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What It Costs to Live in America’s No. 1 Place to Live

Sharon, Massachusetts, was ranked no. 1 on Money’s Best Places to Live. This New England town is surrounded by a wealth of good jobs in Boston, Providence, and the Route 128 tech corridor, which shielded Sharon from the worst of the recession. From a cup of joe to a tank of gas, here’s what things cost in Sharon, Mass.

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Play in a $3 Million Sherwood Home

The town of Sherwood, Oregon, was ranked by Money as no. 5 on the Best Places to Live.

This quaint historic town – known for its top-ranked schools and relatively affordable home prices – offers a plethora of fun for adults and kids alike.

The home featured in this video has a tanning room for those sunless days and a kids’ entertainment level, with a stage and built-in slide. Check it out in Sherwood, Ore., no. 5 on Money’s Best Places to Live.

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Watch: You Can Live Big or Small in the Best Place

A half-hour train ride from Boston or Providence, the town Sharon, in Massachusetts, has the natural beauty of a more remote place.

When it comes to real estate, there’s something for everyone in this charming town, ranked by Money as the Best Place to Live. We took a sneak peek at three homes–entry-level, mid-range, and high-end lake-front—to see how far your dollar goes here.

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This is What It Is Like To Live 70+ years in One Town

Ron Roeser, 78, still lives next door to the home where he grew up in Chanhassen, MN, ranked no. 4 on Money’s Best Places to Live. Roeser talks about what it was like to go up in the charming town – and to settle down as an adult just a few feet away from the house where he was born.

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