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Carteret County hits trifecta with great education, top-rated health care and the state's lowest tax rate
Carteret County offers residents and visitors more than just beautiful beaches. With top-ranked public education, a best-in-class health care system, and the state's lowest property tax rate, it's hit an attractive trifecta for those looking to make the Crystal Coast their permanent home.
Lower utility bills during pandemic
With so many spending days at home because of the coronavirus, it stands to reason, utility bills could skyrocket. But there are ways to save without making major changes to your current routine.
High cost of rent in Bay area has some living rent free in boats on the water
Drowning in the Bay Area's pricey housing market, some boat owners are dropping anchor near cities like Sausalito, Calif., and living on the bay rent free.
Study: The 10 most affordable NC towns to live in
SmartAsset, an online resource for home buying, taxes, retirement, banking and investing, conducted a study to find the most affordable places to live. In North Carolina, 10 small towns topped the list. All 10 had an average annual mortgage payment of less than $9,000, and several were under $6,000.