America’s 50 Best Cities to Live! We always knew that Town of Flower Mound, Texas was a great place. 24/7 Wall St. just confirmed it with #9 ~ Flower Mound, Texas
“Flower Mound is among the smaller cities reviewed, with just over 68,000 residents as of 2012. Demand for homes in the area has grown dramatically in recent years, as evidenced by home prices rising 8.5% between 2010 and 2012, among the largest increases. Violent crimes are also extremely rare in the town. There were just over 30 incidents per 100,000 people in 2013, lower than in all but two other cities reviewed.
Residents are among the wealthiest in America, with a typical household earning $113,683 in 2012. Residents are well educated, and students performed above average on standardized tests. Residents can also enjoy over 2,800 restaurants and 14 museums in Tarrant County, as well as Dallas Cowboys football games in nearby Arlington.”
Read more: America’s 50 Best Cities to Live – 24/7 Wall St. http://247wallst.com/special-report/2014/09/17/americas-50-best-cities-to-live/#ixzz3DxwzWZ1P
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Originally posted on The Daily Lending Patriot:
To rent…or to own? That’s a question most people face at some point in their adult lives, and though every situation is different, the primary factor to take into consideration is how long you plan to stay put. According to Zillow’s recent breakeven horizon analysis, in half of metros in the U.S., buying beats renting after only two years.
Rising rents and low rates on home loans have helped skew the rent vs. buy decision toward buying for those who can afford it, leaving renters wondering why they should renew their leases when they may be able to break even on a home purchase in less time. Because conditions for buyers and renters can vary dramatically even within cities themselves, Zillow produces breakeven horizons down to the neighborhood level in order to give potential buyers and renters the most insight into local conditions where they’re considering living.
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