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Why Online Research is Not Enough

How much can a scouting visit tell you about a prospective place to move that your online research either can’t or won’t reveal? A whole lot! To illustrate this point,...
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7 Sneaky Costs of Moving to a New State

When you’re moving to a new state, it’s easy to focus on the immediate costs of moving and forget to research the sneaky costs that might be awaiting you in...
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3 Offbeat Place Qualities to Research Before You Move

When we think about moving someplace new, it’s common to focus on the more obvious qualities of a place. What do I mean by obvious? Well,  things like weather, landscape,...
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10 Things I Hate About Where I Live

My husband and I thought we'd made a great decision when we first moved from Texas to Iowa in 2016. Before too long though, we realized we’d made a very...
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