Feb
03

Relocation Guide: Moving to Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas: Once a small, sleepy city in central Texas, is now a major technology hub and relocation destination for many. Just 15 years ago, the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area had a population of 1.25 million people. As of 2013, the greater Austin metropolitan area had a population of 1.9 million...
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Jan
27

Relocation Guide: Moving to Portland, Oregon

Over the past few years, the amount of people moving to Portland , Oregon has spiked, ranking it #1 for Top Inbound States in 2013 and 2014 as reported by United Van Lines, ending Washington DC's 10 year streak. We have previously talked about why you should move to the Washington...
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Feb
09

Before You Move: Air Pollution And Dementia Risk

When you decide to move to a new city or state, you probably narrow down your initial search to places that fit your lifestyle. Then, you might research crime rate, health care, housing prices, and the quality of the schools. But what about air quality? Many people overlook this factor when...
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Mar
03

Relocation Guide: Moving to Atlanta

Looking to move to a city brimming with opportunities? Atlanta might just be for you. This big shot spot has the 5th largest metropolitan population in the United States, totaling more than 5.5 million people. Ranked on Forbes as the 9th best city for business and careers, you’ll find top company...
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Feb
27

Get Paid to Move to Another State

And Work From Home? Too Good to Be True? Hasn’t working from home always sounded like a dream? Well, in today’s society working from home jobs are saturating the market with major companies like Amazon and Enterprise offering telecommuting positions. But recently, even individual States have gotten involved in promoting remote...
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Oct
18

10 Best Places to Retire

2011 was the first year in which "Baby Boomers", those born between 1946-1964, began hitting retirement age. Over the next 19 years approximately 77 million Americans' will retire, many of whom may be looking for a new place to live. So where do you go? Luckily, large outfits like Yahoo! and...
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Jan
15

Friendliest Towns in America

The folks over at Forbes are always looking for ways to report fun statistics, apparently this week they decided upon the "Friendliest Towns in America" (in 2013). I've decided not to question how they were able to measure this statistic, I'll leave that part up to the brains at Forbes ....
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Oct
31

US States With the Most Millionaires

It seems like every time we post new rankings about the best places to live the Washington D.C. area comes out on top. No, we're not biased to the DC area (although we were founded in Maryland in 2004), instead our encouragement lies in the DC Metro's consistent ability to saturate...
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Apr
19

Fastest Growing States and Regions in the US

We all remember the big buzz about the 2010 Census, most of us probably just filled out our information and sent it back in. But behind the scenes there were some very smart people working on compiling all of that data into economic, population and demographic trends and charts. While there...
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May
12

Moving to the Washington DC Area

If you're planning a move to the Washington D.C. area you are not alone, the 2010 Census recorded a 16.4% increase in the " Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV " area. While the Washington D.C. area ranked 7th in the 2010 "Ten Most Populous Metropolitan Areas", it had previously ranked 4th in the 2000...
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