Thinking of Moving to Greeley?

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By David Jones

What’s it like to live in Greeley?

Greeley is, for sure, never boring. Whether you enjoy the classic sounds of the philharmonic or the toe-tapping performances of a mariachi band, you will find something fun and exciting to do in our community. Every weekend a new activity, festival or concert is being held, and you are in the heart of it all. Greeley didn’t grow to be one of the most populous cities in the state without a great infrastructure and plenty to see and do. Life here gives you plenty of opportunities, from great schools to excellent employment. And with friendly neighbors everywhere you look, you’ll have great friends to experience it with.


What types of homes are in Greeley?

How can you define the Greeley real estate market? That’s easy – affordability. In fact, Forbes ranked Greeley the 13th most affordable community for real estate in the nation. Yet as you drive through the community, you will realize that affordability does not mean you have to sacrifice style and elegance. Elegant mansion homes sit alongside beautiful starter properties and, of course, low-maintenance town houses and apartments. You’ll want the help of a seasoned real estate agent to help you navigate all of your options. Chances are you’ll find that the affordability here means you can get much more home for your money than you thought!

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What’s unique about Greeley?

Greeley’s motto is “Great. From the Ground Up.” Some would say that it’s the green and outdoor beauty of the community that makes it unique. In addition to this, I’d have to say it is the emphasis on community and festivals. Nearly every weekend you can find something to do to get you out of the house and interacting with your community. From the Arts Picnic in the fall to Neighborhood Nights in the summer, which brings people out into local parks to watch movies with their neighbors on the lawn, you won’t have any excuse to be bored or lonely in Greeley.


Where are the good schools in Greeley?

Education is definitely a strong point for Greeley. You’ll have a lot of choices in Greeley, from private schools to charter schools to traditional public schools. This ensures that our area students are able to find a school that suits their needs. We even have an arts education school that has gained accolades from around the state in Greeley. Here are some of the top school picks in the community:

Upon graduation from one of the area’s high schools, students can attend the Aims Community College or the University of Northern Colorado. Greeley also has the Institute of Business and Medical Careers and the Academy of Natural Therapy.


By William Andrus
By William Andrus

What are the best things to do in Greeley?

Are you a closet foodie or do you love to shop? Downtown Greeley has you covered. Here our historic district offers arts, entertainment and everything you can imagine to eat, as well as chic boutique shops to explore. Perhaps some family fun is more your style. Then the Family Funplex, which is part gym, part indoor water park, is calling your name. Ice skating at the Ice Haus, biking on the miles of bike paths through the community or kicking back at one of our community parks also comes to mind when I think of things to do in Greeley.

This is a community where being active is not an afterthought — it is a way of life. Of course, you can’t always be outdoors, and sometimes you need a break from the active living. When the weather is not conducive to being outdoors, head over to the Colorado Model Railroad Museum, one of our most popular attractions, where you can see the 5,500 square foot miniature railroad display and a variety of other hands-on activities.


Is Greeley right for me?

If you’re looking for a close-knit community that embraces an active lifestyle and offers the amenities of a big city, without the feel of an urban center, then Greeley is right for you. From spending the evening out on the downtown sampling some of the great cuisine or taking your kids to the park, you’ll find ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and the community here. Be sure to schedule time each weekend for the exciting festivals or concerts around town.

If you feel that Greeley is what you are looking for, then the next step is to contact a real estate agent. Let your agent know what you are looking for, and we can then find the right home to help you capitalize on the lifestyle offered by Greeley.


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