City Guides

Moving to Milwaukee, WI

Moving to Milwaukee, WI

Thinking about moving to Milwaukee? You’ll be in good company. Between 2010 and 2016, more than 214 people have moved to Milwaukee, an increase of 0.0%. New residents are attracted to Milwaukee’s . Living Milwaukee is home to 595,047 Milwaukeeans. With an area of 96.1...

Moving to Hartford, CT

Moving to Hartford, CT

Thinking about moving to Hartford? You’ll find excellent educational opportunities, tons of history, and yes, plenty of jobs at insurance companies. Living Hartford is home to 123,243 Hartfordians. With an area of 17.4 square miles, Hartford has a population density...

Moving to Cincinnati, OH

Moving to Cincinnati, OH

Thinking about moving to Cincinnati? You’ll be in good company. Between 2010 and 2016, more than 1,857 people have moved to Cincinnati, an increase of 0.6%. New residents are attracted to Cincinnati’s surging economy and affordable housing. Cincinnati is in the middle...

Moving to Las Vegas, NV

Moving to Las Vegas, NV

Thinking about moving to Las Vegas? While Las Vegas is widely considered to be a great place to visit — The Las Vegas Strip is, after all, the most visited tourist attraction in the world — it hasn’t been widely considered to be a great place to live. Ironically, the...

Moving to Houston, TX

Moving to Houston, TX

Thinking about moving to Houston? You’re not alone. H-Town attracts 2,000 new residents every week. It’s the home of Beyoncé, the NASA Astronaut Corps, and more Fortune 500 company headquarters than anywhere in the U.S. except New York. [widget...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Detroit

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Detroit

The Motor City has had its fair share of ups and downs over the years. From it's days as a fur-focused European settlement, to it's time in the sun as the global leader in automobile production, and ultimately, to the decline of auto industry jobs that led to a...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Columbus

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Columbus

  Cbus, which you'll be saying in no time, is, as you probably guessed, a nickname for Columbus, OH. A welcoming city for all ages with a cornucopia of things to do, this gem of the Midwest is a great place for your new home. Moving to Columbus When it comes to...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Charlotte

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Charlotte

Travelers know Charlotte for our comfortable white rocking chairs at the airport, but the Southern hospitality doesn’t stop there. Those that choose to make the Queen City home, move here for our friendly, varied neighborhoods, booming craft beer scene and prime...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to San Antonio

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to San Antonio

San Antonio residents use the Spanish phrase “puro San Antonio ” to acknowledge the things that make our community distinct. There is no shortage of culture, food, or activities here. San Antonio is the home of Six Flags Fiesta Texas, world famous art museums, and...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Washington D.C.

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is best known as the home of American politics, but there is so much more to the nation’s capital than what happens on the Hill or in the White House. Students, families, singles looking for true love, young urbanites, military personnel, and longtime...

Songs About Houston

Songs About Houston

From country, blues, southern rap, zydeco to tejano, Houston is bound to offer some homegrown music to please your ears. Be sure to add these songs about Houston to your playlist for your move to the Magnolia City: 1. "Houston is Hot Tonight" by Iggy Pop 2. "Houston"...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Houston

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Houston

I’ve lived in several U.S. cities — Dallas, College Station, Austin and Houston in Texas, along with San Jose, CA — and Houston is the most welcoming and friendly of them all. In some cities, you must make sure you don’t look like an outsider in order to fit in. But...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Atlanta

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Atlanta

Atlanta is the star of the South. Home to more than 5.6 million people, the Atlanta region ranks as the ninth largest metro area in the country, behind Miami and ahead of Phoenix. If you’re looking at joining the thousands of folks who move to Atlanta every year, keep...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Las Vegas

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Las Vegas

Most people think of Las Vegas as an escape from reality. Sin City is branded as America’s gambling capital, filled with revelers who eventually fly home. But what is life like as a Las Vegas local? What do you need to know before you move to this desert oasis that...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Austin

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Austin

More Americans are moving to Texas than any other state, and many of those transplants are hanging their hats in Austin — with good reason. Texas’ wildly eclectic and slightly eccentric capital brims with live music, cowboy-booted hipsters and the world’s best...

20 Things to Know About Moving to Los Angeles

20 Things to Know About Moving to Los Angeles

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: If you can make it in Los Angeles, you can make it in New York. (It’s not the other way around). With a population of about 4 million, LA isn’t a city for the mild-mannered. It’s a culturally diverse landscape of big personalities,...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Seattle

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to Seattle

Although it often seems like anyone who’s ever visited Seattle, WA, wants to move here, transplants often are shocked to discover that the Emerald City isn’t like any other place they’ve ever been. This guide should help make this jewel of the Pacific Northwest seem a...

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to New York City

Everything You Need to Know Before Moving to New York City

So you’re moving to New York City, eh? Most likely you’ve been accosted by friends and well-meaning acquaintances telling you that’s the greatest idea ever or that you’ve lost your fool mind. Both those things are true. New York can enchant and frustrate you in the...

Moving to Denver? Here’s What You Need to Know

Moving to Denver? Here’s What You Need to Know

Americans may be losing their desire to move anywhere according to the latest statistics from Move.org. But if you live in Denver, it sure doesn’t seem that way. According to the Move.org recent report, just 11 percent of U.S. residents indicated they moved in 2017,...

Why You Should Think Twice Before Moving to Denver

Why You Should Think Twice Before Moving to Denver

Denver has plenty going for it: progressive and innovative thinking; beautiful scenery; a healthy economy with an unemployment rate below 4 percent; many arts, culture and professional sports offerings throughout the year; and, of course, its proximity to many of the...

5 Reasons You Should Think Twice About Moving to Dallas

5 Reasons You Should Think Twice About Moving to Dallas

Dallas, home of more than 20 Fortune 500 headquarters, has always been known as a corporate powerhouse thanks in part to a massive economic driver known as the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. American Airlines, Texas Instruments, and AT&T all have their...

23 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Portland, Oregon

23 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Portland, Oregon

Even before the TV show “Portlandia” put the weirdness of Portland, OR, on center stage, it was a much-beloved relocation destination. Boasting great public transportation, beautiful parks and a mild climate, Portland has seen dramatic population growth over the past...

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Denver

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Denver

Denver is a vibrant city, welcoming to entrepreneurs and startups, supporting new bars and restaurants, attracting many companies from out of state and convincing existing businesses that it’s safe to invest in growth. Many thank the Colorado Rockies for Denver’s...

8 Reasons You Might Think Twice About Moving to Chicago

8 Reasons You Might Think Twice About Moving to Chicago

If you’re considering a move to Chicago, chances are you’ve heard plenty of positive feedback. After all, the city has a largely stellar reputation among locals and tourists alike—and for good reason. Stunning architecture, world-class restaurants, a vibrant arts...

5 Most Iconic Landmarks in Huntsville, AL

5 Most Iconic Landmarks in Huntsville, AL

Known as the 2nd largest city in Alabama, Huntsville is home to more than 400,000 residents. While it’s not currently on the list of the fastest growing cities in Alabama, it has seen substantial growth over the past decade. Located in the Northern region of the Heart...

5 Most Iconic Landmarks in Corpus Christi, TX

5 Most Iconic Landmarks in Corpus Christi, TX

Known as a paradise for many species of birds, Corpus Christi sits on the Gulf of Mexico along the Texas shoreline. The 8th largest city in the Lone Star state, it’s a great place to visit and an even better place to call home. Much of Corpus Christi’s industry comes...

5 Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Boston

5 Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to Boston

As a Boston resident, I can confirm that you should really weigh the pros and cons before moving here. There is a lot to like, but for those that didn't grow up here there is a lot to get used to. And I don't mean just the accents: the culture, the weather, and rising...