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The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Chicago

Sophia Mitchell in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 30, 2013

If you are starting your home search in Chicago, here are give great neighborhoods to consider. They represent a range of dense urban settings to tree-lined streets with single-family homes.

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Is Chicago a Good Place to Live?

Sophia Mitchell in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 30, 2013

We think Chicago is a fantastic place to live. From its lake side location to its great food scene and cultural offerings, Chicago has captured many hearts over the years. In this article we dig more into the “numbers” side of Chicago and take a look at things like safety, employment, cost of living and

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Eating, Partying and Enjoying Nature: The Endless Things to Do In Austin

in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 29, 2013

Austin is a good place to live. It’s safe, the schools are exemplary, and your lungs won’t collapse when you step outside to take a deep breath.

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Is Austin a Good Place to Live?

Erin Krouse in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 26, 2013

When moving to a new city, you should consider what makes a place “good” to live in. Below, Movoto breaks down some of the most important factors in moving to Austin, Texas. Public Safety It’s always important to know that no city is 100 percent safe. There will always be areas where crime is more

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The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Las Vegas, NV

Erin Krouse in Homeownership   •   15 comments Apr 26, 2013

Being one of the most popular cities in the U.S., Las Vegas has its fair share of desirable neighborhoods. We discovered that the gambling capital of the world has fewer neighborhoods than most cities, probably because most people visit to have a good time rather than make it their home. We have picked 5 of

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What We Read Around the Office – April 26th 2013

in Movoto.com   •   0 comments Apr 26, 2013

Dudes and cats, tiny-drunk-adults, and the Matrix

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April 2013 Real Estate Market Trends in Chicago

Sophia Mitchell in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 25, 2013

Compared to a year ago, inventory has dropped. The median number of days a home is market had dropped and the number of listed properties has also dropped. However, median home list prices and median prices per square foot are about 11 percent lower than last year at this time.

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Rubik’s Cube House: Build a Puzzle You Can Live In

Randy Nelson in Novelty Real Estate   •   1 comment Apr 25, 2013

How many of the classic ’80s toys would it take to make your house? Our calculator will tell you—and figure out how long it’d take to solve them all.

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Home Assessments: What Are They, and How Do They Matter?

David Cross in Homeownership   •   0 comments Apr 24, 2013

If you’re on the path to becoming a first-time homeowner, you’re probably trying to get a grasp on all of the necessary home details, payments, and processes. One thing on that list is a home assessment, also known as a property value or property tax assessment. No need to cower behind your hands at the

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The 5 Best Neighborhoods in Miami

David Cross in Homeownership   •   12 comments Apr 24, 2013

As the 8th most walkable city in the United States, Miami is the ideal place to live if you don’t own a car. The city’s overall Walk Score is 73 so you can do most things on foot, from enjoying the beaches, to experiencing the culture, fabulous shopping and dining. Miami may be known for

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