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Old 07-30-2013, 05:07 PM
Location: Camberville
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47K is going to net you about $2500-$2600 a month after taxes and deductions such as health insurance (based on working at another local university - though health insurance for families is a lot more expensive than my single cost, so YMMV). I think a 3 bedroom might be out of reach - in reality, your max rent should only be $1200 to keep your rent at 30% of income - especially when you consider the cost of heating can be hundreds of dollars a month in the winter. Unfortunately, you're going to have to think outside the box to find a 2 bedroom that cheaply, though it can be done!
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:20 PM
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"Try searching around Braintree, Weymouth, or Quincy for rentals. You might be able to find something within your budget..."

From a poster called 'gamma' in the Massachusetts list...he found a ONE bedroom in Quincy with 800 sq ft, at $1,200 a month, utilities NOT included.
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:40 AM
Location: East Coast
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I saw a 3 bedroom house listed in Braintree for $2,200 per month.
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