Top 5 Reasons To Live In Henderson
As Nevada’s second-largest city, Henderson is welcoming new residents every day. Bloomberg BusinessWeek named The City of Henderson as “One of the best cities to live in America”. But wait, there’s more! Henderson has also been recognized as “The Greenest City in Nevada” by Inquiry, “Best Cities for Pet Lovers” by Wallethub.com, “10 Best Cities to Raise Children” by MyLife.com, and “Best Places to Start a Business” by Wallethub.com.
If these aren’t enough reasons to for you to make Henderson “A Place to Call Home”, we’ve got our Top 5 Reasons:
No.5 – The Weather
With more than 300 days of sunshine, Henderson is the perfect location for those who love great weather. Yes, Henderson does have a number of days with 100+ degree temperatures, but that is only for a few months out of the year! A majority of the year, the average temperature is in the mid 70’s to mid 80’s. When it comes time to pack up and move to Henderson, don’t be so quick to get rid of those heavy jackets, as we do see some colder weather. While snow is a rarity, it has happened! Rest assured though, you’ll see MUCH more sun than clouds!
No.4 – Location
You’ve heard the phrase, “Location, Location, Location”. It’s known that location is everything in real estate, and with Henderson’s proximity to well, everything, it’s THE perfect location to live! The Las Vegas Strip is literally minutes away. Home to some of the World’s top hotels, restaurants, and entertainment, there is something for everyone. If the bright lights of The Strip are too much, you’ve got the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead just a few minutes to the East. If you’re looking to take a hike, there’s Red Rock Canyon and Mount Charleston to the West. Are you looking for some culture? Henderson is home to the Henderson Pavilion, host to a number of concerts and plays, and the Clark County Museum, which tells the story about the early days of the Las Vegas Valley. If you travel a few minutes to the North, you can check out the Neon Museum, The Mob Museum, or DISCOVERY Children’s Museum. You can also catch the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Nevada Ballet Theater, or one of the many touring Broadway shows at The Smith Center. What if you’re missing the ocean? Well, the beaches of California or just a few hours to the south!
No.3 – Taxes
Nevada’s tax climate is among the most attractive in the United States. Residents of Nevada pay no personal income tax. Are you thinking about moving your business to Nevada? Well, Nevada does not impose any Franchise or Corporate tax. As for property taxes, The City of Henderson’ tax rate is $0.71 for every $100 of assessed value. This makes Henderson property taxes one of the lowest in the State of Nevada!
No.2 – Safety
Year after year, Henderson is named as one of the nation’s safest cities. Henderson has maintained a violent crime rate less than half the national average. In fact, the mission of the Henderson Police Department is to make Henderson the safest city in the country by providing premier police services through innovation and partnerships with our community. Safety isn’t all about policing though. The Henderson Fire Department is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) and Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and they are a full-service fire and rescue department. They are the only triple-accredited fire department in the nation. Henderson Fire Department undergoes extensive training which has led them to achieve a cardiac survivability rate that is three times the national average.
No.1 – Ascaya
With luxury custom estate-homesites, rising nearly 1,000 feet above the valley floor to a total elevation of more than 3,000 feet, Ascaya presents the most impressive views of the Las Vegas Valley. As you enter this guard-gated community, you will see some of the world’s finest desert contemporary architecture. With its build-ready homesites, it makes building your dream home even easier. The centerpiece of life at Ascaya is the spectacular Ascaya Clubhouse. This dramatic expression of desert architecture and hub for social activity is reserved for homeowners and guests. The clubhouse includes a fitness center, spa, gathering room, and pool terrace. The clubhouse is also home to Ascaya’s on-site concierge, available to assist residents with anything from securing tickets, arranging tours, or planning an event.
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