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Los AngelesPeople are moving to Los Angeles for the location first, according to new data from Apartment List. The report shows that 58.3% of people moving to the market are moving without securing a job first. Los Angeles is one of the top location-first markets in the US, and one of the only expensive markets at the top of the list. Las Vegas, tops the US for location-first moves, followed by Phoenix, Portland and San Diego. Pricier markets, like Washington DC, San Jose and Boston, on the other hand, see more movers securing jobs first. We sat down with Sydney Bennet, senior research associate at Apartment List, to talk about this trend and how it is impacting the real estate market.

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Kelsi Maree Borland


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