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Portland, Oregon, is known for its laid-back vibes, close proximity to countless outdoor activities, and for generally “being weird.” Don your favorite flannel and sample its amazing coffee and craft beer scene while you’re living here!

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The 15 Best Outdoor Activities in Seattle for Adventure Lovers

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With a nickname like “The Emerald City,” it’s no wonder there are so many outdoor activities in Seattle. Here are 15 favorites for some fresh air fun. Seattle lives up…

Aerial view of Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Charleston, South Carolina

Moving to South Carolina: 7 Pros & Cons To Know Before Relocating

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Moving to South Carolina? So is the rest of America. Here are the pros, cons, and important details to know before calling this Southern Belle home. Southern charm, rich history,…

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The 15 Best Places for Military To Retire in 2024

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Transitioning from military to civilian life is a major shift. Here are the 15 best places for military to retire with all the support you need. Retirement is a major…

A view from above of Mission Beach's palm boulevard. San Diego. A place to consider when moving to California.

Moving To California: The Pros and Cons of the Golden State

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Moving to California? Landing has you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about housing costs, culture, and the NorCal-SoCal rivalry. Breathtaking landscapes in Yosemite. Tech-savvy communities in Silicon Valley…

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When Do Flight Prices Drop? Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

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When do flight prices drop? The answer requires a little bit of luck and strategic timing. Here’s how to land the best deal. Booking flights is like playing a game…

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Corporate Housing Companies: 5 Top Choices for 2024

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Whether you’re a digital nomad or corporate jet-setter, here are five corporate housing companies to consider and tips to choose the right one. It’s easier than ever for corporate jet-setters…

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Where to Stay in Denver: The Best Mile High City Spots

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Denver, known as the “Mile High City” — because of its altitude, a mile above sea level — is a must-stop destination for sports fans, museum-goers, and beer enthusiasts. It’s…

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5 Best Places to Stay in San Diego for Military Retirees in 2024

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With endless summers, beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, and people as warm as the weather, living in San Diego feels like winning the lottery. This…

How to make cleaning your rental not suck

By The Landing Team

Cleaning is the last thing we want to spend our time on. But a bulletproof cleaning system is vital to running a successful furnished rental business. Here’s how you can…

Interior Design for Non-Designers

By The Landing Team

High quality photos are paramount to conversion for your furnished rental. But quality photos are pointless if the home itself lacks that thumb-stopping WOW-factor. Here are the standards Landing uses…

Produce from farmers markets in Portland, Oregon.

A Local’s Guide to the Best Farmers Markets in Portland

By Matt Wastradowski

In many ways, Oregon is a land of makers, dreamers, and doers. All over the Beaver State, farmers grow more than 170 crops in fertile soils rich with volcanic nutrients,…

Downtown Portland and the Willamette River

The 20 Pros and Cons of Moving to Portland, Oregon

By Matt Wastradowski

If you’re thinking about moving to Portland, you might be wondering about what to expect on the West Coast. Sure, the city has a penchant for whimsy and creativity—but what’s…

The skyline at sunset of Portland, Oregon, above the best neighborhoods in Portland.

Where to Live in Portland: Your Guide to the Best Neighborhoods in Portland

By Matt Wastradowski

Over the years, the city of Portland, Oregon, has taken on an almost mythic quality in the popular imagination—buoyed by a hit television series on IFC, fawning features in national…

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What weabout


  • Close-knit neighborhoods
  • Plenty of green space
  • Great bikeability and public transit
  • Mild weather year-round
  • Tons to do!
View of Portland, Oregon at sunset with Mount Hood in the background.