The Greenest Cities in the U.S.

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  If you’ve ever wondered which cities are the most environmentally friendly, you’re not alone. To answer that question, a list of the greenest cities was recently developed. The list ranks metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs*) with a population of over 1 million people based on these 5 factors: The number of LEED certified buildings per … [Read more…]

5 Ways to Meet People in a Big City

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Although you’re constantly surrounded by other people when you live in a big city, it’s common to feel lonely and isolated. There are so many individuals running around and getting on with their daily activities that it isn’t as easy to create connections as it might be in a smaller, slower-paced environment. If you’re a … [Read more…]

Top 10 Hybrid Vehicles to Buy in 2017

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With constant advances in hybrid technology, the selection and quality of hybrid vehicles increases every year. As consumers realize the value of reducing emissions and saving money on fuel, sales of hybrid vehicles have been on the rise, too.   Aside from the long-term savings on fuel expenses, hybrid vehicles are also helping to preserve … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Up Your Freelance Game in 2017

The start of a new year is an excellent time to look back on the past year’s accomplishments and set goals and initiatives for the New Year. Urban cities have seen a rise in freelancers, so we wanted to take the opportunity to offer a few tips to freelancers on how to maximize their freelance … [Read more…]

White House Walk Score: 83

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I’ve talked about this before, but DC measures well in terms of walk score – and the neighborhood where I used to live scored an 82. So, when American Classic Homes released the walk scores of some of the most famous houses in America, I wasn’t surprised to see that The White House ranked high with a score … [Read more…]

Consider the Cost of Living

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Cost of living is a difficult number to pin down. For example, it’s probably fair to say that moving from the midwest to the coast of California is going to all but guarantee you a hike in living expenses, but how do you calculate a numerical value? (Because last time I checked, you need actual … [Read more…]

Why Homeowners Should Play it Safe with Termites

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Pest infestations can be the bane of a homeowner’s existence. Termites, for example, are ‘silent killers’. They burrow and tunnel their way into the very foundation of your home. Left unchecked, the supporting structure of your house will become more tunnel than wood. The result? You’ll probably need to pony up for a costly repair … [Read more…]