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Lynchburg, VA is a Healthy and Happy City

Lynchburg, VA is a Healthy and Happy City

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Walden Pond Apartments, Lynchburg, VLynchburg was ranked for 2017 as one of the top 10 healthiest, happiest cities, according to a study by Gallup and Healthways.

The study, called the State of American Well-Being Community Rankings, measures how residents of 189 U.S. cities feel about their physical health, social ties, financial security, community, and sense of purpose.

These rankings began in 2008.

These cities on the list do a lot of things right. The people in these cities really take care of themselves well.

The top 10 U.S. communities in 2017 with the highest well-being are:

1. Naples–Immokalee–Marco Island, Florida
2. Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
3. Santa Cruz–Watsonville, California
4. Honolulu, Hawaii
5. Charlottesville, Virginia
6. North Port–Sarasota–Bradenton, Florida
7. San Luis Obispo–Paso Robles, California
8. Lynchburg, Virginia
9. Hilton Head Island–Bluffton-Beaufort, South Carolina
10. Boulder, Colorado

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Renting is NOT Throwing Money Away

Renting is NOT Throwing Money Away

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Walden Pond Apartments, Lynchburg, VAYou might have heard the old adage “renting is throwing money away.” It seems like common sense. You don’t buy anything when you rent, but you get to keep the house you buy. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

Buying a home is a lot more complicated than “Rent, except you get to keep it.” Not only are there major additional costs that you’ll be paying for the rest of your life (like repairs, renovations, and property tax), but for the first several years of your mortgage, you’re barely even gaining any equity!

Should you keep renting? Is renting better than buying? Or should you purchase a home? Is buying the better choice? Your answer is going to depend on a massive number of factors, including:

  • The local price-to-rent ratio.
  • How long you’ll live there.
  • Your alternative investment options.
  • Your assumptions about inflation and investment gains.
  • Maintenance, repair, insurance, property tax and capital expense costs.
  • The rate at which rents rise.
  • Et cetera, etc., etc.

You get the picture. This myth that “renting is throwing money away” is wrongheaded. In fact, it’s dangerous. It oversimplifies a life-changing, six-figure decision. It’s probably caused thousands (or millions) of people to buy houses they later regret.

While it’s true that you’re buying an asset when you purchase a house, it’s an asset that barely keeps pace with inflation, and you lose the opportunity to make other investments. Not to mention, renting is underrated.

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Lynchburg, VA: Where Your Money Goes Farthest

Lynchburg, VA: Where Your Money Goes Farthest

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 12, 2018

Walden Pond Apartments, Lynchburg, VAWe ranked the places in Virginia where the cost of living is the lowest; where your salary goes the furthest. And when you have the luxury of choosing where to live in the Old Dominion, then the cost of living should play a role in the decision.

So we did the work for you and crunched the numbers to find the cities that have lower food, energy, and housing costs. After the dust settled on our analysis, we were left a list of cities in Virginia that were of the best value for your money.

#6. Lynchburg, VA

There are basic necessities that you have to buy no matter where in the country you live. Those things include:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Gas
  • Health Insurance
  • Utilities
  • Transportation

You can then compare the cost of these things in each of the places in Virginia to figure out which is the least expensive.

What you are left with is a ‘Cost of Living Index’ that normalizes to 100 for an average place in the United States.

So we used that cost of living index in order to rank the places in Virginia that have more than 5,000 people.

And just so you can better understand how the cost of living index works, 100 is the average cost of a place in the United States. A score of 90 means that the place cost 10% less than average. In other words, a score of 90 means it’s 10% less expensive.

Lynchburg, VA

  • Population: 75,657
  • Services: 95
  • Groceries: 92
  • Health Care: 95
  • Housing: 80
  • Transportation: 87
  • Utilities: 98

Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the banks of the James River. Lynchburg is known as the ‘City of Seven Hills’ or the ‘Hill City’. In the 1860s, Lynchburg was the only major city in Virginia that was not recaptured by the Union before the end of the American Civil War. There is a lot to do and see here. For more information on apartments in Lynchburg, VA contact Walden Pond.

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Virginia is a Great Place to Retire, and it's Affordable Too!

Virginia is a Great Place to Retire, and it's Affordable Too!

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 05, 2018

Walden Pond Apartments, Lynchburg, VAEach year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a close.

But while deciding what age to retire is certainly important, it's just as crucial to figure out where to retire. After all, once you stop working, you'll move over to a fixed income, at which point you'll need to put more thought into how much you're spending each month. Furthermore, since you'll have a lot of time on your hands in the absence of a full-time job, you'll probably want to live someplace that offers a decent array of local amenities and entertainment.

With all of that in mind, WalletHub recently compiled a list of the best and worst states for retirees this year. The data is the result of various factors, including cost of living, amenities and attractions, and senior health services -- and it might actually help you land on the best state for your golden years.

#5 Virginia

Of course, the rankings speak to the 50 states' overall rank, but as a near-retiree, you may be inclined to base your decision heavily on cost of living.  In the area of cost of living, Virginia ranks #18!

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