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Living in Gilbert, AZ: Is This Phoenix Suburb Right for You?

Arizona

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on April 2, 2024

If you’re considering making the move to the Grand Canyon State, consider living in Gilbert, AZ. This thriving suburb of Phoenix is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in Arizona. It’s an excellent place to raise a family, with a fantastic public school system and robust job market (just to name a few perks). And did we mention it also has around 300 sunny days each year? Learn more.

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Best Places to Live in Fort Worth: Fort Worth Suburbs Edition

Texas

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on April 1, 2024

Fort Worth, Texas, has the perfect mix of laid-back cowboy style and all the modern amenities you can expect from a large, bustling metropolis. Not to mention it’s an incredible sports town. (Go Horned Frogs!) But you don’t have to stick within the city’s boundaries to experience all the perks of the area. In fact, you can enjoy the city’s unique attributes in the Fort Worth suburbs — with the added bonuses of a lower cost of living, a growing job market, and lots of affordable housing options

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All You Need to Know About Living in West Palm Beach

Florida

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on March 30, 2024

If you want to enjoy the Florida beach lifestyle and amenities without the high costs, West Palm Beach may be the perfect place. You won’t just get to revel in the beautiful white, sandy beaches the state is known for there; you’ll also get those fantastic ocean sunsets, cooling breezes, and all the sunshine you can handle. But the best part? Some of the best areas to live in West Palm Beach also come at a fraction of the price of living in Miami. Learn all about it.

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What’s It Like Living in Rye, NY?

New York State

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on March 29, 2024

Interested in living in Rye, NY, but want to know a little more about it before making the move? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’re delving into the specifics: Where exactly is Rye, NY? And is Rye, NY, a good place to live? 

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Here Are the Best Places To Live in Texas in 2024

Texas

by Alex Keight Posted on March 29, 2024

Curious about what living in Texas looks like? Sure, Austin and Houston get a lot of love in Texas, but there’s plenty of Lone Star State to go around. Take a closer look at these two favorites as well as a handful of other popular Texas cities to live in.

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20 Things To Know About Living in Denver

Denver Colorado

by Matt Lyons Posted on March 29, 2024

What is living in Denver like? For starters, Denver’s located just east of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. So picturesque views and year-round outdoor recreation? They’re unparalleled. Then you have the sports teams. And not just any teams — champions. The job market is diverse, the culture is fantastic, and the available attractions are always expanding. And that’s merely a glimpse. Considering a move? Check out everything that living in Denver has to offer you.

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10 Suburbs/Cities Near Houston You’ll Want To Call Home

Houston Texas

by Tim McCormick Posted on March 29, 2024

What if you could enjoy all the perks of living in Houston without actually being smack-dab in the hustle and bustle of the city? Imagine having the best of both worlds in one of the best cities near Houston: Easy access to the city’s myriad attractions and amenities while enjoying the peace, space, and community vibe of suburban living. Here are our top 10 picks.

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Is Living in Montclair, NJ, Right for You?

New Jersey

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on March 29, 2024

Located right on the cliffs of the Watchung Mountains, Montclair is considered to be the arts and culture hub of northern New Jersey. Residents love its artsy, eclectic vibe. And living in Montclair, NJ, means you don’t have to go far to experience first-class dining options, see theater productions, or attend festivals. But is Montclair, NJ, a good place to live? And should you move there?

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Living in Chula Vista, CA: A Vibrant San Diego Suburb

California

by Matt Lyons Posted on March 29, 2024

While city living has its benefits, living in suburbia may be able to offer you much more. If you’re considering a move to San Diego, take a look at Chula Vista. The area offers a perfect balance between city living and suburban relaxation. In fact, living in Chula Vista offers plenty of outdoor beauty, diversity, and friendly people all within close proximity to San Diego’s top attractions. It’s hard to go wrong when you choose to make this community your new home! Let’s take a closer look.

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2024 Fireplace Designs and Trends That’ll Make You Say Ahhhh

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Dawn M. Smith Posted on March 29, 2024

If your fireplace is outdated and unused, or you find yourself wistfully staring at the space where a new one would fit perfectly, it's time to embrace your favorite fireplace designs and trends. To help you maximize your options, we’ve broken down the most common fireplace types and added examples of trending styles and designs that will add the “wow” factor you deserve. Check it out!

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