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Benton City

Welcome to Benton City

Benton City, Washington is located where the Yakima Valley meets the Columbia Basin.  With a population of 3,2761 Benton City is surrounded by vineyards, orchards and small farms.

Economy

Agriculture, construction, light industry, education, and government services are mainstays of the region’s economy.  Low business operating costs and business-friendly tax structure work together to create an exceptional climate for business.  Benton City has the necessary infrastructure to support new, expanding, or relocating businesses in varied industries.1

Housing

In the first quarter of 2017, the median resale value of homes in Benton City County was $190,000 increasing 4.9% since the first quarter of the 2016.2

Lifestyle

The residents of Benton City partake in many community activities year-round including Easter egg hunts, Benton City Daze, Lion’s Club Fourth of July, an annual city-wide yard sale, car/motorcycle shows, mud bog races, Hispanic food events, and Winter Fest Christmas Parade. In the summer, the park offers free outdoor movies on Saturdays. Local wine tasting/events occur all year long.

Recreation & Tourism

Recreational opportunities abound in the Benton City area. The lower portion of the Yakima River has some of the finest bass fishing in the country, and there are also runs of steelhead and other fish. Many species of birds can be found in the area, as well as a variety of interesting plants and creatures for the nature watcher/photographer. There are lots of active ways to experience the great outdoors here too, from floating the river to hiking the hills, riding horses or ATVs, hunting for geocaches, or even hang gliding.  However, the biggest draw to this area would be Red Mountain AVA. The reputation of the wines produced in this area has brought worldwide acclaim. The vineyards in this appellation have produced grapes for some of the most sought-after wines in Washington State.3

With the support of foremost Real Estate Group, Community Real Estate Group owning a home or relocating to Benton City has been made easy. With a professional group of Relocation Specialist ready to support buyers and sellers with professional advice. With our experience and support, relocating becomes fun. At Community Real Estate Group, we sell new homes which account for 25% of our market. We also help seller resell their homes which make up for 75% of our business. Are you thinking of relocating to Benton City? Do you want to purchase new affordable homes? Maybe you own a house in Benton City and want to resell it? We invite you to contact Community Real Estate Group today for the best support!

[1] Source: https://www.census.gov/
[2] Source: http://www.bentoncityedc.org
[3] Source: http://www.rdesk.com/communityinfo/CommunityReports.asp
[4] Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Mountain_AVA

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