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Old 12-11-2018, 01:32 PM
 
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Amboy and Lodi out in the high desert are cheap!
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Old 12-11-2018, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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Amboy and Lodi out in the high desert are cheap!
*Ludlow.
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Old 12-12-2018, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Anaheim
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I'm pretty sure Modoc County in the northeastern is down there as far as pretty cheap.

I think houses in Alturas can still be had for $100,000 or under. Thing is, you're pretty much in the middle of nowhere.
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Old 12-12-2018, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Anaheim
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Amboy and Lodi out in the high desert are cheap!
Lodi is not in the high desert. It is in the Central Valley.
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Old 12-12-2018, 08:57 PM
 
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Oops! Yes, I meant Ludlow. I passed through there late at night one time, and it’s a very isolated, barren place, and rather spooky at night.
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Old 12-13-2018, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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Bakersfield is the least expensive medium-sized city in California.

The county that Bakersfield is in has lots of scenic affordable mountain towns: Wofford Heights, Pine Mountain Village, Tehacapi

Bakersfield is actually one of the most affordable cities in America. I actually thought much of Bakersfield was fairly nice, even though they seem to have a pollution issue.

Bakersfield has very good infrastructure, lots of lush neighborhoods despite getting less rain than Phoenix, lots of retail, close to major cities (90 minutes to Los Angeles and about 2 hours to the coast)

https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sal...305_rect/9_zm/

https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sal...305_rect/9_zm/

Barstow seems to be most affordable small city in the state. It is halfway between LA and Las Vegas. Parts of it seemed sketchy and run-down but the scenery is nice, lots and lots of retail for a city of 20,000 people and nice people.

Lassen County which is a rural county just north of Reno, Nevada supposedly has the most affordable land.
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Old 12-13-2018, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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In my opinion, the best bang for the buck is Sacramento. Fresno could be good too.

Alternatively, one could live on the far off fringes of LA (Antelope Valley/Victor Valley) and take advantage of SoCal during free time.

The truly cheap places are usually cheap for a reason, however.
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