Monroe is an interesting city to live in because of natural scenes and historical sites. Monroe is part of the Ouachita Parish and has been nicknamed “Twin Cities of Northeast Louisiana” because of its neighboring West Monroe. Monroe has a booming economy which gives you more reason to be a part of this city. The government of this area has made policies that encourage its economic growth. You will find government and private establishments like St. Francis Medical Center, Chase, and CenturyLink being part of the top employers in this area. If you visit Monroe in the last week of June, you can be a part of the Miss Louisiana annual pageant. Another interesting place you can visit is the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo which boasts of over five hundred animals. Emily P Robinson Rec Center, Lillie Marbles Recreation Center, and Harvey Benoit Recreation Center, are some of the recreation centers with facilities for indoor and outdoor recreation where you can visit to shake off fatigue from your bones. Monroe’s restaurants are the meeting point of various cultures. Copeland’s of New Orleans, for example, offers a lengthy menu of Cajun-Carole classics, plus signature drinks. If buying a traditional home will drain your finances, choose modular or manufactured homes which are more affordable but of the same standard as the traditional homes. Modular homes are described as the homes of the future. Some of their parts are fitted in a controlled factory setting to diminish human error. The money saved by investing in modular homes can be used to give your home a luxury upgrade including wood floor and high-end facilities. With as low as $36,703 you can own a manufactured home with 3 to 4 bedrooms. When you are ready to move, use the tools provided by NewHomeSource to find the perfect modular home for your family.