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3rd Best City to Raise a Family in America

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Irvine Ranked No. 1 in Fiscal Strength

For the fourth straight year, Irvine has been ranked No. 1 in fiscal strength among America’s most populous cities by Truth in Accounting, a nonprofit organization that analyzes government finances. (truthinaccounting.org/library/doclib/Financial-State-of-the-Cities-2021.pdf)

2nd Best School District in the OC

2023 - Niche.com. Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

3rd Healthiest City in America Out of 228 Cities

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#5 Happiest Place to Live in the US

WalletHub.com (2022)

UCI is ranked 8th among the nation’s public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 list of “Best Colleges.

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October 2022

IUSD Ranks No. 1 in California for Standardized Testing

The Irvine Unified School District’s (IUSD) state standardized assessment scores have outperformed both state and Orange County averages with IUSD ranking No. 1 in California in Science, Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) for public school districts of 35,000 or more students.

Read more here: https://iusd.org/article/iusd-ranks-no-1-california-standardized-testing

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Sky-High Rates

Sky-High Rates

From the lows of 3.22% in January to a high of 6.7% last week, rising mortgage rates have …

What are the Long-Term Benefits of Homeownership?

What are the Long-Term Benefits of Homeownership?

Today's cooling housing market, the rise in mortgage rates, and mounting economic concerns have some people questioning: should …

Why It's Important To Work With A Realtor

Why It's Important To Work With A Realtor

When purchasing or selling a property, it is always a good idea to work with a professional, especially …