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L.A. Moving Guide: How To Find an Apartment in Los Angeles

Los Angeles California

by Karen Dybis Posted on February 16, 2024

Planning a move to Los Angeles? Before you dive into the sprawling L.A. real estate market, it’s best to get your bearings first. Our easy guide will help you figure out where to look, how to find the apartment that’s right for you, and how to seal the deal

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The Best Cities Near Los Angeles To Live in 2024

Los Angeles California

by Matt Lyons Posted on February 12, 2024

L.A. is huge, and living within the city doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have shorter commute times — or that you’ll be in the most family-friendly neighborhood. And, of course, if you’re looking for more affordability, a larger home, or more of a suburban lifestyle altogether, you’ll likely find that on the outskirts. But what places should you consider? Start with our picks for the best cities near Los Angeles.

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Spend Those Golden Years in the Golden State: The Best Cities to Retire in California

Retirement California

by Matt Lyons Posted on December 20, 2023

In search of a retirement destination that’s home to year-round beautiful weather, diverse views, and adventures around every corner? Then the Golden State of California could be your ticket to paradise! And you wouldn’t be the only one. In fact, nearly 16 percent of California’s population is 65 years of age or older. But where do these retirees prefer to live? Here are our top picks for the best cities to retire in California.

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Living in San Jose, California: Where Innovation Meets Diversity, Arts, and Culture

San Jose California

by Matt Lyons Posted on December 11, 2023

San Jose is an innovative and diverse city, defined by its world-renowned companies, top-rated schools, and variety of fun attractions both indoors and outdoors in the surrounding natural beauty. Find out what makes living in San Jose, California, so desirable for all walks of life, from young professionals to families to retirees.

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Moving to California? 14 Things to Know Before You Arrive in the Golden State

California

by Easton Smith Posted on November 30, 2023

California is well known as the land of sunshine, surfing, and movie stars. But that’s just skimming the surface of this huge and wondrous land. If you’re thinking of moving to California, you’ll want to dig a bit deeper. Read on, future Californians, for 14 truly important things you should know about the land, food, and people of the Golden State. At the end, we’ve even thrown in a few tips for making your move to California as smooth as possible.

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Top 5 Santa Barbara Neighborhoods That Should Be on Your Radar

Santa Barbara California

by Alex Keight Posted on November 22, 2023

Looking to snatch up your own slice of paradise along California’s Central Coast by moving to Santa Barbara? Thanks to a temperate Mediterranean climate, relaxed vibes, and coastal and mountain views complete with a selection of local wineries, this place earns its nickname as “The American Riviera." Get a taste of Santa Barbara’s paradise pie with this guide to our five favorite neighborhoods in town.

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Moving to San Francisco in 2024: Finding the Best San Francisco Neighborhoods for You

San Francisco California

by Kristin Hanes Posted on November 20, 2023

We’ve made San Francisco living easier with our best San Francisco neighborhoods guide. Find out which SF neighborhood is right for you and your lifestyle.

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Dream of Living in Santa Barbara in 2023? Here Are 11 Things to Know About Life in This Coastal Paradise

Santa Barbara California

by Alex Keight Posted on October 27, 2023

Ever wonder what it’s like to live in paradise? Santa Barbara comes pretty darn close. Stunning cliffside views, pristine beaches, a gorgeous Mediterranean climate, historic architecture, and a sense of community — Santa Barbara offers all that and more. But is life in Santa Barbara all beauty and breezes? Would it feel like paradise to you? Check these 11 things to know about living in Santa Barbara before making the move.

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What’s It Really Like Living in San Francisco? 12 Things You Need to Know

California San Francisco

by Kristin Hanes Posted on September 22, 2023

Whether moving for work, family, or just for kicks, you may know San Francisco for what you’ve seen on screen: the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and that iconic “Full House” … house. But as someone who worked as a radio news reporter in the heart of San Francisco and lived in the region for 10 years, I’m here to give you an in-depth look at what it’s really like living in San Francisco. Here are 12 things you need to know before making the move.

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Spare Your Bank Account When Relocating to the Golden State: Check Out These Cheapest Places to Live in California

California

by Matt Lyons Posted on September 15, 2023

California is one of the most popular states to settle down in the entire nation. But we all know it’s not always the most cost-friendly. So what do you do if you have your heart set on moving to California but your mind is set on saving a buck? That’s where we come in. Take a look at some of our favorite cheapest places to live in California.

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