Open Houses of the Week: Where the Jobs Are
There's something about that "Open House" sign that acts like a magnet. Whether you're looking for a new place to live, keeping tabs on real estate in your neighborhood, or just angling for a sneak peek at someone else's private domain, the lure of an open door is powerful.
In honor of AOL Jobs Week, we're highlighting open houses in cities with the lowest unemployment rates in the country, care of Realtor.com. With the national unemployment rate at more than 9 percent, nothing compares to the peace of mind of knowing that you've planted roots in a thriving town. Even for the gainfully employed, buying into a community with steady jobs could mean better schools, more amenities and a livelier nightlife. Plus it never hurts when the housing is tasteful, to boot. Here's where jobs (and top-notch homes) abound: