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Take it from the Experts!
Have no fear. If you're a little lost, you're not alone. And yes, we'd love to have you, but knowing the state's ups and downs is crucial before you move here! Despite our intense wandering fancy and long residencies of thirty years, a project of this magnitude wouldn't be proper without some help from my fellow Nevadans. For all intents in love and fairness, all of the material you read here comes from friends, colleagues, and some damn fine people we've met along the way. All of these people have one thing in common: they are Nevadans - state residents and "transplants" who know this state in and out.

Did you know nine out of ten Nevada residents have relocated here from another state?

We got this. All of us here have tried to remain as impartial as possible in this column because we understand where you decide to relocate is trickier than choosing red or black anyday. Take it from the experts! We're confident you'll be hard-pressed to find more valuable info - all of which is intended to clear some opaque unknowns. We've covered all bases with all types of backgrounds and skillsets that answer just about every question you might have ...

"What does Mother Nature think of Nevada?"
"Is Nevada all desert?"
"Just lost my job. What can I find?"
"I bet Nevada isn't kid friendly ..."
"Is it still affordable to buy a home in Nevada?"
"Oh, it's just like California! No?!"
"How easy is it to finish school here?"
"Can you really be eighty-sixed in the desert?"

Name it? We've probably covered it. If you come away thinking anything found here comes off as a little too thick, unjust, or insanely inaccurate, please fling us an email! Enough chit-chat. Let's get this show on the road.

Let's Start with      Part One: This is Nevada - Setting the Stage

   The More You Know - Nevada Speak


Or, you can jump to ...

   Part Two: Lay of the Land - Life and Climate in the Great Basin

   Part Three: Show Me the Money - Cost of Living in the Silver State

   Part Four: Nine to Five - Employment in the Silver State

Part Five: This Way and That Way - Roads and Transportation

- Part Six: Getting Learned - Educating the Future of Nevada

- Part Seven: The Nitty Gritty - Rules and Taxation in Nevada

- Part Eight: Shhh, Top Secret! - Local Insider Jackpot

- Part Nine: Before You Move, Know This ...
(Stop the Californication of Nevada)