When it comes to real estate, it’s all about location. And your zip code could cost you.
The most expensive city in the country might surprise you. While most people say its New York the city that never sleeps is actually resting comfortably in the number three spot. Experts say that’s because most people only take into account the cost of rent or a mortgage. But the bureau of labor statistics says there are a lot more factors that go into the cost of living, and it’s measuring all of them.
For example besides paying for the actual roof over your head, there’s also utilities, furnishing and equipment such as appliances and window coverings. And because of the added expenses another east coast city is taking the top spot for high cost living.
To find out what city that is and for the west coast city that also costs more than New York click the link below. Experts say the important thing is to live in a place that makes you happy. I guess dinner and clothes can be optional.