Cost of Living Comparison
Ensure you understand all the outcomes of a purchase of a home in each area – from the cost of living to taxes for that particular property. Compare and contrast the cost of living for hundreds of U.S. cities, including our areas in eastern Iowa, western Illinois and southwest Wisconsin. The cost of living comparison identifies important city facts such as cost of living, climate, demographics, and other vital information from a database that is kept current with quarterly updates. Click here to start reviewing our local communities and the cost of living comparison. (http://tools.gmsrelo.com/toolsmoveadv/tool_cityprofilestate.asp)
Taxes You Will Pay
An important factor when finding the home you wish to purchase is the taxes you will pay for the property, but also the income and sales tax in the area. Taxes vary greatly between Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. Each individual's income tax situation is different. We recommend that you consult with your income tax advisor to address your personal tax issues before making a tax-motivated decision.
Here are some links that may be helpful in determining the taxes you will pay: