Relocate to Baltimore City MD

Moving to Baltimore Maryland?  I’ll bet you’ve got questions!  Call or schedule a Zoom and we’ll get you off to a great start!

Relocating to Baltimore, Maryland? Find the best places to live with these tools for relocation home buyers

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for handsome historic homes in Roland Park or Federal Hill, fun and funky living in neighborhoods like Hampden, or harbor area homes in Canton, successful home buying usually hinges on a few standard but important questions, so let’s start there!

Every home buyer should start their home search armed with:

The info you’ll find here can make a real impact on your choice of the best places to live in the City

Baltimore City housing demographics - compare it with the town you're relocating from

It’s helpful to compare Baltimore housing statistics with the area you’re relocating from.  You can use this tool to compare median home sale price, home age, and the percentage of renters to homeowners in any City zip code with your current home and community. 

It doesn’t even matter where you currently live, jut punch in a zip code and you’ll get detailed info and a comparison.

Baltimore City Schools - Info for relocating home buyers

The Baltimore City Public Schools Profile section is the place to start.  It identifies the school for any Baltimore  City home’s address, and is a great way for relocating home buyers to check schools for any area.  

This easy to use dashboard also features panels for each school.  Each school panel links to state testing scores, and a data profile showing staff to student ratios, and staff,  student and parent survey results.

Find the best areas for your home search with zip code maps - it makes online house hunting so much easier

Online real estate search sites often require home buyers to search by zip code.  Just use this Baltimore MD zip code map, and zoom to the area where you plan to relocate.

Home buyers relocating from out of the area often just need to get an overview of the size and layout of the city, including major highways and roads. Use this Baltimore City Roads map  to find out what areas are close to work, and discover nearby areas to add to your home search.

Baltimore City crime information

No matter where a relocation home buyer is moving, among the first things they ask me is about crime.  Everyone wants to live in a safe area. 

When choosing the best place to live, it’s easy to go straight to the source.  In this case, its the Baltimore Police Department Crime Map. You’ll find reports of area incidents for the past year here.

It’s also smart to have a look at the sex offender registry, and you can do that here.


How much do homes in Baltimore City cost, and how do they compare with the area you're relocating from ?

If you’re new to the city, you’ll want to see price ranges and home styles in each area.  Baltimore City real estate offers everything from renovated historic townhomes to leafy green streets of cottages.  You’ll find waterfront luxury condos, stately colonials and areas of Victorian homes – there is something for everyone, and every budget. 

You can get a great overview of the Baltimore City real estate market and homes by using this website’s map search. Just zoom and drag to see homes for sale in any area. The neighborhood names are included on the map, as well, so you’ll know exactly where you are.

Job Hunting for home buyers relocating to Baltimore City Maryland

Baltimore is home to several major employers, which is especially important for relocating family members who may be looking for employment.  

Johns Hopkins University is the largest employer, followed by Johns Hopkins Hospital & Health System, bringing many health and tech jobs to the Baltimore metro area. 

Exelon, Under Armour, T. Rowe Price Group, and Laureate Education are nationally known employers, and Baltimore has become a tech hub, with many startups and small but vital companies based in the city.

In addition, Baltimore City is an easy commute for anyone working in Baltimore County, Harford and Anne Arundel County, and many residents use the rail system to commute into DC.

Questions about moving to Maryland?

Have a question about relocating to Baltimore Maryland?

I can suggest neighborhoods that might suit your needs, point you to good info on schools, discuss local financing options, and more.  Just ask!