If you plan on buying a home in Pennsylvania, one of the best cities you can consider moving to is Reading. There are plenty of great reasons to live here, with affordable housing, beautiful scenery, great food, and a rich history. Reading has a small town feel with all the amenities of a larger city.

There's no shortage of places in Reading to keep your family active and entertained. Recently, Reading has become a hot spot for bicyclists who enjoy riding the more than 125 miles of trails in the preserves. Residents and visitors alike enjoy exploring the natural beauty and history of the area through various parks in Reading. The Reading Pagoda is a popular attraction in Reading, and an easily recognizable symbol of the city. There are a total of 28 parks throughout Reading where you can enjoy a wide range of activities.

Outstanding dining is also a feature of Reading, with a wide range of culinary choices. For fine dining, restaurants like Judy's On Cherry and Willoughby's on Park offer the best dining experience you find in Reading. But you don’t need to break the bank to find great food here. Brewer's Bar and Grill, Taste of Crepes, and Screpesi's Sandwich Shop offer delicious food on a budget.

Lovers of the arts are also drawn to Reading, as its home to several arts and music venues, such as Santander Arena, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, and Santander Performing Arts.

No matter your budget for a home in Reading, you’ll find the ideal home here. Reading has a very low median home value of $79,000, which means you’ll find a home to fit virtually any need or price range. That also means that you can find larger homes for a lower price if you need more room for your growing family.

Check out our Reading Community page to learn more reasons to buy a home in this great Pennsylvania city, along with current homes for sale.

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