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Charlotte Ranks 4th: These are the cities everyone wants to move to right now, according to a top relocating company

Provided by Yahoo Finance, Tristan Bove, on May 2, 2022 —

Two years into the pandemic, people continue to hunt for greener pastures in more affordable towns better suited to a pandemic-era lifestyle than big coastal cities.

The pandemic scrambled the calculus for most home hunters as to what they should prioritize when buying or renting a home. The pervasiveness of working from home made living in a cramped one-bedroom apartment untenable for many big city-dwellers, especially families. The opportunity to work from anywhere led many to reevaluate what they wanted from a home.

Larger homes, gardens, and a more affordable cost of living suddenly became much more important, and data reflecting last year’s moving patterns is beginning to reflect these new considerations.

Where people are moving to

Cities in Sun Belt states have become the new hotspot for Americans looking to move, according to a new survey by moving truck rental company Penske, which crunched the numbers on which direction one-way truck rentals have been headed over the past year.

The top 10 cities Americans are choosing to relocate to are:

  1. Houston
  2. Las Vegas
  3. Phoenix
  4. Charlotte
  5. Denver
  6. San Antonio
  7. Dallas
  8. Orlando
  9. Austin
  10. Chicago

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