Deciding Where To Buy Archive

You’re ready to make a move, but do you know where to buy? Learn what to look for in specific regions, cities, and neighborhoods to ensure you’re making a smart short- and long-term investment.

How Climate Change Will Impact Major Cities Across the U.S.

Homeownership is a long-term investment, with the typical mortgage lasting between 15 and 30 years; however, most home buyers don't consider the potential impact of climate change on their most import...

10 Cities with the Highest Cost of Living in the U.S.

10 Cities with the Highest Cost of Living in the U.S.

Key cities around the U.S. — New York, San Francisco, L.A., Miami, etc. — have long been touted as having high costs of living. While many of these heavy hitters have been expensive places to live...

The Average Cost of Living in Jacksonville, FL

The Average Cost of Living in Jacksonville, FL

Called the River City because of its beautiful downtown skyline of lighted bridges spanning the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida is only a two and a half-hour drive from Orlando but lacks the to...

The Average Cost of Living in Charleston, SC

The Average Cost of Living in Charleston, SC

Located halfway between New York and Miami, Charleston is South Carolina's largest and oldest city. Surrounded by water, the Holy City is situated at the inlet of three rivers and the Atlantic Ocean. ...

The Average Time to Build a House: The Timeline to Expect

The Average Time to Build a House: The Timeline to Expect

How long have you been dreaming of that cute little breakfast nook, the big backyard patio for parties, or the ultimate game room? Well, you’ll only have to dream about building your perfect home fo...

The Average Cost of Living in Pennsylvania

The Average Cost of Living in Pennsylvania

Preparing to move to a new state can be exciting, but daunting. Figuring out what area of a state to move to, finding the right house, and coordinating the move can all feel overwhelming. On top of th...

The Best Places to Live in Boston

The Best Places to Live in Boston

Planning your move to Boston may have left your friends begging for you to stop repeatedly butchering the phrases “clam chowder” and “wicked hard.” But luckily you won’t need an authentic Bo...

The Average Cost of Living in Minneapolis

The Average Cost of Living in Minneapolis

Despite its cold winters, Minneapolis is a hot place to live. From restaurants and breweries to Midwestern hospitality, this half of the Twin Cities has a lot to offer. It’s also increasingly divers...

The Best Places to Live in Florida for Singles

The Best Places to Live in Florida for Singles

The best places for families to live aren’t always the best places for singles, especially young singles. If you’re young, single and looking to meet new people, you want more than just a cute nei...

How Much Does It Cost to Build a House in Ohio

How Much Does It Cost to Build a House in Ohio

Building your own home is an increasingly popular route to homeownership and for good reason. Not only does building your own home provide you with a more personalized homeownership role, but it also ...