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What’s the average commute time in Charlotte? Where’s the best place to get sushi in San Diego? Before you move to a new city, get the inside scoop on its job market, cost of living, hot spots, and everything else you need to know.

Your Guide to Moving to Nashville

Nashville at a glance: Nashville has a population of around 430,000. The cost of living in Nashville is 1.6% lower than the average in the United States. The average salary for individuals in the city is $44,586 As of August 2020, Nashville’s unemployment rate was 8.3%, slightly lower than the nation’s 8.4% rate. Known as […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, at a glance: The city of Atlanta has more than 895,000 residents. The cost of living in Atlanta is relatively affordable, 2.3% lower than the rest of the country. If you’re on the job hunt, you’ll be glad to know that 10 Fortune 500 companies call Atlanta home, including Coca-Cola and The Home […]

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Your Guide to Moving to Chicago

Moving to Chicago at a glance: Chicago is the third-largest city in America, with a population of over 2.6 million. The cost of living is 21% higher than the national average, with an average salary of $50,755. The city’s public school system is the third largest in the United States. The Chicago “L” is the […]

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The Best U.S. Cities for Public Transportation in 2021

Living in a big city has its perks, like top-tier restaurants, cultural attractions, and exciting nightlife. But one of the most significant pain points is getting around, especially if you don’t have a car. However, if you live in one of the U.S. cities with subways and other transportation systems, not having a car is […]

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Largest US Cities by Population and Why You Should Move There

Top 10 largest American cities at a glance Thinking of moving to one of the largest cities in the U.S.? You’ll probably want to consider some important factors before you move — considerations such as the average salary, rent, and the median price to buy a home. We’ve researched the largest U.S. cities by population […]

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Why is ‘Walkability’ the New Must for Movers?

Walkability is shown to have positive effects on both your health and your social wellbeing. Consider the importance of walkability when you move and discover how walkable your new neighborhood is with the Walk Score.

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The Country is Your Oyster: What U.S. City Should You Move to?

Let’s say, hypothetically speaking, you could move anywhere you want in the U.S. You just left high school or college, work remotely, quit a job or are ready for a fresh start anywhere else. Long story short: you’re not confined to one city, and the world—or country—is your oyster. That’s you? Perfect. With thousands of […]

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Why You Should Move to a Walkable City

Can You Actually Walk the Walk in Your Next City? If you enjoy exploring cities by foot, you could be among the growing group of homebuyers — millennials especially — that are moving away from car-dependent locations and toward those with high walkability. Walkable, or walk-friendly, cities boast an abundance of sidewalks, pedestrian right of […]

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The Hottest Cities for Millennial Homebuyers

What do millennials want, anyway? Marketing professionals are paying millions to find the answer that question. What do they buy? Where do…

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City Incentive Programs For Movers

Nearly 16 million people moved because of the coronavirus. A definite part of this trend is city-dwellers that are beginning to flee their metropolises in search of a quieter – and more affordable – life. More people moved from busy metropolitan areas, such as New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., while areas like […]

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When Moving to Texas, Millennials Choose Dallas

When millennials move, it’s often for a job or in pursuit of a new lifestyle, according to a Mayflower analysis.In Texas, Dallas is the…

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Moving To Silicon Valley – Not Easy but Not Impossible

If technology is your game, chances are you want to play it in Silicon Valley. And why not? That’s where the headquarters of Adobe Systems…

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Miami is no Longer Affordable, and it’s Driving People Away

Miami’s population continues to grow, but that growth is beginning to slow. For some segments of the population – especially residents born…

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Are you Moving to One of the Healthiest Cities in the US?

If you’re about to move to an entirely new city, you’ve got a lot on your plate. In fact, the plate feels so full that it’s about to snap…

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The 10 Friendliest Cities in the U.S

Tired of living in a city of grumps? Maybe it’s time to pack up and move to a friendlier city where the vibe is easygoing and the people…

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What Are The Most Eco-Friendly Cities in the US?

Sustainability has evolved into an important part of city planning due to the growing threat of climate change. Meeting the needs of a city’s citizens in an environmentally friendly manner is possible, and there are five metro areas in the U.S. that excel at this: New York, New Orleans, Seattle, Boston, and Philadelphia. To determine […]

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You Couldn’t Convince me to Move to L.A.

Ah, Los Angeles. A city of movie stars, pampered pooches, and string bikinis – but also beautiful beaches, endless sunshine, high-tech…

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Your Guide to Moving to Seattle

Moving to Seattle at a glance: Seattle has a population of 837,792, with 57 people moving to the city each day. Seattle’s cost of living is 57.6% higher than the rest of the country. But there’s a 0% state income tax. Starbucks, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Amazon all began in Seattle. Famous Seattleites include Bill […]

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The Best Small Towns You’d Actually Want to Live In

Did traffic finally break you? Or was it the price of a latte? Either way, here you are, Googling the best small towns to live in. There are plenty of reasons to live in a big city, from the endless parade of new restaurants to the acres of manicured parks. Still, some people hit a […]

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5 Major Cities Where You Don’t Need A Car

Living the Car-Free LifeThings millennials like: freedom, technology, avocado toast (allegedly).Things millennials don’t like: waiting…

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Largest U.S. States by Population and Why You Should Move There

Want a change of scenery, but don’t know where you want to go for your next move? If you want to know what states are attracting the most number of residents, take a look at the 10 most populous states in the U.S. We’ve taken a deep dive into what makes these states so attractive […]

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How to Get to Know The History of Your New City

If you recently moved, you may be eager to get to know your new city. You might check out the local nightlife, festivals, or farmer’s markets, and you will almost certainly familiarize yourself with such staples as the closest grocery store, bank, and post office. Beyond these basics, though, you might find yourself wondering about […]

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City vs. Suburb: What’s Cheaper?

As if you didn’t have enough to think about when choosing an apartment, you may also need to decide whether to live in the city or a nearby suburb. City vs. suburb is an age-old question whose longevity is contributed to by the fact cities tend to go through multiple cycles of growth, decline, and […]

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Top U.S. Cities With the Best Parks

The coronavirus pandemic has given Americans a newfound appreciation for the outdoors. In an attempt to escape the madness of boredom and quarantine, Americans are rediscovering their love of Mother Nature and are turning to America’s parks for entertainment and relief. “We know from national data that transmission of COVID-19 goes significantly down outside,” said […]

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