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Old 09-12-2013, 06:17 PM
 
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My family is considering a relocation to this area, we moved two years ago to the Illinois area and now are looking to relocate again with another company...we have three children, freshman in college, senior, and 7th grader. Can you give any advise on schools, best locations near greensboro/WS area. What do you like most about those areas? What do you like least? Thank you!
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Old 09-15-2013, 02:22 PM
 
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NW Greensboro around Guilford College/Starmount Forest/Friendly Center is prime in my opinion for quality of neighborhoods, convenience, safety and schools. Similarly the NW side of Winston Salem with the Sherwood Forest/Reynolda/Bethabara neighborhoods. You can't go wrong with either in my opinion but to me Winston Salem has more an artistic edge and other endearing qualities which Greensboro seems to lack a bit.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:26 AM
 
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Where is the job located? That would help us give more targeted advice.
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Old 09-16-2013, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
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I take every chance I get to say how much we enjoy living in the Meadowlands subdivision near Wallburg, which is convenient to all areas of the Triad (though not super close to any, which is annoying at times). We're happy so far with the northeast Davidson County area and schools. But I figure OP will be looking to rent at least at first - is this correct? I don't know anything about rental properties in the area. If you do end up here, welcome! I've lived in several states (NY, CA, NV, UT, OR, now NC), and love North Carolina.
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Old 09-17-2013, 12:59 PM
 
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I would 2nd the suggestion for NW WS. It is a great area with great schools and easy transportation for the most part. If you are looking outside of the actual cities, you may want to look at Western Forsyth County (Clemmons/Lewisville) as nice options with diverse housing choices, a slower pace, and most of what you need.
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:31 PM
 
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As many have said prior to me, Northern and Northwestern areas of Greensboro are fantastic. However, there some schools (Grimsley and Page) that have great records as well. Greensboro has all the accessibility of a big city but still has a small town feel. People are friendly and willing to help in any way they can. I am personally born and raised in Greensboro, and enjoyed my youth very much. There are many things for all age groups, including children's museum, parades, festivals, 5k runs/walks, fairs, concerts, etc. I also attended UNCG and loved the programs there. Overall it is a wonderful place to raise a family or retire. Visit Local Real Estate │ Homes For Sale │Warmath Realty Group for more information on neighborhoods or search homes that are available in the area.
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