5 Apps for Finding Your Perfect City– Are you thinking of moving to a new city? Sure, you might like the sound of moving to Los Angeles, Boston or Seattle, but are you sure they are a good fit for you? There’s a lot of things you need to find out before committing to moving. What’s the average salary? Crime statistics? Real estate prices? Finding this information can take a great deal of time and effort, but now there are several apps that can help you gather this data quickly and easily. Below are five apps to help you determine if a city is your perfect match.
Trulia – Want to learn about what kind of housing is available in your chosen city? Trulia is a great tool that can help you find homes for sale. Its web site also offers information on different neighborhoods, finding a real estate agent or advice on financing your new place.
Suburb Scout – The neighborhood you found seems perfect, but is it really? This handy app allows you to search for possible nuisances in your new neighborhood, including sewage plants, airports, landfills and prisons.
CrimeReports – Make sure that your new neighborhood is safe for you and your family. CrimeReports is an app that gives you crime data and information on sex offenders from law enforcement for all 50 states.
Yelp – Interested in the area’s restaurants, entertainment and nightlife? Yelp is a great place to get a feel for what’s going on in the city. Search for your favorite type of cuisine, a great gym or fun events with this free app.
Google – Where would we be without Google? You can do a basic search of attractions, your city’s best neighborhoods and anything else you can think of. You can also use the Google Maps feature to get visuals of what your potential neighborhood or home looks like.
Have you used any of these apps? Do you have tips for learning more about a new city? Let us know by leaving a comment below!