Bel Air MD Homes for Sale
Updated Bel Air Real Estate
As the county seat of Harford County Maryland, Bel Air is home to about 10,000 residents. This small community is located just east of Highway 1 and borders Fallston, Emmorton, Bel Air North, Churchville, Pleasant Hills, and Forest Hill.
Known as the "Heart of Harford" Bel Air has a rich history and an abundance of modern medical facilities, entertainment options and recreation. It's not only a great place to live but a fantastic place to visit as well. Bel Air got its start back in 1780 when the area was first planned. Just two years after its founding it became the county seat. Originally called Belle Aire, the E was dropped and the second L and its companion E gave way a few years later. The town has grown over the years and is currently the center for governmental, educational, cultural, medical, and commercial institutions throughout Harford County.
Bel Air includes one Maryland 24 designated arts and entertainment district making up nearly 100 acres including most of downtown. This area is popular for concerts, galleries, museums, venues, and events. For nearly 150 years, Bel Air has remained where people shop, eat, live, and work in Harford County. It's a great combination of rich history and new generation. With tree lined sidewalks, new and old architecture, small businesses, unique restaurants, and family-owned opportunities, this hometown experience offers big city convenience in a small town package.
One of the most popular events is the Maryland State BBQ Bash attracting over 30,000 visitors across the country. This is the county's most anticipated event of the year and offers a unique street festival with barbecue championships, 50 teams throughout the mid-Atlantic area competing for the sum of the best barbecue in the nation, team challenges, tailgate challenges, great food, music, and people all coming together for one fantastic weekend in Bel Air Maryland.
Bel Air Maryland Schools
Bel Air Maryland is part of the Harford County public school system and some of the top-rated schools include the Milton Wright high school, Bel Air high school, Bel Air elementary school, and the Harford technical high school.
What folks think about living in Bel Air Maryland
"Very charming with a good deal of local history, fun shops and a few good restaurants. A lot of chain stores and eateries in the main part of town, but mostly small businesses and shops along Main Street. Lovely people and more diversity than what existed 20 years ago. Great place to raise a family!"
"We absolutely love Bel Air, MD. After living in Anne Arundel County for many years, we moved to Bel Air and it instantly felt like home. It's a lovely mix of country & city and has something for everyone. It's just a short drive to literally anything and everything you need. We have never lived in such a convenient area. The people are very friendly and there are many great schools. Our local grocery store is like going to visit Friends, always a pleasant experience" Niche.com
Bel Air Maryland also has several amenities and services such as a Target, the Tollgate Marketplace, the Harford Mall, Bel Air Plaza, the Home Depot, and many shops and restaurants. It pretty much has everything you would want for daily necessities and errands.
Bel Air Maryland Real Estate
Bel Air Maryland homes feature primarily single-family properties and 62% of residents own their own homes and 38% rent. The average home prices between about $250,000 and $400,000 but there are several homes that are far above this price range and a few under the $200,000 mark, primarily smaller homes, manufactured properties, and the occasional duplex. For more information on all homes for sale in Bel Air Maryland, browse any and all active listings below or simply contact our office to be connected with the Bel Air Maryland real estate agent that understands the current market and can help you find the perfect home in Bel Air or surrounding towns and communities.
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