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These Cities Near Tampa, Florida, Maximize Comfort Without Scrimping on Style

Tampa Bay Florida

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on June 12, 2024

Tampa Bay is a highly diverse community with a little something for everyone. Read on for a rundown of the best suburbs, towns, and cities near Tampa that will give you easy access to what the Bay has to offer but without those big-city costs.

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Moving In Together? 14 Relationship-Saving Tips From the Experts

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Kristin Hanes Posted on June 11, 2024

Moving in together presents unique challenges. Read these tips from three relationship experts to help avoid common pitfalls and make a positive transition.

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Here Are the Best Places To Live in California in 2024


by Matt Lyons Posted on June 11, 2024

One thing’s for sure: It’s easy to fall in love with California. For starters, there’s its outdoor beauty. Then there’s the booming entertainment industry and numerous successful tech giants. And that’s only scratching the surface. Sure, the Golden State saw some population decline during the pandemic, but over 125,000 new residents moved to the state in 2022. If you’ve fallen in love, too, here’s our list of the best places to live in California to give you a head start on finding the perfect place for you.


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Interested in Living in Oklahoma City?


by Matt Lyons Posted on June 10, 2024

Looking for an affordable, up-and-coming metro? Check out living in Oklahoma City. Sure, you may think of cowboys and prairies when you think of Oklahoma, but the largest city in the state has a lot more to offer — historical charm and a fantastic art and entertainment scene to keep you engaged with the community, for example. But is Oklahoma City a good place to live? And, most importantly, is it the perfect place for you? Let’s find out a little more about what it’s like.

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15 Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC, for 2024

Charlotte North Carolina

by Alex Keight Posted on June 7, 2024

Contemplating a move to Charlotte, NC? We get it. The area is hip, vibrant, huge, and delicious (the food in the area is delicious, that is). But with nearly 200 neighborhoods to choose from, deciding where to live in Charlotte can be daunting. Find out which of these Charlotte neighborhoods is the best fit for you.

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10 New York Suburbs That Will Make You Want To Live Outside NYC

New York City New York State

by Michael Hochman Posted on June 6, 2024

Thinking about moving out of the city that never sleeps? Get started with this look at NYC suburbs in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

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Moving in Philadelphia: Your 2024 Guide to Philadelphia Suburbs and Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Pennsylvania Philadelphia

by Michael Hochman Posted on June 6, 2024

Ranked one of the most affordable major cities on the East Coast, Philadelphia offers big-city employment and educational opportunities mixed with exceptional cultural, sports, and music scenes and a unique place in the nation's history. Stir this all up within a multitude of character-filled neighborhoods and suburbs, and you're sure to find your perfect place in The City of Brotherly Love.

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10 of the Safest Neighborhoods in Chicago & Chicago Suburbs in 2024

Chicago Illinois

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on June 6, 2024

If you’re thinking about a move to Chicago, you’re probably wondering where the safest places to live are. Look no further! Here’s your go-to guide for 2024.

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Living in Arlington, VA: 16 Things To Know About Crystal City

Arlington Virginia

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on May 31, 2024

Wondering what it’s like living in Arlington, VA? Sure, the Northern Virginia city is mostly known for its ties to American history. It’s home to the Pentagon and the Arlington National Cemetery, for example. But there’s so much more that makes the area appealing. Let’s take a look at all of the main things we think you should know before making the big move.

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17 Bedroom Remodel Ideas To Spruce Up Your Abode in 2024

Bedroom Remodeling

by Ivonne Spinoza Posted on May 31, 2024

A bedroom remodel can be a reasonably small and affordable project or a giant and very expensive endeavor. It all depends on your plans and expectations, but no matter your budget or style, we have a few tips and tricks to steer you in the right direction. Check out our bedroom remodel ideas for 2024 now.

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