The pandemic opened the floodgates for remote work. Now that workers are accustomed to the flexibility that telework provides and the fact that one-in-three jobs can be done remotely, it's hard to see companies turning back to the pre-pandemic days. In April, three of four workers said they expect to continue working remotely.

With this newfound freedom, 42% percent of workers say they plan to move in the next 12 months, according to Apartment List. But some cities will prove to be better destinations for them than others.

By looking at housing affordability, access to natural amenities, access to urban amenities and "remote friendliness" (a blend of resident satisfaction and the city's historical ability to attract and retain remote workers), Apartment List identified the 10 best cities for remote workers.

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Leslie Shaver

Les Shaver has been covering commercial and residential real estate for almost 20 years. His work has appeared in Multifamily Executive, Builder, units, Arlington Magazine in addition to GlobeSt.com and Real Estate Forum.