Relocating to Lafayette

Thinking about moving to a new city or a new state is always going to be a big decision, but doing your research will make the decision that much easier. If you are considering moving to Lafayette, we can assist in getting you the information that will help you figure out when and where you want to move as well some other tools that you may not find from a larger lender in the area.

Lafayette is known for being a hot spot of Cajun food and live music. It’s also known for its rich history, so if that’s something that entices you when you think about where you want to live, Lafayette just might be the city for you. It is the fourth largest city in Louisiana and is also known as the Hub city.

Areas to Consider

There’s plenty of neighborhoods in Lafayette so no matter what you’re looking for, there’s most likely something out there for you. University Area holds a large portion of the population that attend The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a lot of the housing that can be found there are rentals.

Downtown Lafayette is a great place for those interested in the heart of the city. This is where you’ll find all the action, the best restaurants, music, shopping, and so much more. In regard to finding a place to live, there isn’t a lot to offer but living close to downtown is highly desirable.

Central Lafayette otherwise known as Mid-City doesn’t have a specific parameter but its a loosely defined area made up of several subdivisions. For example, Bendel Gardens, Suburban Acres, Greenbriar and Magnolia Park.

Staying Safe

Whether you are single or have a family and are considering moving to Lafayette, your safety is going to a big concern in where you decide to live. There are plenty of nice areas to live, but there is a fair amount of crime as well. Much of the crime in the area is focused on property and the downtown area remains safe for families during the day, but it’s best to keep your wits about you during the late evenings.

Weather

If you’re from the surrounding cities or even nearby states, you may be familiar with the weather, but if you’re not, you might be happy to know that Lafayette has great weather for those hoping to venture outdoors throughout the year. The summers get hot and humid and it’s also known to be quite a rainy place. Thunderstorms are frequent and can cause flooding so it’s important to research the area you’re considering in regard to flooding.

Fun Things to Do

Lafayette is a lively city and that means there’s lots and lots to do in the city. Whether you like music, food or art, there’s no limitation to the exciting entertainment life Lafayette has to offer. Although Lafayette is not New Orleans, that does not mean it doesn’t lots to offer when it comes to Mardi Gras. It also has great tours for the delicious Cajun food in the city as well as museums and historic sites to visit as well.Contact Us

If you’re thinking about moving to Lafayette, we would love to discuss your options with you and answer any questions you may have. Don’t hesitate to reach out today!