Living in Baltimore Guide

Living in Baltimore

Melissa Edwards September 20, 2023

Are you considering relocating to Baltimore? Known as "Charm City," Baltimore offers a unique blend of history, culture, and modern living that make it an attractive place to call home. In our comprehensive guide, we'll explore what makes Baltimore special and why it might be the perfect city for you.

A Rich Cultural Tapestry

Baltimore is a city with a rich cultural heritage. From historic neighborhoods like Fells Point and Mount Vernon to world-class museums like the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Walters Art Museum, the city offers a diverse range of cultural experiences. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Center Stage theater, and a thriving independent music scene provide entertainment options for all tastes.

Outdoor Recreation

If you're an outdoor enthusiast, the Baltimore area has plenty to offer. The city is home to beautiful parks and green spaces, including Federal Hill and Patterson Park. Inner Harbor offers several waterfront parks to enjoy, with hiking trails and state parks nearby to provide a quick escape from the urban hustle and bustle. Outside of the city, Northern Baltimore County has even more to explore including the NCR Trail and Oregon Ridge Park

Job Opportunities

Baltimore is home to a thriving job market with diverse industries. The city is a hub for healthcare and biotechnology, with renowned institutions like Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical System. It also boasts a strong presence in education, technology, and finance. The proximity to Washington, D.C., opens up additional career opportunities for residents. 

Neighborhood Diversity

Baltimore is a city of diverse neighborhoods, each with its own unique character. From the historic charm of Federal Hill to the waterfront views of Canton and the artistic vibe of Station North, there's a neighborhood to suit every lifestyle. Explore the hidden gems to find your ideal community within the city. To learn more about the neighborhoods, check out our blog post: Top 10 Hidden Gems in Baltimore.
 
Culinary Delights

Baltimore's culinary scene is a vibrant mix of flavors. You can, of course, savor our world-famous Maryland crab cakes, explore the diverse offerings of Lexington or Cross Street Market, or try out innovative dishes at the many local restaurants. With an emphasis on farm-to-table dining and a growing food truck culture, Baltimore has a burgeoning dining scene for foodies to explore.

Affordable Housing

Compared to many major East Coast cities, Baltimore offers relatively affordable housing options. Whether you're looking for a historic rowhouse, a modern condominium, or a waterfront apartment, you'll find a variety of choices that fit your budget. Baltimore's location also provides easy access to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City. All are within a few hours' drive or train ride, making weekend getaways fun and convenient.

Events, Sports and Entertainment

Baltimore is known for its lively events, sports teams, and entertainment throughout the year. From the Baltimore Book Festival to Artscape, and the Maryland Film Festival, there's always something happening in the city. These events bring the community together and offer a chance to experience the city's cultural diversity. Sports enthusiasts can cheer on the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards or the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium both in the heart of downtown. 


Baltimore is a city that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and modern living. From its diverse neighborhoods to its job opportunities, incredible sports teams, and affordable housing, it has something to offer everyone. If you're considering relocating to Baltimore, you'll find a city that welcomes you with open arms and plenty of opportunities to make it your own. Do you think Baltimore might be the right place for you? Ask us for a list of current active listings!

Featured Properties

For Sale
For Lease
Sold
2310 Gadd ROAD
For Sale
$3,750,000
2310 Gadd Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
5 Beds 6 Baths 7,361 Sq.Ft.
10600 PARK HEIGHTS AVENUE
For Sale
$3,450,000
10600 Park Heights Ave, Owings Mills, MD 21117
6 Beds 7 Baths 7,439 Sq.Ft.
10807 GREENSPRING AVE
Sold
$2,650,000
10807 Greenspring Ave, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
3112 W GOLF COURSE ROAD
Sold
$2,300,000
3112 W Golf Course Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
7 Beds 10 Baths 13,384 Sq.Ft.
11129 FALLS ROAD
Sold
$2,200,000
11129 Falls Rd, Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
5 Beds 6 Baths 5,972 Sq.Ft.
800 HILLSTEAD DRIVE
Sold
$2,125,000
800 HILLSTEAD DRIVE, LUTHERVILLE TIMONIUM, MD 21093
6 Beds 6 Baths 10,066 Sq.Ft.
15315 CARROLL ROAD
Sold
$1,800,000
15315 Carroll Rd, Monkton, MD 21111
6 Beds 7 Baths 8,707 Sq.Ft.
7505 Lhirondelle Club Rd
Active Under Contract
$1,690,000
7505 Lhirondelle Club Rd, Towson, MD 21204
4 Beds 3 Baths 6,570 Sq.Ft.
6401 MURRAY HILL ROAD
Sold
$1,649,000
6401-A Murray Hill Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
5 Beds 7 Baths 6,174 Sq.Ft.
303 GOODWOOD GARDENS
Sold
$1,625,000
303 Goodwood Gdns, Baltimore, MD 21210
5 Beds 4 Baths 3,800 Sq.Ft.
1840 GREENSPRING VALLEY RD
Sold
$1,600,000
1840 Greenspring Valley Rd , Owings Mills, MD 21117
6510 CHANTILLY DRIVE
Sold
$1,550,000
6510 Chantilly Dr, Sykesville, MD 21784
4 Beds 5 Baths 4,836 Sq.Ft.
1510 SEMINARY AVENUE W
Sold
$1,500,000
1510 SEMINARY AVENUE W, LUTHERVILLE TIMONIUM, MD 21093
7 BROOKSTONE COURT
Sold
$1,500,000
7 BROOKSTONE COURT, LUTHERVILLE TIMONIUM, MD 21093
6 Beds 6 Baths 7,916 Sq.Ft.
714 #2 WESTERN RUN ROAD
Sold
$1,499,000
714 #2 Western Run Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
6 Beds 8 Baths 5,882 Sq.Ft.
5507 Saint Albans WAY
Sold
$1,425,000
5507 Saint Albans Way, Baltimore, MD 21212
5 Beds 5 Baths 4,880 Sq.Ft.
2919 CAVES ROAD
Sold
$1,407,000
2919 Caves Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
5 Beds 6 Baths 4,626 Sq.Ft.
1406 MALVERN AVE
Sold
$1,368,750
1406 Malvern Ave , Baltimore, MD 21204
13422 Query Mill Rd
Sold
$1,250,000
13422 Query Mill Rd, North Potomac, MD 20878
6 Beds 6 Baths 5,286 Sq.Ft.
4201 GREENWAY
Sold
$1,237,500
4201 Greenway, Baltimore, MD 21218
10 Beds 8 Baths 8,594 Sq.Ft.
1724 HILLSIDE ROAD
Sold
$1,209,025
1724 Hillside Rd, Stevenson, MD 21153
5 Beds 6 Baths 6,284 Sq.Ft.
105 MILLBROOK ROAD
Sold
$1,200,000
105 Millbrook Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218
6 Beds 3.5 Baths 4,343 Sq.Ft.
5 FORWOOD COURT
Sold
$1,175,000
5 Forwood Ct, Cockeysville, MD 21030
5 Beds 5 Baths 4,046 Sq.Ft.
206 Garrison Forest ROAD
Sold
$1,150,000
206 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
5 Beds 4 Baths 3,623 Sq.Ft.
7919 SHERWOOD AVENUE
Sold
$1,150,000
7919 Sherwood Ave, Towson, MD 21204
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,699 Sq.Ft.
8518 SOUTHFIELDS CIR
Sold
$1,060,000
8518 Southfields Cir, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
101 MARKET STREET
Sold
$1,050,000
101 Market St, Annapolis, MD 21401
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,200 Sq.Ft.
1000 COLD BOTTOM ROAD
Sold
$1,049,000
1000 Cold Bottom Rd, Sparks, MD 21152
6 Beds 5 Baths 6,252 Sq.Ft.
818 W University PARKWAY
Sold
$972,500
818 W University Pkwy, Baltimore, MD 21210
7 Beds 5 Baths 5,374 Sq.Ft.
12020 GLEN ARM ROAD
Sold
$879,000
12020 GLEN ARM ROAD, GLEN ARM, MD 21057
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,992 Sq.Ft.
909 SAINT PAUL STREET
Sold
$875,000
909 Saint Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21202
6 Beds 4 Baths 5,576 Sq.Ft.
946 FROG MORTAR RD
Sold
$875,000
946 FROG MORTAR RD, MIDDLE RIVER, MD 21220
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,650 Sq.Ft.
946 FROG MORTAR ROAD
Sold
$860,000
946 Frog Mortar Rd, Middle River, MD 21220
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,648 Sq.Ft.
13 GREGORIA COURT
Sold
$850,000
13 GREGORIA COURT, BALTIMORE, MD 21212
3 Beds 4 Baths 5,052 Sq.Ft.
5206 SPRINGLAKE WAY
Sold
$835,000
5206 Springlake Way, Baltimore, MD 21212
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,695 Sq.Ft.
1223 PROVIDENCE ROAD
Sold
$812,000
1223-A Providence Rd, Towson, MD 21286
4 Beds 5 Baths 5,654 Sq.Ft.
1005 WINDING WAY
Sold
$805,000
1005 Winding WAY, Baltimore, MD 21210
4 Beds 6 Baths 4,622 Sq.Ft.
7758 TILGHMAN STREET
Sold
$800,000
7758 Tilghman St, Fulton, MD 20759
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,904 Sq.Ft.
741 WHITE OAKS AVENUE
Sold
$777,000
741 White Oaks Ave, Baltimore, MD 21228
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,210 Sq.Ft.
4 SAINT MARTINS ROAD
Sold
$775,000
4 Saint Martins Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218
6 Beds 4 Baths 4,737 Sq.Ft.
6903 Avondale ROAD
Sold
$770,000
6903 Avondale Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
5 Beds 4 Baths 3,131 Sq.Ft.
15143 YORK ROAD
Sold
$765,000
15143 YORK ROAD, SPARKS, MD 21152
5 Beds 4 Baths 4,214 Sq.Ft.
1617 JEFFERS
Sold
$750,000
1617 Jeffers, Towson, MD 21204
3 Beds 3 Baths 1,786 Sq.Ft.
925 GRUNDY STREET
Sold
$740,000
925 GRUNDY STREET, BALTIMORE, MD 21224
3 Beds 4 Baths 2,481 Sq.Ft.
12408 GARRISON FOREST ROAD
Sold
$725,000
12408 GARRISON FOREST ROAD, OWINGS MILLS, MD 21117
4 Beds 4 Baths 4,085 Sq.Ft.
3421 BREWERS GREEN WAY
Sold
$720,000
3421 BREWERS GREEN WAY, BALTIMORE, MD 21224
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,601 Sq.Ft.
12116 FAULKNER DRIVE
Sold
$700,000
12116 Faulkner Dr, Owings Mills, MD 21117
4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,136 Sq.Ft.
3801 Canterbury ROAD Unit: 1004
For Sale
$699,000
3801 Canterbury Rd #1004, Baltimore, MD 21218
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,332 Sq.Ft.
1812 COTTAGE LANE
Sold
$685,000
1812 Cottage Ln, Stevenson, MD 21153
7 Beds 5 Baths 4,968 Sq.Ft.
13 Roundridge ROAD
Sold
$640,000
13 Roundridge Rd, Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
4 Beds 3 Baths 3,090 Sq.Ft.