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June 11, 2018

Cities with the Most Sunshine

Although summer officially starts on June 21st, for most residents it might already feel like summer is here! As we gear up for the summer solstice (the longest day of the year), check out these cities that get the most sunshine!

The summer solstice is still celebrated by cultures all over the world. Many of us choose to enjoy this time by heading to the beach or having a BBQ – tipping off the next few months of amazing weather and fun with friends and family.

It’s no wonder that the cities in the southwest get the most sunshine. Texas, Arizona, and Nevada are the only states that made our list. The hot desert and desert-like climates in the cities [...]

 
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May 28, 2018

Cities with the Highest and Lowest Costs of Living

Cost of living is defined as the amount of money needed to sustain a certain level of living including basic expenses such as food, housing, taxes, transportation, healthcare, and more. Cities with a high cost of living are usually more difficult to maintain a standard of living and require more income than the U.S. average to enjoy basic necessities. For instance, in a place like Manhattan, a gallon of milk costs about $2.39, whereas in Indianapolis, the cost of a gallon of milk is $1.50. It’s evident based on this data that Manhattan has the higher cost of living.

The cost of milk isn’t the only expense worth exploring, below, we’ve compared the cities with [...]

 
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May 24, 2018

The Most Popular Home Styles in the Midwest

Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many home buyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the US, home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographic location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying, ranch-style homes – this isn’t to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically speaking, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effects that geography can have on a home’s design, but for that reason, we’ve [...]

 
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May 8, 2018

Just in Time! The Most Moved to Cities of 2017

As springtime rolls on, the housing market is heating up. Spring is one of the best times of the year to buy and sell a home. Why? Well, for multiple reasons; ranging from spring being the perfect time to stage a home as well as being the ideal time to buy or sell as there aren’t any major holidays. Spring is also a great time to buy a home because many people across the country are aware of where they stand financially, as that their income taxes have just been squared away. During this time of year, realtors and homeowners know that if they want to have a home sold or bought that time is of the essence. More homes are sold between May 1st through 15th than any other time of [...]

 
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May 3, 2018

10 Reasons to Move to Indiana

Indiana isn’t just home to some really good popcorn, it’s also home to the world-renowned Indy 500 motor race, historic universities, and even the birthplace of pop music icon Michael Jackson. With a reasonable cost of living in most cities across the state, Indiana could be the perfect place for you to call home as well.

Indianapolis

If you’re a Colts fan, and even if you aren’t, Indianapolis is a great city. Indy, the “Nap,” “Naptown,” or whatever you chose to call it, was once said to be the crossroad of America. The city, once considered part of the Corn Belt, is now a city rooted in tourism and sporting.

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April 26, 2018

Most Popular Home Styles in the Southern US

Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many homebuyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the U.S., home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographic location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying, ranch-style homes – this isn’t to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically speaking, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effects that geography can have on a home’s design, but for that reason, [...]

 
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April 24, 2018

Best Cities for Vegetarians

Vegetarianism is a dietary category that groups individuals who do not consume meat or restrict meat in some way from their lifestyle. There are different types of vegetarians, such as lacto-ovo (those who still eat dairy and eggs), and there are completely different sub-groups that fall within vegetarianism, such as veganism. No matter what you consider yourself to be, vegetarianism is growing across the country as people embrace health and wellness alternatives. Here are some of the best cities for vegetarians.

New York, New York

The Big Apple has the most restaurants with vegetarian options. NYC also has a wide variety of juice bars, plant-based food chains, and even food [...]

 
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April 17, 2018

The Top Spring Allergens to Avoid by Region

Spring is in full bloom and so are some of these pesky Spring allergens that are common across the United States. Depending on where you live in the country and if you suffer from allergies, these immune triggers can cause issues ranging from mild to severe. To beat hay fever this year, beware of these common spring allergens.

Pecan

Pecan, although a tasty tree nut, can produce major problems for those with seasonal allergies. The pollen of pecan trees comes second to ragweed as a powerful allergen. People with a pecan pollen allergy should take precaution in the southeastern US, particularly in Georgia and Florida.

Oak

Oak produces a pretty mild pollen but a really [...]

 
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April 10, 2018

Most Popular Home Styles in the Western US

Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many homebuyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the U.S., home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographic location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying, ranch-styled homes – this is not to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically speaking, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effects that geography can have on home styles, but for that reason, we’ve compiled [...]

 
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April 3, 2018

10 Reasons to Move to Wyoming

There’s a lot to see and experience when it comes to the flat plains and rolling hills of Wyoming. This western state, like many in its region, is home to a lot of history and folklore alike. Wyoming also offers a lot to its residents like top ranking schools, amazing sights and outdoor adventures, great shopping, and more. Saddle up, we’ve compiled some interesting facts about the great state of Wyoming for you.

Devil’s Tower

We might as well start off with the one thing we’re sure your mind gravitated towards first. According to Wyomingites, there’s nothing evil about Devil’s Tower, in fact, it was America’s first national [...]

 
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March 30, 2018

Most Popular Home Styles in the Northeastern US

Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many homebuyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the U.S., home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographical location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying ranch-styled homes, not to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effect geographics have on home styles, but for that reason, we’ve compiled a series of graphics to help home buyers get a feel for [...]

 
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March 20, 2018

The Best Spring Music Festivals!

Spring is upon us and you know what that means — warmer weather, blooming plants and best of all, spring music festivals! Musical festivals have become increasingly popular due to their sense of community and their top-notch live performances. No matter what your favorite genre is, these music festivals got you covered. Pack your bags and let the good times roll, these are the best spring festivals!

Firefly, Dover, Delaware

Each June, Dover is transformed into a music-lovers paradise. People far and wide gather at the Firefly Music Festival to enjoy some of the best artists and bands in the US. Over the course of four days, over 100 artists perform, including top name artists [...]

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