One of Washington’s most affluent and educated suburbs, Bethesda real estate is some of the most valued in the Washington D.C. Metro Region. Bordered by Chevy Chase and Friendship Heights, Bethesda real estate is situated in Montgomery County on the border of Northwest Washington. Rated as the most educated town in America by Forbes in 2009 and the top-earning town by Money Magazine in 2012, Bethesda real estate owners never run out of interesting people to talk to. With luxury condos downtown and homes that retain their value in the residential districts, it’s no wonder Bethesda real estate has been featured on Money Magazine’s best places to live.
Close proximity to Washington provides ample employment for many Bethesda real estate owners. Bethesda real estate’s two red line metro stops allow homeowners to skip the traffic on Connecticut or Wisconsin Avenue to get into downtown. As for local work, Bethesda’s business district has a workforce exceeding 43,000. With both the National Institute of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center within its boundaries, Bethesda is home to many practitioners of medicine. Bethesda real estate also houses the corporate headquarters of Lockheed Martin, Coventry Health Care, and Marriott International.
A major draw for Bethesda homeowners is the fantastic education system. Greatschools.org gives Bethesda real estate’s public school system a 9/10 rating, with a number of schools receiving perfect 10’s. In addition to the public school system, there are numerous private schools and academies within the town.
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