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Old 02-25-2009, 10:55 AM
 
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Good morning... we are from Pennsylvania & possibly relocating in the Charlotte area... and would love to know from you folks who live in the area which towns you might suggest as best to start looking... I saw in real estate listings some nice homes in "Shelby" but then went to a site where local folks and ex-residents claimed that property values since closing of factories has made property values go down as well as a real increase in crime.... which just scared me!!! We have a teen and a preschooler, so a SAFE area, with nice schools is an absolute must. If you live near Charlotte, any suggestions of where we might START to look...

 
Old 02-25-2009, 11:47 AM
 
Location: State of Being
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Hi, Wassuppa! There are sooo many threads on this forum about areas to settle in. It is really hard to know what to say without knowing your situation, i.e. - renting or buying? Price range? Job situation (for commute) . . . rural vs. city vs. suburban . . .
 
Old 02-25-2009, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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Good Afternoon Charlotte!
 
Old 02-25-2009, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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A shout out to all you hoosiers!
 
Old 02-25-2009, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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Just got back from taking my mom to dinner!
 
Old 02-25-2009, 06:10 PM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Originally Posted by wassuppa View Post
Good morning... we are from Pennsylvania & possibly relocating in the Charlotte area... and would love to know from you folks who live in the area which towns you might suggest as best to start looking... I saw in real estate listings some nice homes in "Shelby" but then went to a site where local folks and ex-residents claimed that property values since closing of factories has made property values go down as well as a real increase in crime.... which just scared me!!! We have a teen and a preschooler, so a SAFE area, with nice schools is an absolute must. If you live near Charlotte, any suggestions of where we might START to look...
Start a thread. I'm in Kings Mountain (in Cleveland County) & there are some others in the western counties.

Shelby is the county seat for Cleveland County
 
Old 02-25-2009, 06:50 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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I try to post between 6-8 pm but attended an Ash Wednesday service during that time
 
Old 02-25-2009, 07:08 PM
 
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I just got back from mass having received my ashes. I stopped at Harris Teeter on the way home to pick up some milk and when I got home realised what people were looking at. The big dirty thumb print on my forehead. One tends to forget that not everyone is an Irish Catholic LOL
 
Old 02-25-2009, 07:32 PM
 
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to funny
 
Old 02-25-2009, 08:24 PM
 
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