Over the years we’ve helped many clients who are interested in relocating to Orange County and one of the questions which come up is where is the best place to live here?
One of the cities we’ve recommended over the years to our clients is Mission Viejo following reasons:
Safety is important to many people and families when they are searching for the best place to live in Orange County and thankfully Mission Viejo can be counted as one of the safest communities thanks to its low percentage of violent crime and excellent Police presence in the area.
Great School System
Mission Viejo has one of the best school systems in the state has enjoyed some of the highest rated schools for years. Some of the best teachers want to live in Mission Viejo and be a part of the great educational system here which spends an average of $9,910 per student each year. In addition to academics, many schools in Mission Viejo have built top notch sports programs too which has helped to build a greater sense of community.
If you’re searching for a destination which is literally close to everything Mission Viejo definitely qualifies because here you will be close to Central Orange County, North San Diego and short drives from all other area attractions and destinations which Southern California offers you.
Small Town Feel
Many people have chosen Mission Viejo as home due to convenience to multiple destinations and value. While homes here aren’t considered “cheap”, every homeowner in Mission Viejo also has unlimited access to Lake Mission Viejo and all the activities it has to offer including sailing, fishing, and concerts.
Median Home Value
What also makes Mission Viejo unique is that the average median home cost here is $599,200 and that makes this area more desirable considering how fast home values have increased in other parts of Orange County over the last year.
As with many other parts of Southern California, Mission Viejo has enjoyed growth in its job market over the last year and current unemployment here is only 3.60 percent compared to the United States average of 6.30%.