Cleveland Area Medical Student Residency Housing Programs & Options
Congratulations to all the medical students who are now preparing for their residency. Case Western University students were filled with many anxious and exciting smiles on Match Day, March 16th, 2012. Cleveland, Ohio is a medical mecca with many hospitals. If you’re a new doctor, you may be calling Cleveland home for a while, and there are many options for you to consider.
Cleveland and Northeast, Ohio has many different housing options. New construction condos, lofts, town homes, multi-family properties, lakefront condos, downtown living including high-rise condos, some with lake views and single-family homes. If you’re considering any of these options, you will find many choices within 30 minutes to all the major hospitals such as Metro Health Medical Center, CWRU, Cleveland Clinic and UH/University Hospitals of Greater Cleveland.
There are many western Cities and great neighborhoods. These are all quite close to Cleveland’s hospitals. Some include Lakewood which offers multi-family homes, rentals, high-rise condos on Lake Erie, also known as the Gold Coast and row/town homes. There are also neighborhoods of Cleveland that have gone through revitalization and major rehab. Some hot spot locations are Tremont, West Park, Ohio City, Detroit Shoreway and the West Blvd area. These are on the west side of Cleveland and close to the highway (2 and I-90) leaving a very short commute to Metro Health Medical Center.
There are also great Neighborhoods and cities on the eastern side of Cleveland. These include Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights/square, University Heights and Circle, Coventry, Little Italy/Murray Hill.
The Cleveland cities and areas above are where most of the medical students we work with end up looking and liking. These areas have great night life, restaurants, shops, theaters, coffee houses and offer a great location to bike, walk and run. While we always encourage people to shop their own neighborhoods to see for themselves, some aren’t able to do that and it can be a confusing decision. If you plan on coming in to town or picking a day to view locations, please contact us to give you a tour and also take a look at some available properties. We’re more than happy to assist!
“Should I buy a home or rent a home?” When it comes to deciding between renting a home and buying a home, you may be wondering which road to travel and want to look at all of your options. There are different loans out there to suit most anyone. There is the Physician loan, FHA, conventional, and OHFA, first time home buyer loan programs to name a few. You will want to discuss all your options and cover all the bases to make the best decision. Now is such a great time to purchase a home. Most home purchases end up in cheaper monthly payments than rent. Interest rates are unbelievably low and the Northeast, Ohio housing market is packed with deals.
We’ve worked with many new residents in the Cleveland, Ohio area and those relocating. Each person has different goals and needs. Some new doctors that will only be here temporarily will rent, some will buy a home or condo and have a roommate help pay the mortgage, some will buy a property and then rent it out as an investment property. We’ve also worked with residents that buy multi-family homes for investments and live practically rent-free letting the other unit/units pay the mortgage.
You can contact us anytime to discuss your goals and plans for living in Northeast, Ohio. Our schedules are very flexible and we’re very knowledgeable about the process. We specialize in relocation, financing, first-time home buyers and Cleveland neighborhoods. Our RE/MAX team of Realtors are highly trained and the best in the business. We pride ourselves in working with our buyers to save them the most money. We don’t charge, “processing fees” like most local real estate companies do. This saves you hundreds right from the start. We’re 100% free to work with when buying or leasing a home.
We encourage you to call us at 216-323-4620 or email our RE/MAX team of agents today to start the process or just get some questions answered. Whether you’re buying a home or need help with a rental property, we’re always here and we’re just a “house call” away!