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Old 04-28-2015, 11:54 AM
 
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Hello. I hope not to start a debate but coming from out if state, we are looking for some opinions. If you had 3 kids, married and able to secure employment in the healthcare field , which county would you choose if you had a choice???
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I have gotten this response from some of privately too
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Old 04-28-2015, 01:00 PM
 
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I would choose Lee County. While parts of Sarasota County are nice I find the weather (a bit warmer in winter) and overall more laidback feel of Cape Coral-Fort Myers more attractive and better value housing for the dollar, versus Sarasota which has a bit of pretentiousness in some areas and higher housing costs than Lee County. Sarasota County has higher rated schools overall, but Lee County has some similarly rated schools as well in the Fort Myers HS, Cypress Lake HS, and North Fort Myers HS districts.
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Old 04-28-2015, 05:29 PM
 
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I agree with the above poster as Lee County just seems like all year all around type of place versus Sarasota which seems like it has more touristy vibe.
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Old 04-28-2015, 05:36 PM
 
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I urge you as a stranger that has lived in the area and cares about the human race, avoid Lee County like the plague.
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Old 04-28-2015, 07:17 PM
 
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Like the plague? Wow that sounds pretty bad. Can you elaborate??
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Old 04-29-2015, 01:15 AM
 
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If I was considering locating a family of five, I would consider the wants and needs of those five people before random choices thrown about by strangers who know nothing of those wants and needs. Alternatively, I'd give those strangers something on which to base their advice to make it at least somewhat relevant to the family in question.
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Old 04-29-2015, 04:49 AM
 
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Well if someone asked me about 2 counties from my state I could easily give my opinion of where I would want to raise MY family. I assume they want what most parents desire ( if locating a job wasn't a huge concern)
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Old 04-29-2015, 05:22 AM
 
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Well if someone asked me about 2 counties from my state I could easily give my opinion of where I would want to raise MY family. I assume they want what most parents desire ( if locating a job wasn't a huge concern)
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Sorry about the trolls, it's been an issue lately all across the Florida forum. If you need any further information to help narrow your decision don't hesitate to come back as there are still a number of helpful users around. Good luck!
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:04 AM
 
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Thank you !!
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Old 04-29-2015, 05:42 PM
 
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Well if someone asked me about 2 counties from my state I could easily give my opinion of where I would want to raise MY family. I assume they want what most parents desire ( if locating a job wasn't a huge concern)
Thank you
I could tell you what would be good for my family but I don't know anything about yours, so what we do is probably irrelevant. Do you garden, surf, ride horses, play soccer, sing in the choir, sew, barbecue, hunt, pray, fish, skydive, bake, act, fly planes, golf, paint, dance, marathon, bike...?
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