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  • Riverfront living! With the mighty Susquehanna running along downtown Harrisburg, much of city life is concentrated around this area. Enjoy the green spaces that make up the Capital Area Greenbelt, or go sun yourself on City Island and Beach, a popular spot in the summertime.

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Top 10 Reasons to Live in Harrisburg

  • Tons of nightlife options! Second Street offers plenty of nightly entertainment, whether you're catching a music act at the Fed Live or partying at one of the many dance clubs, such as the ever-popular Hardware Bar.
  • Plenty of living options available! With 51% of the homes having 3 or more bedrooms, you can find the right rent to own home or home for sale by owner for your situation. Start your search in the Steelton and Shipoke neighborhoods.
  • Home to performing arts! The Forum, inside of the State Capital Complex, and the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts both offer events throughout the year. The Whitaker is the first of its kind in the United States. It's a center where you can see science experiments one day and performing artists the next -- in the same spot.
  • Take advantage of a drop in the market! While average home prices across the nation have risen, Harrisburg's have decreased - the median sales price is $141,500. Take advantage of this lull in the market to grab up a house in the Hardscrabble and Capitol Heights neighborhoods.
  • A sporting life! While it doesn't have any major league teams, Harrisburg is home to a whopping 10 sports teams. Catch the Harrisburg Senators at Metro Bank Park to see baseball stars of the future, or see the Harrisburg City Islanders play the most popular sport in the world at the Skyline Sports Complex.
  • High vacancy rate means great opportunities! With 18.8% of the homes vacant, you'll have a deep market from which to choose your next home. Start your search for a rent to own property in the Derry Street and South Harrisburg neighborhoods.
  • Thriving economic climate! While Harrisburg has suffered with some fiscal difficulties, it's actually a financially advantageous area for residents. Major corporations such as Hershey Foods, IBM, HP and more employ thousands in the city, and the housing prices are only 50% of the state median. Neighborhoods such as East Harrisburg and Allison Hill are great for commuters.
  • Year-round events! The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex plays host to events throughout the year - The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest free indoor farm expo in the United States while the Great American Outdoor Show is one of the largest outdoor shows in the county.
  • Highly stable region! Harrisburg and the surrounding area was rated seventh in the nation in regards to being recession-proof. Find some recession-proof rent to own houses in the Bellevue Park and Engleton neighborhoods.