities such as sidewalks and street lamps? Many Bill Beazley Homes neighborhoods come with these amenities and more, so you can feel safe and secure in your home.

  • Local Attractions

How near is the neighborhood to things like shopping, restaurants, and entertainment? Located near historic downtown Aiken, Cornerstone and Gregg’s Mill are both conveniently located and offer many local amenities nearby for you to enjoy.

Choosing the right community Cornerstone

  • Building Style

What style of home appeals to you most? Single-family detached homes are the most common housing type in Aiken, accounting for 69.23% of the city’s housing units.

  • Size of Lot

How large of a house do you need? How much space can you afford? How many rooms will you need? Three and four bedroom dwellings are the most popular in Aiken, South Carolina.

  • Proximity to Friends & Family

How far will you need to travel to visit close friends and family? How frequently will you want to make these drives? Bergen Place West is located conveniently near all three major cities in the area, August, Aiken, and North Augusta, so no matter where your loved ones live, they are just a short trip away.

Choosing the right Aiken Community Bergen Place West

  • Quality of Schools

What is the reputation of schools in the area? What is the distance from your home to the school? Can the children walk to school? Will they need to be driven? Cornerstone, Bergen Place West, and The Retreat at Storm branch all boast excellent schools with great track records and reputations.

Choosing your homes location is ultimately what will determine the future value of your investment, as well as many other aspects of your every day life. Make a list of what you must have and what you would like to have. Also, make a list of things you definitely don’t want. By asking the right questions and considering all the options you will find a dream neighborhood that is just right for you and your family. Once you have decided on that it is important to select a home builder who can help make your dream a reality.

Bill Beazley Homes has been in the business of building homes in Aiken, South Carolina for over 40 years. They are a family-owned and operated business that offers value, great customer service, and superior home design. One can truly trust a home built by Bill Beazley Homes.

If you’re interested in finding out if any of our new home communities fit your needs and lifestyle, contact Bill Beazley Homes at 706-863-1775.



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