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 [...]
School’s out, and that means for the next few months the days will be longer and the temperature will be hotter. If you’re looking for the perfect place for your next family vacation, you’re in luck! Wallethub recently compiled the best summer travel destinations for 2018. The rankings compared the top 100 most populated metros and gave them scores based on travel costs and hassles, local costs, attractions, weather, activities and safety. Below, the top 10 cities are listed to give you some ideas for your next summer vacation!Washington, DC
Taking the number one spot is the nation’s capital. At the heart of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A lot of factors affect the homebuying decision. No matter where you choose to move, you want to be comfortable, right? Determining an area’s housing affordability is important information to arm yourself with during the beginning stages of your home buying search. The expenses incurred after the purchase of your home don’t end when you move in, you’ll be responsible for utilities, taxes, and the upkeep of your home. Are your pockets crinkling at the thought of all the expenses? Don’t worry, according to U.S. News and World Report, these are the cities with the best housing affordability. If you’re in the market for a new home, finding one in any of [...]