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Greenville Ranks Among the Best Places to Call Home

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Everyone at Joan Herlong & Associates Sotheby's International Realty thinks Greenville and the Upstate is a great place to live, but just don't take our word for it. Here are some recent stories that shine some more light on why this region is so amazing.

The New York Times named Greenville, SC one of the 52 Places to go in 2023
With the amount of tourism we saw this year, we’ll bet lots of folks took this list to heart. The Times
article says that while visitors may initially show up for access to our outdoor adventures, they’ll most
likely leave Greenville having tasted flavors from around the world. If that doesn’t make you want to
head downtown for dining, we don’t know what will.

Greenville named a “Must See City” and named a 2024 Best Family Travel Award Winner by Good

Good Housekeeping labels Greenville as a “southern gem,” a place that welcomes everyone warmly and
appeals to people of all ages and interests. They highlight our 32-acre Falls Park, the BMW Centrum
Museum, Roper Mountain Science Center, plus our 200 locally-owned restaurants and shops.
Greenville’s vibe is described as energetic with a happy feeling in the air.

Greenville ranked #4 by Condé Nast Traveler's 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards for the Best Small Cities
in the US

The Condé Nast piece brags on Greenville as a “food lover’s town” filled with farm-to-table restaurants,
specifically calling out Jianna and Vault and Vator as recommendations. They also shout out the
exploding craft beer scene, dynamic urban spaces, Falls Park, and Swamp Rabbit Trail. This is also the
7th consecutive year that Greenille has been named one of the best small cities by Condé Nast.

Travel + Leisure named Greenville amongst 10 Most Beautiful and Affordable Places to Live
Greenville ranks #3 on this list, which boasts about Greenville’s lively downtown and exciting restaurants
(noticing a theme here?) and affordability, with our median home price still falling under the national

Greenville listed on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire
Ranked as #31 for Best Places to Live and #76 for Best Places to Retire, it’s no wonder so many people
are moving here. A now “bustling metropolis,” the list highlight’s our city’s manufacturing jobs,
reinvigorated downtown, big city amenities without big city pains, and a low cost of living.

Want to know more about living here? Contact one of our Associates today to get the process started

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