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Relocating

A Guide to Resources of Interest to Those Considering a Move

Best Places to Live
The annual ratings article from Money Magazine, along with cost of living calculators and other tools.
Great Schools
Articles on selecting schools in the and excellent tools for comparing schools’ locations, statistics and academic test scores.
Homefair.com
Some interesting tools here to help you calculate cost-of-living differences, compare communities, plan and execute mortgages and moving.
International Real Estate Digest
A directory of real estate services both domestic and foreign with links to individual agents.
Motley Fool HomeCenter
Buying and owning a home is part of the American dream. This site presents everything you may need to know to keep the experience as pleasurable and informed as possible.
Move.com
Extensive well-organized resources and tools for finding a home or apartment and moving in the U.S. Includes a U.S. comparative salary calculator and moving quotes.
MyApartmentMap
Available housing on an interactive map, so that seekers can easily find housing near their desired location.
Real Estate Journal
A range of relocation tools from the Wall Street Journal.
Realtor.com: Your Next Home is Here
Find a home, a neighborhood, or a realtor at this comprehensive site from the National Association of Realtors. A bit commercial, but with substantive information on buying, selling, and moving.
School Matters by Standard & Poor’s
Locate and compare statistics on public schools in the U.S. including test scores, funding and demographics.
Sperling’s Best Places
In-depth reports containing taxation, cost-of-living, education, arts and recreation, and crime statistics for towns and cities in the U.S.
State and Local Government on the Net
An extensive guide to government sponsored Internet sites.
State Tax Rates and Structures
From the Federation of Tax Administrators, this site provides state-by-state information about income, sales, and excise taxes as well as information about tax check off programs, state amnesty programs, and local tax burden assessments.
Transitions Abroad: Living
Practical articles and resources for relocating abroad.
Yahoo! Real Estate Home Values
Search by location or price range to find home sales records.
Zillow.com
Search for prices and other information on homes across the nation.