Well if you're good friends then that might explain why he wants to move closer to you. Just because he moves closer to you doesn't mean he wants to move forward in your relationship. And if he does, there's not much you can do about it anyways. Well, it shows he has an interest in moving but if he's a grown man he should be doing this on his own. There are ad's on the computer and there are also real estate agents in his state that can find a place for him and do all the foot work. Send him the latest of at least three newspapers real estate section and leave the rest up to him. If he's really interested he will make the phone calls and come to your area to check them out for himself.